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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 1 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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D Day

D Day

Wed 2 Jul / 21:00Free

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The Converse Allstars

The Converse Allstars

Wed 2 Jul / 23:45Free

The Converse All-Stars play a gritty mash up of dirty blues, old school funk & soulful rock to brighten up your Sunday night - and this Sunday night, we're changing ...

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Drenge

Drenge

Thu 3 Jul / 21:00€12.50 (€10 members) CANCELLED

“ … Drenge’s future looks set to be nothing less than heart-stoppingly, bone-shakingly exciting …” NME “ … Hugely enjoyable; their concerns are about being as exciting as possible right ...

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Roisin Sessions; Majestic Bears

Roisin Sessions; Majestic Bears

Thu 3 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

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Boyfights

Boyfights

Thu 3 Jul / 22:00Free Strange Brew

Boyfights are a three piece indie rock band based in Galway. They fuse melodic, soulful, sultry vocals with hard hitting drumbeats, driving bass and screeching guitar.

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World Cup 1/4 Finals

World Cup 1/4 Finals

Fri 4 Jul / 17:00Free Big Screens, Back Rooms, Big Sound

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Andy Smith; David Barry

Andy Smith; David Barry

Fri 4 Jul / 23:30€5 Shuffle 1st Birthday Party

Well its hard to believe its been one year since the needle dropped on the first record at the very first Shuffle! in the Roisin Dubh . Not being a ...

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World Cup 1/4 Finals

World Cup 1/4 Finals

Sat 5 Jul / 17:00Free Big Screens, Back Rooms, Big Sound

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The Lads of Comedy: Comedy Tour

The Lads of Comedy: Comedy Tour

Sat 5 Jul / 20:00€10 (€8 members) Roisin Dubh Comedy, Show starts 8.30pm

The Lads of Comedy, Comedy Tour is the greatest show that you will probably never see. Remember how nobody saw Citizen Kane first time around? Or no one watched the ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 6 Jul / 20:00Free Upstairs

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Alive Presents

Alive Presents

Sun 6 Jul / 21:00€3

ALIVE returns to the Roisin Dubh on July 6th for the fifth night of the live shows and the recording of the ALIVE youtube series. Headlining the night are Roscommon legends, ...

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World Cup Semi Final 1

World Cup Semi Final 1

Tue 8 Jul / 20:00Free Big Screens, Back Rooms, Big Sound

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 8 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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World Cup Semi Final 2

World Cup Semi Final 2

Wed 9 Jul / 20:00Free Big Screens, Back Rooms, Big Sound

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The Dirty Circus

The Dirty Circus

Wed 9 Jul / 23:00€10

On Saturday November 2nd Galway icons new and old The Dirty Circus and The Roisin Dubh have come together to bring you a amazing night of all things Burlesque and ...

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Get Up And Go Afterparty

Get Up And Go Afterparty

Thu 10 Jul / 20:00Free Upstairs

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Conor O'Toole & Alison Spittles class double bill

Conor O'Toole & Alison Spittles class double bill

Fri 11 Jul / 19:00€5 Roisin Dubh Comedy, Show starts 7.30pm

Alison Spittle and Conor O'Toole are two stand up comedians from Mullingar and Dublin, respectively. They have been described as "great" and "four stars", respectively, by the Irish Times and ...

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September Girls

September Girls

Fri 11 Jul / 21:00Free

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Mashole

Mashole

Fri 11 Jul / 23:45Free

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Erin McKeown

Erin McKeown

Sat 12 Jul / 20:00€12 (€10 members)

Your favorite American returns. It's been too long since Erin McKeown has brought her unique songwriting and signature electric guitar playing to the Roisin Dubh. Spend an evening with old ...

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World Cup Final!!

World Cup Final!!

