Galway’s live music guide: Sunday 11th November

Happy sunny Sunday to all you beautiful Galwegians. It’s another glorious November Sunday out there today, perfect for a wander around the town to check out what’s happening! Here are some of those happenings…

If you’re seeking a gentle easing into the day then get on down to the Salt House session from 4:30pm where you will hear the beautiful voices of Noriana Kennedy and her musical friends performing the finest in Folk and Americana. Richie Brennan and the Vibe Tribe bring some old school rock and blues to E-Bruns from 6:30pm. Szymon Misniak takes care of all things musical for Jazz at the Mill in Il Vicolo from 7pm. The SeshWans are back in The Blue Note Galway from around 7pm

David Kitt will be performing in the luxurious surrounds of Loam tonight at 7pm as part of the Nocturne events series. Cork legend John Spillane will be performing a super special show in the Róisín Dubh this evening with doors at 8pm.

Open Mic Night at Róisín Dubh continues upstairs from around 8:30pm with “firm but fair” master of ceremonies Steven Sharpe keeping order. Mouse McHugh will be giving it loads downstairs in Monroe’s Galway from 8pm. Greg Cotter and Mary Flanagan host their famous Country/Folk session in the Crane bar from around 9pm. Jade Reynolds and the wise men of the Rollover will be serenading you in Massimo Bar Galway from around 9:30pm

If you’re across the river then get into Tigh Neachtain and catch the amazing Invisible Jug Band from 9:30pm. Bass virtuoso Karl Clews will be playing with the Superfreaks in the Dail Bar from 10pm. Smiling Turlock Holmes and the wonderful Pyramid will be playing all your favourites in the Quays Bar Galway from 10:15pm and we will be hitting the stage in the Roisin Dubh for 12 midnight!

Well folks, after another crazy week in band camp we are once again delighted to all together again! Joining me tonight to make some noise… Bushkanga Rilla on drums. Mark Sullivan on guitar and banagher blues. Jack Duignan on keys. Bertrand Huvé on sax and Maciek Zaworonek on harmonica. Barbara Vulso on vocals. Eoin Mccann on bass and our very special guest, the notorious dobro virtuoso that is Tom Portman

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 back room of 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.

About the Author

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!