September 26, 2023

Saturday is rocking in Galway! One of Galway’s favourite bands, The Weightless Astronauts will bring their brand of pop/rock to Monroe’s Live, while comedy fans will enjoy an evening with the inimitable Oisín Hanlon at the Róisín Dubh, Tobi Kaye delivers music with soul, an acoustic artist with a big sound at the Skeff Late Bar and Kitchen, while DNA nightclub comes alive to the best beats with Ireland’s top DJs.  It’s an unmissable night of live music right here in the city of the tribes.


Monroe’s Live

11pm: Weightless Astronauts:

​One of Galway’s longest running and most popular bands, Weightless Astronauts are taking to the stage at Monroe’s Live this Saturday, June 24th at 11pm.  This four-piece band are renowned for their high octane performances that will keep you on your feet all night long. The talented members on drums, bass, keyboards, guitars and vocals have played, worked and toured with artists of such calibre as Westlife, Shane Filan, The Sawdoctors, The Hothouse Flowers, Mickey Harte, Mary Coughlan and Daniel O’Donnell.

This is testament to their dedication to their craft as they deliver rousing renditions night after night. With a wealth of experience, this exciting band will play all of your favourites. Expect songs by The Killers, The Kings of Leon, Culture Club, Journey, Black Eyed Peas, The Doobie Brothers, The Divine Comedy, and The Violent Femmes among many more. Tickets to the Weightless Astronauts at Monroe’s Live cost €10 and are available from Ticket Link to Monroe’s Live

Róisín Dubh

8pm: Oisín Hanlon: Ecstatic Motion Tour

Described as “brilliantly funny”, Oisín Hanlon has performed worldwide throughout America and Europe at legendary comedy clubs like The Comedy Store (London), Caroline’s (New York), Upright Citizens Brigade (New York), New York Comedy Club and Laugh Factory (Chicago). Now, this Saturday night, he will take to the stage at the Róisín Dubh in Galway’s Westend.

Co-creator and host of The High and Dry Podcast, Oisín is unconventional and guaranteed to raise an eyebrow thanks to his wilful and surreal writing and delivery. Having started out in Galway, he is returning to his roots with his irreverent and dynamic style of humour following performances all over Europe from Berlin to Granada. A regular on the Dublin comedy scene, Oisín Hanlon delivers his quick wit and a high energy show, with an intriguing vibe and offbeat flow.

Tickets to Oisín Hanlon at the Roisin Dubh

8pm: New Ceremony

Support: In Athens

New Ceremony return to Róisín Dubh with their unique and energetic post punk sound. Prepare for a raucous night of dancing and spectacle with a theatrical flair. All to celebrate the release of their long awaited debut single ‘Lies’. Support on the night will be from In Athens bringing their finely refined brand of post punk music. Ticket Link here: Ticket Link to New Ceremony At the Roisin Dubh


The Skeff Late Bar and Kitchen

10pm: Tobi Kaye

Discover Tobi Kaye at the Skeff Late Bar and Kitchen this Saturday night. The Galway-based singer-songwriter blends gospel, blues, and rock influences to create a unique sound. Experience his captivating live performance at The Skeff, featuring classic covers that will keep you on your feet all night long.

The talented singer and composer is known for his powerful vocal prowess and exceptional musicianship and will deliver a captivating live performance.

Through his original work, Kaye fearlessly unveils a dark romanticised social commentary on the complexities of life. His lyrics serve as a heartfelt expression of his deepest emotions, making him a rare talent to watch out for in the music industry.

Having gained recognition for his remarkable vocal range and relentless work ethic, Tobi Kaye has been steadily building a strong following. His ability to infuse a Kaye twist into classic rock and pop tunes adds a unique flavor to his performances.

The Skeff consistently supports local artists, and Tobi Kaye is no exception. After making a memorable appearance on the renowned television show, The Voice UK, he continues to make waves both at home and abroad.

Afterwards, keep the energy alive for the exhilarating beats of DJ Ferg as he takes command of the decks.

DNA Nightclub

Doors 11pm: We Love Saturday:

We love Saturday is back at DNA nightclub in the heart of Galway City Centre.  With Konmak dropping the very best of club anthems on the main dancefloor and John Murphy bringing the ultimate R n’B, hip-hop, throwbacks and cheese.  It’s set to be a night of rocking beats and thumping tunes in the plush surrounds of DNA nightclub.

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