December 1, 2023

Looking for something to do this Saturday, March 4th, in Galway? Check out these exciting events!

It’s Saturday and we are enjoying every minute of this March madness. There’s a grand stretch in the evenings and so much happening in our city of the tribes. Our Scene in Galway pocket print guide is out on the streets, and we are here with a quick run down of just some of the live gigs happening this Saturday, March 4th to whet your appetite.  

In A Nutshell – Quick Rundown:

At the Róisín Dubh, catch Krapka;KOMA, the Ukrainian multi-instrumentalist electronic girl duo, with support acts Pixi Ink and Becky Boo. At Monroe’s Live, Switch, the dynamic band with powerful vocals, will put their unique modern twist on any genre. The Cellar Bar will host A Modern Movement with three live bands, We Come in Pieces, Puck, and Red Sun Alert, bringing you the best of new alternative music. Meanwhile, at the Skeff Bar, Galway-based singer and composer Tobi Kaye will be performing his original works, accompanied by DJ Ferg to keep the party going.

Róisín Dubh

8pm: Krapka;KOMA

Catch Krapka;KOMA, the Ukrainian multi-instrumentalist electronic girl duo at the Róisín Dubh this Saturday, March 4th, with support acts Pixi Ink and Becky Boo. Krapka;KOMA’s unique sound blends indie-electronica, trip hop, and nu-jazz. Their music echoes the atmospheric vibe of Bonobo and Radiohead. Despite the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Krapka;KOMA’s Ira and Arona continue to perform.  

Together, they have brought their unique music soundscapes to the Netherlands, Poland, Germany, Spain, Romania, Estonia, France, Slovakia, Czech Republic and the UK. Now, Galway audiences have the chance to catch them live at Róisín Dubh this Saturday. Furthermore, they are actively fundraising for the healthcare needs of Ukrainian defenders.

Monroe’s Live

11pm: Switch

Switch is a band that stands out with their powerful vocals and the ability to put their unique modern twist on any genre. With over a decade of experience playing the busiest nights in pubs and clubs across the country, they have perfected their live sound. From the latest chart-toppers to beloved classics from the 1950s to present-day, Switch can play it all. This dynamic band spends most of their time on the road, travelling to venues nationwide to share their music with fans. Their high-energy performances are always a hit with audiences, making them a top choice for any event or occasion. If you’re looking for a band that can deliver an unforgettable live experience, Switch is the one to watch.

The Cellar Bar

A Modern Movement with We Come in Pieces, Puck and Red Sun Alert

Downstairs at The Cellar Bar on Galway’s Eglinton Street, A Modern Movement will bring you the best of new alternative music with three live bands who are ready to storm the stage. Limerick band We Come in Pieces will bring their rousing performance style to The Cellar.  Following numerous Irish, UK, and European tours, they are writing original music again and building the next chapter in heavy alt-rock.

They will be joined by Galway-based Puck, who combine an anti-establishment punk attitude with their eclectic music taste.  This three-piece musical manifesto are bold, daring and ready to rock this Saturday night. 

Not only that, but Cork’s Red Sun Alert will also take to the stage for a loud and raucous show.  Fresh from releasing their new EP, the riotous band worked with producer Eoin Hayes to deliver their new sound to a wider audience. This female fronted outfit combines harsh vocals with angular guitar riffs and math-rock influences. And their aim is to create an all inclusive environment and promote women and non binary individuals in heavy music at their concerts. 

It’s set to be a wild adventure into the AMM world tonight at The Cellar Bar.  For those looking for classic hits and popular anthems, The Good Life will gig upstairs for a night of top tunes and covers.

The Skeff Bar

8pm: Tobi Kaye

At the Skeffington Late Bar, Galway-based singer and composer Tobi Kaye will perform his original works that unleash a dark romanticised social commentary on life, love, and war. He brings a fresh twist to the pop genre thanks to his strong gospel, blues, and rock influences.  Baring his heart on his sleeve and his soul through his lyrics, Tobi Kaye is a rare talent who is on the rise. Not to be missed at the Skeff this Saturday night.  Following his performance, DJ Ferg will keep the party going from 10pm.


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