Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Tuesday January 23rd Ruby Sessions with Peppy, Harry Hoban and the Brothers Kane, ELLYD, Luke McTiernan @ Doyle’s Bar (€7) Four great acts in aid of Dublin Simon Community Lau @ Whelan’s (€20) Edinburgh experimental folk band play for… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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A few days after the announcement of his new album and a new EP, Daniel Avery has been confirmed for a Dublin District 8 gig on March 10th this year courtesy of Hidden Agenda. Tickets are now on sale from €16.50 + from Eventbrite. Facebook event

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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Following a pair of haunting yet accomplished full-lengths, trad/Kraut/proggers The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock have finally completed the studio recording of Lockout, a large-scale historical piece centred around an eighteen-piece guitar orchestra in previous live excursions. The piece tells the story of the 1913 Lockout, the struggle of Dublin workers against exploitative working conditions,… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2018

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Paddy Hanna has shared new track ‘Toulouse The Kisser’ from his album Frankly, I Mutate which will be released on March 2nd. The track stays true to the unique Paddy Hanna sound on previous releases such as ‘Bad Boys’ and ‘Mario Lanza’, upbeat and joyous packed with strings and playful lyrics. “It’s a travelogue of… Read more »

Posted on January 18th, 2018

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A new night called Sweet Nothings is coming to Drop Dead Twice in the heart of the Liberties, Dublin next month. The night is based on the idea of collaboration, from collaborating with other independent music business in the area, to artists collaborating with each other and the audience on the night. Brought to you… Read more »

Posted on January 18th, 2018

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Imagining Ireland is an initiative of the National Concert Hall which aims to ‘Present living portraits of a modern, creative, conflicted and diverse Ireland.’ On Saturday, February 3rd at The National Concert Hall Various artist will present their own interpretations of Ireland in song word and visuals. Featuring: Paul Noonan Lisa Hannigan Saint Sister Seamus… Read more »

Posted on January 18th, 2018

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A new initiative called SelfMade is coming to Dublin which aims to explore and celebrate DIY music in Ireland. The first installment takes place on February 2nd in Third Space Smithfield and will have a focus on women in music. The night will include performances, an exhibition of portraits and photographs of the various artists… Read more »

Posted on January 16th, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Tuesday January 16th Ruby Sessions with Dreaming Of Jupiter, Tim Chadwick, Leila Jane, Melvin @ Doyle’s Bar (€7) Four great acts in aid of Dublin Simon Community Wednesday January 17th This Is The Kit @ Whelan’s (€19+) Paris-based folk… Read more »

Posted on January 16th, 2018

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21 year-old independent artist and BIMM Dublin student Rob Toal-Lennon or RTL’s new EP Much Love is a body of work built up over the past five years that depicts five definitive moments in his life. “This is an accumulation of five years of planning, writing & recording. A transition of sound/taste over five years…. Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2018

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Dubin-based composer and producer Des Garvey or This Fresh Hell has teamed up with singer-songwriter Niamh McGoldrick for his debut single ‘Intact’ out now on Little L Records. The track is an atmospheric journey full of synths, cymbals, sax and percussion with mesmerising lyrics and echoing vocals from Niamh McGoldrick taking you into a dark… Read more »

Posted on January 12th, 2018

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Dublin-based independent producer and DJ Dónal Sharpson or DoubleScreen released his Wasta Wasta EP in May of last year. His new track ‘Sheikah’ off the EP bears a Bonobo-esque sound, an upbeat feel good mix of brass, playful synths, afro drum beats and catchy riffs that will set you in a happy trance. This one… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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District Magazine launched a collaboration album with all proceeds going to Pieta House. The album, released on District Recordings label is a compilation of unreleased material from 20 Irish hip-hop artists including JYellowL, This Side Up, Wastefellow, Neomadic, Rebel Phoenix, Mathman and many more. The album is available for purchase on District Magazine’s Bandcamp for… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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The Dublin Guitar Quartet have released a live video for ‘Aheym’ which was composed by Bryce Dessner (The National) and originally composed for the Kronos Quartet in 2009. The video was directed by Laura Sheeran in the ballroom at Charleville Castle in Tullamore Co Offaly. This is the first of a series of videos to… Read more »

Posted on January 10th, 2018

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Dublin-based club night Melodic is celebrating its 6th birthday on Friday, January 26 in Tengu, Dublin with special guests Lindstrom and Luca Bacchetti. Since its start-up six years ago Melodic has hosted parties around Dublin and Europe. Tickets priced at €11+ are available now from Eventbrite.

Posted on January 10th, 2018

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Following the cancellation of their Dublin gig last year due to weather conditions, The Breeders have announced that they will play Vicar Street on May 27th. The also announced that they will be releasing a new album titled All Nerve on March 2nd. Tickets for the gig go on sale next Thursday, January 18th at… Read more »

Posted on January 9th, 2018

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