Galway Gig Guide – Week ending August 2nd, 2015 Monroes Race week at Monroes Thursday 30thth July: Music from Karma Parking from 9pm..adm free and at midnight it’s The Lakers. Friday 31st July: Music from Big World Blue, doors at 9pm and free entry and in the backstage at midnight. The Midnight Jam and on the mainstage, Oddity Check out monroes.ie for admission prices and times of shows Ard Ri House Hotel Sunday 2nd August: At Della’s Benefit Dancing this Sunday at the Ard Ri House Hotel from 3-6pm. Music: Eddie Gallagher & Tir Connail Country Funding: The Benevolent Fund Admission: €7.00 Monday 3rd August: At Della’s Benefit Dancing this Monday at the Ard Ri House Hotel from 3-6pm. Music: Dermot & Irene Ring Funding: The Benevolent Fund Admission: €7.00 SugarBeat Music Festival The Beat is back. SugarBeat Music Festival returns to Tuam Stadium this August 22nd and 23rd. Featuring The Stunning, Ryan Sheridan, Hometown, The Original Rudeboys, Too Much for the Whiteman, and many more. Full food and beverage village on site. Shuttle bus available from Galway City Tickets selling fast from tickets.ie For more details SEE sugarbeat.ie Galway’s outdoor music festival The Claregalway Summer Festival The Claregalway Summer Festival takes place on Sunday August 9th 2015 from 2 to 6.00 in aid of Hand In Hand Children Cancer Charity West. This charity has helped and provided practical support for families in Ireland whose lives have been affected by childhood cancer. The headline act is Mike Denver, one of Irelands leading entertainers Tickets. Adult Tickets 15 euro plus booking fee can be bought at tickets.ie. Children under 12 go free. Stock Exchange Bar The Stock Exchange Bar, 34 Shop Street, is the place to be for this year’s Galway Races Summer Festival. This four floor late bar is open 7 nights this week and have a great line up of Live Bands, DJ’s & entertainment. Thursday 30th July: DJ Padraic & DJ Frank- Miss Galway Tirna Slevin will judge Best Dressed Lady….. Friday 31st July: Section 9. followed by DJ Dec and DJ Frank Saturday 1st August: Adrian Miskell 3- 4.30 pm. Ultimate party night with DJ Padraic & DJ Frank. Sunday 2nd August: The Mighty Mice & DJ Dec Claregalway Hotel Live music every night of race week in The Claregalway Hotel. Thursday 30th July: Liam Hession followed by Double Deckers and dancing to Robert Mizzell in the ballroom Friday 31st July: Liam Hession followed by Double Deckers and Mick Flavin in the ballroom Saturday 1st August: Saturday live music in the bar followed by Streetwise Sunday 2nd August: Live music in the bar followed by the Kings of Connacht Murty Rabbbite’s Bar and Restaurant MURTY RABBITTE’S BAR AND RESTAURANT FORSTER STREET…TWO LIVE GIGS EVERY NIGHT FOR 7 NIGHTS OF RACE WEEK…RACE WEEK TWO LIVE GIGS FOR 7 NIGHTS OF RACE WEEK Thursday 30th July: Don’t do hugs and Streetwise Friday 31st July: Flint and Don’t do hugs Saturday 1st August: Flint and Marley Road Sunday 2nd August: Flint and The Hot Sausage Band RACE WEEK TWO LIVE GIGS FOR 7 NIGHTS OF RACE WEEK at MURTY RABBITTE’S BAR AND RESTAURANT FORSTER STREET. Regans of Clonboo Friday 31st July. Music from Jason Travers Saturday 1st August: Jimmy Hynes & The Crusaders Galway Bay Hotel Salthill Race week dancing at Galway Bay Hotel Salthill. Thursday 30th July & Friday 31st: Mike Denver. Raheen Woods Hotel Live music in the Raheen Woods Hotel every night this week. Thursday 30th July: Ladies day with fantastic best dressed prizes for 1st and 2nd, followed later with music by G2 Friday 31st July: Dave Dooley Saturday 1st August: PJ Davis Wards of Ballyfa Saturday 1st August: Dancing this Saturday night with Danny Hunt in the Ballroom. Sunday 2nd August: Liam’s Country Roadshow in the bar. Loughrea Youth Theatre Loughrea Youth Theatre presents “Seussical – the Dr. Seuss musical based on Horton Hears a Who and The Cat in the Hat. Nightly at 7.30 pm in the Temperance Hall, Loughrea, this Bank Holiday Saturday, Sunday and Monday. See LoughreaYouthTheatre.com for further details. Screene’s of Guilka Screene’s of Guilka, live music every night, Thursday 30th July: Annual ladies night with DJ Martin, a great night guaranteed. Friday 31st July and Saturday 1st August: Music with Sean and Liam. Pier Head Bar and Restaurant, Kinvara Race week entertainment Thursday 30th July: Two Socks and a Toothbrush Friday 31st July: Jim McGee and his band Saturday 1st August: Carmel Dempsey and friends all 9.30pm til late Sunday 2nd August: RNLI The Rascals at 3pm, Easy Peas at 4.30pm and Jim McKee and his band at 6pm.