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“I CANNOT get enough of these guys, they soothe the soul.” So said the former US president Barack Obama, about the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, who play Strange Brew in the Róisín Dubh next week.
When you think of it, the Patrician Brothers have made a major impact on the city of Galway since they came here. This has been particularly evident in the music world of the city — they set up a fife and drum band well over a century ago; they have trained countless choirs down through the years, which in turn led to the formation of the Patrician Musical Society; they have formed many céilí bands, teaching the boys to play the accordion, the flageolet, the mouth organ, the triangle, the drums, and castanets. There was such a demand for these céilí groups at civic functions that the brothers decided to put their best foot forward and form a brass band.
ST PATRICK'S Brass Band holds its annual Christmas concert this weekend, joined by vocalist Nicola McGuire, and the show will also help raise funds for homeless charity COPE.
THEY MAY hail from Dublin but Stomptown Brass's musical roots are firmly in the New Orleans tradition of street-stomping horn players, as can be seen when they play the Galway International Arts Festival next month.
One of Galway’s most enduring, most enjoyable, and most enjoyed institutions is the community based musical group, St Patrick’s Brass Band. The band was founded in Forster Street in 1896 and they have been entertaining Galwegians since.
THE HOT 8 Brass Band, the phenomenal New Orleans jazz-funk-hip hop band have brought the house down on numerous occasions when playing Galway in the past and will do so again this weekend.
STOMPTOWN BRASS play Monroe's Live this Saturday as part of the band's current Irish tour in advance of the launch of its debut EP, Locomotive, to be released in on February 12.
AN EIGHT strong horn section, two percussionists, a scratch DJ, and an MC, the Renegade Brass Band's jazz, funk, and hip-hop fusion deliver "aggressive rhymes, tight horns...riotous, raucous and uninhibited!” according to Edinburgh's Samizdat Press.
DOMINICK STREET will come alive to the sound of music, song, and dancing for The West End Street Party, which starts today, and features shows from the Booka Brass Band, Hermitage Green, the Ignite Gospel Choir, as well as the open air Silent Disco.
THE BOOKA Brass Band, who have only just played the Galway International Arts Festival, are back in the Róisín Dubh this Saturday at 9pm.