From August 13 to 19, West is best, as Galway LGBTs show how it’s done with their own Pride extravaganza. While the full line-up is yet to be released, it has been announced that Mother is making her first visit to the City of the Tribes on Friday, August 17, with DJs Phil and Ruth pumping out electropop tunes for the queer masses.
“From their weekly club night in Dublin, their infamous festival sets from Electric Picnic to Body & Soul, their annual Pride Block Party, the biggest pride party in Dublin to their general hijinks & disco messing, these gays know how to party.
“Going strong for the past 8 years with resident DJs blasting out the best old school disco and electro under the mirror ball, in an explosion of sequins and confetti, Mother is finally coming to Galway.”
Check out Mother’s Facebook for more information.
Tickets are €10, get yours now: https://www.roisindubh.net/gig-details.html?listingID=9106
Tickets are also available at the bar, on the door and in OMG Shop Street.
Also announced, a Galway Pride Gig with Katie O’Connor and Steven Sharpe will take place on August 16:
“Katie O’Connor and Steven Sharpe are two of Galway’s most prolific and established gay musicians. On the 16th of August, Sharpie and Katie bring their out and proud act to the Róisín Dubh. Together they make a new song with a show that highlights their strengths and their classic stage banter.
“Sharpe takes O’Connor to more upbeat areas, as she leads him to more sentimental and heartfelt places. Blending their individual styles, Katie’s melodic vocals beautifully complement Steven’s flamboyant sass to create a lush new sound”
Tickets for this event are free, find out more on Facebook.
August 18 is parade day, and as always with Galway, it’ll be in glorious rainbow technicolour, followed by a big auld party, Pride style at Club Gass at the Roisín Dubh.
Doors open from 3pm with Kiki st. Clair on the decks, while Dizzy Dyinforit, Davina Davine, Paul Ryder, Pixie Woo and Dylatrix will be showing up a storm from 9pm, with DJ’s doing their thang til late.
Galway Pride are still taking applications for organisations to participate in the march or for volunteers to help out. Attendees can expect the Pride of Galway awards amongst a variety of events bringing the LGBT+ community together.
To find out more, follow Galway Pride on Facebook.
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