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dREA | To Gaze Upon Us | Wasabi Kicks

dREA | To Gaze Upon Us | Wasabi Kicks

Wed 1 Apr / 21:00Free Citóg

dREA dREA is the new musical offering from Limerick’s Damien Drea. Damien's first steps coincided with his first steps in the music business, as both his parents are professional musicians. His ...

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The Run Ons, Galants, Swimmers

The Run Ons, Galants, Swimmers

Thu 2 Apr / 20:00Free Upstairs

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Lantern For A Gale, RATHER BE ALIVE, Horse

Lantern For A Gale, RATHER BE ALIVE, Horse

Sat 4 Apr / 21:00€7 (€4 members) Feast (Upstairs)

Lantern for a Gale? (https://lanternforagale1.bandcamp.com/) + Rather Be Alive (https://ratherbealive.bandcamp.com/) + Horse? (https://horse1.bandcamp.com/) Northern fast, loud and shouty merchants Lantern For A Gale return to Galway after a substantial break to promote their debut ...

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Stephen James

Stephen James

Sat 4 Apr / 21:00€10

Stephen James hails from Sligo but is based in Dublin City. His style is that of a folky rootsy soulful songwriter. He recorded his most recent EP with Gavin Glass and ...

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Silent Disco Street Party (Over 18s only!)

Silent Disco Street Party (Over 18s only!)

Sun 5 Apr / 21:00€20 Tickets from Massimo, Roisin Dubh & Blue Note. Over 18s

Have you managed to make it to one of our legendary street parties yet? It is absolutely the most fun you can have on the street with a pair of ...

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Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Tue 7 Apr / 21:30Free Upstairs, Roisin Dubh comedy

bringing you some of the best emerging standups on the Irish circuit. Tue 7th April: Sean Finnerty, Darach McGarrigle, Declan Brennan & Oisin Hanlon mc John O Hare Tue 21st April: Bernard ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 7 Apr / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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Jenn Grant

Jenn Grant

Wed 8 Apr / 21:00€10 Upstairs

A Juno nominee, Polaris Prize listed and ECMA winner, Grant is embarking on a new adventure with her forthcoming EP Clairvoyant set for European release on May 9th.. This EP ...

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Hawk | Zinc | Yvonne McDonnell

Hawk | Zinc | Yvonne McDonnell

Wed 8 Apr / 21:00Free Citóg

HAWK The London-based foursome HAWK are set to tour Ireland with their haunting brand of postrock indie. Dipping into everything from noir-rock to folk, their sound has been described by Subba ...

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Human Cull

Human Cull

Thu 9 Apr / 21:00€7 (€4 members) Upstairs

Human Cull? (https://humancull.bandcamp.com/) + This Ends Here? (https://thisendshere.bandcamp.com/) + (TBC) U.K. grindcore bastards visit our rugged shores. Expect several savage doses of blastbeats, growls, crusty riffs and damn good heavy music.

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Not Squares

Not Squares

Thu 9 Apr / 21:00€10 (€5 members) Strange Brew

Synthwave act Not Squares formed in 2008 in Belfast. They have recently toured in Japan with Miaou in Nov 2011. In the past they have played Reading, Leeds and Latitude ...

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HamsandwicH

HamsandwicH

Fri 10 Apr / 21:00€15 (€13 members)

The difference a few years can make in the life of a band can be many things, not least surprising and educational. They say a week is a ...

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Kerbdog

Kerbdog

Sat 11 Apr / 20:00€18 (€16 members)

Originally named 'Rollercoaster', Kerbdog was formed in 1991 by Cormac Battle (vocals/guitar), Colin Fennelly (bass guitar) and Darragh Butler (drums) while attending Kieran's College secondary level school. The band went ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 12 Apr / 21:00Free

Whether you are a comedian, dancer, opera-singer, magician, singer-songwriter, Bruce Willis look-a-like or anything else for that matter....come in and hone your talents at Open Night at Roisin Dubh. Just ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 14 Apr / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Stephen Frost, Steve Steen, Ian Coppinger, Joe Rooney

Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Stephen Frost, Steve Steen, Ian Coppinger, Joe Rooney

Wed 15 Apr / 20:30€15 (€12.50 members) Roisin Dubh Comedy, Show starts 9pm

Four brave performers will arrive with no script and not the faintest idea of what will happen. Willed on by a supportive crowd, through improvisation they create whole sketches and ...

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Knoxville Morning | Biggles Flys Again | El Hodad

Knoxville Morning | Biggles Flys Again | El Hodad

Wed 15 Apr / 23:30Free Citóg

Knoxville Morning Knoxville Morning began life as a solo side-project of Band on an Island’s Ciaran Dwyer, before in time, growing into something far bigger. Joined by fellow Band On An ...

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Princess, The Vincent(s)

Princess, The Vincent(s)

Thu 16 Apr / 21:00Free Strange Brew

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We Are Ruffians, Ian O Doherty, Keith McNamara

We Are Ruffians, Ian O Doherty, Keith McNamara

Thu 16 Apr / 21:00Free The Yeti Suite (upstairs)

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Steve Bennett ; Groan Up, Danny Ryan

Steve Bennett ; Groan Up, Danny Ryan

Fri 17 Apr / 20:30€5 Upstairs - tickets at door only , show starts 9pm

Galway based Steve Bennett is a charismatic and energetic musical comedian and M.C. originally from Laois. He blends a witty and charming comedy style with discerning guitar and ukulele. Steve has been ...

