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Long time coming - The Brno Chairs debut album arrives

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ANYONE WHO was involved in the Galway city music scene - either as a musician or as a fan - throughout the noughties, will have come across Bushy, aka Kenneth Coyne, and his band The Brno Chairs.

'Every day I send off an album, it's a win'

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WHEN ULTAN Conlon emerged from the recording studio in Burbank, California, on the final day of sessions for what would become his fourth album, he could have had no idea of the world into which it would be released.

There's A Waltz - Ultan Conlon's new album is out tomorrow

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THERE'S A Waltz, the new album, by Loughrea singer-songwriter Ultan Conlon, produced by the Grammy Award winning Sean Watkins, formerly of Nickel Creek, is released tomorrow [April 17].

Style Council/Paul Weller drummer to attend Galway Drum show 2020

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STEVE WHITE, drummer for Paul Weller between the Modfather's 1992 solo debut album and 2006's Catch-Flame! and the drummer in Weller's post-Jam band, The Style Council, is coming to Galway.

Ultan Conlon - new single, Galway gig

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SPARKS OF The Divine', Ultan Conlon's new single, and the first offering from his eagerly anticipated fourth studio album, There’s A Waltz, is released tomorrow, via DarkSideOut Records.

The Western All-Stars, 1963

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After the war, there was a bit of a building boom of dance halls around the country. Radio had introduced popular music to the general public and more and more people wanted to move to the music, so dance bands began to form. Some of those in Galway were Des Fretwells’ Band, Maxie Dooley’s Musicmakers, The Bill Keaveney Orchestra, and Gerry Cahill’s Dance Band. They played the popular music of the day, were mostly seated on stage and reading the music from stands in front of them. Then along came Bill Haley and rock and roll and everything changed. The showbands had arrived. Music stands were forgotten, musicians played standing up and literally began to move with the times.

Sinead O'Connor to play the Róisín Dubh

On Thursday October 17, Sinead O'Connor upholds her promise of playing in Galway after missing out on the Galway International Arts Festival four years ago, by taking to the Róisín Dubh stage for a unique and intimate performance.

Week two festival reviews

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MOONFISH'S REDEMPTION Falls was one of the most eagerly anticipated shows in this year’s GIAF and its staging of Joseph O’Connor’s novel abounded in musical and visual invention.

Strange Brew Summer Shindig 15

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THE STRANGE BREW Summer Shindig, Galway city's annual celebration of all things indie-rock - from the idea of indie as a genre to the philosophy of independent music and labels - returns to the Róisín Dubh.

Galway stories of positive working lives

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Over her broadcasting career, Marie Louise O’Donnell has had the opportunity to work closely with many individuals, sharing their working lives, gaining a unique insight into their day to day duties, and learning what motivates and inspires them in their sometimes unusual occupations.

 

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