Strange Brew presents... on Thursdays

Strange Brew presents... on Thursdays

A groundbreaking initiative aimed at showcasing the best in emerging musical talent.

Strange Brew, a trailblazing force in the Galway music scene, is proud to announce a groundbreaking initiative aimed at showcasing the best in emerging musical talent.

Strange Brew will present a series of late-night shows featuring bands every Thursday at the iconic Róisín Dubh, promising an unforgettable musical experience for both artists and music enthusiasts alike—with no cover charge. The first set of acts have been announced, including alt-rockers monotypes, eclectic outfit Siúcra, indie musician Sarah Brookfield, and feminist four-piece The Amniotics.

Upcoming Acts...

29th Feb — monotypes

7th Mar — Siúcra

14th Mar — Sarah Brookfield

21st Mar — The Amniotics 

Galway's vibrant music community is set to come alive as Strange Brew curates a lineup that promises diversity, innovation, and pure musical passion. This weekly event is a testament to Strange Brew's commitment to supporting emerging artists and providing a platform for their unique voices to be heard.

This is not just a concert series; it's a celebration of the rich tapestry of musical talent that Ireland has to offer. From indie and alternative to experimental sounds, each Thursday night promises a sonic journey that transcends genres, making it a haven for music lovers seeking fresh, authentic experiences.

Bands selected for this series will have the opportunity to showcase their original compositions in front of an enthusiastic and diverse audience. This exposure is invaluable for up-and-coming artists looking to make their mark and connect with fans who appreciate the raw energy and creativity that defines live, original music.

"Galway has always been a hotbed for musical talent, and with these Thursday nights, Strange Brew and Róisín Dubh aim to create a space where emerging artists can thrive," says gugai, founder of Strange Brew. 

The decision to offer these performances with no cover charge underscores Strange Brew's commitment to accessibility and inclusivity. By removing financial barriers, the series aims to encourage a diverse audience to explore the richness of Galway's music scene, fostering a supportive community that embraces creativity and originality.

Don't miss out on the start of this musical revolution. Join Strange Brew every Thursday night at Róisín Dubh, Galway, and be a part of a movement that celebrates the power of live, original music. For more information, visit and, or follow Strange Brew on Instagram and X.

Strange Brew has been a driving force in the Irish music scene, consistently bringing innovative and diverse musical experiences to the community, whether through its music label or celebrated Fall Right Into Place festival. With a focus on supporting emerging artists, Strange Brew has become synonymous with quality live music that transcends genres and captivates audiences.