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TOM BAXTER'S "commitment to songwriting could inspire the lovelorn and unjade the jaded’……it’s our good fortune that Baxter abides by his own rules and that’s what helps to make his records a genuine event."
HE IS Scotland's most acclaimed, and most prolific, contemporary singer-songwriter, a man who, the Mail On Sunday, said uses folk music "for its finest purpose: connecting the past to the present, and making both come alive in the moment of hearing".
IRISH ALT-POP band The Hard Ground have been winning the praises of Nialler9, The Last Mixed Tape, and GoldenPlec, and Galway will see what the fuss is about next week.
When award winning English novelist and short story writer Jon McGregor comes to Galway, to read at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, it will be his second visit to the county in less than a month.
THERE IS no doubt that one of this year’s hottest tickets in Irish theatre is Decadent Theatre Company’s imminent production of Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman, which opens in the Town Hall Theatre later this month. So despite what you hear on the radio, Galway, not Dublin, gets to see the Irish premiere.
SCOTTISH HIGHLAND folk noir balladeer Rachel Sermanni and the award winning Canadian singer-songwriter Tom Terrell play the Róisín Dubh this Saturday at 8pm.
The constituency office of Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin on John Street in Ballina had a petrol bomb thrown through its front window on Tuesday just after 7pm. One unit of the Mayo County Fire Service attended the scene and brought the blaze under control and minimal damage was caused to the office, mostly as a result of smoke.
IN PSYCHEDELIC music, few figures as pivotal as Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett and Love’s Arthur Lee, so it is hardly surprising that both men should appeal to a quartet of Canterbury psych fans.
DAMIEN RICE will play the Galway International Arts Festival Big Top on Thursday July 16. The concert, which will take place in the Fisheries Field, will be the singer-songwriter’s arts festival debut.
Damien Dempsey is a singer and songwriter who needs little introduction.