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CATHY DAVEY was born into a prominent musical and artistic family as her mother is a sculptor and her father is the Celtic/classical composer Shaun Davey.
HUNDREDS OF years ago the music played on Scottish and Irish fiddles combined with Spanish guitar, Italian mandolin, and West African banjo in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of America.
Synth pop legends and heroes of 1980s electro The Human League and Heaven 17, and leading singer-songwriters Josh Ritter, Cathy Davey, and Damien Dempsey, will all play the Galway Arts Festival Big Top in July.
People can be in with a chance to win an Ireland rugby jersey and help a charity which works for the betterment of children trapped in the sex industry by taking part in the unique online raffle being run in Galway.
IRELAND HAS no shortage of singer-songwriters. You cannot step into any music venue without encountering some hopeful, strapped with an acoustic guitar, proclaiming ‘three chords and the truth’.
A benefit evening to raise funds for the PREDA Foundation will take place at the Western Hotel, Prospect Hill tonight (Thursday) at 9pm.
FRIENDSHIPS AND the sea dominate the songs of Lisa Hannigan. Her musical ambitions were brought to life by her mother, Freddie Mercury, and Maria Callas. She has emerged from the Damien Rice era strong and excited by the future. She could also prove a heroine to those who cherish the physical album.
DAVID KITT, Damien Dempsey, and Erin McKeown are just three of the acts coming to Campbell’s Tavern, Cloughanover, as its re-states its claim as a leading live music venue in the west of Ireland.
Galway band Apartment 44 have just released their debut single ‘Circles’ and all proceeds will be donated to the Preda charity.
IT IS not only fans of great songwriting and Irish folk who will be looking forward to this weekend’s activities in Campbell’s Tavern, Cloughanover, Headford, but also those who aspire to write songs and sing.