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No Spill Blood

No Spill Blood

Fri 17 Apr / 21:00€10 (€8 members)

Dublin, Ireland trio No Spill Blood’s ferocious dose of synth-laden aggression comes across with all the brutal heft of underground metal and with the clever intellect of post-punk. “White Out” ...

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The Academic

The Academic

Sat 18 Apr / 21:00Free

In 2014 word started spreading throughout the flatlands of Westmeath and beyond about 4 kids who played really fast and short sets that sometimes just fell apart but sometimes were ...

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Joshua Radin, Cary Brothers

Joshua Radin, Cary Brothers

Sun 19 Apr / 21:00€20 (€18 members)

Joshua Radin was lying sideways across a hotel bed in Stockholm when he wrote his new album. Spending the day in bed might seem like a counterintuitive approach to productivity, ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 19 Apr / 21:00Free

Whether you are a comedian, dancer, opera-singer, magician, singer-songwriter, Bruce Willis look-a-like or anything else for that matter....come in and hone your talents at Open Night at Roisin Dubh. Just ...

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Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Tue 21 Apr / 21:30Free Upstairs, Roisin Dubh comedy

bringing you some of the best emerging standups on the Irish circuit. Tue 7th April: Sean Finnerty, Darach McGarrigle, Declan Brennan & Oisin Hanlon mc John O Hare Tue 21st April: Bernard ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 21 Apr / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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Sue Rynhart | Maja Elliot |hanahazukashi

Sue Rynhart | Maja Elliot |hanahazukashi

Wed 22 Apr / 21:00Free Citóg

Sue Rynhart Music Sue Rynhart is a composer, singer and producer with a diverse background performing with international and Irish artists. Sue's recently released album 'Crossings' (Songs for Voice & Double Bass) ...

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Bryan Garbe

Bryan Garbe

Wed 22 Apr / 21:00€5 Upstairs

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The Mighty Stef, Boyfights

The Mighty Stef, Boyfights

Thu 23 Apr / 22:00Free Strange Brew

The band make euphoric rock n roll music blended with some gothic, folk and electronic elements. Very exciting live performances with an underground following in Europe and the US as ...

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Steven Sharpe & The Broke Straight Boys, No Stairway, The Gingerbeard Family

Steven Sharpe & The Broke Straight Boys, No Stairway, The Gingerbeard Family

Fri 24 Apr / 21:00€10 (€8 members)

Steven Sharpe was named "Galway Solo Artist of the Year 2014" and is undoubtedly one of Galway's best kept secrets. Steven has been preforming his own brand of out'n'proud music ...

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TEN

TEN

Sat 25 Apr / 15:00€8 Cuirt TICKETS FROM THT.IE & 091 569777 ONLY

Ten: the new wave presents work from some of the most exciting new voices in British poetry with backgrounds in Asia, Europe, the Caribbean and Africa. Ten poets were selected for ...

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Delorentos, Wyvern Lingo

Delorentos, Wyvern Lingo

Sat 25 Apr / 20:00€20 (€18 members) Seapoint Ballroom, Salthill

DELORENTOS are set to tour in Ireland in support of their forthcoming new album Night Becomes Light on Universal Music. The band’s new single, “Show Me Love” is currently Top ...

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Delorentos (NUIG Ticket)

Delorentos (NUIG Ticket)

Sat 25 Apr / 20:00€15 Seapoint Ballroom, Salthill

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Abandoman

Abandoman

Sat 25 Apr / 20:30€15 (€12.50 members) Roisin Dubh Comedy, Show starts 9pm, upstairs

Winner of The Hackney Empire New Act of The Year 2010 The undoubted hit of the Galway Comedy Festival closing party, Abandoman create hilarious musical numbers at lightning speed. Comedian Rob ...

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TONGUE FU with Chris Redmond & guests

TONGUE FU with Chris Redmond & guests

Sat 25 Apr / 20:30€15 Cúirt event, Starts 9pm.

“Poetry, but not as you know it...amazing” The Guardian At Tongue Fu, the finest poets, storytellers and comedians perform with improvised soundtracks from the genre-hopping Tongue Fu Band (Nostalgia 77, ...

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Far From Literature We Were Reared

Far From Literature We Were Reared

Sun 26 Apr / 20:00€10 (€8 members) Cuirt Fringe

A night of song, spoken word and literary shenanigans with Conor Montague, Seamus Ruttledge and friends. Guests include: Gerry Hanberry, Stephen Watt, Sarah Clancy, Aindrias de Staic, Aideen Henry, Olaf ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 26 Apr / 21:00Free

Whether you are a comedian, dancer, opera-singer, magician, singer-songwriter, Bruce Willis look-a-like or anything else for that matter....come in and hone your talents at Open Night at Roisin Dubh. Just ...

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Majestic Bears, Tobi Kaye, Thomas McPartland

Majestic Bears, Tobi Kaye, Thomas McPartland

Tue 28 Apr / 21:00Free The Yeti Suite (upstairs)

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 28 Apr / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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The Twilight Sad

The Twilight Sad

Thu 30 Apr / 21:00€10 (€5 members) Strange Brew

No One Can Ever Know is the third studio album by Scottish indie rock band The Twilight Sad, released by Fat Cat Records on 6 February 2012 in the UK, ...

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The Leg Breakers: Comedy Improv

The Leg Breakers: Comedy Improv

Thu 30 Apr / 21:00€5 Upstairs; Tickets at the door only

A new monthly comedy improv night on the last Thursday of the month upstairs in Róisín Dubh, The Leg Breakers (Galway's newest improv' troupe ) will showcase some of Galway's ...

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