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What’s happening @ The Gallery Cafe in Gorgeous Gort
Sunday night sitting room gigs.
Doors open at 6:45 pm, gigs start at 7pm
(all tickets are subject to booking fee)
Up-Coming Gigs:
The Gallery Sessions Present:
Tom Portman with Maciej Zaworonek (Harmonica)
Sun Nov 27th 2022. Doors 6:45pm, ADM €16.50 (includes booking fee)
Showcasing his new album "Train to Nowhere"

‘Train to Nowhere’ is a new, raw, stripped back rootsy country blues album from Tom Portman. It couples deft songwriting with intricate guitar and dobro playing that is the hallmark of Tom’s work. Portman is joined on this album by maestro Maciej (Magic) Zaworonek’s poetic harmonica lines.  The title track ‘Train to Nowhere’ was penned by Australian song writer Kevin Lym, to a Dobro melody Tom was playing as they busked & drifted their way around the south of France many years ago.  Tom’s songs on this album feature his wry humor, but also contain the subtle depth that one expects from a songwriter of Portman’s standing. The album also includes cover versions of Tom’s songwriting heroes Hank Williams, Tim O’Brien and Eric Bibb.
Previous Gigs:
The Gallery Sessions Present:
Sun Oct 2nd 2022. Doors 6:30pm, ADM €21.50 (includes booking fee)
The Gallery Sessions Present:
Tír na nÓg (Sonny Condell & Leo O'Kelly)
sunday Sept 15th 2019 , Doors 8:30pm, ADM :€21 (including booking fee)

The Gallery Sessions Present:
Jo Beth Young
sunday Oct 20th 2019 , Doors 8:30pm, ADM :€16 (including booking fee)
The Gallery Sessions Present:
Jinx Lennon
sunday Nov 24th 2019 , Doors 8:30pm, ADM :€16 (including booking fee)
The Gallery Sessions Present :
sunday Aug 25th 2019 , Doors 8:30pm, ADM :€16 (including booking fee)
The Gallery Sessions Present :
sunday July 7th, 2019, Doors 8:30pm, ADM :€16 (including booking fee)
The Gallery Sessions Present :
Ger Wolfe
Sunday Feb 24th, Doors 8:30 Pm, Music 9pm ADM:€16.00 (incl booking fee)
The Gallery Sessions Present :
Hoodman Blind
Sunday April 28th, Doors 8:30 Pm, Music 9pm, ADM:€16.00 (incl booking fee)

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The Gallery Sessions Present:
Seamie O'Dowd
Sunday May 26th, Doors 8:30 Pm, Music 9pm ADM:€16
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24th of September 2017 - Siomha Brock 
Jazz, neo - soul, folk. Doors open 8:30pm. Tickets €15.00

“Síomha Brock’s well of influences and inspiration span the genres to include rock, country, folk and jazz. She’s a new creative talent with a self-assured cohesion that belies her tender years.” 
   -Gerry Quinn, Reviewer, Irish Examiner
8th of October 2017  - Fatima Lucia

She founded Al-Andar which is a Flamenco company and school based in Galway. Fatima provides authentic high quality live performances. Doors open 8:30pm. Tickets  €15.00
15th of October 2017 - John Blek

“Defiantly knocking on the door of major international breakthrough with their Americana rock sound fused with perfectly crafted songs”
Door open at 8:30pm. Tickets €15.00
22nd of October 2017 - Martin Vernon
Martin will perform poetry readings. His poems are about nature, Co. Clare, family, refugees, love, grief and hope. 11am - 1pm.
19th  of November 2017 - Luan Parle

“Luan Parle is quite simply one of the most exciting singers to emerge from Ireland, or any other country for that matter! She is a superb song smith as well” Evening Herald
Doors open 8:30pm. Tickets €15.00

Luca Bloom, Sunday the 7th of January 2018, doors open at 8.30pm,tickets €15
All our gigs after will take place on the last Sunday of the month,doors open at 8.30pm,tickets €15.
Morning Ragas Sunday 29th of April 2018, 10:30am Tickets €10
Northern Indian classical music instrumental improvisations
Siomha Brock Sunday 29th of April 2018, 8:30pm, Tickets €15
Singer and Guitarist Siomha dances the line between Folk, Jazz & Neo Soul effortlessly, taking audiences on an unexpected and unforgettable  journey with her soulful melodies.

Ultan Conlon,Sunday 27th May 2018, 8:30pm, Tickets 15
He has performed live with John Martyn, Lisa Hannigan, Mark Geary, Roesy and Mary Coughlan. In these of short attention spans and the need for instant gratification, its refreshing to have an artist like Ultan Conlon capable of producing deeply affecting songs like the ones on his new album "Songs of Love so Cruel". "The most impressive Irish Debut Album since Damian Rice's O" - The Evening Herald.
Freddie White, Sunday 24th of June 2018, 8:30pm, Tickets €20
Freddie White has been synonymous with music of the higest quality. Whether interpreting songs by his favourite writers such as Randy Newman, Tom Waites, John Haitt and Guy Clark or performing his own classy compositions. Freddie's performances are nothing short of legendary.

Declan O'Rourke, Sunday 8th of July 2018 8:30pm, Tickets €30
"To me Declan is not a songwriter within the ordinary definition of the word. He is a sorcerer of songs, with a Dickensian skill for finding the moment that details some aspect of our humanity" Brendan Graham, Hot Press Magazine, March 2012.
Philip Donnelly-Sunday 30th of September 2018, doors open 8.30pm,tickets €15
Musical genius Philip Donnelly has toured with Johnny Cash, John Prine, Nancy Griffith to name a few. He is an active authority on Celtic, country and blues guitar and his unique style has been employed by some of the world’s greatest recording artists for over 30 years.
David Keenan-Sunday 21st of October 2018, doors open at 8.30pm,tickets €20.
Not just another young lad with a guitar, Keenan is the sound of Tim Buckley and Brendan Behan arguing over a few jars, while Kavanagh deals Dylan a suspicious hand of cards, and Anthony Cronin and Jack Kerouac furiously try to scribble it down.
An Tara-Sunday 25th of November 2018, starts at 8.30pm,tickets €15
An Tara are a unique traditional music duo. An Tara literally means “the space between’ in Sanskrit and features two iconic musicians from very different traditions. Tommy Hayes is a legend in traditional music as a percussionist and founding member of Stockton’s wing. While Mathew No one has carved out a reputation as Ireland's foremost exponent of the north Indian lute called sarode.
Frankie Lane and Paul Kelly –NEW YEARS EVE 2018!! , Doors open at 10pm. Tickets €20

A night with Frankie Lane and Paul Kelly is a night of fun and wild entertainment. They are one of the best duos touring in Ireland at the moment. What sets Frankie and Paul apart from other duos is the sheer scope of their material. You’ll hear Irish traditional tunes and songs, American Folk, Western Swing, Jazz, classical, bluegrass and even a gypsy number or two!
The Whileaways-Sunday 6th of January 2018, doors open at 8.30pm,tickets €20

Three powerful forces in Irish roots music in their own right, Noelle Mc Donnell, Nicola Joyce and Noriana Kennedy combine as The Whileaways to create a beguiling tapestry of harmonies, tradition and beautifully crafted original songs.

Phillip Donnelly
Frankie Lane & Paul Kelly
David Keenan
An Tara
The Whileaways
Declan O'Rourke
Freddie White
Ultan Conlon
Morning Ragas
Gallery 2018
Martin Vernon
Luka Bloom
Siomha Brock Sunday 29th of April 20
Luan Parle
Fatima Lucia
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