The Crane Bar
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2 Sea Road, Galway City, Galway, Republic of Ireland
The Crane Bar in Galway City is a premier traditional Irish music venue and the launching pad for many well-known Irish bands and singers. There is live music nightly.
The Crane Bar on Sea Road is one of Galway City's best-known traditional music pubs. It has long been a haunt of those who love to play and those who love to listen to them. Situated in the Small Crane Square, The Crane Bar offers music nightly both upstairs and down.
Upstairs is a much loved venue, seating 70 in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Concerts here range from singer/songwriters to traditional to roots music. Known far and wide as The Listeners Club, upstairs at The Crane Bar has been played in by the best-known artists in the business as well as up and coming talents.
Downstairs at The Crane Bar is the 'local', an authentic traditional bar with live sessions nightly, and an atmosphere only an Irish 'local' can create.