Galway Gig Guide – Week ending October 26, 2014


Friday, October 24: Tony Trundle with Jimmy Higgins & Frank Kilkelly followed by Frantic Jack and Oddity.

Saturday, October 25: At 9pm, music from Scott McWatt followed at 10pm by Rofi James, at’s The Lakers and DJ in the backstage bar.

Sunday, October 26: Music by Raindance

Check out for admission prices and times of shows.

Gibbons’ Pillar House Bar and Restaurant , Ballinasloe

Friday, October 24:  Charlie McGettigan, Tickets are €20 and available from the Gibbons’ Pillar House Society Street, Ballinasloe.

Della’s Charity Afternoon Tea Dance, Ard Ri Hotel, Tuam

Sunday, October 26, 3-6pm: Breege Kelly & Michael Cleary. Funding: Williamstown Heritage Centre.

Bank Holiday Monday, October 27: Tommy O’ Flaherty & Francis Fahy. Funding: Benevolent Fund. Time: 3-6 pm

Caltra Community Centre

Sunday, October 26: Caltra Community Centre plays host to Ireland’s first Garth Brooks tribute band fronted by Gary McEvoy. Admission is just €10, and a full bar extension is available with a Disco until 2 am. Doors open at 9.30 and admission may be paid on the door,  Late admission / Disco €5.  For queries Contact 086 844 9007.

30th Cooley Collins Traditional Irish Music Festival

Friday, October 24 – Monday, October 27: The 30th Cooley Collins Traditional Irish Music Festival opens this Friday in O’Sullivans Hotel Gort at 8, followed by a Monster Ceilí. All musicians come to O’Sullivans on Saturday at 4 for the world record attempt for the largest Irish Band, Sunday Concert in O’Sullivans at 4, Monday music sessions in pubs.

Haydens Hotel, Ballinasloe

Saturday, October 25: Last Man Standing followed by DJ John

Regans of Cloonboo

Saturday,October 25:  Kay and the Country Stars
Friday, October 31: Halloween Barn Dance music by Ronaldino.

Pier Head, Bar and Restaurant, Kinvara

Saturday, October 25: Paddy Jordan
Sunday, October 26: Music by Sean Slattery and the Connections to celebrate the Pier Head end of season party. Finger food served from 9pm.

McHales Bar, Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry

Saturday, October 25: Music from Billy Ward