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A fundraising night for Lily-Mae Morrison and other children suffering from neuroblastoma will be held in Monroe’s Live on Saturday October 5 from 9pm.
The Strypes, the Cavan blues and r’n’b band who have won the admiration of Dave Grohl and Elton John, will play the Galway Arts Festival Big Top next month.
Galway's 'Tiny Dancer' Lily-Mae Morrison was presented with a cheque for €95,000 at a special fundraising night held in Monroe's Live, Dominick Street recently.
CONNEMARA TRAD/folk singers The Brennan Sisters will perform three concerts this weekend - in Tourmakeady, Moycullen, and Galway city.
The campaign is on to get ‘Tiny Dancer’ the single recorded by a group of musicians and singers to raise funds for Galway girl Lily-Mae Morrison, to the top of the charts for Christmas. The single will be launched at the opening of the Galway Continental Christmas Market tomorrow (Friday) and Lily-Mae, who is suffering from a rare childhood cancer, will turn on the Christmas lights at the event with the help of singers Paddy Casey and Declan O’Rourke, and Anthony Ryan, chairman of the Galway City Business Association.
John McNicholl has announced that he will play a benefit dance for Western Care Association in the Park Hotel, Kiltimagh, on Friday, November 16. This will be John’s only appearance in Mayo in the coming month and is sure to attract a huge following. This event is being organised by Derek Higgins, a 28-year-old from Shanaghmoyle, Knock, who will run the New York City Marathon for Western Care Association this Sunday, November 4. He is the first Mayo person to run the marathon in the Big Apple for the association and intends to raise significant funds for Western Care.
Elton John’s ‘Tiny Dancer’ has been recorded by a host of leading Irish singers as a charity single to raise funds for a seriously ill Galway girl.
Country music star John McNichol and his band are winging their way west next weekend, when they take to the stage in Hotel Newport on Saturday, October 8. In 2001 John was the proud recipient of the Best Newcomer Award from Country Music UK. Among other great highlights of John’s singing career to date include sharing a stage with Daniel O’Donnell and Sir Cliff Richard at the Kincasslagh Festival, County Donegal. John also played support to the legendary Elton John.
Galway’s Hotel Meyrick hosted its very own Best Dressed Lady Competition last night during a glamorous post races reception where former Miss Ireland and model agency boss Andrea Roche crowned Mayo native Orla O’Neill the deserving winner!
Jethro Tull has just announced that he is to perform on the main stage at The Royal Theatre on March 20 2011. Early in 1968 a group of young British musicians, born from the ashes of various failed regional bands, gathered together in hunger, destitution, and modest optimism in Luton, north of London. With a common love of blues and an appreciation, among them, of various other music forms, they started to win over a small but enthusiastic audience in the various pubs and clubs of southern England. The breakthrough came when they were offered the Thursday night residency at London’s famous Marquee Club in Wardour Street, Soho.