A Galwegian and a Galician in concert

A GALWEGIAN and a Galician, singer-songwriters Kevin Herm Connolly and Susana Garrido Pombo will play two shows in County Galway this weekend, playing both original songs and "some covers with a twist".

The shows take place in The Secret Garden, tomorrow, at 7.30pm, and The Living Room, Egan's Bar, Ballinasloe, on Saturday.

Kevin is a former member of the alt-country band El Diablo, who released two albums in the early noughties and toured Ireland and the USA. Kevin's debut solo album Monsters, was released in 2009 under the name Herm. It featured in both the Hot Press and Phantom FM Top 10 Irish albums of the year lists. His second album will be released later this year.

Susana's music mixes jazz, Latin, bossa nova, and folk. She toured Europe and Canada as a member of the Galician folk group Lembranzas and later with her own group, Sonhos. Her songs have won awards at the Viveparacumplirlo International Music Competition and GZcrea National Music Competition ). She has also performed at the Body & Soul Festival.

Admission is free but donations of €5 are welcome. See www.kevinhermconnolly.com and www.sugarridopombo.com


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