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For inclusion in the Galway Events Guide email info[at]flirtfm.ie - private ticketed/commercial Events in Galway City are included at station's discretion. Every effort is made to ensure information is accurate and up to date, but do check with the organisers before you set out for any events for the latest updates and prices/registration (where applicable).

Multi-day Events

Galway International Arts Festival 
15th - 28th July, Various Locations
Galway International Arts Festival has been connecting audiences and artists for over four decades. Founded in 1978, it has grown into an event with a major reputation where, in 2018, there were over a quarter of a million attendances at 200 performances, talks and exhibitions in 33 venues over 14 days. For programme and to book tickets visit:  
https://www.giaf.ie/tours/upcoming

Galway Fringe Festival
15th - 28th July, Various Locations
Galway Fringe is a non-profit organisation that looks to support artists and producers to promote new, vibrant and daring arts to a wider audience utilizing non-traditional spaces. For more information and programme visit http://www.galwayfringe.ie/

Creative Makers Galway July Pop Up Shop
16th - 28th July, 08:00-20:00, The Cornstore, Middle St
It's the annual summer pop up during the Galway International Arts Festival. 25 designers and makers working together to bring you the best of Contemporary Irish Craft.

Summer Drama Festival
20th - 27th July, The Cube Theatre, Áras na Mac Léinn, NUI Galway
The Festival is co-hosted by NUI Galway’s Societies Office and Drama Society, featuring 9 productions over eight days, ranging from award-winning student-led productions to established theatre practitioners and everything in between. There is something for everyone from comedy to thought provoking political satire including a show for children. Tickets at https://socsbox.nuigalway.ie/ more info at www.galwaydrama.com

One-off Events

Wednesday July 17th

Singer Songwriter Showcase
21:00-23:30, Club De Burgo's (€10)
Join us at De Burgo's, Galway's most charming venue for an evening showcasing emerging songwriters from all over Ireland!

Eclectics: The Ocelots w/ John Martin Tierney
21:00-23:00, the Black gate, €10
Situated in Wexford, 20 year old twins Brandon and Ashley combine to create The Ocelots. They have crafted their songwriting and musical experience together to produce a forceful blend of rich harmonies and bare, raw acoustic folk. Their music perfectly embodies the breezy effortlessness of early Bob Dylan, and Simon & Garfunkel.

The Ocelots live set combines all that is great about live folk music, so come and be charmed by the charismatic duo.

The Henry Girls
20:30-23:55, Monroe's Galway, €25
The Henry Girls need little introduction having enchanted audiences for many years with their folk harmonies.

They’ve crafted a tribute show to The Boswell Sisters, who were the first sister jazz trio and a major influence on many including Ella Fitzgerald. This show will see them joined on stage by a seven–piece band for an unmissable Festival appearance.

Doors 8pm
Show Start 8.30pm Sharp

Thursday July 18th

FightHouse presents: Showdown at the Ol' 55
18:00-22:00, The Ol' 55  (€5)
Double Elimination Tournaments hosted by the FH crew.
Tekken 7, Street Fighter 5 AE, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate. 5 euro for each tournament.

Thanks Brother
18 July 2019 from 20:30-23:55 Monroe's Galway (€20)
John Broe and Ro´isi´n O are both successful artists in their own right. Broe was the writer and performer with Miracle Bell and Ro´isi´n O carved out her own successful solo career. Thanks Brother released their single We Caught It in January, a slice of anthemic pop, describing magic moments of lost inhibitions. It is the first of four single releases this year culminating in an EP for release in winter. Doors 8pm
Show Start 8.30pm Sharp

Softboy DJ Set
23:30-02:30, Róisín Dubh
Soft Boy Records is an independent record label based out of Dublin founded by Kojaque and Kean Kavanagh. It boasts a roster of 9 artists ranging from hip-hop to jazz, to electronica and is still growing. Soft Boy DJ’s will bring the party with hip-hop bangers and some unexpected gem’s through the night.

Friday July 19th

Sunshine Tantrum Tour
19:30-22:30, Róisín Dubh
The Sunshine Tantrum Tour 2019 presented by Boundless & Bare is a national tour for spoken word artists. Showcasing the talents of emerging and established performers across the island of Ireland to promote the art of spoken word to new audiences and communities, promoting poetry in a non-traditional fashion with elements of theatre, comedy and storytelling. 

