Tuesday August 22 Ruby Sessions curated by Little Green Cars @ Doyle’s (€6,9pm) + Wyvern Lingo // Gypsies on the Autobahn // Brian Mooney Wednesday August 23 Montauk Hotel, Last Days of Elvis, Party Fears @ The Hut, Phibsboro (€7) debut  live show in Dublin from Art poppers PF. Thursday August 24 Pure M Awards @ Eastside… Read more »

Posted on August 22nd, 2017

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Wednesday August 16 Ballet Átha Cliath @ The Sugar Club (€10) Short film screening with Cloud Castle Lake & Davy Kehoe live. Thursday August 17  Ailie Blunnie @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€10) Leitrim singer-songwriter Old Hannah  @ The Sound House (Free) Dublin Quays Festival show. Folk and blues band. Friday August 18 Super Silly, Jordan Adetunji @ The… Read more »

Posted on August 16th, 2017

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Update: The festival due to take place this weekend was cancelled, “due to roadblocks set in our path.” Scrobarnach Electronic Music and Arts Festival has announced extended details of its third annual instalment, at its new home at Ballindenisk House, Watergrasshill, Co. Cork on August 11th-12th. Taking its name from the Irish for “undergrowth”, the… Read more »

Posted on August 8th, 2017

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THURSDAY AUGUST 3RD: Saint Caoilian @ Connolly’s of Leap (8pm, €10) The handsomest biy in Cork music brings himself and his band out under the hammers as his world tour continues. Support from Ballydehob native Muireann Levis. GOOD Music @ Cyprus Avenue (11pm, €5) Stevie G brings Ian Ring in on his shenanigans at the… Read more »

Posted on August 3rd, 2017

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Tuesday August 1 Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (€6, 9pm) New music showcase with Ailbhe Reddy,  Rosi Lalor, Kieran Mulvihill Wednesday August 2 Frankie Cosmos, Squarehead,  Trust Fund @ Whelan’s (€13)  American indie-rock. Kling Klang @ MVP (Free) Monthly night of alternative, coldwave, psych and electronica Thursday August 3 KUSO – A Film by Steve aka Flying Lotus… Read more »

Posted on August 1st, 2017

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THURSDAY JULY 27TH: Yorkston Thorne Khan @ Coughlan’s Live (9pm, €16) Folk, electronica, jazz and world music come together via critically-acclaimed Domino Records trio, stopping off at Coughlan’s on Irish tour. No Covers @ The Friary (9pm, free) The biggest little bar in Cork city continues supporting new music, with Brother Rabbit, Michele Amico and… Read more »

Posted on July 26th, 2017

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Irish festival staples King Kong Company and Corkonian masters of mayhem Lords of Strut, have been added to the line-up at this summer’s Townlands Carnival. Taking place at Rusheen Farm Estate in Macroom, Co Cork on July 21 -23, they join announced headliners The Rubberbandits, Hermitage Green, Brushy One-String and Jeru Da Damaja. King Kong Company… Read more »

Posted on June 27th, 2017

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A handpicked selection of some of the best festivals, gigs and events coming up in the next three months this summer… Body & Soul Festival @ Ballinlough Castle Co. Westmeath (€139 / €55 for Sunday) Friday June 20 – Sunday June 22 A growing reputation as the best boutique festival in Ireland that draws in a… Read more »

Posted on June 18th, 2014

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Electric Picnic 2011

Picileaks. It’s almost impossible to keep something under wraps when it comes festival lineups these days. Blame Facebook and Twitter and all that shizz. What’s bad for promoters is good for punters though and above, via Twitter in the last hour subsequently is the official lineup from the Electric Picnic website. Somebody shared a link… Read more »

Posted on March 9th, 2011

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Eh, OK. So we all knew Primavera was going to have a brilliant lineup but today they finally fired their full list and the result was enough to make you faint. Basically “BEST LINEUP EVER”. New additions: PJ Harvey, Sufjan Stevens, Big Boi, Battles, Jamie XX, PiL (Public Image Limited), DJ Shadow, M.Ward, James Blake,… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2011

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