The Peace Pagoda is an alternative music sanctuary at Electric Picnic. Found in the Healing Area of Body&Soul, the area offers a programme of ambient and electronic music for the first two days while Sunday ramps things up for its closing party. The Peace Pagoda is curated by Algorithm for Body&Soul with a projection mapped… Read more »

Posted on August 21st, 2017

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After their first show on Saturday 28th October sold out instantly , Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers have added a second BluesFest date at the 3Arena, Dublin on Monday 30th October, 2017. Tickets for the extra concert date will go on sale this Friday 25th August at 9.00am. Tickets From €79.50 including booking fee On… Read more »

Posted on August 21st, 2017

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Electric Picnic just added the final list of acts who are Stradbally-bound for the main stages of the festival and they include: Giggs Tale Of Us Le Galaxie All Tvvins Clark Tiga The Skatalites Mr Jukes Rusangano Family Le Boom King Kong Company Talos The Riptide Movement Versatile Nobodys Heroes Margaret Glaspy Stephanie Rainey Wastefellow… Read more »

Posted on August 18th, 2017

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The Body&Soul Bandstand at Electric Picnic is the latest stage to announce its lineup for the Stradbally Festival and the stage features a lineup of upcoming Irish talent with some handpicked music from around Europe. On the bill of the stage are: Pyrmary Colours Colorama A&V (Spain) 045-Recordings/Takeover Show feat. Conor C & Cinema String… Read more »

Posted on August 18th, 2017

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Three Ireland revealed the lineup for their #3Disco stage at Electric Picnic this year. As well as a ‘Lip Sync Battle’, 3Disco lead by drag artists Davina Devine, appearances from James Kavanagh and Doireann Garrihym, charging stations and more it’s the #3Disco stage that this music site cares about in the main and here’s who… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2017

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Trailer Park’s mobiletropolis at Electric Picnic has announced its lineup of gatherings, music and events. The Mobile Home Stage: Chic’s Ralph Rolle , CC Brez, Interskalactic, Le Freak, SpudGun, The Luna Boys, Robotrock, Róisín O, Dublin Ukulele Collective, Aindraias De Staic & The Lacthikos, Amber & The Bear, Galway Street Club, Created by Comets, Jaméire,… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2017

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FRIDAY AUGUST 18TH: This is How We Fly @ Sirius Arts Centre, Cóbh (7.45, €15) A coming together of members of bands like The Gloaming, The Chieftains, Darol Anger and Gjallarhorn, as well as experiences with interdisciplinary work in theatre, dance and contemporary music. Major Grave @ The Poor Relation (9pm, €7) From Dublin’s first… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2017

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Electric Picnic may be long sold out but we are still not near finding out the smaller stages in Stradbally. Here are the latest bits: Jerry Fish’s Electric Sideshow Circus, cabaret, burlesque and sideshow performers from the U.K. and Ireland, & a lot of music including: Kormac, Interference with Glen Hansard, Frank and Walters, R.S.A.G,… Read more »

Posted on August 16th, 2017

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Wednesday August 16 Ballet Átha Cliath @ The Sugar Club (€10) Short film screening with Cloud Castle Lake & Davy Kehoe live. Thursday August 17  Ailie Blunnie @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€10) Leitrim singer-songwriter Old Hannah  @ The Sound House (Free) Dublin Quays Festival show. Folk and blues band. Friday August 18 Super Silly, Jordan Adetunji @ The… Read more »

Posted on August 16th, 2017

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The Irish independent promoter Homebeat has added a record label to their suite of festival and gig offerings. True to form, the new record label Homebeat Presents will showcase new Irish and International acts and the first release comes from folk electronic found-sound duo Carriages, with the Movement EP to be released on vinyl on… Read more »

Posted on August 16th, 2017

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The music showcase festival and conference Hard Working Class Heroes have announced the 50 bands to play the event from Thursday 28th to 30th September. 500 bands applied and the final 50 (down from 100) were chosen by industry and they will play five city-centre venues: The Workman’s Club, The Grand Social, Tramline, The Underground and The Tara Building…. Read more »

Posted on August 14th, 2017

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Scrobarnach might be out, but the county remains a hotbed of activity this weekend. TONIGHT: Simon Community Fundraiser @ Fred Zeppelin’s (8pm, €3) Young Cork artists line out in the red room upstairs on Parliament Street to raise spons for Simon Community. On the bill: Little Indigo, Drift, Andy Killian. THURSDAY AUGUST 10TH: Hermitage Green… Read more »

Posted on August 9th, 2017

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