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Welcome to the 33rd annual Galway Arts Festival 2010.

The first acts of the Galway Arts Festival 2010 lineup have just been announced.

Mexican duo Rodrigo Y Gabriela will bring their mesmerising blend of rock and soulful Latin virtuoso acoustic guitar sounds to the Festival Big Top on Tuesday 20th July. On Friday July 23rd we will present a fantastic triple bill of Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band, Damien Dempsey and Cathy Davey followed by a night of Eighties Electro Pop with icons The Human League and Heaven 17 live at the Festival Big Top Saturday 24th July. We are aslo delighted to announce two intimate solo performances at the Radisson Live Lounge, the world's most exciting jazz pianist Brad Mehldau on Monday July 12th and The Divine Comedy on Thursday July 15th. The full festival programme will be announced on Friday 28th May. In the coming weeks our online TV station, GAF TV will preview some of this year’s programme. To relive some of the magic of Galway Arts Festival 2009 click the GAFTV icon on our homepage. We look forward to welcoming you to Galway from 12th - 25th July for Galway Arts Festival 2010.