We Raise Bears | Oisin O Scolai and the Virginia Slims

Gaining critical attention for their recently released debut EP, We Raise Bears’ music has been attributed with having “such a uniqueness in sound, a character, a confidence and an intelligence” (BBC Radio). Their poignant and political lyricism has also been described as “stunning” (Dublin Concerts). The band have performed headline...

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Fintan McHugh

Fintan McHugh, New Album Wait till The Clouds Roll By Fintan McHugh’s a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Son of Northern Irish uilleann piper Joe McHugh he has inherited a love and passion for Irish songs and music. In the spirit of the traveling troubadour Fintan sings and accompanies himself on the...

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Singer Songwriter Night

Amongst those appearing at the Second Songwriter showcase of this year’s festival will be Mick Brown, Dean Maywood, Kaiona Solas, Shane Kelly Lester, Barry Jay Hughes, Gillen Hardesty. Come down and enjoy a night of original and new music and songs.   Click here to buy tickets

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Gerry Carthy

Born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Gerry Carthy has been a fixture on Santa Fe’s music scene for more than two decades. Whether he’s playing the tenor banjo, mandolin, fiddle, tin whistles, saxophone, flute or guitar, Carthy also has a knack for delivering heartfelt Northern New Mexico folk music and Americana....

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Lucie Azconaga and Consuelo Breschi

Lucie Azconaga and Consuelo Breschi are a fiddle and vocal duet. They arrange traditional tunes and songs, by weaving around the melodies with harmonies, drones, and countermelody, to create new avenues for the tunes to go down. Lucie, from France, and Consuelo, from Italy met in 2015, after moving to...

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Singer Songwriter Showcase

Join us at the intimate candle lit venue of DeBurgos for the first of this year’s Singer Songwriter Showcases. The night will feature new and original music from Pádraig Jack, Máiread Duffy, Barry Staunton, Keith McNamara, Corrosive Joseph, Denis Mockler and more.   Click here to buy your tickets 

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The Invisible Jug Band

While Jug or Skiffle Bands are not well documented they played an essential part in forming the music we listen to and enjoy today. Despite lack of prosperity, musicians strove for self-expression by building their own instruments from household items. Popular in the 20’s and 30’s, and then again in...

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Songs From The West

Songs From The West with Tony Reidy & Friends A night of original music & songs from the West of Ireland. Tony Reidy hails from Aughagower near Westport, Co Mayo. Tony has gained a considerable reputation as a songwriter, his themes include tales of informers, small town romance, dreamers, losers...

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The Wandering Mongrels

The Wandering Mongrels are a Tradition / Folk Music group based in Galway, Ireland. Their lives took them down many different paths and around the world until eventually they were united at a music session in Galway in 2015. They have been playing together ever since and are regulars in...

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Rodney Owl

Mark McConville ( AKA Rodney Owl ) is originally from Lurgan Co. Armagh. Now a long term resident of Galway city, Mark has been writing and recording material over the past few years. 2016 saw the release of the debut album Woe, which weaves a spell around rock, folk, jazzy...

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