Fundraising gala for Cellissimo 2020 - Galway's new festival

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

CELLISSIMO, GALWAY'S new triennial festival celebrating the cello - the instrument some believe most resembles the human voice - takes place in 2020, but ahead of that comes a fundraising gala for the festival itself.

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The Amazing Apples to play The Loft

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

THE AMAZING Apples are back in their hometown of Galway to play their annual Christmas concert, which this year takes place tomorrow [Friday December 21] in The Loft at Seven, Bridge Street.

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Ultan Conlon - new single from an old song

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

'REALLY GONE', the song Ultan Conlon recorded with John Conneely, and to which the legendary singer-songwriter John Martyn contributed vocals, has been re-recorded and is to be re-released.

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Ye Vagabonds to play Róisín Dubh

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

YE VAGABONDS - Carlow brothers Brían and Diarmuid MacGloinn - mix Irish trad, Appalachian music, and 1960s folk revival styles, and combine them within their vocal harmony rich songs.

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Danny Darcy - new album, Galway gig

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

RENMORE SINGER-songwriter Danny Darcy lives and plays music full time in Tenerife, but he is coming home for Christmas to play a show at Monroe's BackStage Bar.

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Ballinasloe set for Legends of American Country show

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

THE HIT show, Legends of American Country, seen by more than 250,000 across Britain, will make its Galway debut on Saturday January 5 2019 in the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe.

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Music for Galway's midwinter festival - Swansong

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

SWANSONG, MUSIC For Galway's 2019 midwinter festival, will feature works by Brahms, Beethoven, Ravel, and Fauré, composed towards the end of their lives.

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David Keenan - rising folk star for Róisín Dubh

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

FOLLOWING DAVID Keenan's Other Voices show in Dingle las month, Tony Clayton-Lea Tweeted it was a "contender for gig of the year", describing the singer-songwriter as the "offspring of Van Morrison, The Waterboys, and The Frames".

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Rofi James - new EP, Galway gig

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

ROFI JAMES have released a new five track EP, Helium, which is also the title of their current Irish tour. That tour also sees the quartet playing a hometown gig in Galway next week.

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Talos - pain, optimism, and indie-pop

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

"I'M AN architect. But it’s not my profession. I love making music. At times, I design things…and it’s a welcome release. But music is what I do.” So says Talos who plays Galway this month.

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Citóg Records Christmas charity gig

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

INDEPENDENT GALWAY record label, Citóg Records, holds its annual Christmas Charity Gig in The Black Gate Cultural Centre, featuring leading Galway singer-songwriters, while also raising funds for charity.

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Galway musicians to celebrate the songs of John Prine

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

HE IS admired by Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, and Roger Waters; has won numerous awards throughout a near 50 year career; and his songwriting has infleunced generations of musicians.

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Cois Cladaigh Christmas charity concert

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

THE COIS Cladaigh Choir presents its annual Christmas concert in St Nicholas Collegiate Church this Saturday at 8pm, with proceeds going to Breast Cancer Research.

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Galway's Cat Turner releases new single

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

CAT TURNER, the Galway 'dark-pop'/‘goth pop’, vocalist, songwriter, and producer, who has won praise from Hot Press and Clash Music, has released her new single 'Easier'.

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The Academic to play Galway International Arts Festival

Wed, Dec 12, 2018

IRISH ROCK band The Academic, best known for hit singles like ‘Different’, ‘Mixtape 2003’, ‘Bear Claws’, and ‘Why Can't We Be Friends?’, play the Galway International Arts Festival next summer.

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Galway Advertiser Musicians of the Year 2018

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

THE LAST 12 months have seen Galway musicians produce some outstanding work, but three in particular stood apart from the rest.

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Fontaines DC - new single, Róisín Dubh show

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

"WE ARE in the midst of a dominant age of streaming music and instantaneous playlists. Perhaps because of this, physical copies of music continue to hold their virtue in the market."

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Little Green Cars @ Róisín Dubh

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

WHEN LITTLE Green Cars play the Róisín Dubh tomorrow night [Friday December 7], they are likely to play songs from their forthcoming third album, which by all accounts is close to being ready for release.

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Croi8 take The Musical Steps

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

THE MUSICAL Steps is the title of a show and performance which will be given by Galway folk-rock/prog-rock band Croí8 when they play the Town Hall Theatre studio next week.

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The Three Tenors at Salthill Church

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

THE MUCH loved Three Tenors are coming to Christ The King Church, Salthill, to perform their annual Galway Christmas concert, which will also raise funds for St Vincent de Paul.

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