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Bold and compelling stuff, Damien Dempsey, comes to Castlebar

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So how do you describe Damien Dempsey’s music - take some reggae, fuse it with traditional Irish music, add in rock and folk, and put it all through a grounded working class worldly aware, yet caring consciousness, and you are some of the way there. And on Tuesday, November 15 in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar you can experience it all for yourself.

Paul Brady to play the Raddison

PAUL BRADY has been one of Ireland’s most outstanding songwriters of the past 40 years, a position only really challenged by Van Morrison and Phil Lynnot.

‘How’s it going everybody?’

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HIS FIRST time in Galway was in 1962 as a teen folk singing ‘wannabe’. A decade later he was back as part of Irish trad’s first ‘supergroup’. Ten years later he was a controversial supporter of the Hunger Strikers. And tomorrow he headlines the Galway Arts Festival Big Top.

Johnny Moynihan to play Róisín Dubh

JOHNNY MOYNIHAN, one of the great Irish folk singer-songwriters, plays the upstairs bar of the Róisín Dubh on Tuesday April 24 at 9pm.

The World Fleadh comes back to Castlebar this August

Castlebar has been confirmed to host The World Fleadh 2011 with preparations well under way for a great weekend of music and craic both in venues within Castlebar and outdoor street entertainment. The festival committee has worked hard over the last couple of months to secure Castlebar as the host town with The Royal Theatre Castlebar as the venue for the headlining acts of the weekend. Set to play the Main Stage in The Royal Theatre is Dervish with special guest Andy Irvine on Friday August 26, Tommy Fleming on Saturday night August 27, and Clannad on Sunday August 28.

Freddie White – desperado on a plane to Oz

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FREDDIE WHITE has been to the forefront of Irish folk for more than 40 years. He began playing gigs in his teens around Cork city before perfecting his unique style busking in London.

Gort gig for Andy Irvine

Legendary Irish singer/songwriter Andy Irvine makes a welcome return to O’Grady’s in Gort with his impressive repertoire that ranges from Irish traditional songs to dexterous Balkan dance tunes, creating an exciting new fusion of Irish and World Music not to be missed.

Down Home Blues

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SUPERB FOLKSINGER Chad Dughi returns to Galway for a much anticipated show at The Crane Bar on Thursday August 26th at 9pm.

Acclaimed and talented duo Hanly and McGlynn to perform at the Crane

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HIT SINGER /songwriter Mick Hanly and guitar virtuoso Arty McGlynn play The Crane next week: Be sure to catch them.

Music For Dead Birds release new EP

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GALWAY ALTERNATIVE/folk-rock duo Music For Dead Birds have released their new EP Black Tides Falling.

 

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