Category: Music

DJ DeFect for BasementProject

By Sunny Juddy Hello to PARTY people… This is the flashback video from great night of techno & electro organised by BasementProject Galway from yesterday. LIVE set by excellent DJ DeFect. I had groove night with you all Advertisements

‘Don’t Do Hugs’- IMRO awards poll is online | Galway’s Roisin Dubh and Monroe’s are there!

The IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards 2015 will take place on Tuesday, 16th February in Dublin. Galway is in prestigious public award poll represented by two venues.

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; […]

Negative Creeps will Recreate your ‘Teen Spirit’ @MonroesLive tonight!

Recreating your youth with one night of blistering grunge guitar tracks, to commemorate one of the greatest live bands ever known to man. The Newry based trio Negative Creeps play Monroe’s Backstage Bar on today December 4, early gig door open at 10pm. The band will play songs from across the Nirvana canon, so expect songs like ‘Smells like Teen Spirit’, ‘In Bloom’, ‘Lithium’, and ‘Heart Shaped Box’, recreating in the process, the intense, raw sound of the grunge band. Nirvana famously played a small gig in Cork as a support act to Sonic Youth in 1991 – which every music fan in the city of a certain age claims to have been at […]

€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 […]

Cool Bould Bears by Lawless, Kate E . – YouTube

“Cool Bears” features some very bold teddy bears…

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 […]