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My Fellow Sponges, Samuel Vas-Y

My Fellow Sponges, Samuel Vas-Y

Fri 1 Aug / 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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Booka Brass Band

Booka Brass Band

Sat 2 Aug / 21:00€10

Booka Brass Band are Ireland's first New Orleans style Brass Band. Performing together for just over a year, the band’s unique offering and incredible live energy has already brought them an ...

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The Deans

The Deans

Sun 3 Aug / 21:00€10

The Deans are currently based in France working on their forthcoming record. This summer they are set to perform at festivals in Ireland, The U.K., France and Spain. Last May, The ...

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The Olllam

The Olllam

Mon 4 Aug / 20:00€15

Belfast piper / whistle player John McSherry's new band The Olllam. The other 5 members of the band are based in Detroit, USA. Their music is a hybrid of Traditional ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Mon 4 Aug / 20:00Free Upstairs

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Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Tue 5 Aug / 21:30Free Upstairs, Roisin Dubh comedy

bringing you some of the best emerging standups on the Irish circuit. 2nd September: Paul Crowley, Declan Brennan, Brendan O'Grady, Sean Nolan. MC John O'Hare 16th September: Adam Cullen, Declan Brennan, ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

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

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 7 Aug / 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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Negative Result

Negative Result

Fri 8 Aug / 21:00€5

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The Hive

The Hive

Fri 8 Aug / 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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The Converse Allstars

The Converse Allstars

Sat 9 Aug / 22:15Free

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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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 9 Aug / 23:30Free

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 10 Aug / 20:00Free Upstairs

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Alive presents, Bagels, Derek Ellard, His New Atlas

Alive presents, Bagels, Derek Ellard, His New Atlas

Sun 10 Aug / 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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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

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

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The Converse Allstars

The Converse Allstars

Wed 13 Aug / 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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Somerville, Sails, Pockets

Somerville, Sails, Pockets

Thu 14 Aug / 21:00Free Strange Brew

Somerville creates experimental music influenced by the rugged and barren landscapes of her native Connemara on Ireland’s west coast. From the small Gaeltacht village of Corr na Móna, Maria Somerville’s ...

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 14 Aug / 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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Brassroots (cancelled)

Brassroots (cancelled)

Fri 15 Aug / 21:00€10 Cancelled

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Mashole

Mashole

Fri 15 Aug / 23:30Free

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Declan O'Rourke

Declan O'Rourke

Sat 16 Aug / 20:00€22.50 (€20 members)

“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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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 16 Aug / 23:30Free

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Big Fancy Open Mic NIght

Big Fancy Open Mic NIght

Sun 17 Aug / 20:00Free

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

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Deafheaven; No Spill Blood

Deafheaven; No Spill Blood

Mon 18 Aug / 21:00€17 (€15 members)

Deafheaven is an American post-black metal band that formed in 2010 in San Francisco. Their music is described as “A dizzying hybrid of shoegaze shimmer, hardcore punk passion, emo vulnerability, ...

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Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase

Tue 19 Aug / 21:30Free Upstairs, Roisin Dubh comedy

bringing you some of the best emerging standups on the Irish circuit. 2nd September: Paul Crowley, Declan Brennan, Brendan O'Grady, Sean Nolan. MC John O'Hare 16th September: Adam Cullen, Declan Brennan, ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

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

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Little Cinema

Little Cinema

Wed 20 Aug / 20:00€3

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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Phil Cosby

Phil Cosby

Wed 20 Aug / 21:00Free Upstairs

"Never afraid of the brutal, the voice is raw and soulful and the guitar playing is vintage. Phil Cosby will take you on a journey through luscious soundscapes and driving ...

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The Converse Allstars

The Converse Allstars

Wed 20 Aug / 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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Theme Tune Boy

Theme Tune Boy

Thu 21 Aug / 21:00Free Strange Brew

Theme Tune Boy is the most recent incarnation of Niall Quinn, who gained mini-infamy in the deep fog of time as drummer/songwriter with The Hitchers. The long overdue long player ...

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Gingerbeard House

Gingerbeard House

Thu 21 Aug / 21:00€5 Upstairs

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 21 Aug / 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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Race The Flux perform Songs For The Deaf

Race The Flux perform Songs For The Deaf

Fri 22 Aug / 20:00€7 Cancelled due to illness

The Galway 4 piece, Race The Flux will perform "Songs For The Deaf" by Queens of the Stone Age in full across the country this August. Not only will the band ...

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Mashole

Mashole

Fri 22 Aug / 23:30Free

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Lee Mack; Hit The Road Mack (Special Previews), with Mike Gunn

Lee Mack; Hit The Road Mack (Special Previews), with Mike Gunn

Sat 23 Aug / 19:30€28 Venue: Roisin Dubh - SOLD OUT (Doors 7.30pm; show at 8pm)

Join the multi-award winning star of "Not Going Out" and "Would I Lie To You?", Lee Mack, as he warms up for his brand new live tour. Expect his ...

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Sat 23 Aug / 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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Lee Mack; Hit The Road Mack (Special Previews), with Mike Gunn

Lee Mack; Hit The Road Mack (Special Previews), with Mike Gunn

Sun 24 Aug / 19:30€28 Venue: Black Box Theatre (Doors 7.30pm; show at 8pm)

Join the multi-award winning star of "Not Going Out" and "Would I Lie To You?", Lee Mack, as he warms up for his brand new live tour. Expect his ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 24 Aug / 20:00Free Upstairs

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Alive presents, Two Glass Eyes, Phazam Haze, Featuring X

Alive presents, Two Glass Eyes, Phazam Haze, Featuring X

Sun 24 Aug / 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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Lee Mack; Hit The Road Mack (Special Previews), with Mike Gunn

Lee Mack; Hit The Road Mack (Special Previews), with Mike Gunn

Mon 25 Aug / 19:30€28 Venue: Róisín Dubh (Doors 7.30pm; show at 8pm)

Join the multi-award winning star of "Not Going Out" and "Would I Lie To You?", Lee Mack, as he warms up for his brand new live tour. Expect his ...

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Good Morning Mrs. Will Hunting

Good Morning Mrs. Will Hunting

Tue 26 Aug / 19:00€5 €5 on the door all proceeds go to Galway Samaritans.

A fundraising night for Galway Samaritans and a night to remember everyones childhood hero. A showing of one of Robin Williams finest movies to be decided by you. €5 on the door ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 26 Aug / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free pint of Fosters. Free shot before 12.

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Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams, Dott

Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams, Dott

Wed 27 Aug / 20:00€12 (€10 members)

New Yorker Jeffrey Lewis is a comic book artist and a musician. With his current band project The Jrams, he moves from acoustic narratives to head-smashing garage rock and his ...

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Tiny Ruins

Tiny Ruins

Wed 27 Aug / 21:00Free Upstairs

Tiny Ruins released their second album, Brightly Painted One, in May 2014 and have since embarked on an international tour of New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the USA and Europe, seeing ...

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The Converse Allstars

The Converse Allstars

Wed 27 Aug / 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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The Flatliners

The Flatliners

Thu 28 Aug / 20:00€12

The Flatliners are a punk band from Richmond Hill and Brampton, Ontario Canada. Since their formation in 2002, The Flatliners have been a growing influence in the Toronto punk/ska movement ...

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 28 Aug / 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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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 30 Aug / 23:30Free

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 31 Aug / 20:00Free

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