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Owen Pallett was already announced as a support for The National in the Iveagh Gardens which is now sold out so good time for him to announce a set of his own in Whelan’s the next night, Sunday July 20th. Tickets are €20 and they go on sale on Friday May 2nd at 9am. Pallett… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2014

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Forbidden Fruit announced six additions today to the festival taking place on June Bank Holiday weekend. acts added today: Wild Beasts, Captain Murphy (Fly Lo’s rap alterego), Thundercat, Kid Karate, The Range and To Kill A King. Saturday: The Flaming Lips, Bell X1, Flying Lotus 3D show, F*** Buttons, Nils Frahm, Thundercat, Captain Murphy, The… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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We still need more governmental support for Irish music though...

We still need more governmental support for Irish music though…Now that HMV is re-open on Grafton Street in Dublin, and that Record Store Day business is behind us, First Music Contact have announced that they are teaming up with HMV stores in Dublin and Belfast to showcase the bands on the network Breaking Tunes IRL… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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Indiependence have added some more names to the festival on August 1st to 3rd in Deer Farm, Mitchelstown. Names added: Hozier, The Minutes, Hudson Taylor, Dan Croll and Tvvins (see here) while there’s been a spate of Cork bands included The Altered Hours, Elastic Sleep, The Vincent(s), Toy Soldier and Slow Motion Heroes. There’s also… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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Dublin band Croupier are calling it a day. The band announced that they will play their last gig in Twisted Pepper on May 30th. And they’ve also released their back catalogue for free download from Bandcamp which consisted of two EPs, a Christmas song and a debut album. “As some people may already know, as… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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Gruff Rhys, Summer Camp, We Cut Corners, Giles Peterson, Ships, Dan Croll...

Gruff Rhys, Summer Camp, We Cut Corners, Giles Peterson, Ships, Dan Croll… One of the best small festivals in the country, Castlepalooza Music and Arts Festival has announced its first lineup for the festival taking place in Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co. Offaly from August 1-3rd. Highlights include: Gruff Rhys, Dan Croll, We Cut Corners, Summer Camp, Giles… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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Over the weekend, the rumours circulating about Oxegen not taking place this year was confirmed by a statement from MCD on the website: It is with regret that MCD announce that OXEGEN will not take place this year due to lack of suitable Headline Acts which combined with the financial demands by local agencies make… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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Tickets on sale next Monday.

Tickets on sale next Monday. Update: Due to the first gig selling out in 48 hours, Future Islands have added another Dublin gig on Monday November 3rd. Tickets on sale Monday April 28th @ 9am priced €20 (including booking fee) from www.ticketmaster.ie & outlets nationwide. Irish audiences are more familiar than most with Future Islands,… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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Ticket giveaway time: Booka Shade have been around for 25 years now and their music has always had a captive audience. They return to Vicar Street next Saturday April 26th with a brand new stage show that is supposed to be pretty insane looking. Finally, French DJ/producer Brodinski is hitting The Academy on Saturday May… Read more »

Posted on April 17th, 2014

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