Nialler9 & PRS for Music are team up to cohost four of Ireland’s brightest new bands at the evening showcase at Output Belfast Conference & Showcase with Generator NI on February 16th in Belfast’s The Dirty Onion. The show is free in and a part of the evening showcases of gigs featuring lots of new… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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The Pixies just announced they are to play a new series of Dublin gigs called Trinity College Park Summer Series on July 9th this year, alongside a load of other acts in early July. Also playing in Trinity will be Gregory Porter (Thursday July 6), James Vincent McMorrow (Friday July 7), Bell X1 (Saturday July 8),… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Albums Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Sampha – Process The long-awaited debut album from the English singer and musician. Is there a debut-releasing artist in recent years who his audience are… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

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Dublin singer Soulé’s debut single ‘Love No More’ made a big enough impression locally that is was this week nominated for an Choice Music Prize Irish Song of the Year. And it’s easy to hear why. Soulé is one of the most promising new artists in the soul, R&B and pop sphere in Ireland and… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

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Just in time for Christmas, the Loose Joints Podcast is back with a look at the best of 2016. The podcast features Nialler9 and Sally Cinnamon talking to a guest about the music they love: old and new.

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

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Fionn Regan will release his first album in five years this April 14th. The Meetings of the Waters arrives after Regan’s song was recently sampled on Bon Iver’s 22 A Million album, which resulted in the pair playing together at Berlin’s Michelberger Hotel live rehearsal shows that Vernon was involved with. ‘The Meetings of the… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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In 2016 F. Festival debuted as Ireland’s first multi-faceted female fronted festival. Today it announced it’s coming back to Dublin city on March 11th for more music, art, comedy, talks, spoken word and film. On the music front, confirmed acts include already Vernon Jane, Laoise, Kevyn, Leila Jane & The Healers, Pillow Queens, My Fellow… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Mary Grammer is a 23 year old Kilkenny woman working and living in London who has decided to put become a concert promoter and put on ambitious two days of an event of Irish musicians in London on March 3rd and 4th this year. Emerald Sounds is a two-day festival of Irish music in Camden’s… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2017

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