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THE 2019 Galway Jazz Festival takes place this week, and will be officially opened this evening at 6pm in the Kitchen Café of the Galway City Museum by Connemara environmentalist and educator Leo Hallissey.
SAOIRSE, A work specially commissioned by the 2019 Galway Jazz Festival, which fuses Connemara sean-nós with jazz and improvisational forms, will be premiered performed by vocalist Lauren Kinsella.
We are well into the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and winter is not far away but fear not — there is still lots to do in Galway as we prepare for the shorter evenings ahead. So grab a scarf and an extra layer of clothing, and get out and enjoy October in Galway.
THE HARDANGER is a distinctly Norwegian version of the fiddle, but with eight/nine strings instead of four, and decoration, with a carved animal as part of the scroll at the top of the pegbox, and mother of pearl inlay on the fingerboard.
MONDAY APRIL 15 will be a red letter day for Galway’s classical music aficionados as it sees the debut of the city’s new orchestra, Luminosa, at Galway Cathedral. The debut concert programme, Maestra, will feature works by female composers ranging from the 12th century Hildegard of Bingen to Galway’s own Jane O’Leary.
Exciting and innovative jazz guitarist Mike Nielsen performs at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday February 7 at 8pm.
Following sell-out performances in Westport in April and December 2016, one of Ireland’s top bands 'The Swing Cats' will return to Westport Town Hall Theatre on Saturday, November 3, with their smash hit musical timeline show.
IN JANUARY 2017, Ashley Henry, aged 25, became the youngest guest resident musical director of both Ronnie Scott's and the Jazz Cafe. Galway will see why next month and the Galway Jazz Festival.
IRISH JAZZ musicians, channelling the sounds of Cuba and American hip hop, the ideas of Albert Camus, and others possessing voices that can croon with the best, are all coming to the 2018 Galway Jazz Festival.
MASTERCLASSES FOR jazz musicians will be held as part of next month's Galway Jazz Festival, with pianists Liane Carroll and Huw Warren among the musicians taking part.