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Citóg presents, No Monster Club, We Are Ruffians, Ghost Rats

Citóg presents, No Monster Club, We Are Ruffians, Ghost Rats

Wed 1 Jul / 21:00Free

Citóg is an old Irish term denoting a left-handed person. Sinistrality being considered a sign of the devil, the term Citóg was often ascribed in a derogatory manner to those ...

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Disappear Here

Disappear Here

Wed 1 Jul / 23:30Free

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Denis Mocker

Denis Mocker

Thu 2 Jul / 20:00€8 Upstairs, includes a free EP.

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 2 Jul / 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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Mares of Diomedes

Mares of Diomedes

Fri 3 Jul / 21:30€6 (€3.50 members) Upstairs(FEAST)

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Mashole

Mashole

Fri 3 Jul / 23:00Free

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Bernard OShea; What To Expect When Youre Not The One Expecting

Bernard OShea; What To Expect When Youre Not The One Expecting

Sat 4 Jul / 20:30€17.50 (€15 members) Roisin Dubh Comedy, Show starts 9pm

Star of RTE's Republic of Telly and host of RTE 2FM’s Breakfast Republic Bernard O’Shea makes his highly anticipated return to the Roisin Dubh on Sat 4th July Resident roving ...

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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 4 Jul / 23:30Free

Every week Graham Dolan plays a discerning selection of vintage gems, future classics and everything in-between. Expect to hear indie, alternative, soul, garage rock, new wave and more.

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 5 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

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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That's What's Up

That's What's Up

Mon 6 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

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Silent Disco On Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco On Tuesdays!!

Tue 7 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free shot of Jager.

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Citóg presents, Steven Sharpe & The Broke Straight Boys, Dylan Murphy, Cara Krush

Citóg presents, Steven Sharpe & The Broke Straight Boys, Dylan Murphy, Cara Krush

Wed 8 Jul / 21:00Free

Citóg is an old Irish term denoting a left-handed person. Sinistrality being considered a sign of the devil, the term Citóg was often ascribed in a derogatory manner to those ...

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Disappear Here

Disappear Here

Wed 8 Jul / 23:30Free

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HamsandwicH

HamsandwicH

Thu 9 Jul / 21:00€15 (€13 members) Strange Brew

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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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 9 Jul / 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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The Gingerbeard Family

The Gingerbeard Family

Fri 10 Jul / 21:00€8 (€5 members)

Following their appearances at Body & Soul and Killarney Festival this year, The Gingerbeard Family are back. Six artists (some of Galway’s finest musicians, comedians, artists and singer-songwriters) come together ...

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Walter Gross, Tenshuan

Walter Gross, Tenshuan

Fri 10 Jul / 23:45€5

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Shuffle

Shuffle

Fri 10 Jul / 23:45Free

Shuffle! is a monthly residency in its second year spinning hip shaking, low down and dirty Funk, Soul, Disco, Jump Blues, Jamaican Ska, Disco, Reggae, boogaloo and whatever else it ...

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John Reilly and Friends featuring Becky Stark and Tom Brosseau

John Reilly and Friends featuring Becky Stark and Tom Brosseau

Sat 11 Jul / 20:00€30 St.Nicholas’ Collegiate Church

American movie star, singer and comedian John C. Reilly is known for his brilliant character acting in movies such as Boogie Nights, The Hours, Chicago, Magnolia and Walk Hard: the ...

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I Am Niamh, Tracy Bruen

I Am Niamh, Tracy Bruen

Sat 11 Jul / 20:30Free Upstairs. Wonderland Album Launch

"Classically trained soprano Niamh Parkinson cites everyone from Debussy to Deerhoof as an influence, and it shows. Her eerie, modern piano riffs and bold string arrangements make her one for ...

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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 11 Jul / 23:30Free

Every week Graham Dolan plays a discerning selection of vintage gems, future classics and everything in-between. Expect to hear indie, alternative, soul, garage rock, new wave and more.

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John Reilly and Friends featuring Becky Stark and Tom Brosseau

John Reilly and Friends featuring Becky Stark and Tom Brosseau

Sun 12 Jul / 20:00€30 St.Nicholas’ Collegiate Church

American movie star, singer and comedian John C. Reilly is known for his brilliant character acting in movies such as Boogie Nights, The Hours, Chicago, Magnolia and Walk Hard: the ...

