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Canalaphonic happens next Friday and Saturday 23rd and 24th in Rathmines and Portobello across over 20+ venues and bars and the Leinster Cricket Club which will have a 5,000 capacity. I interviewed Abner Browns’ Dave Judge last week about his work with the free festival. Here are the stage times for next weekend to get… Read more »

Posted on September 15th, 2016

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Metropolis Festival have announced another rake of artists to play the festival in the RDS from November 3rd to 5th. New additions are: Jack Garratt, Paul Kalkbrenner, Cyril Hahn, Jessy Lanza, DJ Deece, White Collar Boy and Superpoze. Mount Kimbie will play the opening party alongside DJ Shadow. That adds to recent additions. Ticket info…. Read more »

Posted on September 14th, 2016

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Hard Working Class Heroes is only a few weeks away and we already know the band lineup and times. But, a big part of the festival is the knowledge and information shared at the convention before the bands kick off that night. This year, The festival convention moves to the Chocolate Factory, Kings Inn Street,… Read more »

Posted on September 14th, 2016

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If Body & Soul can coincide with the solstice, then I don’t see a problem with another festival coinciding with “a full barley moon and a rare prenumbral eclipse.” Lúnasa Music & Arts festival takes place in Bellurgan Park, Co. Louth from 16-18 of September. The festival will feature family-friendly workshops and activities, camping, forest… Read more »

Posted on September 8th, 2016

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We already know the 100 bands announced for Hard Working Class Heroes next month and today we have the schedule for the festival which takes place from Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th October in Dublin venues The Workman’s Club, Wigwam, The Chocolate Factory, Odessa, Tengu, The Mezz and City Hall. Also announced is a new… Read more »

Posted on September 8th, 2016

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Returning to Stradbally for Electric Picnic every year on the cusp of the seasons is like returning to your hometown at this point. Most things are in the place you expect, others have had a lick of paint and there are new attractions to check out, some gaudy and some just right. Electric Picnic 2016… Read more »

Posted on September 6th, 2016

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The spoken word Lingo Festival returns in October 21 to 23 and they’ve announced their first headliners for this year. Rapper Sage Francis, Rubberbandits’ Blindboy Boatclub , Palestinian spoken word artist Rafeef Ziadeh and 2016 Lingo Poet Laureate Sarah Clancy are lined up to play. Sage Francis plays a show at the Workman’s Club on… Read more »

Posted on September 1st, 2016

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Other Voices returns to Dingle this December for their annual shindig. As part of the special weekend, the IMRO Other Room features new and upcoming Irish music most recently that included Rusangano Family, Saint Sister, Talos, Gavin Glass, Bitch Falcon, HAWK and 2015 Open Call winner Saramai. The Open Call is open for this year… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2016

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