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What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Just as you thought the last chance of a proper festival had gone for this year, along comes The Big Think - a festival of talks and ideas - to fill you with inspiration, insight, hope and joy. Galway Summer Garden provides the perfect festival vibe for this Indian summer of enlightenment and laughs. The central outdoor stage is encircled by a panopticon of beautifully-appointed bell tents (each with its own dedicated loo!), from which you can ‘contactlessly’ order your food and drinks delivered to the door.
Celebrate the power of women in the history of the blues with ‘Ladies in the Blues’ music theatre show, from the gospel roots of the 1920s, through vaudeville and jazz, to the blues rock of the sixties and seventies.
JOE HENRY, the acclaimed singer-songwriter, is in Galway next week for an intimate gig at the Black Gate Cultural Centre. Since his 1986 debut, Talk Of Heaven, he has released 14 albums, with his most recent, 2017’s Thrum, hailed by American Songwriter as "literate, lovely, and artfully created".
To Gaze Upon Us is the love child of Sharpe and O'Connor because that is as physical as it is getting. They made their debut in April of 2015 in the Róisín Dubh in the run up to the Marriage Equality vote, and now they are back. On August 16, Steven Sharpe and Katie O'Connor bring their out and proud act to the Róisín Dubh.
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.
STEVEN SHARPE and Katie O’Connor are frequent collaborators and the singer-songwriters will again join forces, as they play a gig to raise funds for the Galway Rape Crisis Centre.
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.
TRAIN ROOM, the brainchild of Mayo songwriter/musician/producer Joe Monaghan, has been called "one to keep an eye on" by The Irish Times, and Galway has a chance to see why next week.
Cork singer/songwriter and pianist, Clare O’Riordan, will enthral listeners with a live performance upstairs in Walsh’s (Blousers) Bar Westport on February 26.