As featured here last year, Melbourne former busking singer-songwriter Tash Sultana is planning to play a big show at Vicar Street on 29 June 2017. Tickets go on sale priced at €20 + fees this Friday 27th January at 9am through Ticketmaster & usual outlets.
Repeal ‘A Night in Key of 8’ is a fundraiser for the Repeal the 8th campaign to take place in Olympia Theatre on April 23rd. It’ll feature performances from, among others, David Gray, Mary Black, Neil Hannon, Camille O’Sullivan, Loah, Lisa O’Neill, Printer Clips featuring Paul Noonan & Guests, Roisin O, Wyvern Lingo
Along with Panti, Activist Ailbhe Smyth, Writer Roisin Ingle, Comedian Tara Flynn, Writer Una Mullally and more.
Eurosonic Noorderslag is Europe’s best new music industry festival and it takes placefrom January 11 – 14th in Groningen, Netherlands, a quiet time perfect for catching the bands ahead for the year.
2017’s first 84 bands have been announced and among them are:
Anna Meredith, Chinah, Klangstof, Weval, Albert af Ekenstam, Ekkah, Mahalia, The Amazons and Irish acts Áine Cahill, Lisa O’Neill, Picture This, Bry and Saint Sister.
Full list with country.
AdHd (is), Áine Cahill (ie), Albert af Ekenstam (se), Albin Lee Meldau (se), Anna Meredith (gb), Baloji (be), Basheskia & Edward EQ (ba), Baywaves (es), Bazart (be), Beissoul & Einius (lt), Bernays Propaganda (mk), Best Youth (pt), Birthh (it), Black Dylan (dk), Black Foxxes (gb), Blaudzun (nl), Brass Rave Unit (nl), Bry (ie), Buslav (pl), Camp Claude (fr), Carpenter Brut (fr), CHINAH (dk), Christian Löffler (de), Chui (hr), Cocaine Piss (be), Death Alley (nl), Delv!s (be), Donnerwetter (nl), EKKAH (gb), Elle Exxe (gb), Eskei83 (de), Faber (ch), Fil Bo Riva (it), First Breath After Coma (pt), First Hate (dk), Fran Palermo (hu), Jonna Fraser (nl), Gallowstreet (nl), Good Harvest (se), Gurr (de), HAUS (gb), Holy Nothing (pt), IDLES (gb), Jadu Heart (gb), JOHN GRVY (es), JP Cooper (gb), Kel Assouf (be), Klangstof (nl), Kuenta i Tambu (nl), Lisa O’Neill (ie), Lookapony (nl), Mahalia (gb), Matt Maltese (gb), Nils Bech (no), Noiserv (pt), Novo Amor (gb), Octa Push (pt), Onuka (ua), Paceshifters (nl), Palace Winter (dk), Paul Sinha (nl), Picture This (ie), Pink Oculus (nl), Rodrigo Leão (pt), Ronnie Flex (+band) (nl), Sailor & I (se), Saint Sister (ie), Seramic (gb), St. Grandson (be), Sturla Atlas (is), Swedish Death Candy (gb), The Amazons (gb), The Dubbeez (nl), The Ills (sk), The Kik (nl), The Mysterons (nl), The Wacky Blues Professors (si), Throes + The Shine (pt), Txarango (es), Vera Jonas Experiment (hu), View (fi), Weval live (nl) and WILDES (gb).
Festival tickets are on sale now from €70 for the weekend passes up to €137.50 for all dates.
Other bands already announced include Hare Squead, Palace Winter, Roosevelt, Wyvern Lingo, Ward Thomas, Bonzai and Anna Of The North.
In addition, the festival’s media partner will be Radio Nova who will be broadcasting from the festival. Canalaphonic takes place in 29 venues Rathmines, Portobello, National Concert Hall Quarter and Camden Quarter.
Entry is free and made possible by Dublin City Council’s South East Area Office and Abner Browns Barbershop, supported by Fáilte Ireland, Clancourt Group, Waterways Ireland, Dublin City Council Arts Office, IMRO, Heineken, McGarrell Reilly Group and Rohan Holdings.
Youbloom, a conference and music festival taking place in Dublin next month from June 1st to 3rd. The aim of the event is to impart knowledge of how the music industry works onto upcoming artists through experienced music industry types and to give bands the opportunity to play for these professionals and new audiences.
Whelan’s annual Ones To Watch festival takes place from Thursday to Sunday this week featuring a huge list of promising upcoming Irish bands. State.ie will be presenting their Faces of 2016 bands as part of the lineup (as denoted by an [s] below).
Tickets for it are €5 per day or €10 for all 4 days with a free drink included. More bands are to be announced but here’s the lineup thus far.