Galway Gig Guide – Week ending May 23rd, 2015 Monroes Friday 22nd May: the outstanding singer songwriter Mark Geary Saturday 23rd May: Randolf & The Crokers followed by covers band Escapade Sunday 24th May: Bridal Rock Festival starting at 5pm until 9pm..hear the best bridal rock bands under one roof for your big day..later that night..covers band Dangerine Check out monroes.ie for admission prices and times of shows. Ard Ri House Hotel Sunday 24th May: At Della’s Benefit Dancing this Sunday at the Ard Ri House Hotel from 3-6pm Music: PJ Murrihy & Michael Sexton Funding: The Benevolent Fund The Thatch Pub and Cafe The Thatch Pub and Cafe, The Square, Headford holds a traditional music session this and every Thursday from 9pm. Musicians and singers of all levels are welcome for a great night of traditional music this Thursday at the Thatch Pub and Cafe, The Square, Headford. The North Galway Vintage and Heritage Club Saturday 23rd May: The North Galway Vintage and Heritage Club are holding a big night out at the Big Red Barn this saturday. Live at 10pm Bagetelle with support band D-day at 9pm. Disco afterwards and full bar facilities. Tickets from Clancy’s Centra Moylough. Sunday May 24th: Vintage and heritage show. Keane’s Country Venue Saturday May 23rd: Keane’s Country Venue in Oranmore welcomes the legendary Mick Flavin this Saturday night. Doors at 10.30pm so don’t miss Mick Flavin this Saturday night at Keane’s Country Venue in Oranmore. The SMA family The SMA family fun day takes place in Claregalway on Sunday May 31st from 1-5pm. Events include sports, music, dancing, bouncing castles, magician, cake sale, stalls, wood turning exhibition, dog show and live band. Adm free. All proceeds to African Missions. The Shearwater Hotel The Shearwater Hotel, Ballinalsoe welcomes dancing to the great Robert Mizell and his band this Sunday. That’s a country dance night not to be missed this Sunday with Robert Mizell and his band this Sunday at The Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe. The Boston University Concert Friday May 22nd In Concert The Boston University Concert Band Ireland Tour this Friday at 6.15 in St Nicholas Collegiate Church. Admission Free. Come along to a magical evenings musical entertainment. Murty Rabbittes Bar and Restaurant Forster Street Murty Rabbittes Bar and Restaurant Forster Street..live entertainment all this week tonight and Sunday Mike Chang and Friends, Wednesday Flint…Thursday Murtys Banjos…Friday Cuchulainn and Saturday Hot Sausages…all this week at Murty Rabbittes Bar and Restaurant Forster Street. the Pillar House Folk Club Friday June 19th Mary Coughlan comes to the Pillar House Folk Club, Society Street, Ballinasloe On Friday June 19th. Tickets €20 on sale now.Contact the Pillar House or see Facebook page for more details. Live music this Saturday(tomorrow) with G2 and trad session on Sunday at 6pm. Kudos Nightclub in Galway Sunday May 31st Affinity presents Ireland’s number one DJ John O’Callaghan this Bank Holiday Sunday May 31st at Kudos Nightclub in Galway. Support acts include Neal Scarborough and Flynn and Denton.Doors at 8.30pm. Tickets available at tickets.ie/johnocallaghan, Zhivago Music store on Shop Street, Galway or contact the Facebook page affinity Galway Regans of Clonboo Saturday May 23rdRegans of Clonboo. Kay and the Country Stars.