Slyrydes launch 'Mental Health' single with Róisín Dubh gig

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

SLYRYDES HAVE been called "pertinent", "urgent", and "brilliant" by Today FM's Paul McLoone, while Nialler9 said of their songs: “Listen to this when you’re really angry”.

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Jack O'Rourke - new EP, Róisín Dubh show

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

JACK O'ROURKE seems on the crest of a wave at the moment, especially as his latest single, 'Ivory Towers', released via Reckless Records, has been going down well these last few weeks.

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Seanie Vaughan - new single, Galway gig

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

'I CAN And I Will', the new single from Connemara singer-songwriter Seanie Vaughan, is out today, with all proceeds from the single, as well as from his upcoming gigs, going to Down Syndrome Ireland.

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Sarah Nicolls and her 'Inside out Piano'

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

A DISTINCTLY left-field musician is coming to Galway to celebrate Piano Day, which falls on Friday March 29, and play a kind of piano, the like of which has never been seen in the city.

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A lunchtime date with Clara Schumann

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

CLARA SCHUMANN kept first rate company when it came to musicians - she was married to Robert Schumann and was friends with Johannes Brahms. She was also a superb composer and pianist in own right.

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90s/00s Crazy Disco @ DNA

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

AFTER SELLING out Dublin's 3 Arena, the Biggest Crazy Disco Concert is coming to DNA nightclub, Eyre Square, this Saturday, playing classic hits from the 1990s and 2000s.

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Saturday night punk and metal

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

A NIGHT of punk rock, doom metal, heft metal, and crust metal, takes place in The Cellar Bar, Eglinton Street, this Saturday at 8pm.

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Lee 'Scratch' Perry - reggae legend is back in Galway

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

VISIONARY, ECCENTRIC, legend - Lee 'Scratch' Perry, the man who produced the early music of Bob Marley and The Wailers, and a significant figure in reggae in his own right, returns for what has become his annual pilgrimage to Galway.

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Touts - Derry's young punks set for Galway

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

DERRY HAS a long and proud tradition of punk, stretching back to the 1970s with The Undertones and the immortal 'Teenage Kicks', and continuing into today with such exciting young bands as Cherym and Touts.

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Promising young pianist to play Beethoven in Galway

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

JOE O'GRADY, the award winning 13-year-old pianist from Dublin, will treat Galway to a performance of Beethoven’s Pathétique Sonata at the annual Emily Anderson Memorial Concert.

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Citóg presents...Conor Mason

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

CONOR MASON is regarded as a master of hook, harmony, heart, and storytelling, whose songs are full of lilting vocals, poetic lyrics, and subtle instrumentation.

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John Conneely - Applause @ Pálás

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

JOHN CONNEELY, an icon of the Galway music scene, will play the next edition of Applause, the monthly music nights at the Pálás Cinema's Merrow Bar.

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St Patrick’s Day at The Skeff

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

THE SKEFF Bar will host a jam-packed St Patrick’s Weekender featuring live bands, DJs, food and drink specials, including the limited edition Paddy’s Day Cocktail, Leitrim Rising!, as well as sporting action live across the TV screens.

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90s/00s Crazy Disco @ DNA

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

AFTER SELLING out Dublin's 3 Arena, the Biggest Disco Concert is coming to DNA nightclub, Eyre Square, on Saturday, March 23, with its Biggest 90s – 00s Crazy Disco show.

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St Patrick's Weekend @ DNA

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

THE ST PATRICK'S Weekend at DNA nightclub kicks off tomorrow, with the 'Double Or Nothing' night. Get a poker chip on arrival, decide whether to hand it in for a complimentary drink or gamble it for a chance to win double drinks. Will you take the risk?

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Get some Therapy? at the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

“WE'RE LIVING in a time riven by conflict. You look at what’s happening in the United States, what’s going on with Brexit, North and South Korea, Palestine and Israel. It’s impossible not to see turmoil and turbulence."

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Tracy Bruen's Galway show ahead of German tour

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

TRACY BRUEN is something of a Renaissance woman - singer, songwriter, pianist, guitarist, band leader, theatre director, and actor - talents that will combine at her Galway show next week, ahead of her German tour.

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All Tvvins and Paddy Hanna for Big Top

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

ALL TVVINS have been announced as support for Two Door Cinema Club, while left-field Irish singer-songwriter Paddy Hanna will open for Burt Bacharach, at those artists respective GIAF 2019 headline concerts.

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ABBAesque to play the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

ABBAESQUE ARE on the go longer than the Swedish pop legends to whom they pay homage, but there is good reason for that. The world still loves ABBA, and ABBAesque are arguably the best ABBA tribute act.

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What is Irish Contemporary Music?

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

WHAT IS Irish contemporary Mmsic? For a start it is a term which excludes rather than includes. It generally does not include music made by contemporary Irish musicians in the fields of rock, pop, folk, and trad. It usually only refers to classical music.

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