Category: Concerts

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 […]

The Rye first time in Dock No 1, Saturday 22nd

“The Rye? Commoners fondling partridges for a sixpence,”
-Sr. Mick Jagger

NUI Galway India Soc’s Grand Celebration of Diwali – The Indian Festival of Lights

NUI Galway’s India Soc in association with the Indian Cultural and Sports Society (ICSC) Galway and with support from the University, celebrated Diwali – the Indian Festival of Lights on 14 November 2015, Saturday. Now in its third year, Diwali celebration took place in the Bailey Allen Hall on campus from 5 PM till 11 PM.  NUI Galway has a vibrant Indian presence on campus and this year students and staff, along with the Indian community in Galway City, Loughrea, Tuam and Ennis, have come together to make the event bigger, more colourful and vibrant.   This year’s festival started with lighting of Diya to mark the beginning of this celebration […]

The Stunning SugarBeat 2015

The Stunning #SugarBeat2015 2.5k fans, stunning! Photo by Darius Ivan

Good Morning Galway! Do you feel like feasting?

It’s Dock Feast 2015 day Today!  Dock Feast is about experiencing Galway differently in a relaxed and festive atmosphere. Organised by Galwigo Events facebook.com/galwigo, ready to feast today from 4-9 in the Docks. Imagine yourself for a moment, rocked by the sunlight of an early summer evening, sipping a local drink with friends and colleagues. Our local and inspirational chefs will be there to offer you the best foodies. Expect a great atmosphere thanks to our Live Dj Sets and a few surprises… Come along, enjoy a drink or two, taste some unique food and spend the evening in great company! For security reasons, no kids will be allowed. Event 18 + […]

ALDOC Blazing New Trail For Irish Music @MonroesLive

Full CRAICing coverage of Aldoc gig in Monroe’s Live on Facebook ALDOC live in Monroe’s! ex-Grada Frontmen Alan Doberty on flute and Gerry Paul on guitar blazing a new trail for Irish music with this international lineup from Ireland, New Zeland Australia, Holland, Denmark and Germany. #CraicInGalway #iBackGalway  

The Stunning have been back in the studio after 22 years – The Band is heading to SugarBeat in Tuam!

The STUNNING Back in the studio!..New songs!..USA!..Vikings!..Moone Boy! It’s hard to believe, but 28 years ago in 1987, The Stunning were born. During the early nineties the biggest Irish band in the world was U2, but in Ireland it was The Stunning. In the seven years that The Stunning were initially together, they toured relentlessly building up a following that would make them one of the most successful Irish bands ever. In 1990 their debut album ‘Paradise In The Picturehouse’ spent five weeks at number one and became one of the most-loved Irish albums of all time. Two years later, the follow up ‘Once Around The World’ also hit the No. […]

SugarBeat Festival Returns for a Second year

SugarBeat Festival is upping its game this year by bringing more amazing acts to the stage at Tuam Stadium at the end of August. SugarBeat is set to bring some excellent headliners to Tuam, including The Stunning, Ryan Sheridan, Hometown and Original Rudeboys. Alongside these are established Irish acts such as Amazing Apples, Big Generator and Rackhouse Pilfer. SugarBeat Festival Returns for a Second year Festival director, Shane Donnellan, says he’s delighted to be bringing a large music event to County Galway. “The West of Ireland needs more outdoor events like this and we’re happy to be bringing some of Irelands biggest acts to Galway for SugarBeat. We found out last […]

Irvine & Lunny – GIAF in Monroe’s

Andy Irvine and Dónal Lunny two of Ireland’s most seminal musicians came together to Monroe’s Live tonight to create unforgettable evening of music and songs #GIAF2015 @MonroesLive, #CraicInGalway, #IBackGalway Find a complete photo report from the night here!