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Mar 15 2017

The Stunning to perform at special benefit gig

Galway favourites The Stunning will headline a special Benefit Concert with the irrepressible Tommy Tiernan and local heroes My Fellow Sponges at the Black Box Galway later this month.

The concert, which is in support of five female lecturers taking gender equality cases against NUI Galway, takes place on Wednesday 29 March.

Formed in Galway in 1987, The Stunning are one of the most successful Irish bands ever. They toured relentlessly in the seven years that they were initially together, building up a following that would guarantee their place in Irish rock history. Their debut album ‘Paradise in the Picturehouse’ spent five weeks at number one in 1990 and became one of the most-loved Irish albums of all time. Two years later, the follow-up Once Around The World also hit the number one spot, and the band went on to sell over 100,000 albums in Ireland alone. Brewing up a Storm has become an anthem of sorts and is to be heard everywhere from football stadiums to clubs around the country where it is still a guaranteed floor-filler. Songs such as...

Read the full article on the Galway Independent website.

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