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Dublin songstress to wow Kilkenny audiences

Ardent emotional experiences and daunting but lush perceptions of being feed Jennifer Evans’ EP, Salient Point.

The Dublin Gospel Choir perform at SET

The Dublin Gospel Choir’s new album Doing Their Thing is packed full of true gospel classics. The Dublin Gospel Choir can boast of being the first gospel act to break the Irish Top 30 album charts.

Vyvienne Long Band for The Stables

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Rising star, petite and quirky Vyvienne Long first achieved celebrity as a cellist in collaboration with singer-songwriter Damien Rice, producing the soaring melodies and distinctive sound associated with his albums O and 9. International tours followed during which she instantly charmed fans with her unique cello song and quirky take on the White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Army’. She soon began writing her own vocal material and formed a core band which typically includes three cellos, piano, drums and bass. Vyvienne released her EP Birdtalk in 06.

Things heat up as the sounds of the island come to the marble city

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Kilkenny audiences will have an opportunity to witness a unique snapshot of Irish multi-culturism at work for what promises to be one of the most memorable music events to take place during this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival.

Festival foods

For those who do not attend festivals such as the Electric Picnic, Mantua, Solas, etc, you may wonder what the standard of food at such a festival is like in 2008. Perhaps you have children who attend these outdoor festivals and worry that they will be eating lots of greasy burgers and dodgy frankfurters. Indeed my own memories of concerts are that you could smell the chip vans long before you saw the concert stage, and yes it is a miracle that more of us were not as sick as dogs (we probably were but nobody cared too much).

Finbar Hoban presents: Walter Mitty and the Realists

Finbar Hoban Presents Walter Mitty and the Realists, The Rumours with Inverter live at Bar Ritz next Saturday night September 20. A refreshingly uncompromising and intensely captivating sound, delivered with uncontained semi-psychotic live energy. Or maybe it’s just because they are good! Word of the Mitty Boys has spread quickly since their incarnation in late 2006. Their constant gigging has seen them share stages with many indie rock luminaries. Including the likes of UK giants Dirty Pretty Things and Icelands favourite electronic shoe-gazers MUM. Hotpress magazine has described them as "Talking Heads meets the Rapture", the Irish Independent says "These guys are essential viewing" .

Vyvienne Long performs one-off Kilkenny gig

Vyvienne Long is showcasing her eccentric band along with her quirky self for a musical extravaganza in Cleeres next week.

Falafel — really good fast food

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You have possibly seen the falafel stall at our Galway markets; Oranmore, Moycullen, and Galway city. You will also see it at most music festivals and you may even see it on some TV and film sets. You may have seen it and passed by, wondering what exactly it is, and would I like it?

Without George to launch debut album in Campbell’s

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WITHOUT GEORGE, the Galway based hard rock, blues, funk, and country band, will launch their eponymous debut album at a show in Campbell’s Tavern, Cloughanover, this Saturday at 9.30pm.

Last minute Arts Festival must-sees...

There is plenty of Arts festival events taking place over the weekend for visitors and locals alike. There are many art exhibitions and lots of music and literary events still available.

 

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