Pillow Queens & The Claque
20:00-23:00, Róisín Dubh, €12.50
Having first come together in the autumn of 2016 on the basketball courts of a Dublin city park, the four members of Pillow Queens, soon realised that making music together would be an equally productive group activity.
While taking influence from artists from contemporary US DIY indie & punk scenes (such as Mitski, Waxahatchee, Hop Along, Cloud Nothings), Pillow Queens stay true to their Irish heritage, using Dublin colloquialisms in their lyrics and singing in thick Irish accents.

The Claque are Alan Duggan (Girl Band), Kate Brady and Paddy Ormond (Jetsetter). Old friends from Dublin and familiar faces in the city’s music scene - the three started the project in 2017 with the aim of combining elements of each other’s tastes to make music that is both challenging and catchy.

Shivers w/ Sunil Sharpe, Violet [Naive]
23:00-02:30, Electic galway, €8
Once again Electric are collaborating with the Galway Arts Festival; the country's most well known and most anticipated cultural event on a yearly basis. For electric's first installment they have teamed up with Shivers to get proceedings underway in roaring fashion with two heavy hitting headliners across mainfloor and Factory.

Sunil Sharpe makes a sharpish return to Electric, but this time on the mainfloor after laying Factory bare on St. Patrick’s Day.
Joining him on the lineup is one of 2018’s breakout stars in Lisbon’s Violet, head of Naive records and one of the most exciting up and comers in the realms of rave and techno, with her sound set to perfectly fit the intensity of Factory. 

Saturday July 20th

The Academic
19:00-23:00, The Big top, €35
The Westmeath school friends, who just released their debut studio album in January earlier this year, have had a meteoric rise to stardom, quickly becoming one of the most exciting live acts on the music scene since their formation in 2013. 
With just one EP, ‘Loose Friends’, to their name in October 2015, they sold out their first show at Dublin's Vicar Street. 

Massive hits, such as ‘Different’, ‘Mixtape 2003’, ‘Bear Claws’, ‘Permanent Vacation’, ‘Why Can't We Be Friends?’ and 2018’s ‘Fake ID’ followed, garnering a massive following and critical acclaim. 

Band members Craig Fitzgerald, Dean Gavin, and brothers Matthew and Stephen Murtagh have also amassed an impressive live resume, with a long list of sold-out headline shows, appearances at some of Europe’s most high profile festivals as well as opening slots for acts like Twenty One Pilots, The Strokes, and Catfish And The Bottlemen. 

Fringe Band Showcase
19:00-13:30, Seven, The Loft, €8
BAND SHOWCASE- A fantastic line-up of bands from all over Ireland.

BARODA
A Belfast based indie and blues rock band. Baroda are currently recording their debut album and are about to release its lead single, “Don’t Believe The News”.

FRENCH KETAMINE
French Ketamine are a 4-piece rock band from Galway. Formed in early 2017. They have played all around Galway, even venturing to Mayo and Whelans pub in Dublin.

THE KNOCKING SHOP
Alternative, New Wave, Country punk band. Formed in the early nineties and reformed three years ago.

Also playing on the night are:
TURN STILES
URSIDAE
VULTURE CASINO

4 Men and A Bass
18:00-20:00, Róisín Dubh
Rock n Roll Express music! This Saturday the 20th swing dance favourites 4 Men and A Bass will be combining their vintage sound with raw energy and great musicianship, creating an unforgettable and very inclusive experience. So if you fancy a bit of an early boogie, come and join in the craic from 6pm

Sunday July 21st

Citóg Records Garden Party #9
19:00-21:00, The blue Note
After a crazy album launch we just wanna chill in a beer garden and hae a Citóg Records Garden Party!

For the second last time of the season (one left in August!), Citóg Records invites you to Galway's Westend for a show in the newly decorated Beer Garden of The Blue Note Galway. All summer long  your favourite Galway artists will be playing mellow, stripped back sets and carrying you through Sunday evening in one of the most relaxed spaces in the city.

Their second show welcomes Eoin Dolan and Steven Sharpe. These are two of the best song-writers in Galway and they always put on a fantastic performance. 

Macy Gray at Galway International Arts Festival
20:00-23:00, The Big Top, €35
Enjoy some of the best R&B tunes of the past 20 years when Macy Gray takes to the Big Top Stage Sunday 21 July.

She’s the hitmaker behind one of the most iconic songs of the nineties, ‘I Try’. In addition to that irresistible ballad, Galway audiences can expect to hear songs like ‘Beauty in the World’, ‘Still’, ‘When I See You’, and 2018 release ‘Sugar Daddy’.

