Spoken word takes over Galway on Tuesday March 13th as Scroobius Pip and B. Dolan play the Róisín Dubh from 8. Tickets are priced at €15/€12.50 and are available from roisindubh.net.
Read a review of the Cork leg of the Scroobius Pip tour here.
Having played an impressive seven sets at Glastonbury 2011, Crow Black Chicken will perform their brand of blues-infused rock on a smaller stage on Wednesday March 14th: The Underground Sound at Monroe’s Backstage Bar. This is yet another weekly gig night on offer in Galway which aims to promote up and coming bands. Kicks off at 9, admission is free and support on the night comes from This Nachez and Mishap.
Citóg presents My Fellow Sponges, Philadelphia Tea Party and a third act which has yet to be confirmed on Thursday March 15th, as opposed to its usual Friday spot. Taking place downstairs in the Cellar Bar from 9.30, there is no entry fee.
London-based brass band Brassroots play the Róisín Dubh on Friday March 16th from 9. Tickets cost €12.50/€10 for members and are available from roisindubh.net. Here’s hoping they drop their captivating rendition of The White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Army’.
Highlight of the week: A host of diverse electronic artists play Bangers An’ Lash Paddy’s Day MegaRuckus on Saturday March 17th from 8 in Paddy’s Bar. Those on the bill include Ikeaboy, Deletia, Bitwise Operator, Noid the Droid, Osh and Hairy Marney. Be sure to catch the electrifying mixed bag of sounds Bitwise offers!