Another Love Story, the boutique little festival of music, art, fun, talks and installations by Homebeat & Happenings in Killyon Manor, Meath has announced its first list of acts for this year’s festival from Friday 18th – Sunday 20th August. Katie Kim Overhead The Albatross JFDR This Is How We Fly I Am The Cosmos… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2017

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Mother and THISISPOPBABY have announced the first names for the one-day event to mark Ireland saying yes to Marriage Equality. Yestival takes place in Tivoli Theatre and will feature music from Dimitri From Paris, Le Galaxie (new single here), Mother DJs and THISISPOPBABY’s End of the World Tea Dance, their first show since Riot. More… Read more »

Posted on April 11th, 2017

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Homebeat & Nialler9 in association with O’Hara’s Irish Craft Beer proudly present Future Proof – a new series of events showcasing essential emerging and established acts who are weaving themselves into the present and future fabric of the Irish music scene. After a very full Bello on a wet Wednesday night enjoyed Come On Live Long, Proper Micro… Read more »

Posted on April 11th, 2017

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Artwork from District’s good Friday manor party. Win guestlist here: Thursday: Liam O Maonlai And Ronan O Snodaigh @ The Bowery (€22.50, WIN PASSES) To enter: Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name in the body of the message. Full info on each show below…. Read more »

Posted on April 11th, 2017

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Kendrick Lamar dropped the tracklist and title of his new album DAMN to drop Friday and it will feature U2 and Rihanna as titled guests. Presumably that means that the U2 featuring-song ‘XXX’ will feature the band performing as opposed to the sample (unless U2 asked for a title credit). Production credits for the album… Read more »

Posted on April 11th, 2017

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There’s a load of Irish musicians getting together to play songs from the American punk-leaning ’80s rock band The Replacements next week. The band called Seen Your Video include: Peter Toomey (The Immediate) James Vincent McMorrow Conor O’Brien (Villagers) Conor Lumsden (The No.1s) James Byrne (SOAK) The band play Whelans upstairs on April 19th with… Read more »

Posted on April 10th, 2017

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WEDNESDAY APRIL 12TH: Zolala Klub #7 @ Siopa Gan Ainm (7pm, free) Performance, talk and art in the latest instalment of the quayside esoterica series, including a musical performance from Johnny Rua on Irish harp. THURSDAY APRIL 13TH: [r]evolution of a sun, Bisect & Hope is Noise @ Fred Zeppelin’s (7.30pm, €8) A special fundraising… Read more »

Posted on April 10th, 2017

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The Women’s Work festival is an initiave of the Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast to shine a light and give a platform to women in an industry dominated by men. Taking place from 24th to 29th May, Women’s Work takes place in venues venues Oh Yeah, Start Together Studio, the Black Box, Pavilion and Strand Arts… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2017

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The festival Moira Calling, which takes place just outside Belfast on Friday September 8th and Saturday September 9th has announced its main stage. Playing live are: Eliza and the Bear, Flyte, Emerald Armada, Girls Names, Stomptown Brass, Brand New Friend and Franklyn. The festival’s second stage is to be announced. It is the festival’s second… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2017

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BARE in the Woods has gone from a one-day festival to a three day one and today, it’s revealed much of the lineup to come and it’s markedly different than the other Irish festival offerings for June 9th – 11th at Garryhinch Woods in Portarlington. Headlining the main stages across three days are Canadian electro-pop… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2017

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The Gentlemen’s Academy Disco Brunch contains is a concept that goes down easy. Hit the Drury Buildings on Sunday April 30th from 2pm to 4pm for some brunch and stick around after 4pm reinvigorated to dance to some fine tunes from the resident DJs Ghostboy, Rocky, Chewy & Gianni. It’s a concept that’s simple and… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2017

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Belfast electronic festival AVA Festival has added some names to the conference part of its programming of workshops, panels and sessions in association with Output Belfast including Jeff Mills, Leftfield’s Neil Barnes, R&S Records founder Renaat Vandepapeliere, Native Instruments, Moxie, New Jackson and Resident Advisor. Also lined up are panel discussions exploring the relationship between… Read more »

Posted on April 5th, 2017

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Fleet Foxes will play a July 11th show (Thursday) at the Cork Opera House this year. Tickets €40+fees on sale Friday April 7th at 10am – get it in the diary. Book Online: Corkoperahouse.ie Book by phone: 021-4270022* Later that week, they play Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens for an outdoor show. The band’s third record Crack-Up… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2017

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