Mike Skinner has rebooted The Streets project and the first step in that process is the announcement of UK, Irish and European shows in Paris, Amsterdam and Berlin. Two Dublin shows at the Olympia Theatre happen on 16th and 17th of April 2017 and go on sale this Wednesday at 9am as part of The… Read more »

Posted on November 13th, 2017

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Folk singer-songwriter and activist Joan Baez has announced three gigs in Ireland on 19th March at the Waterfront Belfast and two at Bord Gais Energy Theatre Dublin on 21st & 22nd March. Baez has a new album out in February, her first since 2008’s Day After Tomorrow. Tickets are on sale now. Dublin Ticketmaster Outlets… Read more »

Posted on November 10th, 2017

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Canadian R&B duo DVSN who are Daniel Daley and Nineteen85 (who produced James Vincent McMorrow’s recent record), just released their second album Morning After on OVO Sound this month. They have now been announced for a Dublin show at The Academy, on Sunday March 11th. Tickets €28 including booking fee go on sale 9am Friday… Read more »

Posted on November 9th, 2017

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Kenny Hanlon’s dance label Apartment Records have returned after a two year break with their tenth release. This time around, the music comes from American dance music producer Chase Smith who previously worked on WT Records, R Zone and Argot. Apartment Records are known for touching on various electronic music styles (this 2013 release is… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2017

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Lisa O’Neill is curating a special one off event of storytelling through, music, song and poetry this Friday in Luncheonette, the café on the grounds of NCAD. Special guests will include John Sheahan (The Dubliners), Colm Mac Con Iomaire (The Frames), Radie Peat (Lankum) and Ann Enright. All proceeds from this evening will go to… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2017

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Atmofolk duo Morgan Macintyre and Gemma Doherty, Saint Sister released their new single ‘Causing Trouble’ back in May of this year. Check out the live video of the track from their headline show in the National Concert Hall which took place on June 7th. The video was shot by Bob Gallagher who has shot previous… Read more »

Posted on November 7th, 2017

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Tuesday November 7 Sam Amidon, Laucan @ Whelan’s (€20) Deadly American folk artist on Nonesuch with UK support. Ruby Sessions: Bedouine, Hvmmingbyrd,  Saint Leonard  @ Doyle’s (9pm, €7) Weekly acoustic showcase night for charity. Tandem Felix @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€12) Latest song – Were You There (When They Crucified The Birthday Boy)? Slow Moving Clouds @ The… Read more »

Posted on November 7th, 2017

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Following on from the success of Vinyl & Wine’s regular vinyl listening gatherings, a new monthly event, brought to you by Improvised Music Company (IMC), is exploring the story of jazz through vinyl playback gatherings of the most iconic artists of the genre. The night aims to spark discussion and storytelling on jazz artists and their… Read more »

Posted on November 7th, 2017

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Australian singer-song writer Vance Joy will play with Olympia Theatre Dublin on May 20th as part of his headline European tour. Tickets from €21 go on sale this Friday November 10th at 9am from Ticketmaster. Last week, he released his new track ‘Like Gold’ from his forthcoming album to be released in February next year…. Read more »

Posted on November 7th, 2017

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Cigarettes After Sex’s November date is sold out for the Academy this month but the Texas band will be back next year for a show at the Olympia on May 22nd as part of their 2018 tour dates. Tickets go on presale through Spotify from Wednesday (it’s unclear how that will work but it says… Read more »

Posted on November 6th, 2017

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Le Galaxie have announced a headline show at the The Academy in Dublin on Friday December 8th. Tickets on sale Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster​. The band have recently played Samhain Festival along with the Smithwick’s Soundtrack Series where they performed reimagined versions of the Apocalypse Now soundtrack. ‘Pleasure’ is the single they released this… Read more »

Posted on November 6th, 2017

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Wednesday November 1 WoW – Women on Wednesdays @ Whelan’s (€10) Síomha, Fehdah and Ruth + a panel discussion. London Grammar @ Olympia Theatre (Sold out) Pleasant anthemic UK band. Oh Wonder @ The Academy (Sold Out) Melodic UK pop duo. Oh Joy, Robert John Ardiff @ Whelan’s (€8) Launch of So Swell 7″. indie-rock…. Read more »

Posted on October 31st, 2017

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The band who brought us ‘Head Over Heels’, ‘Everybody Wants To Rule The World’, ‘Shout,’ ‘Sowing The Seeds Of Love’ and ‘Mad World’ among others will play a show at 3Arena next year with guest Alison Moyet (who started her career with Yazoo). The show happens on 2nd May and tickets are on on sale… Read more »

Posted on October 27th, 2017

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Ireland’s techno king Sunil Sharpe continues his ascendancy with a six-hour set at District 8 on December 23rd courtesy of Subject. Last year, Sharpe did a 5-hour set and with no-one knowing the genre as well as this man, what’s another hour? Facebook event Tickets: from €11 via Eventbrite and Resident Advisor.

Posted on October 26th, 2017

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