Category: Concerts

Ling Liang Kindergarten Alumni Orchestra on the show with Trad on The Prom

Hong Kong Ling Liang Kindergarten Alumni Orchestra of Children aged 5,6 and 7 captured Galway Bay Hotel balcony Sunday evening getting ready to play together with the Hugh Kelly School of music Galway during Trad on the Prom sow in Leisureland Thursday, August 17. div media The CRAIC in Galway Trad on the Prom Advertisements

Premier American Metal Act Of Virtue LIVE In The Cellar Bar This May!

This May the 19th in The Cellar Bar, Galway, get set for stellar  night to satisfy all tastes in Metal music! Travelling all the way from Lansing, Michigan, U.S.A, Of Virtue set the standards in the field of powerful, progressive and melodic modern metal and metalcore.  Their energetic performances have been winning over fans of all genres and continue to do so throughout the years this in turn  has guaranteed them support. slots with other metal heavyweights such as Everytime I Die, The Acacia Strain. This May 18th  finally sees the band’s first ever Irish performance in Cork before heading West to Galway and North to Belfast. Joining Of Virtue  in […]

The Blizzards Blistering Comeback | Galway360 in Monroe’s Live

‘Second Wind’ and great CRAIC this Easter Sunday with a comeback of the Blizzards from Westmeath in Monroe’s Live. Irish band originally from Mullingar in County Westmeath formed by Niall Breslin and Killian Egan in late 2004 managed to rock the audience of Galway’s Premier Live Music Venue, Monroe’s Live with their extatic blistering show. ‘Are you Sound?’ ‘He is Sound’ was the motto of the night and Niall Breslin, the frontman and former GAA and Leinster Rugby footballer had the crowd in his possession for the most of the gig. As a  photographer and 360 degree video producer working in the crowd I know I must say the Blizzards energy […]

World Class Galway’s Formation Recreated Led Zeppelin Tribute in Monroe’s again

The Best Irish Led Zeppelin Tribute rocking the home stage for the first time in 2017. ‘No Stairway’ Live with great energy, vocals, guitar solo performed by bow and ecstatic base and drums just like you’d expect from the legends… VR360˚

Morning Concert at Fairy Bridge in Oughterard

Listen to the birds singing and scroll around amazing Fairy Bridge Cottage in Oughterard like if you were there, 360˚round around.

Book Launch, Adrian Frazier’s THE ADULTEROUS MUSE, launched by Tom Kilroy, 5.30PM, 10 October, Moore Institute, NUI Galway Library

Book Launch, Adrian Frazier’s THE ADULTEROUS MUSE, launched by Tom Kilroy, 5.30PM, 10 October, Moore Institute, NUI Galway Library

The Acoustic Yard Singer / Songwriters Festival Westport

‘A Yard is a place where things gathers, Interesting things. Things that will one day be of use. In this case Singer/Songwriters and their wonderfull collection of songs. Artists Gathered Together in one place to promote the wonderfull craft of songwriting…’ Source: Bap Kennedy, Kathleen Turner, Teresa Storch & Jeff Brown ‘The Acoustic Yard’ singer/songwriter sessions’ initially started up as a monthly event in Matt Molloy’s Yard Bar, Westport  in 2014 playing host to some of the finest singer/songwriters from Ireland and beyond. The main focus is for singer/songwriters to have a platform to perform their own songs and for audiences to listen to original music in a relaxed environment. It’s key […]

The Kilfenora Ceili Band Concert for The Children’s Language Development

The Kilfenora Ceili Band are holding a concert in aid of The Children’s Language Development Preschool, Oranmore (a registered charity)  Tickets are €25, available from The Shearwater Hotel 090 9630400 and CLDP 091 877875. The Band 2009 was the centenary celebration of the formation of the Kilfenora band. Not only is this an historic milestone for the band itself but a reminder that Irish culture and traditions are thriving and have survived the test of time. Kilfenora Ceili Band The 11-piece band features four fiddles (Eimear Howley, Sinéad Heagney, Anne Rynne, and Annemarie McCormack), two flutes (Anthony Quigney and Garry Shannon), concertina (Tim Collins), accordion (Claire Griffin), banjo (John Lynch), drums […]

One Horse Pony from Whelans to Roisín Dubh

‘One Horse Pony’ have supported Blind Boys of Alabama, Jack L and Jerry Fish. The original acoustic blues formation from Cork is heading to Roisín Dubh,for their first gig in Galway, this February 27th. Last year, has Pony topped the iTunes Blues chart with our single ‘Staring Blues’. We performed at several major Irish festivals, including Electric Picnic and the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, as well as performing in some of Ireland’s top venues, including our monthly residency in Whelans, Dublin. We’re a multi-cultural band (Irish, French and Polish members). Our fresh take on blues music is inspired in part by our unique instrumentation, in that our music heavily features traditional […]

We Banjo 3 | No Stairway | Bagatelle – Weekend @MonroesLive

One of the best live acts to come out of Ireland in recent years, the multi-awarded winning We Banjo 3 combine supergroup credentials with a breath-taking command of the emotive power of fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo launched this weekend, Thursday 14th January, in Monroe’s Live. Full Facebook album from the night here: Ireland’s best Led Zeppelin tribute band got Monroe’s Live to 90 minutes orgasm, on Friday the 15th of January! Playing all the tunes you know, and most of the ones you don’t, No Stairway recreated the stage presence of Zeppelin at their best. From Page’s blistering guitar work, and Plant’s soaring vocals; to Jones’ multitasking, and Bonham’s thunderous drums; […]

€1500 for Simon, success of Solaris and Pearla na Mara Fundraiser

A total of €1,500 was raised at the recent ‘Solaris Winter Warmer’ fundraiser in aid of Galway Simon Community to help those in need over the cold winter months. Guests were treated to a night of fantastic entertainment and delicious food organised by Solaris Tea, and hosted by Pearla na Mara restaurants, and the whole night was a great success. The evening began with fabulous wines and tea inspired cocktails, donated by Thomas Woodberrys, Pearla na Mara, and Solaris Tea, and with delicious canapes provided by Pearla na Mara with ingredients donated from suppliers such as Mc Geoughs Connemara Fine Foods, Connemara Smokehouse, Galway Goat Farm, and Killeen Cheese. Huge thanks […]

Knights in Singing Armour for Galway Simon

The A Capella Knights invite all of our Craic in Galway readers to their concert ‘White Christmas: An Eclectic Mix of Festive Favourites’ at 7.45pm on December 4 , 2015 at the Galway Cathedral in aid of the Galway Simon Community. The local group has gathered some of Galway’s best voices for an evening of Christmas and traditional festive music in a colourful mix of cappella vocals, instrumental, soloists, and choral music. Joining them on the evening are guest groups The Bluebirds, Galway Baytones, Gospel Wedding Choir and The Tribal Chamber Choir. “The current crisis is driving a lot of people into homelessness, many of which never thought they would find […]