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Le Galaxie

Le Galaxie

Fri 1 May / 21:00€12.50 (€10 members) Le Club Album Launch

Your favourite dancefloor tearjerkers LE GALAXIE present a live tour to launch their second album LE CLUB! Le Galaxie have played and headlined some of the biggest and most reputable venues ...

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Groove.Shake

Groove.Shake

Fri 1 May / 23:30Free

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Lucy Spraggan

Lucy Spraggan

Sat 2 May / 20:00€16 (€14 members)

21-year-old songwriter Lucy Spraggan has already impressed X Factor judges, Radio 1 DJs, festival organisers across the world and Columbia Records, who immediately signed her to their roster. What makes ...

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R in parentheses, Laura Sheeran, Tenro

R in parentheses, Laura Sheeran, Tenro

Sat 2 May / 21:00€7 (€4 members) FEAST (Upstairs)

R in parentheses (https://soundcloud.com/fabrizio-modonese-palumbo) + Laura Sheeran (https://laurasheeran.bandcamp.com/) + Tenro (https://soundcloud.com/tenro/) Darling of the Italian underground FABRIZIO MODONESE PALUMBO makes his first visit to Ireland this Spring with his project (r), a mighty cocktail of ...

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RUBBERBANDITS NEW MUSICAL CONTINENTAL FISTFIGHT

RUBBERBANDITS NEW MUSICAL CONTINENTAL FISTFIGHT

Sun 3 May / 20:00€18 venue: TOWN HALL THEATRE (Doors 7.45pm) Tickets from 091 569777

RESPECTABLE AT LAST! RUBBERBANDITS NEW ‘MUSICAL’ CONTINENTAL FISTFIGHT EXTRA ABBEY THEATRE DATE & TOUR DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND Dublin Abbey Theatre Wed 25th March Galway Town Hall Theatre - Sun 3rd ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 3 May / 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 5 May / 21:30Free Roisin Dubh Comedy, Show starts 9.30pm, upstairs

bringing you some of the best emerging standups on the Irish circuit. 05 May: Steve Bennett, Declan Brennan, Ger Staunton, John O'Hare, Kevin O'Connell 19th May: Danny Ryan, Declan Brennan, ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

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

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Race the Flux - Olympians EP Launch (With Val Normal & Gascan Ruckus)

Race the Flux - Olympians EP Launch (With Val Normal & Gascan Ruckus)

Wed 6 May / 21:00Free Citóg

EP: 'Olympians' Out May 8th via iTunes & Bandcamp The four piece alternative rock band from Galway showcase a mature and commercially experimental sound in their new EP ‘Olympians’, boasting a ...

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VINYL LOVE in aid of Marriage Equality

VINYL LOVE in aid of Marriage Equality

Thu 7 May / 21:00Free

After the brilliant event in Dublin last month where we raised €4k for the YesEquality campaign, Vinyl Love moves to Galway where the idea remains the same: Loads of DJs playing ...

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VINYL LOVE in aid of Marriage Equality donation

VINYL LOVE in aid of Marriage Equality donation

Thu 7 May / 21:00€10

After the brilliant event in Dublin last month where we raised €4k for the YesEquality campaign, Vinyl Love moves to Galway where the idea remains the same: Loads of DJs playing ...

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David ODoherty Has Checked Everything

David ODoherty Has Checked Everything

Fri 8 May / 20:30€17.50 (€15 members) Gerry Mallon presents

David O'Doherty returns for a special show at the Roisin Dubh and he promises to have checked everything . Perrier award winner, "8 Out of 10 Cats" / Never Mind The ...

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Mashole

Mashole

Fri 8 May / 23:30Free

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David ODoherty Has Checked Everything

David ODoherty Has Checked Everything

Sat 9 May / 20:30€17.50 (€15 members) SOLD OUT!!! Gerry Mallon presents

David O'Doherty returns for a special show at the Roisin Dubh and he promises to have checked everything . Perrier award winner, "8 Out of 10 Cats" / Never Mind The ...

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Big Fancy Open Mic NIght

Big Fancy Open Mic NIght

Sun 10 May / 20:30Free

Like the open mic, except bigger & fancier and with €100 prize.

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I can't believe you haven't seen...THE CASTLE

I can't believe you haven't seen...THE CASTLE

Mon 11 May / 21:00Free

This is going straight to the Pool Room. Normally the term 'feel good movie' would fill you with dread, but The Castle is the quintessential feel good movie, about good people ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

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

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Clockwork Orchestra | Zeros & Ones | Crazed

Clockwork Orchestra | Zeros & Ones | Crazed

Wed 13 May / 21:00Free Citóg

The music of Clockwork Orchestra has been described as "hovering somewhere between Ariel Pink’s creepo energy and Django Django’s stylish eccentricity" and like "a less annoying Dan Deacon" but perhaps ...

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Roesy, Anderson

Roesy, Anderson

Thu 14 May / 21:00€12.50 (€10 members)

Singer-songwriter and artist Roesy may now live in Melbourne Australia, but his journey began in Birr, Ireland, singing along to his father’s records as a boy. From an early age ...

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 14 May / 23:30Free

Indie beats, alternative rock and good vibrations from the past, the present and the not too distant future with gugai.

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Hollie McNish

Hollie McNish

Fri 15 May / 20:00€14 (€12 members)

At a time when the live entertainment industry is saturated with acts that are formulaic and predictable, internationally acclaimed poet and spoken word artist Hollie McNish is a breath of ...

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Shuffle! with Keb Darge

Shuffle! with Keb Darge

Fri 15 May / 23:30Free

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ATC

ATC

Sat 16 May / 21:00€5 Upstairs

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My Fellow Sponges

My Fellow Sponges

Sat 16 May / 21:00€5

Take an obsession with words; add a splash of weirdness, some theatrical training and you'd have something like what My Fellow Sponges get up to on and off stage. They ...

