Eyes on the Horizon
Presented by Galway City Council
Funded by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
Local Live Performance Programming Scheme
Programmed by Culture Works
Galway City | October 2021
Galway City Council presented Eyes on the Horizon a programme of outdoor performances and happenings in October 2021 under the Local Live Performance Programming Scheme funded by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. The funding was aimed at supporting local artists, performers, musicians and facilitate outdoor live performances in public spaces.
The coronavirus pandemic disrupted everyday life and cultural expressions around the nation and across the world and this programme aimed to provide the people of Galway with the opportunity to experience great art and culture on their doorstep.
During the month of October, public spaces across the Galway city were animated with an exciting programme of performances by Galway based musicians, artists and performers. From October 3 to 17: Sunday trad sessions at The Small Crane, Music at The Bandstand, a series of Happenings across the city, Storytelling at Galway City Museum & Westside Library to two days of live music at the Commercial Boat Club, Woodquay.
Over twelve acts performed on October 16 & 17 outdoors at the Commercial Boat Club, Woodquay in Galway City. Featuring a stellar line-up of Galway’s finest musicians and singer/songwriters.
Saturday, October 16, Live Music featured music by Padraig Jack, COLOHAN, SKAZZ, Derek Ellard & The Future Business Model, Rodney Owl, BackWest, Amazing Apples
A day of Jazz @ at the Commercial Boat Club, Woodquay took place on October 17 from 12 – 5 pm featuring: Karl Clews, Ring Dem Bells, 4 Men & a Bass, Barbara Vulso Quartet, Galway Bay Jazz Band
Performances were free, family-friendly and non-ticketed.