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CAPTAIN A & The Commercial Monsters, the Galway band whose sound mixes the diverse influences of prog, Bill Withers, and Big Tom, will launch their debut album Dreams at the Citóg night in the Róisín Dubh tomorrow [May 20] at 9pm.
The rising of 1798, the French landing at Kilcummin Bay, and General Humbert’s famous victory over the British at the Races of Castlebar, is to be relived in an extravagant outdoor display of music and dance to mark Mayo Day in Castlebar on May 2.
THE PHENOMENON that is Steven Sharpe will be taking over the Róisín Dubh in his guise as band leader, Led Zeppelin tribute singer, and comedy/musical team member on Friday April 24 at 9pm.
HAMSANDWICH RELEASE their third album, Stories From The Surface, on Friday April 17, and before that play the Róisín Dubh on Friday April 10 at 9pm.
THE TWIN peaks of Belle and Sebastian’s artistic achievements, 1996’s If You’re Feeling Sinister and 2003’s Dear Catastrophe Waitress, have set a high standard for a band that, over its long career, has regularly delivered quality work.
A CHANGE is as good as a rest they sometimes say, and HamsandwicH certainly believe in the truth of that old chestnut, employing it as the rule of thumb for their forthcoming album.
THE METEOR Choice Music Prize celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and to mark that prestigious milestone, special concerts featuring past winners take place around Ireland, including the Róisín Dubh on Monday November 24 at 8pm.
AFTER 19 highly successful years, The Beautiful South called it a day in 2007 humorously citing “musical similarities” as the reason for the split. It marked the close of the second chapter of band leader Paul Heaton’s career - his first having been as leader/singer of The Housemartins - opening the way for his ‘third act’, that of solo artist.
HE HAS produced albums by Lucinda Williams and Tom Russell, played guitar for Emmylou Harris and Steve Earle, and he is a solo singer-songwriter.
ALTHOUGH THEY began as jazz students, Midlake eventually pioneered a kind of 1970s styled, west-coast Americana, which paved the way for Fleet Foxes and Bon Iver.