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The ‘Irish ZZ Top’ are in town

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CROW BLACK Chicken have been called “an Irish ZZ Top” and given their grizzly beards and monstrous blues riffs, the comparison is apt.

Classical and trad concert for Coláiste Iognáid

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THE JES Choir and the NUI Galway Medical School Orchestra join forces with Frankie Gavin and Cora and Breda Smyth for a major concert on the university campus.

Maverick Sabre live in the Royal

Anticipation is building in the Royal Theatre Castlebar as the date gets closer for the London born and Irish raised Maverick Sabre date at The Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Bank Holiday Sunday, June 3.

Talented Sabre is coming to Castlebar

Due to the phenomenal success of his recent sold out Dublin concert, London born and Irish raised Maverick Sabre has just announced a new Irish date at The Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Bank Holiday Sunday, June 3.

Journeys through the musical cosmos

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THE GREAT science fiction writer Isaac Asimov once declared that “writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers”. For Nik Turner playing the saxophone is something similar, it is thinking and communicating through his breath and fingers.

The Saw Doctors return in a blaze of glory

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The Saw Doctors will play their first public concert in Kilkenny in ten years on Friday October 15, at the Set Theatre to promote their new studio album, The Further Adventures of The Saw Doctors, which TV star and comedian Peter Kay launched at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin at the end of September.

The Saw Doctors to showcase new album at extra Kelly’s gigs

The Saw Doctors, who are just back in Ireland after sell-out shows in New York at Irving Plaza, and Boston at the House of Blues, have announced two more Galway concerts on Tuesday June 22 and Wednesday June 23, upstairs at Kelly's, to add to the previously announced Galway shows at the Bridge Street venue on June 1 and 2.

The Big Sing relaunch

THE BIG Sing Multicultural Community Choir will be relaunched on Tuesday at 7pm in St Patrick’s Band Hall as a new musical director takes over.

Cats return to Kilkenny

As if in tune with Kilkenny’s recent treble-winning antics, local promoters Problems At The Pancake House bring aptly named UK post-rockers Cats and Cats and Cats to Cleere’s this Saturday.

A feast of amazing musical talent for Galway Arts Festival

The Festival Big Top is set to join a list of iconic festivals that are hosting great musical talent this summer. Following their enchanting performance at this year’s Glastonbury music festival, American group Bon Iver will bring their haunting melodies from their critically acclaimed album For Emma, Forever Ago, to the Festival Big Top on Thursday, July 23 at 8.30pm. Having shared the ‘Other Stage’, one of Glastonbury’s main stages, with music greats including The Prodigy, Franz Ferdinand and Bloc Party, Bon Iver’s Galway gig will offer the unique opportunity to savour the group’s acclaimed live performance in a unique setting following their sets on the stages of Glastonbury and Lollapalooza. Supporting Bon Iver at their Galway performance is Alela Diane, one of America’s most captivating contemporary singer/songwriters who has also just performed on Glastonbury’s The Park Stage. Following her performance at this years Glastonbury and having already caused a huge stir with her new release To Be Still, Alela Diane’s show with Bon Iver is the most highly anticipated musical performance in Galway this summer.

 

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