Sea Sessions have announced the acts lined up to play the festival in Bundoran, Co. Donegal from Friday June 23rd to Sunday June 25th. Headlined by Primal Scream, who had to drop out last year the lineup is: Primal Scream The Coronas SIGMA Foy Vance All Tvvins Badly Drawn Boy Mr Scruff Dreadzone Little Hours… Read more »

Posted on February 15th, 2017

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Castlepalooza have announced the first bands and comedy acts for this year’s festival in Charleville Castle, Tullamore from August 4th to 6th this year (the festival moves back to its original dates this year). Announced today are: Wild Beasts Girl Band Waze & Oddysey I Have A Tribe Shit Robot David Kitt Lumo Club Heroes In… Read more »

Posted on February 14th, 2017

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A bunch of tiers of Forbidden Fruit tickets went on sale yesterday and some sold out very quickly. With headliners Flying Lotus, Bon Iver, Aphex Twin and Orbital, already announced, the organisers announced more names today including: Moderat, Maceo Plex, Motor City Drum Ensemble, NAO, KiNK & Mall Grab. In case you needed further convincing…. Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Open Ear is a festival that started last year on Sherkin Island off the coast of West Cork and it returns in June 2nd-4th for a weekend of “experimental, ambient, electronica, neo-classical, hip hop / beats, techno, noise and more.” With a capacity of 300, this year’s lineup features: Mike Slott The Cyclist Eomac The… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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After last week’s reveal of Orbital as Saturday headliners, today it’s been announced that Aphex Twin return to play Forbidden Fruit and headline the Sunday night after playing the festival’s inaugural outing back in 2011. That adds to the recent news that Bon Iver will curate and headline the Monday June 5th date along with… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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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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Further to the recent drip-feeding of act announcement that has been coming from Life Festival HQ, today the organisers just added 16 acts to the festival to Belvedere House from May 26th to May 28th. Rudimental Patrick Topping Alan Fitzpatrick Bjarki Paula Temple The Magician Format: B Goldie Jay Clarke Veronica Vasicka Monki – DJ… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Music Cork is a new conference and showcase event taking place in Cork city from Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th May. Featuring talks from industry professionals at The Clayton Hotel throughout the daytime, announced speakers include: Key Note speakersDarcus Beese, President of Island Records, booking agents Geoff Meall (UTA / Muse), Steve Zapp (ITB /… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Output Belfast -the one-day music conference has announced much of its live band lineup and its conference too. Today, they revealed that their keynote speaker will be music industry commentator Bob Lefsetz. Known for the Lefsetz Letter, and his singular articles and ideas about the goings on in the music industry, Lefsetz will be in… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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