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Karl Clews - jazz-funk bassist releases new album

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KARL CLEWS, the bass player, session musician, and founder of the Galway jazz-funk-fusion band, Earthship, has just released his new album - Navigator.

Gardenwise | Late Summer Blues

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Nature, for reasons best known to herself, seems to favour shades of yellow and pink. That is, I am sure there are botanists and scientists who know why this is, but I only know that it is so. Check out the wildflowers growing by the roadside or in fields – they are still looking fabulous even in late August here in the west of Ireland – and you’ll see what I mean. There are plenty of pinks, yellows and whites, but apart from the odd vetch scrambling up a blackberry bush, blues are few and far between. And even the vetches are mostly mauvey - purple.

Eat, drink, dance with The Works At Massimo

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Enjoy a funky and lively atmosphere at one of Galway’s most beloved bars, Massimo - the perfect spot for your next party or social event.

Kia’s electric e-Niro and e-Soul go on sale

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The all-new Kia e-Niro and Kia e-Soul have just gone on sale, and with demand looking like exceeding supply, those interested need to act fast.

Album review: Stereolab

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HOUSED IN one of the most memorable sleeves of the 1990s - an image drawn from a 1970s Swiss underground magazine - Stereolab's 1992 debut was a homage to their roots, and a signpost to their future.

ABBA Sing Along Social

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THERE ARE ABBA songs you know by heart and ABBA songs you know the chorus of. There are many out and proud ABBA fans, and plenty of others for whom ABBA is the ultimate guilty pleasure.

Baile an Salsa late show @ Monroe's

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BAILE AN SALSA, the great Galway-based international band, who fuse Latin American music and Irish folk and trad, will play a late show at Monroe's next weekend.

Album review: Kacy & Clayton

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THIS IS a new album, but the cover instantly declares that in Kacy Anderson and Clayton Linthicum's world, every day is somewhere between 1965 and 1972, an impression confirmed and copper-fastened by the music within.

Ladies sing the blues

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WOMEN ARE pivotal in the story of blues music, with Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Mamie Smith being among its earliest recorded exponents and first major stars, but they have been overshadowed by the men who came later.

Shuffle! marks fifth birthday this weekend

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SHUFFLE!, GALWAY'S night of northern soul, blues, ska, Latin, boogaloo, r'n'b, and rock'n'roll is back this weekend at the Róisín Dubh, with DJ Dave Barry joined by Count Skylarkin.

 

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