Tuesday June 27 Badbadnotgood @ The Sugar Club (€23) Canadian young jazz lads who have worked with Ghostface, MF Doom and Danny Brown. Second show. Wednesday June 28 SAD 13 @ Whelan’s (€15) Speedy Ortiz front lady Sadie Dupuis Floor Staff, We, the Oceanographers @ The Workmans Club (€10) New Convictions EP is recommended. Thursday June 30 Soma… Read more »

Posted on June 27th, 2017

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Tuesday June 20 Radiohead @ 3Arena (€65+) First gig here since A Moon Shaped Pool came out. Melt Banana @ DBD (€15) Japanese noisy experimental legends Wednesday June 21 CreateSound Social @ MVP (Free) Musicmakers get-together with demos by Caz9 and Will De Burca Rocstrong, Chasing Abbey, Hendrick Lane @ The Bowery (€5/€7, 9pm) Check out latest… Read more »

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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German musician and composer Nils Frahm  will play National Concert Hall’s Perspective Series next year onMonday 26 February 2018. Frahm’s All Melody World Tour will cost €30 +fees and tickets available this Friday June 23 at 10am NCH Tel: 01 417 00 00 or www.nch.ie Just last week, Quinton Campbell dropped an edit of a… Read more »

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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Before their Malahide Castle gig last night, Arcade Fire’s Everything Now Twitter account posted instructions tied in to the band’s Creature Comforts single release on Friday, saying for fans to find some Creature Comfort cereal boxes (there’s a fake ad) and to tweet a pic of themselves to get into the afterparty. So, the boxes… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2017

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Ahead of its full physical and digital release on Cork-based weirdo boutique Penske Recordings, The Jimmy Cake have today released a short preview of upcoming album Tough Love. Tough Love is the band’s sixth studio long-player. Written in 2015 as a single longform piece for a once-off performance in Dublin’s now-defunct Joinery venue, Tough Love… Read more »

Posted on June 14th, 2017

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Tuesday June 6 Agnes Obel @ Olympia Theatre (€32.50) Danish neo-classical songwriter. It’s Happening Again. Wednesday June 7 Saint Sister @ National Concert Hall (€17.50+) Biggest Irish show yet for the atmosfolk duo who have a new single out. Thursday June 8 Mitski @ Whelan’s (€18) US indie-rock artist. scored highly in 2016 critical and Pitchfork lists. TPM,… Read more »

Posted on June 6th, 2017

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Tuesday May 30 Swans @ Button Factory (€25) Farewell Tour Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (9pm, €6) Catherine McGrath // Into The Ark // Rosa Nutty // Conor Mason Wednesday May 31 Minus The Bear, Joan Of Arc @ Whelan’s (€20) Seattle four-piece rock. Thursday June 1 Shaw Sessions #2 Magic Pockets @ The Bernard Shaw… Read more »

Posted on May 30th, 2017

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Wednesday May 24 Seu Jorge presents The Life Aquatic @ Vicar Street (€40) A Tribute to David Bowie from the actor/musician who performed the songs in the film. Maria Kelly @ The Bowery (€10, WIN PASSES) Launch of the The Things I Should EP CreateSound Social with Daithí @ MVP (Free) Aimed at supporting local producers & helping… Read more »

Posted on May 23rd, 2017

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Grizzly Bear announced their long-awaited new album is out in August 19th and is called Painted Ruins. As well as revealing new song – ‘Mourning Sound’ the band also announced a world tour starting in Dublin’s Vicar Street on October 5th. See all dates here. Tickets priced €32 go on sale Wednesday 24th May at… Read more »

Posted on May 17th, 2017

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The National have announced that their new album Sleep Well Beast will be released on September 8th on 4AD and following that a world tour kicks off in Cork at the Sounds From A Safe Harbour Festival with a Cork Opera House on September 16th and then goes to Dublin’s Vicar Street for September 17th… Read more »

Posted on May 11th, 2017

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Com Truise last played Dublin in 2014 and today he’s been announced for a Button Factory show on Saturday November 4th for a late show. He has a new album called Iteration out in June on Ghostly International and ‘Isostasy’ is from it: Tickets are €10 now from Eventbrite.

Posted on May 9th, 2017

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