The 10 nominees for this year’s RTÉ Choice Music Prize album of the year will perform at this year ceremony which takes place at Vicar Street on Thursday March 8th. Nominees and performers include: Come On Live Long Marlene Enright Fangclub Lankum James Vincent McMorrow New Jackson Otherkin Fionn Regan Ships Talos Tickets for the… Read more »

Posted on February 7th, 2018

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Ralph Rolle best know as the drummer from Chic will be performing with his new band Ralph Rolle & The Funk Patrol for the Dublin based platform We-Bloom in The Button Factory on Saturday February 17th. The eight-piece band will consist of: Ralph Rolle (Chic) on Drums Jess Kav (BARQ) Lead Vocals Michael Hopkins (Planet… Read more »

Posted on February 7th, 2018

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Musictown is back this year with a 10-day musical celebration taking place from April 13th to 22nd in association with Dublin City Council and Aiken Promotions. The programme “celebrates the diverse constellation of music cultures in Dublin City with the theme this year of collaboration and community”. The programme this year includes: Greyscale Present: Visionist … Read more »

Posted on February 7th, 2018

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Dublin electro-pop trio Dreaming of Jupiter made up of Zoe Gough, David Levins and Sam Oye made their debut with ‘Light of My Life’ back in 2016. Their new track ‘Let Me Down’ is a promising introduction to their forthcoming EP, an atmospheric and soulful groove that features elements of RnB, Funk and electro-pop with… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Tuesday February 6th Ruby Sessions: Ailbhe Reddy, The Ocelots, Laoise, Conor Mason @ Doyle’s Bar (€7, 9pm) Weekly acoustic night in aid of Dublin Simon Community Nightmares On Wax, Conor Feeney @ District 8 (€27+) Chilled electronic producer from… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2018

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Hidden Agenda, Subject and Research are hosting a whopper Paddy’s Day Block Party gig at District 8 this year across three stages. Featuring: DJ Koze Fjaak Brame and Hamo Red Axes Acid Pauli DJ Deece Jordan Sage Cáilín Aeron Nevan Jio Cáit Fahey Fintan Lalor Matthew Dundon Tickets priced at €22+ are on sale this… Read more »

Posted on February 5th, 2018

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Liz Harris who records and performs under the name Grouper will play two live shows on May 5th at the Unitarian Church, Dublin. The gigs are presented by Skinny Wolves. Both shows will take place on May 5th at 7pm and 9pm. Information on ticket sales will be released soon.

Posted on February 5th, 2018

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Canadian indie-rock group Broken Social Scene have announced a UK and Ireland tour this year which includes a date a Tivoli Theatre, Dublin on May 28th. This will be their first Irish date in 10 years. The band’s fifth album Hug Of Thunder was released in July last year, which was their first album in… Read more »

Posted on February 5th, 2018

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Come On Live Long who were recently nominated for a Choice Music Prize award for their album In The Still are sharing a remix of their track Sum Of Its Parts. The remix is by Rían Trench (ex Solar Bears, Trenchurian, Leo Drezden) who performs with the band and worked with them on their latest… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2018

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February Kendrick Lamar @ The 3Arena Thursday February 7th Renowned American rapper and winner of five Grammy awards this year brings the tour of his fourth album Damn to Dublin. Support on the night comes from James Blake. Franz Ferdinand @ The Olympia Sunday February 11th Glasgow indie-pop three-piece release their fifth studio album Always… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2018

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Iconic American family music group The Jacksons have been announced for this years Beatyard at Dun Laoghaire Harbour. This will be the groups first ever Irish gig as headliners on Friday August 3rd. Original members Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Marlon Jackson and Jermaine Jackson will be performing with a nine-piece band. Tickets priced at €59.50+… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ruby Sessions: SÍOMHA, Robert John Ardiff (of Come On Live Long), Moon Looks On, Basciville @ Doyle’s Bar (€7) Four great acts play acoustic in aid of Dublin Simon Community Wednesday January 24th Ulaid, Duke Special @ Whelan’s (€22+)… Read more »

Posted on January 30th, 2018

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