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Ryley Walker - 'prodigious talent' for Strange Brew

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"Walker is a prodigious talent. He possesses the light touch of Bert Jansch, the unbottled energy of Peter Walker, and the musical erudition of John Fahey...Walker is versatile, too, with a chameleonic quality that allows him to slip into ragged electric blues and bucolic acoustic reveries with equal ease. Of all the songwriters trying their hand at this revivalist approach...Walker is the most natural and enviable."

Punk, surf rock, and indie @ Citóg

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PUNK, SURF-rock, full on indie, and the new project from Oh Boland's Niall Murphy will all be heard in the Róisín Dubh over the next three Wednesdays as the Citóg music nights, promoting emerging Galway and Irish bands, return.

Record-breaking crowds attend 2015 arts festival

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Record-breaking attendances of 200,000 attended the 38th Galway International Arts Festival's 375 performances, talks, and exhibitions across 26 venues in the city, making this year's festival "the most successful ever" according to the organisers.

Big World Blue - electro/folk @ Monroe's

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MARTYN BARKER is the drummer with Shreikback, and he has also performed with Billy Bragg, Robert Plant, Marianne Faithful, and Goldfrapp, but he comes to Galway in a different guise next week.

John Grant to headline Big Top as Sinéad O'Connor pulls out

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JOHN GRANT will now headline the Galway International Arts Festival Big Top concert in the Fisheries Field this evening after Sinéad O'Connor was forced to pull out due to illness.

Strange Brew Summer Shindig 11

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THE STRANGE Brew Summer Shindig 11, the long running clubnight's annual summer get-together at the Róisín Dubh, celebrating the very best of Irish indie music, with gigs in the Dominick Street venue's live area and upstairs bar, takes place on Thursday July 30 from 8pm.

A homecoming of sorts for Nina Hynes at Cruthú Arts Festival

Singer­-songwriter Nina Hynes and her husband Fabien Leseure will headline the final night of this year’s Cruthú Arts Festval, Sonic Sunday, on July 26, in the serene surroundings of St John’s Church, Longford.

Galway actress mixing with hollywood stars in Italy

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GALWAY ACTRESS Emma Eliza Regan is currently mixing with Hollywood stars Orlando Bloom, Mark Ruffalo, and Martin Freeman at the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy, where Darkness On The Edge Of Town, in which she plays the lead, is being screened.

Vincent Cross to play the Galway Fringe Festival

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BORN IN Dublin, raised in Australia, and now based in New York, singer-songwriter Vincent Cross never goes anywhere without his vintage Martin guitar, and he is coming to Galway next week to play the Galway Fringe Festival.

Mick Flannery - two nights @ Róisín Dubh

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AS WITH so many others, it started with Nirvana. In 1993, the young Mick Flannery heard Kurt Cobain's haunting, semi-acoustic rendition of David Bowie's 'The Man Who Sold The World'. His relationship to music was never the same again.

 

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