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Big Fancy Open Mic Night

Big Fancy Open Mic Night

Sun 12 Jul / 21:00Free

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

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John Spillane & Band

John Spillane & Band

Mon 13 Jul / 21:00€18 (€16 members) Galway International Arts Festival

John Spillane is one of the most accomplished songwriters in Ireland and a spellbinding live performer. A winner of two Meteor Awards, his live performances move easily between melancholy, poetry ...

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That's What's Up

That's What's Up

Mon 13 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

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St.Vincent, Little Green Cars

St.Vincent, Little Green Cars

Tue 14 Jul / 19:00€35 Galway International Arts Festival Big Top

Galway International Arts Festival and the Róisín Dubh are delighted to announce St. Vincent, one of this generation’s most inventive performers, will make her Festival debut at the Festival Big ...

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The Young Folk, The Lost Brothers

The Young Folk, The Lost Brothers

Tue 14 Jul / 20:00€16 (€14 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Irish Folk/Rock/Pop quartet The Young Folk release their new single “Way Down South” on Pixie Pace Records on digital download in September 2014. “Way Down South”, a song about ...

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Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Tue 14 Jul / 21:00€5 Price includes a FREE PINT of Tuborg & FREE into SILENT DISCO after

bringing you some of the best emerging standups on the Irish circuit. June 2: Stephen Ryan (headline) with Paul McCarron, Bob Hennigan, Declan Brennan & special guest Mc June 16: Adam ...

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Silent Disco On Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco On Tuesdays!!

Tue 14 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free shot of Jager.

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Disappear Here

Disappear Here

Wed 15 Jul / 23:30Free

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Damien Rice

Damien Rice

Thu 16 Jul / 19:30€39.50 Galway International Arts Festival Big Top, SOLD OUT!

Galway International Arts Festival and the Róisín Dubh are delighted to announce acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice will make his Festival debut when he plays the Festival Big Top on ...

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All Tvvins

All Tvvins

Thu 16 Jul / 20:00€16 (€14 members) Galway International Arts Festival

As members of already-productive bands, Conor Adams and Lar Kaye would want to have a good reason for starting another project. As a songwriter, guitarist and vocalist, Adams' has received ...

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 16 Jul / 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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Kodaline, The Academic

Kodaline, The Academic

Fri 17 Jul / 19:30€45 Galway International Arts Festival Big Top. Sold out here, try giaf.ie

Galway International Arts Festival and the Róisín Dubh are delighted to announce Kodaline will make their Festival Big Top debut with a headline concert this summer on Saturday 18th July. The ...

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Declan O'Rourke

Declan O'Rourke

Fri 17 Jul / 20:00€30 (€28 members) Galway International Arts Festival

“He writes the sort of classic songs that people don’t write anymore, songs that sound like they’ve been around forever [...] Listen to Galileo, which is possibly the greatest song ...

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Shardborne

Shardborne

Fri 17 Jul / 21:30€5

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Kodaline, The Academic

Kodaline, The Academic

Sat 18 Jul / 19:00€45 Galway International Arts Festival Big Top. Sold Out.

Galway International Arts Festival and the Róisín Dubh are delighted to announce Kodaline will make their Festival Big Top debut with a headline concert this summer on Saturday 18th July. The ...

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Jape

Jape

Sat 18 Jul / 20:00€16 (€14 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Jape (AKA Richie Egan & friends) today announce a new single, Séance of Light. The track is the second to be taken from the forthcoming album, ‘This Chemical Sea’ which ...

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Groove.Shake

Groove.Shake

Sat 18 Jul / 23:30Free

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AL PORTER Is Yours with special guests Totally Wired

AL PORTER Is Yours with special guests Totally Wired

Sun 19 Jul / 20:30€18 (€15 members) Galway International Arts Festival

AL PORTER "Is Yours" "Move over Graham Norton, Ireland's ascendant king of camp is Al Porter. With bold gags and bolder suits, the young Tallaght man is fast making a ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 19 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

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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Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Mon 20 Jul / 21:00€18 (€16 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Colm Mac Con Iomaire returns with his second album And Now The Weather (Agus Anois An Aimsir) on 17th April. This is the follow-up to his debut solo album in ...

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That's What's Up

That's What's Up

Mon 20 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

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Chuck Prophet

Chuck Prophet

Tue 21 Jul / 20:00€16 (€14 members) Galway International Arts Festival

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Silent Disco On Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco On Tuesdays!!

