Saturday Night Live:
Well after an incredible Culture Night across the city and county, this Saturday continues to delight and entertain. Pop sensation Lea Heart will bring her heartfelt original music to Monroe’s Live for an exclusive over 14s gig, as Oasis fans will be thrilled to hear the Live Forever tribute band at the Róisín Dubh.
Meanwhile, celebrated party band Blue Moose at the Quays Music Hall and talented Nathan Furey at the Skeff Late Bar and Kitchen bring the very best of classic hits and anthems, as they storm through the genres with flair. And to finish the evening in style, DNA nightclub host two of the country’s top DJs for We Love Saturday. Read on to find out more about the best local, national and international bands that are gracing our shores tonight.
6:30pm: Lea Heart with support from Brad Heidi
Rising pop sensation, Lea Heart, is set to perform at Monroe’s Live this Saturday hot on the heels of the release of her latest music video ‘Stolen’. The young singer-songwriter was discovered on social media and has since created a strong fan base thanks to her soaring vocals and heartfelt lyrics.
Known for her upbeat, catchy pop melodies, Lea Heart’s latest work is a new path for the Kildare native, the moving and melancholic song receiving a warm reception at its star-studded premier in Dublin.
Since she first came to prominence in 2020, she has signed with Warner Music Ireland, has topped the Irish singles chart, headlined her own shows, released her debut album and has played at premier venues at home and abroad.
Influencer Rosie Connolly was among those who supported her from the outset, playing a starring role in her video for ‘Older’ and introducing her to a new legion of fans. While firmly rooted in the pop genre, Lea composes songs that resonate, echoing her life’s journey through her work.
Now, young and old alike in the west of Ireland will have a chance to catch Lea Heart at the award-winning Monroe’s Live on Dominick Street on Saturday, September 23rd at 6:30pm.
Given the demographic of her appeal, this show is for over 14s, who must be accompanied by an adult as she storms through a set that is “full of songs you can scream to, dance to and cry to”.
8pm: Live Forever – Tribute to Oasis
Live Forever are a dedicated tribute to the legendary Manchester super group, Oasis. What started as a passion project, rooted in a deep love for the iconic band’s music, has evolved into an extraordinary journey. Their mission: to deliver the electrifying hits, cherished B-sides, and album tracks of Oasis to their local pub scene has blossomed into something far greater.
Over the years, Live Forever has gone from playing in neighbourhood pubs to headlining major venues, a testament to their unwavering dedication to Oasis’ timeless music.
With over 75,000 devoted fans, Live Forever holds the prestigious title of being the most followed Oasis tribute band across the globe. This speaks volumes about the band’s authenticity and ability to capture the essence of Oasis.
Their performances are more than just a tribute; they are an immersive experience, transporting audiences back to the heady days of Britpop. From the swagger of Liam Gallagher to the genius of Noel Gallagher’s song writing, Live Forever embodies the spirit of the band in every note.
So, whether you’re an Oasis aficionado relishing the nostalgia or a newcomer eager to discover the magic of one of the greatest bands in rock history, Live Forever promises an unforgettable musical journey this Saturday night at the Róisín Dubh. The legacy lives on.
The Quays Music Hall
This Saturday night, Blue Moose will bring a stomping set to the iconic stage at the Quays Music Hall. Delivering ‘rock n’ roll as it should be,’ this five piece ensemble are rock and pop at its finest. Firmly established as one of Ireland’s most in demand cover bands, Blue Moose are constantly on tour, bringing their energetic and entertaining live show to packed venues throughout Ireland, the UK and Europe.
Boasting five of the country’s most experienced gigging musicians, each member brings a unique set of talents and abilities to the group. With over 20 years of touring experience, Blue Moose have an ever evolving repertoire of classic party anthems, floor fillers and the current pop hits combined with the energetic stage presence and professional attitude of a top class band.
Sligo’s Keelan Kelly on bass has been gigging professionally since he was 14, starting his career on the Irish trad and country scene. He has worked in Florida, recorded in New York and gigged at The Hard Rock Hotel in London and the Cork Opera House.
From Galway, Philip Joyce on guitar and vocals has enjoyed a wide and varied music career. He appeared on the Sky Arts Guitar Star TV show, toured throughout the UK and Ireland with Shane Filan of Westlife, played with Malachy Cush and has shared the stage with Simply Red and Girls Aloud.
Tipperary’s Tony Ward on vocals and guitar is a founding member of Blue Moose and has toured across Scandinavia, Abu Dhabi, Switzerland, UK and Spain. They are joined by Offaly’s Jason Maleney on drums, who has performed with Will Young, Jake Carter, Heathers, Shane Filan and Nadine Coyle, while Tamas Molnar from Hungary completes the line-up on keyboard, clarinet and saxophone.
The Skeff Late Bar and Kitchen
9pm Nathan Furey followed by DJ Ferg
Weaving his way through familiar melodies from across the genres, singer Nathan Furey is set to entertain this Saturday night at The Skeff Late Bar and Kitchen. This bustling venue in Eyre Square will come alive to the sound of Nathan’s strong vocals and acoustic guitar as he gives classic tunes his own unique spin.
From American Pie to Whiskey in the Jar, Pretty Woman to Suspicious Minds, it will be a night of toe-tapping covers as Nathan delivers upbeat songs with flair. Take a journey through the annals of music as he showcases the best of the decades with his boundless energy and musical ability. Nathan’s capacity to connect with his audience through his skilful guitar playing and delivery will give these timeless classics a new lease of life.
We Love Saturday
Get ready for an epic night out with We Love Saturday at DNA nightclub in the heart of Galway city centre. Two of Ireland’s top DJs, Trevor White and Aodan F return for this highly anticipated club night as they take over the decks with their electrifying beats. On the main floor, seasoned maestro Trevor White is ready to ignite the dancefloor with a fiery mix of commercial hits and old school anthems. From irresistible pop hooks to throwbacks, Trevor White knows how to cultivate the soundtrack of an unforgettable night.
Meanwhile, Aodan F will bring the basement to life with his mastery of hip hop, R n’B, and throwbacks. His deep connection with the crowd is palpable as he reads the room, ensuring that every beat resonates with the audience.