Whoop, more good news this week. The creator of last week’s album of the week, Sinkane, has been announced for a gig here on December 3rd. Sinkane will play Opium Rooms (formerly The Village) on that date. Tickets are €12 plus fees from Ticketmaster.
Anyone who browses gig listings like I do every week, may have noticed that The Academy venue on Middle Abbey Street in Dublin has not hosted an event for a while. I presumed it was due to a planned break, but today, it was announced that the venue has been renovated into a “contemporary performance… Read more »
The annual Culture Night where buildings, museums, galleries and more open their doors to the public for the night is happening this Friday night. Here’s a roundup of all the recommended musical events happening. Free unless stated otherwise. Full programmes. iPhone and Android apps are also available. Dublin Culture Night Concert with RTÉ Concert Orchestra / Sinead White / We Cut… Read more »
As announced this morning, Jungle are coming back. Also announced today, a special Nialler9 secret gig. Just in – Damien Rice plays Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on November 3rd as part of a world tour. The comeback is truly under way now. Tickets are on sale Friday from ticketmaster on Friday morning. Pre-sale to fans… Read more »
A few months ago, Nialler9 and Block T put on No Advance, a night featuring three acts that were not announced until a few minutes before doors opened. We had Fight Like Apes, White Collar Boy and Bantum doing his Prince thing to a full capacity room. Well, we’re doing it again. This time under… Read more »
After their stonking Electric Picnic set and their subsequent Mercury Prize nomination, Jungle have been announced for a gig on February 24th 2015 in the Olympia. Tickets are €21 – €25 plus regular fees from Ticketmaster on sale Wednesday. Sign up to their site for early access tickets.
Hard Working Class Heroes announced the stage times for the main events last week and they’ve also revealed the details of the convention and what to expect now too. This all takes place in NDRC in the Liberties from Thursday October 2nd to Saturday October 4th. Panels and workshops of note include: Jump Forward a… Read more »
On Thursday October 16th next month, the inaugural Creative Belfast presents Output one day music conference takes place in Belfast in the MAC and the Oh Yeah Centre. 350 artists, businesses and creative students are expected with the focus on the opportunities and challenges in the music industry today. The morning and afternoon will feature… Read more »
The 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize Albums of the Year were announced last night. Nominated albums must be submitted in advance to the prize so if you’re favourite album isn’t there, that might be the reason. Mercury Prize shortlist 2014 Anna Calvi – One Breath Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow Damon Albarn… Read more »