Special guests Hypnotic Brass Ensemble will provide support. The seven-piece jazz ensemble from Chicago have toured throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America, performing everywhere from Coachella to The Sydney Opera House and Carnegie Hall.

Peggy Seeger in Ireland
20:30-22;30, Monroe's Galway, €27
Peggy Seeger - singer, songwriter, feminist, icon, muse - is the undisputed queen of folk and political song. Although in her 80s, her performances, charisma and wit remain undiminished.
Join Peggy and her son, Calum MacColl (a superb musician in his own right), for a truly memorable evening.  Expect to hear some of her and Ewan MacColl’s most treasured songs and stories from Peggy’s award-winning memoir ‘The First Time Ever’. There’s sure to be plenty of relaxed family banter and audience participation too. 

Monday July 22nd

Andrew Maxwell: All Talk  
8 PM – 11 PM Róisín Dubh
Renowned for his cutting edge comedy and intrepid social commentary the enigmatic Andrew Maxwell is back with a brand new show ‘All Talk’, as part of Galway International Arts Festival. Doors 8pm, show 8:30pm (no support). Limited unreserved seating 

Constellations
17:00-18:00, Seven, The Loft, €13.41
Meadbh traces her path in the navy sky, sometimes aligning with those of her twin brother, Brian, as she tells her tale. She recites the rhythms of her life that has led her to this space.

'Constellations' is a live, theatrical installation piece that brings the audience on a journey through one woman’s coming of age in a short poetic monologue.

Tuesday July 23rd

Runaway Princess – A hopeful tale of heroin, hooking and happiness
15:00, Seven, The loft, €12
In “Runaway Princess” Goggin, a writer/actor and former professional call girl, shares a story of Irish Catholicism, sex
and addiction.

The tale is laced with humor and pathos and the multitude of characters she encountered along the way to ultimately finding joy.

Velvet Determination - A Young Pianist's Journey to New York
20:30-21:40, Seven, The Loft, €13.41
Cynthia Shaw (Writer and Performer) is thrilled to present a story that has been rattling around in her head for years. This show is the winner of NYC's 2018 United Solo "Best Festival Debut" and 2019 Pittsburgh Fringe Festival "Best Solo Show".

Making Space
10:00-17:30, Galway Arts Centre
Following a collaborative residency with researchers from the Centre of Astronomy, NUI Galway, Brenan, Cassidy, Manifold and O’Brien present new work which interrogates contemporary approaches to astronomical research in collaboration with four scientists in NUI Galway.

This exhibition is part of the Royal Astronomical Society’s 2020 bicentennial celebrations [RAS 200]. This is the only project in Ireland to join four others from the UK that have received RAS 200 Awards to support astronomy and geophysics projects. July 2019 also marks the 50th anniversary of the first person to walk on the moon.

Chloe Brenan’s work steps between the languages of film, print, text, installation and photographic media. She is a Dublin based artist collaborating with Dr. Ray Butler. Chloe has exhibited and received support from many bodies nationally and internationally.

Wednesady July 24th

I can't believe you haven't seen...Brazil
20:30-23:30, Pálás, 11.50
https://www.facebook.com/events/392073001443508/
Terry Gilliam's visionary Orwellian fantasy, where a bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error and becomes an enemy of the state, is an audacious dark comedy, filled with strange, imaginative visuals. 

Eclectics: Myles Manley w/ The Curly Organ
21:00-23:30, The Black gate, €10
https://www.facebook.com/events/311456456463806/
Myles Manley is Ireland’s foremost DIY popstar who’s current incarnation sees him playing minimalist, rhythmically beguiling punk in a 3 piece guitar band with long term collaborators Chris Barry and Solamh Kelly. Dubbed “completely one-of-a-kind artist … hugely accomplished … a brilliant and unconventional poetic mind” by The Thin Air, Myles Manley and his band have toured in the UK and Ireland DIY scene extensively in the last number of years while honing an album of witty, cathartic pop songs entitled ‘Cometh the Softies’, set for release this year.

Lisa O'Neill & Junior Brother
20:00-23:00, Róisín Dubh, €18
https://www.facebook.com/events/473531086524022/
O’Neill consistently asks difficult questions of herself and the audience. It is a distillation of many conceits; folk, with a punk sensibility, poetry, tradition, and history - a story of living.
A story of broken dreams and hidden desires, of hope and curiosity. 