Sun 13 Jul / 19:00Free

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 13 Jul / 23:00Free Upstairs

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Hot 8 Brass Band (Cancelled)

Hot 8 Brass Band (Cancelled)

Mon 14 Jul / 22:00€26 Cancelled

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Silent Disco On Monday

Silent Disco On Monday

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

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The Sonics

The Sonics

Tue 15 Jul / 20:00€30 Galway Arts Festival

Since the beginning of garage rock, the northwest sound, grunge, or whatever anyone calls it, the Sonics set the precedence and the pace, and the sound that gave to every ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 15 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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The National; Phosphorescent

The National; Phosphorescent

Wed 16 Jul / 19:00€39.50 Sold Out. Galway Arts Festival Big Top

TROUBLE WILL FIND ME, the most self-assured collection of songs produced by the National in its 14-year career, is a tribute to fully evolved artistic vision—and, somewhat less mystically, to ...

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Uproot Hootenanny

Uproot Hootenanny

Wed 16 Jul / 20:00€10 Galway Arts Festival

Uproot Hootenanny promise the most entertaining and unique brand of folk, classic rock, modern rock, pop, roots, celtic, bluegrass, and country music and they live up to their promise. This five-piece ...

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The Converse Allstars

The Converse Allstars

Wed 16 Jul / 23:45Free

The Converse All-Stars play a gritty mash up of dirty blues, old school funk & soulful rock to brighten up your Sunday night - and this Sunday night, we're changing ...

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Seska-The McMagicSandwich[with fries]

Seska-The McMagicSandwich[with fries]

Thu 17 Jul / 14:00€8 Galway Fringe. All ages show.

Comedy magic!! Exploding lightbulbs, water into wine, stunning card tricks, slapstick danger and crayzeeeness! Caution: this show may cause internal injury through laughing too hard! Free fries on entry ! “My ...

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Declan O'Rourke & string quartet

Declan O'Rourke & string quartet

Thu 17 Jul / 20:00€25 Sold out - new date added for August 16th

Charismatic singer-songwriter Declan O’Rourke has achieved critical acclaim for his soulful love ballads, playing to sold out crowds both nationally and internationally. He has performed on the same bill as Bob ...

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Seska-The McMagicSandwich[with fries]

Seska-The McMagicSandwich[with fries]

Fri 18 Jul / 14:00€8 Galway Fringe. All ages show.

Comedy magic!! Exploding lightbulbs, water into wine, stunning card tricks, slapstick danger and crayzeeeness! Caution: this show may cause internal injury through laughing too hard! Free fries on entry ! “My ...

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Imelda May

Imelda May

Fri 18 Jul / 19:30€35 Galway Arts Festival Big Top. Sold Out

Dublin-born Imelda May has the rare kind of raw talent and timeless glamour that truly illuminates the stage. You don't just watch Imelda perform, you experience it, "She holds her ...

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Christiane O'Mahoney & Adam Cullen; Badgers & Braveheart

Christiane O'Mahoney & Adam Cullen; Badgers & Braveheart

Fri 18 Jul / 19:30Free Upstairs, Roisin Dubh comedy, starts 8pm

Christiane O'Mahony ('Had the audience in stitches' - Funny Women Review) and Adam Cullen ('Saw him live for the first time last week and I'm still laughing' - PJ Gallagher) ...

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Gingerbeard Family

Gingerbeard Family

Fri 18 Jul / 21:00€8 (€5 members)

There’s nothing quite like a Gingerbeard Family show. Six of Galway’s finest musicians, comedians, artists and singer-songwriters come together to play you original music and your favourite covers. Swapping instruments and ...

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The Hive

The Hive

Fri 18 Jul / 23:45Free

. . . A Club For Music Lovers, By Music Lovers . . . “This is a beautiful day… It is a new day… We are together, ...

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The Coronas; Walking On Cars

The Coronas; Walking On Cars

Sat 19 Jul / 19:00€35 Sold Out, Galway Arts Festival Big Top.

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Booka Brass Band; Brian Deady

Booka Brass Band; Brian Deady

Sat 19 Jul / 20:00€10 Sold out. Extra date added - August 2nd. On sale now.

Booka Brass Band are Ireland's first (and currently only) New Orleans style Brass Band. Formed in November 2012, since then they have quickly gone from strength to strength on the live ...

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The Waterboys; Rainy Boy Sleep

The Waterboys; Rainy Boy Sleep

Sun 20 Jul / 19:00€40 Galway Arts Festival Big Top.

