Will Toledo’s rising indie rock act Car Seat Headrest has announced a European tour which includes a date in The Olympia Theatre on May 16th. Tickets for the gig go on sale this Friday, January 12th priced at €23+ from Ticketmaster.ie. They have also left us with this new track ‘Nervous Young Inhumans’ off front… Read more »

Posted on January 9th, 2018

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Tuesday January 9th An evening with Barry Hyde @ Workmans Club (€12.50) Former Futureheads member speaks about his mental health and preforms tracks from his solo project ‘Malody’ Wednesday January 10th Bowie Raw @ Grand Social (€15) Dublin Bowie Festival. Annual live performance of Bowie songs by known Irish musicians. Thursday January 11th BIMM midnight… Read more »

Posted on January 9th, 2018

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Whelan’s Ones To Watch Festival is back for its eighth year this month from January 18th – 21st, a showcase of 50 up and coming Irish bands and artists across three venues. Tickets are €5 per day or €10 for 4 days with a free pint of Hop House included on any ticket. The line-up… Read more »

Posted on January 8th, 2018

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Thursday January 4th My Life With Bowie with Woody Mansey @ The Sugar Club (€15+) A Q&A evening featuring the last living member of Bowie’s band The Vibe for Philo @ Whelan’s (sold out) An annual commemoration of all aspects of Phil Lynott’s career, Friday January 5th I Heart Bowie @ Whelan’s (€15) Dublin Bowie… Read more »

Posted on January 3rd, 2018

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Saturday December 23rd Fontaines D.C, Anderson @ The Workmans (€10) The Dublin rockers play a headline show in their second home Swimmers Jackson, The May Alter, Ivan Nicolas and James J Clarke @ The Workman’s Club (€5) Four great acts in the Vintage rooms Workman’s for charity Syria Vibes Xmas Party and Tengu 5th Birthday… Read more »

Posted on December 23rd, 2017

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Tuesday December 19th Seen Your Video with Pillow Queens and YHRF DJs @ Whelans (€20) The Replacements tribute band in aid of Women’s Aid Tea Party with Jordan and Jimmy Rouge @ Wah Wah Club (€8+) Orange Tree Edits DJs and more Wednesday December 20th Paul Mcloone Christmas party: Bitch Falcon, Rosborough @ The Grand… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2017

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Prolific Belgian house DJ The Magician, creator of the always must-listen mixes plays District 8 this Thursday 21st of December. 1. Do you have a favourite magic tape you made this year? Well, I rarely listen to the Magic Tapes, but I really enjoyed the selection on the latest one, no. 76. The first 20… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2017

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King Krule, the 23-year-old Londoner Archy Marshall who has been releasing music since he was just 16 and first featured on Nialler9 way back in January 2011 finally played his debut Irish gig in the Academy, Dublin to a sold-out venue. The core appeal of the King Krule sound hasn’t changed much since then. Marshall… Read more »

Posted on December 14th, 2017

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Tuesday December 12th Homebeat Christmas Cracker with Come On Live Long and Sun Collective @ 10 Wicklow St (Sold out) Festive night with two great bands, mulled wine and mince pies Ruby Sessions with special guests @ Doyles Pub (€7) Ruby sessions with very special previous preforming guests Patrick Wolf @ The Sugar Club (€20+)… Read more »

Posted on December 12th, 2017

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Irish producer Caz9 will play an hour-long set as part of Always On – In Association with Moogfest, which will consist of 50 hours of live stream performances from female & non-binary musicians around the world. She will play her set upstairs in Whelan’s tonight Thursday, 7th December at 1am. You can watch the live… Read more »

Posted on December 7th, 2017

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Update: Young Hearts Run Free’s Christmas annual Yule show has been moved from Dublin Food Co-op in Newmarket Square in Dublin 8 to The Gloucester Street Recreational and Sports Centre at 21 Gloucester St South (off Townsend street). A suporting wall in the Co-Op has fallen and all events there have been cancelled until it’s… Read more »

Posted on December 7th, 2017

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Following on from the release of ‘Canaries’ earlier this year Dublin four-piece band Let’s Set Sail have released a five track EP on Homebeat Presents. ‘The Nothingness Of Now’ is a delightful mix of ambient folk and upbeat electronic sounds with honest vocals from Warren McCarthy that stick true to his Dublin roots. The open… Read more »

Posted on December 7th, 2017

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Belfast duo Bicep will play three dates with Hammer in Ireland next year. Bicep’s self-titled debut album was released this year which was followed by a three track EP ‘Glue’. Dates include: Thursday, February 1st @ Electric Garden, Galway Friday, February 2nd @ District 8, Dublin. Tickets priced at €20+ are available from Eventbrite.ie. Saturday,… Read more »

Posted on December 7th, 2017

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Turning Pirate’s annual New Year’s Eve gig returns to Vicar Street on December 31st and this year’s line-up features Featuring: Lisa Hannigan James Vincent McMorrow Booka Brass Mick Flannery Gavin Glass Jess Kav Niamh Farrell Planet Parade Joe Hearns Michael Hopkins Turning Pirate House Band MC Brian Quinn Music Director: Joe Furlong Tickets priced at… Read more »

Posted on December 6th, 2017

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A new record store Blackwax Records is now open inside the Windsor Arcade on Meath Street Dublin 8 selling a selection of second-hand records with a mix of hip-hop, soul, disco, techno, house, Motown and 7″ records. Record store owner Willo Healy has been collecting records since he was 13 and has always wanted to… Read more »

Posted on December 5th, 2017

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