Pull The Right Rope is the debut album from Kerry artist Junior Brother, out on 24th May on Galway’s Strange Brew label.

Thursday July 25th

Ezra Furman
20:00-23:00, Róisín Dubh, €24
https://www.facebook.com/events/596734114142763/
Crossing between love, gender, sexuality and religion, and singing in solidarity with the innocent, persecuted, oppressed and threatened; Ezra Furman provides a soundtrack for the current fear and loathing in America like no other.

Velvet Determination - A Young Pianist's Journey to New York
20:30-21:40, Seven, The Loft, €13.41
https://www.facebook.com/events/2351824331523564/?event_time_id=2351824348190229
Cynthia Shaw (Writer and Performer) is thrilled to present a story that has been rattling around in her head for years. This show is the winner of NYC's 2018 United Solo "Best Festival Debut" and 2019 Pittsburgh Fringe Festival "Best Solo Show". 

Mémoires d’un Amnésique
18:00-19:00, Seven, The Loft, €12
https://www.facebook.com/events/328182508132617/?event_time_id=328182514799283
A Reflection on the Life and Work of Erik Satie is, in equal parts, a piano recital, a one-man play and a surrealist film, amalgamated into a unique theatrical experience.

Alex Metcalfe performs Satie's most important works, in character as the composer from the set of his Arceuil apartment.

Sarah Miles’s script, edited from Satie's own words, is narrated against the backdrop of Keith Lovegrove's cinematic accompaniment. The famous Gymnopédies and Gnossiennes, along with some of Satie's more avant-garde works, are included in this journey into the absinthe-soaked world of the Paris 'Chat-Noir set'.

Narrated in French, with English subtitles.

Infrequent strong language!

Friday July 26th

Two Door Cinema Club
19:00-23:00, The Big Top, €49.50
https://www.facebook.com/events/438923593312837/
With three critically-acclaimed albums and a string of amazing live shows under their belts, Two Door Cinema Club have cemented their position as one of Ireland’s finest indie rock bands.

Their live shows, described by the Express as a ‘festival must-see’ and the Independent as ‘vibrant, punchy and impossible not to enjoy’, ensures that another great night is in store when they take to the Big Top stage at Galway International Arts Festival on Friday 26 July 2019.

Electric X GIAF w/ Maria Somerville & EHCO
20:00-02:30, Electric Galway
https://www.facebook.com/events/592335924598087/
Once again Electric are collaborating with the Galway International Arts Festival; the country's most anticipated cultural event on a yearly basis.

Irish producer, singer and songwriter Maria Somerville draws on folk forms alongside post-punk, traditional Irish motifs, starry eyed pop and hypnotic drones to create wholly original music that is borne of her roots in Connemara.

Her debut album All My People channels the wilderness of the Irish landscape through dense, ethereal soundscapes, bare boned percussion and a heady electronic undertow, interspersed with ghostly vocals that are ever present and all encompassing, like crystalline glints of sunshine peeking through dark stormy clouds

Her enigmatic and enthralling live show comes to Electric on Friday 26th July.

KILA
22:00-01:00, Monroe's Galway, €25
https://www.facebook.com/events/435418073913631/
Kíla bring their funky brand of hip–shaking, smile–making groovy trad to Monroe’s Live.

2018 marked 30 years together for the band and over that timespan their unique sound has constantly evolved yet still managed to keep a fresh style unique to Kíla alone.

Doors 9pm
Show Start 10.00pm Sharp

Saturday July 27th

Harry Potter Marathon
Jul 27 at 2 PM – Jul 28 at 1 PM Pálás Galway (€45.00)
The Harry Potter Marathon will feature all eight films back to back, with a very magical Hogwarts themed menu to keep you going throughout the night. Fancy dress is encouraged! 

Midsummer Hoolie at Electric
Thursday from 22:00-23:59 Electric Galway
Get your sombreros and slap on the Factor 50. The Thursday Hoolie is back for the Midsummer edition. Warm beats, sunny vibes and... well it's Galway, it'll probably rain but who cares. Let's do it!  Tickets and guest list spots available via the UNIPHI App

Daithí (Late Show)
23:30-02:30, Róisín Dubh, €10
https://www.facebook.com/events/433026553956286/
Long inspired by the sights, sounds and surroundings of Ireland, Daithí traces a more intimate though no less alive collision in his latest work.
The two-time Choice Music Prize nominee builds on a signature unique formation of house music with a series of double A-sides that mark the most ambitious and personal adventure to date.