THE WATERBOYS were formed 30 years ago by Mike Scott and became famous for their powerful live performances and majestic alternative rock albums such as A Pagan Place and This ...

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Dublin Gospel Choir

Dublin Gospel Choir

Sun 20 Jul / 19:00€16 Galway Arts Festival

“A must-see – who’d have thought gospel would be this cool?” (Irish Times) “Gladdens the heart and brings a smile to the face……Uplifting stuff” (Hot Press) “Ireland’s foremost gospel musicians” (Metro) The ...

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Owen Pallett

Owen Pallett

Mon 21 Jul / 20:00€20 Galway Arts Festival

In Conflict is full of love songs - more specifically, songs about liminal states and our loved ones locked in battle with them. “The record is meant to approach ‘insanity’ in ...

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Silent Disco On Monday

Silent Disco On Monday

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

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Kevin Devine

Kevin Devine

Tue 22 Jul / 20:00€12 Galway Arts Festival

The first solo album I heard by Kevin Devine was a demo tape a friend gave me in 1999. The tape was pared down sound, recorded in somebody’s basement with ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 22 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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Eleanor Tiernan; Help The Frigid

Eleanor Tiernan; Help The Frigid

Wed 23 Jul / 18:45Free Upstairs, Roisin Dubh comedy, starts 7pm

Do people call you uptight? Struggle to lose your inhibitions? Stop! It’s not you, it’s them. Let this featured act from Comedy Central’s Alternative Comedy Experience show you why it’s ...

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Simone Felice; Samantha Crain

Simone Felice; Samantha Crain

Wed 23 Jul / 20:00€20 Galway Arts Festival

With a musical style leaning toward smooth Americana and effortlessly conjuring images of a wandering troubadour, the soulfully poetic Simone Felice's warm, soothing tones impart evocative tales of loss, love ...

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The Converse Allstars

The Converse Allstars

Wed 23 Jul / 23:45Free

The Converse All-Stars play a gritty mash up of dirty blues, old school funk & soulful rock to brighten up your Sunday night - and this Sunday night, we're changing ...

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Cass McCoombs; Lisa O'Neill

Cass McCoombs; Lisa O'Neill

Thu 24 Jul / 20:00€16 Galway Arts Festival

Big Wheel and Others is Cass McCombs’ seventh-and-a-half album and will be released October 15th (October 14th in the rest of the world) on Domino Records. Within his decade-long career, most ...

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Milton Jones

Milton Jones

Fri 25 Jul / 20:00€23 Galway Arts Festival (SOLD OUT)

Famed for his incisive one-liners and his madcap hairstyles, Milton Jones is a TV favourite and regular on Mock the Week (BBC2), Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC1), Live at the ...

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Disconauts

Disconauts

Fri 25 Jul / 23:45Free

Disconauts monthly disco dancin' session in Roisin Dubh. Spangley house, dirty disco & techno bombs all night long. it's a house party!

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West Cork Ukulele Orchestra

West Cork Ukulele Orchestra

Sat 26 Jul / 20:00€14 Galway Arts Festival

The West Cork Ukulele Orchestra is comprised of 10 disparate musical talents brought together for one purpose: to rock the planet, ukulele-style! Leapfrogging over barriers of genre, time and taste, ...

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Silent Night with Kormac's Big Band

Silent Night with Kormac's Big Band

Sat 26 Jul / 21:00€15 Galway Arts Festival Big Top

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Cathy Davey

Cathy Davey

Sun 27 Jul / 20:00€16 Galway Arts Festival

Right now, Cathy is recording her fourth album in a temporary studio in the stunning National Concert Hall, due for release early 2014. When she finishes mid Sept, she is hitting the ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 27 Jul / 20:00Free Upstairs

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The Bog Hoppers

The Bog Hoppers

Mon 28 Jul / 21:00€5

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 29 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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TLA

TLA

Wed 30 Jul / 21:00Free

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The Converse Allstars

The Converse Allstars

Wed 30 Jul / 23:45Free

The Converse All-Stars play a gritty mash up of dirty blues, old school funk & soulful rock to brighten up your Sunday night - and this Sunday night, we're changing ...

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