POD & Forbidden Fruit today announced that Bon Iver will be playing and curating the lineup for the Bank Holiday Monday June 5th part of Forbidden Fruit in 2017 on the grounds of the Irish Museum Of Modern Art at The Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin. Joining the band will be Flying Lotus (3D Show),… Read more »

Posted on December 15th, 2016

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Making their pitch to the Christmas present market, Cork festival Indiependence have announced their first three bands to play next August 4th to 6th in Mitchelstown: Manic Street Preachers, The Coronas and Sigma . Tickets for the 12th year are: 3-DAY WEEKEND CAMPING – €119 VIP INDIE GARDEN UPGRADE – €50 Tickets are available online… Read more »

Posted on December 14th, 2016

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Forbidden Fruit has announced their dates for 2017’s edition of the festival and they are the June Bank Holiday of “Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th June, with a very special festival performance Monday 5th June.” The festival takes place at The Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin for the seventh time and tickets are on sale now… Read more »

Posted on December 1st, 2016

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Primavera Sound has just announced its lineup for the  festival in 2017 in Barcelona from 31 May to June 4th next year and it’s ridiculous. Headliners on the lineup include Arcade Fire Frank Ocean Bon Iver Solange Skepta the xx Aphex Twin Slayer Grace Jones Van Morrison Run The Jewels Also present and correct: Flying Lotus,… Read more »

Posted on November 30th, 2016

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Other Voices takes place in Dingle this weekend and there’s 65 bands playing across the weekend, many playing multiple times in the town. There’s everything from visiting acts like Margaret Glaspy, Pixie Geldof, Emily Barker and Kojey Radical to local headliners like Saint Sister, Le Galaxie, Meltybrains? and Lisa Hannigan. Plus, new Irish music with… Read more »

Posted on November 28th, 2016

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Other Voices have announced their timetable for the music trail & church recordings, as listed below. I’m DJing on Friday night in An Droiched Beag at midnight. The festival app Muddy is also available with the timetable and reminders from iTunes & Google Play. With 65 bands playing around the town including special guests, A… Read more »

Posted on November 25th, 2016

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Today being Black Friday and with Christmas approaching perhaps you’ve been thinking of picking up a deal. If you can think far far ahead to summer 2017 then you may be interested to know that two festivals of note but early bird tickets for sale on this morning. Body & Soul Festival which takes place… Read more »

Posted on November 25th, 2016

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Yesterday, I revealed the full lineup of acts for the church at Other Voices, now here’s the full music trail list of acts, which are the events that are free and open to the public throughout the day and after the main gigs. The previously announced artists are below. New are: AE MAK Ailbhe Reddy… Read more »

Posted on November 23rd, 2016

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Ding Ding Dingle. The 15th edition of Other Voices in the Kerry town is only a week and a bit away and that means the announcement of more acts and activities to the festival/TV show/ December getaway for music fans. After the first names were revealed for the church/ the IMRO other room and the… Read more »

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

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