This year, ’Submarines’ is released, featuring Irish songwriter Ailbhe Reddy. With its pulsing house beats and the sampling of Irish instruments, it makes for a powerful summer tune, full of energy.

Sunday July 28th

London Astrobeat Orchestra perform Talking Heads
28 July 2019 from 20:00-23:00 Róisín Dubh (€25)
'London Astrobeat Orchestra' perform songs from the iconic Talking Heads' 'Stop Making Sense' movie, live. Selling out their first 4 debut shows at The Jazz Café, London, the band were affectionately nicknamed the 'African Talking Heads'.

Runaway Princess – A hopeful tale of heroin, hooking and happiness
15:00, Seven, The Loft, €12
https://www.facebook.com/events/1539275219548777/?event_time_id=1539275236215442
In “Runaway Princess” Goggin, a writer/actor and former professional call girl, shares a story of Irish Catholicism, sex
and addiction.

The tale is laced with humor and pathos and the multitude of characters she encountered along the way to ultimately finding joy.

Strolling Through Ulysses
18:00-20:00, Seven, The Loft, €13.41
https://www.facebook.com/events/2264830060280681/?event_time_id=2264830070280680
Strolling Through Ulysses! is a one-man show that tells the fun-filled story of Bloomsday - June 16th 1904 - the iconic day around which James Joyce's Ulysses is based. 

Strolling Through Ulysses! guides you through the curious events and quirky characters of Ulysses, in a manner that humorous, entertaining, and informative, with extracts from the novel which best illustrate the various aspects of Joyce's writing - the comical, descriptive and the complex - without compromising the integrity of the great book. 

Monday July 29th

Making Space
10:00-17:30, Galway Arts Centre
https://www.facebook.com/events/876666962709925/?event_time_id=876667012709920
Following a collaborative residency with researchers from the Centre of Astronomy, NUI Galway, Brenan, Cassidy, Manifold and O’Brien present new work which interrogates contemporary approaches to astronomical research in collaboration with four scientists in NUI Galway.

This exhibition is part of the Royal Astronomical Society’s 2020 bicentennial celebrations [RAS 200]. This is the only project in Ireland to join four others from the UK that have received RAS 200 Awards to support astronomy and geophysics projects. July 2019 also marks the 50th anniversary of the first person to walk on the moon.

Motivation Mondays in the Oslo
19:00-20:00, Oslo bar
https://www.facebook.com/events/1027871364085836/?event_time_id=1027871397419166
Mondays just got better with #GBBRC! 💪

Join the Oslo at 7pm every Monday this summer.

We'll be running the summer series every Monday from June to September. We're a social running club, non-competitive.

All welcome!

Tuesday July 30th 

Making Space
10:00-17:30, Galway Arts Centre
https://www.facebook.com/events/876666962709925/?event_time_id=876667016043253
Following a collaborative residency with researchers from the Centre of Astronomy, NUI Galway, Brenan, Cassidy, Manifold and O’Brien present new work which interrogates contemporary approaches to astronomical research in collaboration with four scientists in NUI Galway.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
12:00-14:30, Pálás Galway, €10
https://www.facebook.com/events/707464073037673/?event_time_id=707464079704339
Something wicked this way comes...

It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and Harry, Ron and Hermoine, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts, where they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black who poses a great threat to Harry. With his best friends, Harry masters advanced magic, crosses the barriers of time and changes the course of more than one life. This wonderful spellbinder soars with laughs, and the kind of breathless surprise only found in a Harry Potter adventure....

Wednesday July 31st

Remembering Lizzy
22:00-02:00, Monroe's galway, €10
Monroe's are very pleased to welcome back Remembering Lizzy for another electric night of Thin Lizzy's greatest hits - this time taking place on the Wednesday of the Galway Races.

Expect the usual mix of Thin Lizzy hits along with some of his famous solo tracks.

