12 bands never featured on this site get a look-in before their set this weekend.
So Hard Working Class Heroes is happening from Thursday to Saturday and 100 Irish bands are playing live in seven different venues at night and some other shops, cafés and restaurants during the day to local music enthusiasts and an international audience of industry people. As a reader of this site, you’ll already know lots… Read more »
Pages: 1 2
Posted on October 2nd, 2013
A party off the mainland.
Valentia Isle Festival is happening THIS WEEKEND on the island with the population of around 700 people off the coast of Kerry from Friday 13th to Sunday. Along with DFA DJs Pay Mahoney and Nancy Whang, the lineup includes David Holmes, Heathers, Bronagh Gallagher, Jape, David Kitt, Donal Dineen, RSAG, Daithí, Young Wonder, The Mighty… Read more »
Posted on September 11th, 2013
A new one-day Halloween BYOB bash.
Sick of the festivals? Think again. Samhain looks good. Samhain Festival is a new one-day festival brought to you by Emergence, Life Festival, Bodytonic, Bedlam and Human Music which will happen in Glendalough House in Wicklow on October 27th. It’s a BYOB, Fancy Dress Halloween festival and features a pretty good lineup for its first… Read more »
Posted on September 6th, 2013
The Picnic's 10th year in Stradbally as told in animated GIF form.
Last year, Mark Duggan and I did artists portraits at Electric Picnic but this year we wanted to do something more involved in the festival and something a bit different so, here is our series of Animated GIFs of Electric Picnic 2013. Featuring The Knife, David Byrne and St. Vincent, Le Galaxie, Savages, MO, Blondes,… Read more »
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6
Posted on September 4th, 2013
Stage times for the festival as they happen.
Electric Picnic is now sold out so if you’re going, here are the main stage times so far. A Clashfinder link is here or a PDF is here. You can also listen to the the Nialler9 Electric Picnic mixtape.
Posted on August 28th, 2013
22 tracks from Electric Picnic artists in just over an hour.
As has become tradition over the years, I usually put together a mixtape of artists heading towards Stradbally for Electric Picnic. This year is a little different. I’ve been DJing a lot lately so I thought the Electric Picnic mixtape would be a good opportunity to do a DJ mix for the occasion. 22 tracks… Read more »
Posted on August 22nd, 2013
101 reasons to go
Hard Working Class Heroes have announced the 101 bands lined up for the festival later this year from Thursday 3rd – Saturday 5th October in various venues in Dublin. Full artist links for listening from the site. There are 70 bands who’ve never played HWCH before this time around: Bands: Affleck / Anderson / Benny… Read more »
Posted on August 16th, 2013
Spend a weekend in the coolest city going.
For those undecided about Electric Picnic right now, you could always consider a weekend in Berlin the following week (or if you’re a festival freak then hit both) for Berlin Festival. Spend a long weekend in one of the coolest cities around anchored around the festival which takes place by day in a disused airport… Read more »
Posted on August 14th, 2013
Electric Picnic today have announced what the main stage bands are playing what days to help you decide if you’re getting Sunday tickets or weekend ones. Big news is that it seems Friday will be greatly reduced from previous years – in the main area only the Main stage will have a full lineup, Giorgio… Read more »
Posted on August 13th, 2013