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WITH A cracking new solo album, Monster, just released, former Stranglers front-man Hugh Cornwell rocks up to the Róisín Dubh next week for what promises to be a storming gig featuring both gems from his solo output and beloved Strangler classics.
HUGH CORNWELL, former lead singer of The Stranglers, and voice of the band's finest songs - 'Golden Brown', 'Strange Little Girl,' 'Always The Sun', 'Peaches', 'No More Heroes', (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) - is coming to Galway.
SHE CALLS her music "punk rock R&B". She also describes it as "American soul music". She cites Al Green and Nina Simone as inspirations, as well as Sonic Youth and Bad Brains. She is Joan As Policewoman.
TWO MONTHS after the release of her seventh album, Damned Devotion, Joan As Police Woman has announced a Galway show at the Róisín Dubh as part of her European tour this summer.
JFDR is the latest project of the gifted and prolific Icelandic singer-songwriter Jófríður Ákadóttir. Only 23, she has already released a string of albums with Samaris and Pascal Pinon, collaborated with Gangly, Low Roar, and Lapalux, and in March, released her first solo album, Brazil, to rave reviews. On July 30, she brings the curtain down on this year’s GIAF with a gig in the Róisín Dubh.
HOLY F*** have been called "a hardcore thrift-store found-object punk band" with a relentless commitment to rhythm and a sense for atmosphere better matched to a close encounter with the third kind than a simple rock concert.
1972 WAS one hell of a year for music. It was the year of Roxy Music's debut album; David Bowie's breakthrough with The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars; and Bowie also wrote a hit song for Mott The Hoople and produced Transformer for Lou Reed.
NOT CONTENT with being the most exciting singer-songwriting talent to emerge in the city for many years, Steven Sharpe is turning his skills to that of host and MC of a new monthly music night in the Róísín Dubh.