Eclectics: Bleeding Heart Pigeons w/ Light Grey
21:00-23:30, The Black Gate, €10
Bleeding Heart Pigeons are a trio from West-Limerick who forge an enveloping sound with tempestuous guitars, atmospheric synths, and hypnotic hook-driven songwriting. Singer/guitarist Mícheál Keating, keyboardist/sampler Cathal Histon, and drummer Brendan McInerney formed the band as young teenagers in 2008. 
On the strength of early material they were signed to Virgin Records in 2013. Following the release of ‘In a Room in Littleton, Colorado’ EP, ‘A Hallucination’ EP, and ‘Anything You Want’ EP, their self-produced full-length debut ‘Is’ was released in 2016 to critical acclaim. On stage, Bleeding Heart Pigeons are powerful force, and they have opened for acts including The Pixies, Andrew Bird, Father John Misty and Beach House. 
Summer 2019 sees them embark on a run of intimate Irish dates, where they will be performing material from their hotly anticipated follow up to ‘Is’.

Little Cinema July 2019
21:00-23:15, Róisín Dubh
The Little Cinema is back for another night of amazing shorts to screen this July! 
There's a great line up of films to screen and they are excited to get back to the regular shows again! 

Weekly Recurring Events

Open Mic Night
Sundays, 20:30, Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street
https://www.roisindubh.net/listings/
Welcome to the open mic. All musicians are welcome to come in and hone their talents at Open Night at Roisin Dubh. Just join in and sign up at nine pm sharp in the beer garden! The primary focus is to create a good atmosphere for people to come in and try out their ideas and to do so with encouragement. This has been made possible by the truly fantastic crowds that have come in every Sunday over the past few years. Everyone is given attention, support and a chance to do their thing! A house guitar is provided for all.

Feminist Discussion Group
Mondays, 19:00-20:00, Youth Work Ireland, Prospect Hill
Rotating between feminist discussion evenings and organisational meetings. 
GFC think it is very important to talk about themes such as feminism, power, queer issues, human rights, capitalism and globalisation (among others), from an intersectional standpoint.

The Black Magic Big Band
Mondays, 21:30-23:30, Seven Bar
The Black Magic Big Band is an 18 piece band playing the music made famous by the Dorsey, Basie, Herman, and Ellington bands through to funk and fusion of the modern era. The band is led by trumpeter and arranger John Fleming with fine soloists like Steve Hanks and Bertrand Huvé on sax, 

Sew Last Season 
Mon & Thur 10:00-13:00, Tue & Wed 13:30-16:00, Fri 13:30-16:00
Ozanam House, Augustine Street
Call 0872948837 Group Facebook Page
Sew Last Season  is a public sewing room in Galway city for upcycling and embellishment of preloved clothes.

DIY Student Bike Repair Workshop
Tue, Wed & Thur 10:00-17:00 Services & Repairs (they fix it for you at a cost)
Wed 18:00-21:00 & Fri 12:00-15:00 DIY Workshop (fix your bike with guidance):
An Mheitheal Rothar Workshop, Earls Island
Group Facebook Page
NUIG's Bike society host a repair workshop to teach neophytes and others how to look after their bikes.

Ireland's Smallest Comedy Club.
Thursdays, 21:00-23:00 The Dew Drop Inn, Mainguard Street
Event Facebook Page
Weekly live stand-up comedy. Pizza or finger food served at the break. Early booking and arrival recommended.

Gabriel G Band
Last Thursday of each month, 21:00 - 23:45, Monroe's Galway, €5
Gabriel G Band are bringing something special to Monroe's, starting Thursday 31st of January, and every last Thursday of each month. Gabriel G. is a flute player and piper who has been part of Galwayʼs musical scene for the past 14 years. At the moment this Spanish-Irish musician is regularly involved in musical projects like John Conneely Inc.

Trad on the Prom
Tuesdays, Thursday & Sundays, 20:30, Leisureland Theatre, Salthill
Continues until Oct 10th (no shows Jul 27th-Aug 10th incl.)
Features the amazing talents of Máirín Fahy on fiddle and vocals, with Chris Kelly, Gerard Fahy, Yvonne Fahy, Padraig Rynne. Featuring the unique sounds of the bodhran, whistles, uileann pipes, accordions, concertina, bouzuki, guitars, keyboards and more. The Trad on the Prom dancers have an astounding 25 World Titles between them. Singers include Eurovision star Marc Roberts, Multi-AIMS winner Sean Costello and Michelle Lally. www.tradontheprom.com / 091 582860. 

Tiny Traders Village
Saturdays, 11:00-18:00, Nun's Ireland Theatre
Best of local producers, food drink and craft. Up to 50 stalls, bilingual market to tie in with the location. Event Facebook Page

40% Off Sundays
23:00-02:00, Electric Galway
https://www.electricgalway.com/
To go along with the tunes we've got 40% off selected drinks to make sure you have the best time among friends...