Other Musical Entertainment in Clifden Town
Clifden has a vibrant music scene during Clifden Arts Festival. There are many gigs and sessions taking place all around the town, far too numerous for us to include in the main programme.
MULLARKEY’S BAR AT FOYLE’S HOTEL
Mullarkey’s Bar is one of Clifden’s premier music venues regularly featuring national and international music acts. Located within Foyle’s Hotel but is open to the public (the main entrance for the bar is on Church Hill). Mullarkey’s Bar offers an interesting blend of hotel guests and local characters and is renowned for its Thursday night open-mic sessions called Baskethouse, impromptu gigs and all-around good craic.
15th Thurs 9.30 pm Music session/open Mic singers, strummers, drummers, poets, preachers, dancers & chancers come one come all.
16th Fri 9.30 pm Folk, Trad, ballads Gospel & Bluegrass with Shona Flaherty, Nicholas Timothy & friends.
17th Sat 10 pm The After 8’s. The After 8’s are a supergroup of performers local to County Mayo and Galway. They play an eclectic, upbeat set of American Folk, Soul and Rock. Admission €10
18th Sun 9.30 pm Konstantine & Victor’s Ukrainian folk music with a twist.
21st Wed 9.30 pm The songwriter’s session, well-chosen classics & original material.
22nd Thurs 9.30 pm Music session /open Mic: singers, strummers, drummers, poets, preachers, dancers & chancers come one come all.
23rd Fri 10 pm Folk, Trad, ballads Gospel & Bluegrass with Shona Flaherty, Nicholas Timothy & friends.
24th Sat 10 pm The House Cat’s in concert, Run the musical Gauntlet from Trad Blues & Bluegrass to Jazz, soul Funk & Reggae. Admission €10
Lowry’s Bar is known as the home of Irish Music in Clifden and as such we pride ourselves on our famous Irish Music and entertainment which is the heartbeat of a true Irish pub.
19th Mon 10 pm Rofi James – Amazing Mix of upbeat Irish & Contemporary Music.
20th Tue 10 pm Sin a Deir Si – Energetic Irish Folk Music & Tunes.
21st Wed 10 pm Peter Junior & Co – Legendary Mix of Irish Ballads & Contemporary Music.
22nd Thu 10 pm Lanseol – Irish and Contemporary Music with a Celtic Twist!
23rd Fri 10 pm Peter Junior & Co – Legendary Mix of Irish Folk Ballads & Contemporary Music.
24th Sat 10 pm Rofi James – Amazing Mix of upbeat Irish & Contemporary Music.
25th Sun 7-9 pm The Carey’s – Lively Classic Irish & Folk Music.
25th Sun 9.30 pm-12 am High Time – Incredible Up Tempo Irish Music with Ciaran & Conaill.
19th Mon Liam Halloran.
20th Tue Liam Halloran and Shona Flaherty.
21st Wed Sean Mercer and Mattie mMnaghan.
22nd Thu Liam de Courcey and Connor.
23rd Fri Sean Mercer and Liam de Courcey.
24th Sat Pat Coyne and Sam Carey.
25th Sun Pat Coyne and Sam Carey.
25th Sun Sean D. Halpenny and Odie Lynch.
21st Wed 9pm Shona Flaherty and Liam Halloran.
22nd Thu 9pm Lol Hardiman and Shona Flaherty.
23rd Fri 10pm Odie Lynch and Sean D. Halpenny.
One of Clifden’s oldest family-owned bars. Home of the finest live music in the west of Ireland.
15th Thu Sean Mercer and Mattie. Acoustic Set.
16th Fri Michael and Conal. Trad Ballads and Flute.
17th Sat Liam Halloran. Classic Rock.
18th Sun Monday Club and DJ Johnny Burgers.
19th Mon Mick and Pat. Trad Ballads and Banjo.
20th Tue Mick and Pat. Trad Ballads and Banjo.
21st Wed Michael and Conal. Trad Ballads and Flute.
22nd Thu Sean Mercer and Mattie. Acoustic Set.
23rd Fri Michael and Conal. Trad Ballads and Flute.
24th Sat Mick Carey Band. Classic Rock.
25th Mon Monday Club and DJ Johnny Burgers.