Galway Gig Guide – Week ending April 26th, 2015


Monday 27th April: Music from American legend Dick Valentine of Electric Six

Thursday from Neil Young tribute band..Psychedelic Pill

Check out for admission prices and times of shows.

Lough Rea Hotel

Wednesday 29th April: Christy Moore with the Máirtín O’Connor Band is live in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa. Tickets from ticketmaster outlets and Lough Rea Hotel.

The Cuckoo Festival

The Cuckoo Festival takes place this May bank holiday weekend with a weekend of traditional music in Kinvara.

Friday 1st May: The weekend kicks off in style at the Pier Head bar and restaurant on Friday May 1st with the opening ceremony and music by the Gringo stars playing Mexican music with the Mexican ambassador in attendance.Also on Friday well known UK band The Curragh Sons playing all of your favourite Irish Ballads.

Saturday 2nd May: Saturday sees the start of 3 midday sessions of trade music.

Sunday 3rd May: Sunday Carel Dempsey plays at the Pier Head.

Bank Holyday Monday 4th May: bank holiday Monday the closing of the Cuckoo Festival sees a huge compilation of traditional Irish musicians come together.

Inishbofin Arts Festival

Friday May 1st: The Inishbofin Arts Festival takes place from this Friday May 1st 3rd. On Friday night the official opening with a wine and cheese reception and trad music session.
On Saturday night Damien Dempsey. On Sunday Duke Special.  Interactive and family events will also take place over the weekend including poetry, Sean Nós Dancing, a market celebrating Inishbofin’s finest food and craft, a children’s fete and science workshop.  There will also be craft workshops and a walk with local historian Tommy Burke. Book your tickets for Inishbofin Community Arts Festival now.  Box Office 095 458 95.

Ard Ri House Hotel

Bank Holiday Monday 4th May: At Della’s Benefit Dancing this Sunday at the Ard Ri House Hotel from 3-6pm Music by Joe Cooke & Southern Beat Fundraising for The Benevolent Fund

Victoria Hotel

Sunday 3rd May: Paddy Casey live at The Vic, in the Victoria Hotel, on Bank Holiday Sunday May 3rd. Tickets on sale and selling fast from reception at the Victoria Hotel, with a limited amount on the door on the night