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King Creosote

King Creosote

Sun 17 May / 20:00€14 (€12 members)

If you build a fence then you have to treat it, as any DIY buff will tell you. You have to make it durable; to help it help us weather ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 17 May / 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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I can't believe you haven't seen...THE THING

I can't believe you haven't seen...THE THING

Mon 18 May / 21:00Free

John Carpenter's The Thing is both a remake of Howard Hawks' 1951 film of the same name and a re-adaptation of the John W. Campbell Jr. story "Who Goes There?" ...

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Jenn Grinels

Jenn Grinels

Mon 18 May / 21:00€5 Upstairs

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Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Tue 19 May / 21:30Free Roisin Dubh Comedy, Show starts 9.30pm, upstairs

bringing you some of the best emerging standups on the Irish circuit. 05 May: Steve Bennett, Declan Brennan, Ger Staunton, John O'Hare, Kevin O'Connell 19th May: Danny Ryan, Declan Brennan, ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 19 May / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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Captain A & The Commercial Monsters | Yawing Chasm | Keith McNamara

Captain A & The Commercial Monsters | Yawing Chasm | Keith McNamara

Wed 20 May / 21:00Free Citóg

North-West Ireland based Captain A & The Commercial Monsters bring together elements of psychedelia, 70's rock, folk, big band and brazen jamming. Equally influenced by Epic Prog, Leonard Cohen, Bill withers ...

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Sofie Hagen and Alison Spittle (Edinburgh previews)

Sofie Hagen and Alison Spittle (Edinburgh previews)

Wed 20 May / 21:00€5 Show starts 9.30pm, Tickets at the door only

Sofie Hagen "Introducing multi-award-winning Danish comedian Sofie Hagen who has already taken the UK by storm, delighting crowds with her unique observations and home truths, tackling taboo subjects with charm and ...

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Kitty Daisy & Lewis

Kitty Daisy & Lewis

Thu 21 May / 21:00€16 (€14 members) Strange Brew

London siblings Kitty, Daisy & Lewis Durham are talented songwriters/musicians whose background is rooted in the tradition where songs are handed down and sung at family gatherings, playing any instrument ...

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Mna Mna

Mna Mna

Thu 21 May / 21:00Free

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 21 May / 23:30Free

Indie beats, alternative rock and good vibrations from the past, the present and the not too distant future with gugai.

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Fingerstyle Collective

Fingerstyle Collective

Fri 22 May / 20:00€10 Upstairs

Fingerstyle Collective is a collaboration between three acoustic guitarists from the US, Canada, and the UK. During their 2015 tour, Don Alder, Dan LaVoie and Stuart Masters will be bringing ...

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Mundy, Kevin May

Mundy, Kevin May

Fri 22 May / 21:00€20 (€18 members)

With Mundy’s brand new single ‘Shot In The Dark’, the popular artist gives us a taste of his sixth studio album, which is due for release on 17th April. ...

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The Hive

The Hive

Fri 22 May / 23:30Free

. . . 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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GaelGÁIRÍ

GaelGÁIRÍ

Sat 23 May / 20:30€7 Roisin Dubh Comedy, Show starts 9pm

GaelGÁIRÍ, the country's only Irish language stand-up comedy club, will come to Galway for the second time with a gig in the Róisín Dubh. Martin Angolo and very special guests! ...

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The Dirty Circus, Equality Party

The Dirty Circus, Equality Party

Sat 23 May / 21:00€15

THE DIRTY CIRCUS WAS SPAWNED 4 YEARS AGO IN THE WILD WEST OF GALWAY , THE SHOW HAS RECEIVED RAVE REVIEWS AND HAS TAKEN PART AT “ELECTRIC PICNIC” , “BODY&SOUL” ...

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Torche

Torche

Sun 24 May / 21:00€12 (€10 members)

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 24 May / 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 26 May / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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Little Cinema

Little Cinema

Wed 27 May / 21:00€4

Little Cinema is a short film showcase running since 2010, set up by three film-maker friends who met in college in Galway. It showcases films of all genres made by ...

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Jet Setter, Oh Boland

Jet Setter, Oh Boland

Thu 28 May / 21:00Free Strange Brew

Dublin quartet Jet Setter trades in tightly wound, spring-loaded guitar rock that goes heavy on the melody and the melancholy without losing its brisk forward momentum. Channeling influences like The ...

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 28 May / 23:30Free

Indie beats, alternative rock and good vibrations from the past, the present and the not too distant future with gugai.

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Steve Bennett ; Groan Up, Alison Spittle

Steve Bennett ; Groan Up, Alison Spittle

Fri 29 May / 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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Young Wonder

Young Wonder

Fri 29 May / 21:00€12.50 (€10 members)

“There's a beating heart in those electronics” - Pitchfork Young Wonder announce their long-awaited debut album, ‘Birth’, released on Feel Good Lost on May 18 2015. The 12-track record from producer ...

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Disconauts

Disconauts

Fri 29 May / 23:30Free

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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Tom Baxter

Tom Baxter

Sat 30 May / 20:00€22.50 (€20 members)

After gathering broad critical and public acclaim for his first two albums – “Feather & Stone” and “Skybound” – Tom took time out to rediscover his passion for the guitar ...

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Silent Disco Street Party (Over 18s only!)

Silent Disco Street Party (Over 18s only!)

Sun 31 May / 20:00€20 Includes €10 refundable deposit

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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Amazing Apples Album Launch

Amazing Apples Album Launch

Sun 31 May / 21:00€10

Amazing Apples have landed in 2015 with some striking singles – ‘Slipping By’ and their most recent single, ‘Lullaby’ - and now the Galway outfit are set to release their ...

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