Tue 21 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free shot of Jager.

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KEVIN BRIDGES: A Whole Different Story

KEVIN BRIDGES: A Whole Different Story

Wed 22 Jul / 19:00€34.50 VENUE: Seapoint Ballroom Salthill SOLD OUT! Doors 7pm, Support at 8pm

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O Emperor, Dream Wife, Ages & Ages

O Emperor, Dream Wife, Ages & Ages

Wed 22 Jul / 21:00€16 (€14 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Although relatively quiet on the home-front O Emperor have had a busy 2012 which saw them releasing “HITHER THITHER” in Europe on independent German label K and F Records and ...

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Disappear Here

Disappear Here

Wed 22 Jul / 23:30Free

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KEVIN BRIDGES: A Whole Different Story

KEVIN BRIDGES: A Whole Different Story

Thu 23 Jul / 19:00€34.50 VENUE: Seapoint Ballroom Salthill SOLD OUT! Doors 7pm, Support at 8pm

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Sinead O'Connor, John Grant

Sinead O'Connor, John Grant

Thu 23 Jul / 19:00€39.50 Galway International Arts Festival Big Top

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Scullion

Scullion

Thu 23 Jul / 20:00€18 (€16 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Scullion have recorded a new collection of songs and to celebrate the band will be embarking this Autumn on their most extensive tour for many years. The Tour will follow the ...

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Alpha Male Tea Party

Alpha Male Tea Party

Thu 23 Jul / 21:30€7 (€4 members) Upstairs(FEAST)

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 23 Jul / 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, Edwin Sammon

Steve Bennett ; Groan Up, Edwin Sammon

Fri 24 Jul / 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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Jerry Fish

Jerry Fish

Fri 24 Jul / 21:00€20 (€18 members) Galway International Arts Festival

‘Celebrate’ by Jerry Fish has just been re-released as a single this Summer. All proceeds of Irish Sales in 2012 will be donated to Barretstown Children’s Charity. Jerry Fish ...

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The Hive

The Hive

Fri 24 Jul / 23:00Free

. . . 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

The Coronas

Sat 25 Jul / 19:00€35 Galway Arts Festival Big Top

Galway International Arts Festival and the Róisín Dubh are delighted to announce the return of The Coronas to Galway for a special Festival Big Top party on Saturday 25th July. The ...

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Rubberbandits New Musical Continental Fistfight

Rubberbandits New Musical Continental Fistfight

Sat 25 Jul / 19:00€23 (€20 members) Venue: SEAPOINT , GIAF & Roisin Dubh Comedy presents

RUBBERBANDITS: CONTINENTAL FISTFIGHT “Dissenting and provocative humour … Wild and winning” The Guardian “Funny, catchy songs … an exhilarating night out” Metro Direct from their recent sell out run at the Abbey ...

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Mick Flannery

Mick Flannery

Sat 25 Jul / 20:00€26 (€24 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Mick Flannery is a 25 year old stone mason who was brought up on a farm outside Blarney, Co. Cork, Ireland. His first real connection to music was watching an ...

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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 25 Jul / 23:30Free

Every week Graham Dolan plays a discerning selection of vintage gems, future classics and everything in-between. Expect to hear indie, alternative, soul, garage rock, new wave and more.

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Mick Flannery

Mick Flannery

Sun 26 Jul / 21:00€26 (€24 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Mick Flannery is a 25 year old stone mason who was brought up on a farm outside Blarney, Co. Cork, Ireland. His first real connection to music was watching an ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 26 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

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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That's What's Up

That's What's Up

Mon 27 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

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Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Tue 28 Jul / 21:00€5 Price includes a FREE PINT of Tuborg & FREE into SILENT DISCO after

bringing you some of the best emerging standups on the Irish circuit. June 2: Stephen Ryan (headline) with Paul McCarron, Bob Hennigan, Declan Brennan & special guest Mc June 16: Adam ...

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Silent Disco On Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco On Tuesdays!!

Tue 28 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free shot of Jager.

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Little Cinema

Little Cinema

Wed 29 Jul / 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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Disappear Here

Disappear Here

Wed 29 Jul / 23:30Free

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Strange Brew Summer Shindig 11

Strange Brew Summer Shindig 11

Thu 30 Jul / 20:00€5 Free pint of Hophouse 13 & a free CD for the first 200.

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Big Blue World

Big Blue World

Fri 31 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

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