The Booka Brass Band will set the Roisin Dubh jumping with their New Orleans sound

Welcome return for Booka Brass Band following Arts Festival gig

Booka Brass Band return to the Róisín Dubh on Saturday, August 2, following their recent sell-out show at Galway International Arts Festival. With seven brass instruments and a drummer, the Dublin based band lifted the...

Aidan smitten by team spirit of blues music

The term ‘working musician’ definitely applies to Aidan Curran. On the day of this interview, the blues guitarist has just come from a day teaching at the Access Music Project School of Rock and...
Manager Louise Ingabire in Rwanda's Inzozi Nziza – or Sweet Dreams.

Sweet dreams are made of this!

TV Watch with Dave O’Connell There are many reasons we should cherish TG4 as a television channel – and fostering a love of the Irish language is only one of them. Just as important is the...
The Olllum: John McSherry, Tyler Duncan and Michael Shimmin.

Taking Trad to another level

Taking trad to another level, The Olllam play Róisín Dubh on Monday week, August 4. The band are Belfast-born uilleann piper John McSherry and Detroit natives Tyler Duncan and Michael Shimmin. McSherry is a founding...
Fox Jaw play Monroe's Live on Monday August 14.

Melodic hard rock to get your jaw working

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell Hard-rocking yet still melodic, Fox Jaw play Monroe’s Live on Monday August 14. The Limerick-based quintet used to go under the name of Fox Jaw Bounty Hunters, but are now...
Pictured at the launch of the Sky Road Film and TV Festival, to be held in Clifden in September, are (from left) Eamonn Ó Cualáin (Festival Chairman), Aoibheann McCaul, Jim Sheridan, Trevor Laffey (Committee member) and Geraldine Uí Chualáin (Festival Manager).

Call goes out from new Sky Road TV and Film Festival

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Sky Road TV & Film Festival, a new three-day event which takes place on the weekend of September 5-7 at the Station House Theatre, in Clifden, is calling for submissions...


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