Galway bands join forces for the Gig Against Cancer

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

THE AMAZING Apples and Rofi James, along with iRadio's Louise Clarke, will join forces for the Gig Against Cancer to raise funds for Cancer Care West's Inis Aoibhinn facility and East Galway & Midlands Cancer Support.

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Cherish The Ladies and Don Stiffe - new albums, Galway concert

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

GRAMMY-NOMINATED Irish American super-group Cherish The Ladies, and popular Galway folk singer-songwriter Don Stiffe, have new albums coming out and they will perform a major concert in Galway.

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Join Barry Douglas on a journey via piano

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

TWO SONATAS by Schubert, and Tchaikovsky's 'The Seasons', will be performed in Galway by one of the finest classical musicians to ever come from Ireland - Belfast pianist Barry Douglas.

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Wild Youth and Rofi James @ Monroe's

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

TWO OF Ireland's leading emerging bands, Wild Youth and Galway's Rofi James, play Monroe's on Thursday September 27 at 9pm at a show presented by the GMIT Students Union.

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Trad titans to celebrate Mary McPartlan

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

FOLK SINGER Mary McPartlan has been a driving force in the cultural life of Galway city for many years, and she will be celebrated at the next Druid Sessions concert in The Mick Lally Theatre.

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The Ultimate Eurovision Show comes to the Town Hall

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

IT SOLD out the National Concert Hall in Dublin two months in advance, and received a rapturous reception from the audience, including five standing ovations! This month it comes to Galway.

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Midnight Riot to descend on Galway

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

MITCH PRESENTS X Midnight Riot, will see one of Galway's leading DJs, and an acclaimed record label, join forces to present Yam Who? and Jaegerrossa in the Electric Garden and Theatre on Saturday September 29 from 11pm.

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Galway Jazz Festival jazz masterclasses

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

MASTERCLASSES FOR jazz musicians will be held as part of next month's Galway Jazz Festival, with pianists Liane Carroll and Huw Warren among the musicians taking part.

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Dead Horse Jive - Back To College Tour

Mon, Sep 10, 2018

DEAD HORSE Jive are sharp dressed men, possessed of "insatiable energy and musical talent" according to Lazer Guided Reporter, who have "seriously original songs and stories," says the Independent Music Review.

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Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill return to the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

MARTIN HAYES and Dennis Cahill may be one of, if not the greatest, partnership in Irish trad. The duo, going strong since meeting in Chicago in the 1980s, return to Galway this month to play the Róisín Dubh.

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The Whileaways are coming to Kinvara

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

THE WHILEAWAYS, the Galway based folk, roots, and Americana trio, acclaimed for their songwriting abilities and captivating three-part harmonies, will play Kinvara.

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Relive the The Last Waltz at Monroe's

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

AT FIRST it was a concert, then a film of the concert, now it is a concert of the film! The Last Waltz, Martin Scorsese's celebrated documentary of the final concert by The Band, will be re-created in Galway.

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A lusty line-up for Music For Galway

Wed, Sep 05, 2018

WANDERLUST - STRICTLY speaking it means a great desire to travel, although in the popular imagination, it can be equivalent to the saucy and licentious adventures of lusty trousered youth in the early 19th century.

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Blues-rock guitarist Eamonn McCormack returns to Galway

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

THE INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed Irish blues-rock guitarist Eamonn McCormack will next month play his first Galway show in almost a decade, as part of his first Irish tour in more than five years.

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ConTempo's European lunchtime concerts

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

BREXIT HAS made Britain very unpopular. The EU's adherence to neo-liberal centrism has seen its reputation take a battering. The populist right is on the rise. Best take a break from our continent's awful politics, and concentrate on what it does best - culture.

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Victory for Galway's Testostertones choir

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

NUI GALWAY'S Testostertones won the National Male Choir Competition at the Cork International Choral Festival - the first college based choir, and the first Galway choir, to take this title.

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Dylan Murphy releases new EP

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

DYLAN MURPHY, guitarist with Steven Sharpe & The Broke Straight Boys, makes a further step into solo territory with his new EP, Make Plans, his most confident and assured solo release to date.

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Hugh Cornwell - former Stranglers man to play Róisín Dubh

Wed, Aug 29, 2018

HUGH CORNWELL, former lead singer of The Stranglers, and voice of the band's finest songs - 'Golden Brown', 'Strange Little Girl,' 'Always The Sun', 'Peaches', 'No More Heroes', (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) - is coming to Galway.

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Villagers to play Galway in December

Tue, Aug 28, 2018

VILLAGERS HAVE announced a return to Galway in December to play the Black Box Theatre, while their fourth studio album, The Art Of Pretending To Swim, will be released next month.

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Dott to give Heart Swell official launch tonight

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

'GOOD THINGS come to those who wait' as the old saying goes, and that is certainly the case with Dott's second album Heart Swell, which gets it's official launch in the Róisín Dubh tonight.

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