We’ve got the Body & Soul Festival stage times, the playlist and how here are the recommendation for 12 acts to see in Ballinlough this year featuring 9 acts & 3 DJs you must see. Friday 1. Anna Meredith Friday, Main Stage, 10pm I have zero idea what the live show from Scottish composer Anna… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

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St. Vincent has announced the Fear the Future Tour which kicks off on October 17 in London and runs until December 2 at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre and takes in Dublin, Manchester, London, Brussels, Paris and Berlin. Watch the announcement video: USA pre-sale registration begins today at 10AM ET. Global fan pre-sale begins June 27. General… Read more »

Posted on June 21st, 2017

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Body&Soul is back this weekend in Balllinlough Castle and it truly can be one of the best festivals around for curation, layout and production, especially in good weather. Fingers crossed. There are only 200 Sunday tickets left and some weekend tickets left. The stage times and site map have landed and the sitemaps are here…. Read more »

Posted on June 21st, 2017

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Tuesday June 20 Radiohead @ 3Arena (€65+) First gig here since A Moon Shaped Pool came out. Melt Banana @ DBD (€15) Japanese noisy experimental legends Wednesday June 21 CreateSound Social @ MVP (Free) Musicmakers get-together with demos by Caz9 and Will De Burca Rocstrong, Chasing Abbey, Hendrick Lane @ The Bowery (€5/€7, 9pm) Check out latest… Read more »

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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King Kong Company are a Waterford band known for their 90s-inspired electronica, music videos and schemes. Their latest of the later is the result of a collaboration with YellowBelly Beer, and is a Buckfast-infused beer called Commotion Lotion. Commotion Lotion is a beer specifically for festivals so it comes in a 330ml can and is… Read more »

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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Hard Working Class Heroes returns from Thursday 28th to 30th September in Dublin and the new music showcase festival has some changes afoot for its 15th year. The biggest one is that rather than having 100 bands the organisers are promising their will be less on the bills across the weekend. The live showcases will… Read more »

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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German musician and composer Nils Frahm  will play National Concert Hall’s Perspective Series next year onMonday 26 February 2018. Frahm’s All Melody World Tour will cost €30 +fees and tickets available this Friday June 23 at 10am NCH Tel: 01 417 00 00 or www.nch.ie Just last week, Quinton Campbell dropped an edit of a… Read more »

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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TUESDAY JUNE 20TH: Be My Guest @ Cyprus Avenue (11pm, €8 per night) The first night of a three-night residency for BMG Audio and hand-picked guest DJs, happening through Thursday night. In full: 20th: Rory De Nógla, Xero, Eoghan O’Shea; 21st: Aoife O’Neill, Bruming, Rich Murphy; 22nd: Jason Busteed, Looptown WEDNESDAY JUNE 21ST: Babylon Fusion… Read more »

Posted on June 19th, 2017

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Latitude Festival has grown to become one of the biggest in the UK with 15 stages and 750 acts on the schedule for the festival from 13th – 16th July in Henham Park, Suffolk. The final acts were just added to the list including the BBC Music Introducing Stage and notable acts include Pumarosa, Skott… Read more »

Posted on June 19th, 2017

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Ireland’s finest ebullient experimentalists Meltybrains? have been quiet on the live gig front because they are working on their debut full-length album. As times are trying financially for any band looking to pay for the costs of recording, mixing and mastering, Melty have set up a Patreon account to help fund it and have announced… Read more »

Posted on June 19th, 2017

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LCD Soundsystem have announced that their new album American Dream will be released on September 1st. As well as that, the band have announced some UK and European dates in Glasgow, London, Manchester and Copenhagen in September. Highly unlikely they’d do another Irish show after the Picnic last year right? All the European tour dates… Read more »

Posted on June 19th, 2017

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Queens Of The Stone Age have announced their Irish return as part of the Villains World Tour (new album out August 25th on Matador) at 3Arena, Dublin on Friday 24th November 2017. Tickets priced from €50.65 including booking & facility fees go on sale next Thursday 22nd June at 9am via Ticketmaster. Villains was produced… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2017

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Before their Malahide Castle gig last night, Arcade Fire’s Everything Now Twitter account posted instructions tied in to the band’s Creature Comforts single release on Friday, saying for fans to find some Creature Comfort cereal boxes (there’s a fake ad) and to tweet a pic of themselves to get into the afterparty. So, the boxes… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2017

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