Galway’s live music guide: Sunday 1st July

Happy normal summer Sunday to all you beautiful Galwegians! The oven of the west has reset itself and those of us of a fairer complexion can venture outside before midnight  Once again there’s loads of stuff going on to keep ya’ll entertained…Here is just a sample of today’s events:

Seafest 2018 is in it’s final day with music, food and a raft of water based entertainment for the whole family all taking place on the Docks and open from 12.

If you’re seeking a more gentle easing into the day then get on down to the Salt House session from 4:30pm where you will hear the dulcet tones of Noriana Kennedy and her musical friends. Richie Brennan and the Vibe Tribe bring some old school rock and blues to E-Bruns from 6:30pm. Szymon Misniak takes care of the music for Jazz at the Mill in Il Vicolo from around 7pm. The second of the Salthouse sessions kicks off with members of the Galway Street Club going hell for leather from around 7:30pm. Mouse McHugh will be giving it loads downstairs in Monroe’s Galway from 8pm. Jade will be playing some live music in Massimo Bar Galway from around 8:30pm. The West Ends favourite sons The Rye are sneaking into The Blue Note Galway this evening to play some massive tunes from around 9pm. Greg Cotter and Mary Flanagan host their famous Country/Folk session in the Crane bar from around 9pm.

If you’re across the river then get into Tigh Neachtain and catch the Swedish folk/blues of Vee and his gang from 9:30pm. Bass virtuoso Karl Clews will be playing with the Superfreaks in the Dail Bar from 10pm. The lads from Pyramid get things going in the Quays Bar Galway from 10:30pm and we will be hitting the stage in the Róisín Dubh for 12 midnight!

Well folks tis a fully patriotic crew I have with me tonight. Fresh from our visit to meet the greatest president in the world, we will be thinking of Ireland and leaning heavily on our flautist to conjure up the stirring music of this once green land  Joining me tonight to make some noise…Bushkanga Rilla on drums. Mark Sullivan on guitar and banagher blues. Eoin Mccann on bass. Gabo GD on flutes. Eanna Ryder on keys. Bertrand Huvé on sax and Maciek Zaworonek on harmonica.

So there you have it folks. If you make it to the end of the night and you feel like dancing until the wee small hours, we’d only love to have the pleasure of your company in the Róisín Dubh where we will doing our best to keep Monday at bay for just a little while longer…

Doors: 11:30pm

There will be singing.
There will be dancing.

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John Conneely
John Conneely has a beard. He is very loud when he sings. He performs every Sunday with his band in the Roisin Dúbh in Galway City. He’s not great at writing bios!