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Thu, Dec 14, 2017

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ASIWYFA - NYE @ Róisín Dubh

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

FOUR YEARS ago, And So I Watch You From Afar reinvented math-rock with All Hail Bright Futures. This year, they did it again with their fifth album, The Endless Shimmering - they remain the most exciting band in Ireland.

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Wyvern Lingo's Caoimhe Barry to play Repeal Party: [email protected]€8

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

COMEDY, FASHION, music, and politics - including a guest appearance from Wyvern Lingo's Caoimhe Barry - combine at the Repeal Party in the Róisín Dubh, with all proceeds going to the Abortion Rights Campaign.

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Music For Galway - love will be in the air

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

MUSIC FOR Galway will begin 2018 on a romantic note - no, not exclusively the romantic music era of c1780-1910 - but rather on music written by major composers when they were madly, and sometimes inapproiately, in love.

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Le Galaxie - a dance fest for the Róisín

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Close your eyes. It’s midnight. The ground is shaking underfoot and your fingers are pulled upwards by some invisible but very audible force. This is Le Galaxie. Theri music demands to be danced to. It brooks no opposition.

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A massive weekender @ Electric

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

THIS WEEKEND promises to be a massive one at the Electric Garden & Theatre, especially with DJ sets from a world recognised Disco guru, as well as from one of the biggest names in techno.

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Stoner rock pioneers Yawning Man play Galway

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

"YAWNING MAN was the sickest desert band of all time. Oh, they’re the GREATEST band I’ve ever seen." So said Kyuss founder Brant Bjork, and as a key figure in the influential Palm Desert Scene, he knows what he is talking about.

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Kila to play Monroe’s Live

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

FILM MAKER Neil Jordan has spoken in awe of their "wonderful, shamanistic energy"; The BBC World Review has called their concerts "beautifully euphoric live experiences"; while Bono said, "You get the feeling they lit the fuse for the big bang."

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Dott to host BYOB arts centre gig

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

FOUR OF Galway's most exciting bands - Dott, Oh Boland, Field Trip and Cranky Face - will gather in the Galway Arts Centre for a 'bring your own beer' Christas gig.

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A Pint With Steven Sharpe

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

GALWAY'S MOST flamboyant singer-songwriter, Steven Sharpe, will present another of his semi-regular 'A Pint With Steven Sharpe' shows, upstairs in the Róisín Dubh.

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The Three Tenors to play Galway Cathedral

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

THE THREE Tenors, whose concerts have been called "fabulous, high-calibre...soulful" by the Sunday Independent, and a "knockout’’ by the New York Times, return to Galway for a Christmas concert.

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An intimate gig from Padraig Stevens and Leo Moran

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

THE SAW Doctors, Christy Moore, and Michael English have all had success with his songs but to hear the original versions of 'The Tuam Beat', ‘Streets of Galway’, and 'Ireland for the Summer', go to the next Bus King gig.

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Eoin Dolan's Christmas gig

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

ONE OF Galway's finest singer-songwriters, Eoin Dolan, will round off 2017 with the release of his new single 'Christmas Eve is Nothing (Without You)' and a gig in Áras na nGael next week.

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The Camembert Quartet @ Monroe's Live

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

THE CAMEMBERT Quartet, The Late Late Show's house band, are taking a break from the RTÉ studios, and heading to Galway this Christmas to play Monroe's Live.

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Galway Youth Orchestra to give annual Christmas concert

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

THE GALWAY Youth Orchestra, featuring musicians aged from eight to 18, will give its annual Christmas concert in the Black Box Theatre, this Saturday at 8pm.

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HamsandwicH return to the Róisín

Wed, Dec 13, 2017

HAMSANDWICH RETURN to the Róisín Dubh as part of their current Irish tour, where they will be performing their new single 'Bodies', which is also a taster for for their forthcoming album.

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Countdown to Gogol Bordello in Galway

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

GOGOL BORDELLO, who have "defied the boundaries of continents and genres in their quest for spiritual illumination through Gypsy punk," according to Consequence of Sound, play Galway this month.

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Imelda May - Salthill bound

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

FOR THE first time since her dramatic reinvention - ditching the rockabilly queen image for a sultry, black clad, look - Imelda May plays Galway, with a concert taking place next week.

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Otherkin - garage punk and 'blazing energy'

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

OTHERKIN CLOSE an impressive 2017 - a year which saw them release their debut album, reap critical acclaim, play major festivals, and tour Europe - with an Irish tour taking in Galway.

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Alan Fitzpatrick to DJ @ Electric

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

A UNIVERSALLY respected and in-demand producer, Alan Fitzpatrick is carving out his own musical niche within the ever-expanding genre of techno, earning him the reputation of an unstoppable source of hit music.

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