June 5, 2023

Roisin O. Copyright Miguel Ruiz.

Get ready for a night of sensational live music in Galway! From renowned singer-songwriters to energetic bands, there’s something for everyone this Saturday, April 15th. Monroe’s Live presents acclaimed singer-songwriter Róisín O, known for her soulful voice and captivating stage presence. Duke Special returns to Róisín Dubh on Dominick Street as part of his Irish tour, showcasing songs from his remarkable career. Tobi Kaye brings a fresh twist to the pop genre at The Skeff Late Bar, and Full Moon Fever brings their eclectic mix of pop, rock, folk, blues, and country stylings to The Quays Music Hall. Meanwhile, The Cellar on Eglinton Street will be hopping with the foot-stomping sounds of Dead Letter Devils. Don’t miss these unforgettable live music experiences in Galway this Saturday night.

Monroe’s Live

8pm: Acclaimed Singer Songwriter Róisín O To Perform Latest Album at Monroe’s Live

Irish singer-songwriter Róisín O is renowned internationally for her soulful voice and captivating stage presence. Her fusion of folk, pop, and rock have seen her share the stage with a host of acclaimed artists such as Lionel Richie, Bryan Ferry and Hozier as well as headlining her own tours in Ireland, Germany, the US, and Australia.

As the daughter of the iconic Mary Black, she is carving her own path while retaining her connection to her strong musical lineage. Fresh from her world tour, Róisín O will deliver an unforgettable evening of music at Monroe’s Live on Saturday, April 15th from 8pm.

For tickets, follow the link here: Monroe’s Live Tickets for Roisin O

Afterwards, dance the night away with the M Fours, playing Playing the likes of Blondie, Janelle Monae, Amy Winehouse, Etta James, Dusty Springfield, No Doubt, The Pretenders, Roxy Music, Imelda May and Fleetwood Mac.

Róisín Dubh

8pm: Duke Special with support by Chip Bailey

21 years ago Duke Special released his first EP, Lucky Me. In 2023, following a further 15 records, Duke Special returns to the Róisín Dubh on Dominick Street as part of his Irish tour ’Duke Special’s Songbook’

This Saturday night, he will showcase songs from across his remarkable career. Not only that but he will be joined by long term collaborator and brother in arms, the tintinnabulator, Temperance Society Chip Bailey. Not to be missed! If you are lucky to catch a ticket, you can find the link here: Ticket Link for Duke Special at the Roisin Dubh

The Skeff Late Bar

9pm: Tobi Kaye

The Galway based singer and composer brings a fresh twist to the pop genre thanks to his strong gospel, blues, and rock influences.  His original works unleash a dark romanticised social commentary on life, love and war. 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. Afterwards join DJ Ferg until late.

The Quays Music Hall

11pm: Full Moon Fever

For the first time in Galway, Fermanagh based band Full Moon Fever will bring their pop, rock, folk, blues and country stylings to the Quays Late Bar in the heart of the Latin Quarter. With Ciaran Carson on vocals and bass guitar, Shay Wilson on vocals and piano, Paul Gallagher on drums and percussion and Ronan Curran on lead guitar, these experienced musicians will have you on your feet and dancing.  Together, they cover a range of genres with energy and a passion for music. Having a pop and rock leaning, Full Moon Fever deliver the best anthems, classic hits and dance floor tunes with panache.  It’s set to be a great Saturday night at The Quays Music Hall.

The Cellar

Dead Letter Devils

The Cellar on Eglinton Street will be hopping to the sound of live music from Dead Letter Devils. A foot-stomping mix of bluegrass, swing, old timey and just a dash of folk-punk, the Dead Letter Devils are a dynamic and electrifying band hailing from Galway. Known for their captivating live performances and soul-stirring music, the Dead Letter Devils are making their mark, whether busking on the streets of the city or playing to a rousing crowd at a gig. The band’s sound is an eclectic mix of genres, seamlessly weaving together with that old time flair. Known for their exceptional musicianship, each member brings their own skill and talent to the table, creating a tight and cohesive sound that is both musically impressive and emotionally resonant.

Town Hall Theatre

8pm: Galway Musical Society Presents Rent

It’s the final show and your last chance to catch Rent by the Galway Music Society at the Town Hall Theatre this Saturday, April 15th.A Broadway show based on Puccini’s La Bohème, Rent follows a group of young artists struggling in Manhattan’s East Village during the HIV/AIDS pandemic. GMS’s production features a talented cast, including Brandon Collier, Keith Hanley, Hannah Wright, Niall Conway, Jay Molyneux, Helena Brosnan, Gabrielle Reid, and Jay Hall. Led by director Paul ‘Nippy’ Norton, choreographer Jay Molyneux, and musical director John Roe, GMS has been rehearsing diligently since the start of 2023. Despite the challenges faced by the musical theatre industry, GMS is thrilled to bring this production to life, showcasing the resilience of artists and the power of hope and love, as portrayed in Rent’s poignant message of living in the present moment. For tickets follow the link here: Galway Musical Society Presents Rent at the THT

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