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Simon Casey to launch CD at Samaritan concert

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The Samaritans 23rd annual Christmas festival concert will be held in the Franciscan Friary Church, Athlone on Thursday December 11 at 8pm.

Renowned musician to trace American music to Ireland

The renowned musicologist and performer Mick Moloney will deliver an audio-visual lecture at NUI Galway this evening.

Thad Beckman @ Monroe’s Live

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THAD BECKMAN has “chops, writing talent, a big personality, and a bag full of true stories which all dovetail for a cool show.”

I Will Sing My Songs For You

IN THE early 1970s, a young musician named Simon is enjoying success with his band The Heartbeats and everywhere he is surrounded by the trappings of a rock-star life style.

Ballina Arts Centre rolls out the red carpet for Don Baker

Ballina Arts Centre presents an evening with Don Baker on Friday November 15 at 8pm. Irish singer, songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player Don Baker is marking 40 years as a professional musician with a new album My Songs, My Friends, featuring a star-studded line-up of guests. The man affectionately known as The Don became a professional musician in 1973, having initially been inspired to take music seriously while in prison.

Westport St Patrick’s Day parade a tremendous success

The cathaoirleach of Westport Town Council, Councillor Christy Hyland, members and management of Westport Town Council, would like to sincerely thank everybody who participated in the St Patrick’s Day Parade which was a tremendous success. Indeed the theme of the parade ‘Teamwork, Everyone’s a Winner’, in recognition of 2012 being designated as The International Year of The Co-operative, was really to the fore on the day.

Agnes Obel

SCANDINAVIA has been a great centre of pop and rock over the last 30 years and without question Sweden is the dominant nation. It has given us pop giants ABBA; a thriving heavy metal scene; and inspired indie/alternative acts such as I’m From Barcelona, Jens Lekmann, and Peter Bjorn and John.

Influential trad group Shaskeen celebrate ruby anniversary

ACCOMPLISHED MUSICIAN and band leader Tom Cussen grew up in the Broadford/Newcastle west area of Co Limerick – known locally as ‘the gateway to the south west of Ireland’ – in the early 1960s.

Jimmy McCarthy at the Town Hall Theatre

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CORK SONGWRITER Jimmy McCarthy has written some of the most popular contemporary Irish songs, with Christy Moore, Mary Black, Maura O’Connell, Tommy Fleming, and Mary Coughlan all enjoying chart success with McCarthy compositions including ‘Ride On’, ‘No Frontiers’, ‘Mystic Lipstick’, and ‘Ancient Rain’.

Eduard Stan and Music for Galway to celebrate Schumann

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THIS YEAR is the bicentenary of Robert Schumann’s birth and Music For Galway is marking the occasion in style with Fantasies and Fairytales, a weekend of selected chamber works by Schumann, running over four concerts from January 22 to 24 at the Town Hall Theatre.


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