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Brendan Benson Detroit rock city man

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BRENDAN BENSON was born and raised in Royal Oak, Michigan, a suburb of the port city of Detroit. The city is known as the world’s centre of the automobile industry, but it is even more famous for its music.

Martyn Ware of Heaven 17 (and The Human League) on his electric dreams

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SHEFFIELD WAS an important hub of steel and coal production during The Industrial Revolution of the 1800s and was nicknamed ‘The Steel City,’ but in the 1970s and 1980s international competition and the anti-union stance of Margaret Thatcher meant industry in the area collapsed.

Bowie v Blondie for Haiti

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THE SONGS of the Thin White Duke will go head to head with those of new wave’s blonde bombshell when the Róisín Dubh hosts the Hoot Night for Haiti on Easter Sunday at 8pm.

We Should be Dead next up

Next Saturday night October 18 sees the poptastic, hooktastic, girl/boy-tastic. Fun loving, floor-filling, indie-rock bubblegum pop! Of the brilliant Limerick group We Should Be Dead perform live at Bar Ritz (Mulroys Bar) Castlebar. Award nominations, heavy press reviews, and a must see live status are just some of the accolades this irish boy/girl four piece have achieved. Since exploding onto the music scene in 2007. The band’s debut single “Forget Romance Let”s Dance! Made a huge impact on its release in November 2007, landing at number three in the Irish download charts, with the promo video being one of the most requested on popular irish music channels. The bands debut album was released this Feburary in Ireland to critical acclaim. Upon the release of the second single “I Fell In Love With You”, the band were invited to play at Liverpool’s famous Cavern Club, where many hailed them as the highlight of the week.

Here and Now Tour at the Royal Theatre Castlebar

Castlebar goes back in time on Sunday April 12, with the Here and Now Tour on the road again.

Castlebar goes back in time, with the Here and Now Tour

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Original eighties acts Kim Wilde, ABC, Heaven 17, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Altered Images, and Toyah come to Castlebar on Sunday April 12 to transport you into the eighties with their hit tunes ‘Kids in America’ and ‘I Want To Be Free’. The line up for the Here and Now Tour April 2009 is one not to miss

Bank robbers, children, and Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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OWEN ASHWORTH, the man behind the lo-fi electro-indie project Casiotone For The Painfully Alone admits he feels a certain amount of anxiety about the possibility of starting a family.

Castlebar goes back in time, with the Here and Now Tour

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Original eighties acts Kim Wilde, ABC, Heaven 17, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Altered Images, and Toyah come to Castlebar on Sunday April 12 to transport you into the eighties with their hit tunes ‘Kids in America’ and ‘I Want To Be Free’. The line-up for the Here and Now Tour April 2009 is one not to miss

Galway Arts Festival - 2009 line up

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GLAM ROCK legends the New York Dolls and a major dance show by the brilliant Michael Clark, inspired by the Glam era of David Bowie, Iggy Pop, and Lou Reed, are just two of the many exciting shows, concerts, events, readings, and exhibitions lined up for this year’s Galway Arts Festival, which runs from July 13 to 26.

Extra strings, strange positions, and surfing

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REDMOND O’TOOLE plays a most unusual guitar in a most unusual way. The Limerick born classical guitarist performs on an eight-stringed version of the instrument and he doesn’t play it across his lap. He plays it upright, as though it were a cello.

 

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