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THEY HAVE been described by The Guardian as “the best African band in the world”. Live, they have played support to The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin. Their musical scope is such that in a recent interview Chris Martin said Tinariwen was a “great influence” on Coldplay’s new album Viva La Vida.
BRIAN FRIEL’S classic play Translations comes to the Galway Arts Festival next week in an innovative site-specific staging from Ouroboros Theatre Company at Oranmore Castle.
If there was ever a time when business was business and the arts were — well, just messing around, enjoying oneself, it’s not now, and it’s certainly not in Galway.
ONE OF the most high acclaimed Irish dance/theatre shows of all time - Fabulous Beast’s Giselle, choreographed by Michael Keegan-Dolan - is in the Black Box Theatre this week.
When a band announces it will no longer record albums it sounds like they have announced their own demise. In Ash’s case the opposite is true. One year after that surprise statement that Twilight Of The Innocents would be their last album, Ash seem liberated and excited about the possibilities the future holds.
There certainly is a lot going on in terms of entertainment in Galway city. We already enjoyed April’s Cúirt Literature Festival, June’s Galway Film Fleadh, and the Galway Arts Festival. All of those attracted great crowds and made those attending experience unforgettable moments. We can now enjoy lasting a full week Galway Races in Ballybrit. There is no need to introduce anyone to this splendid event.
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.
The legendary New York Dolls (pictured) - the link between glam rock and punk - have been confirmed to play the Galway Arts Festival. More details to follow.