Tuesday Oct 17 The Horrors, The Fontaines @ The Tivoli Theatre (€24) English rockers’ new album V has been well-received. (Sandy) Alex G  @ Whelan’s (€16.50) Philadelphia songwriter with 8 albums at age 23, 2 of them on Domino. Ruby Sessions: Mongoose, Tanjier, Mark Flynn, Melvin @ Doyle’s (€7, 9pm) Long running acoustic showcase night. The… Read more »

Posted on October 16th, 2017

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Tuesday Oct 10 Dermot Kennedy @ Button Factory (sold out) His next Dublin gig is headlining the Olympia  Fickle Friends @ Academy 2 (€15) UK indie-pop. Glue. Wednesday Oct 11 Future Proof Season 2: Ye Vagabonds, Sylk, Dowry @ Bello Bar (€10+) Nialler9 & Homebeat handpick 3 new Irish acts in association with O’Haras. Thursday Oct 12… Read more »

Posted on October 10th, 2017

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Tuesday Oct 3 The Drums @ Whelan’s (Sold Out) Alt US indie.  Blood Under My Belt The Hot Sprockets @ The Bowery (€12) +Guests: Munky, Sub Motion, Modesto A part of Oktoberfest Live Isaac Gracie @ The Grand Social (€13) 22-year-old British singer-songwriter. Wednesday Oct 4  Nothing this Wednesday but next? I have something for you. Thursday Oct… Read more »

Posted on October 3rd, 2017

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Tuesday September 26 Vulfpeck @ Vicar Street (Sold Out) Favourites of BIMM students and jazz heads. Wednesday September 27 Vulfpeck @ Vicar Street (Sold Out) Favourites of BIMM students and jazz heads. LCD Soundsystem, Shit Robot @ Olympia Theatre (Sold out, Wed – Fri) One of the best return for 3 nights in a row. WOW: Women… Read more »

Posted on September 25th, 2017

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Tuesday September 19 Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (€6,9pm) + Siv Jakobsen // Mik Pyro // Allman Brown // Maurice Burns Wednesday September 20 OMNI @ Whelan’s (€16.50) Playing lo-fi pop that channels the spectra of the late ‘70s and early ‘80s Red Hot Chili Peppers @ 3Arena (€79.50, Wednesday & Thursday) Support Lady Lesshur. Thursday September 21 Siv… Read more »

Posted on September 19th, 2017

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Not everyone is going to Electric Picnic guys. So for those that aren’t or those that are and have stamina of steel, peruse below. Tuesday August 29 Courtney Marie Andrews @ Whelan’s (€16) Arizona country singer-songwriter. Dreaming of Jupiter, Not Monsters, Søltree @ The Workman’s Club (€10) Pop, rock and electronic on one lineup. Perspectives: Magnetic… Read more »

Posted on August 29th, 2017

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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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