Body&Soul Second Instalment

Body & Soul have added some names to the festival on Summer Solstice weekend today. New additions are: Leftfield – who have a new album on the way but are no longer a duo. Blooms – young R&B electronic music from London-based Irish lady. Big Jelly – Nine-piece Galway outfit playing Ska and rocksteady Ensemble… Read more »

Posted on April 15th, 2015

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HMV have made a concerted effort to support Irish music scene through initiatives like the Breaking Tunes instores and sponsorship of Hard Working Class Heroes since it was amalgamated with Xtra-vision by Hilco, but they are not independently owned so are therefore excluded from this Saturday’s Record Store Day celebrations. Over the weekend, HMV’s Record… Read more »

Posted on April 15th, 2015

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Glasto-lineup

Glastonbury have released most of the other big names to play the festival in June this year for everyone who already has a ticket bought for the sold-out event. It includes Kanye (he’s still there), Foo Fighters, Special guests, Florence + The Machine, Pharrell, Alt-J, Motorhead, Lionel Richie, Mary J Blige and more. Slightly different… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2015

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Ticket giveaways: Thursday: Homebeat: Ciaran Lavery/Ryan Vail, Liza Flume @ Smock Alley Theatre (€14) Friday: Subject presents MOVE D @ Twisted Pepper (€13/€15, 10:30pm) Saturday: Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra @ The Grand Social (€10) Saturday: All City present John Heckle & The Cyclist @… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2015

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Today, two Irish festivals have added to their lineups. Sea Sessions, the music and surf festival which takes place in Bundoran, Co. Donegal from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st June has added: The Riptide Movement, Black Grape, Interskalactic, Little Hours, The Whereabouts, The Winters and Half Of Me. Tickets are priced from €99.50. Previous lineup… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2015

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Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops and its stock takes place on Saturday around the world. Here’s a full list of records stores participating in Ireland and the list of special releases available worldwide which includes releases from too many to name. Here are the special events taking place on the day. It’ll be updated… Read more »

Posted on April 13th, 2015

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Tower Records in Dublin are two (Dawson Street, O’Connell Street) of the last remaining independently-owned Tower Records going and as ever, they’ll be doing some special events for Record Store Day this Saturday. Tower has seen vinyl sales increase in the last five years as RSD has become an established date on the calendar. To… Read more »

Posted on April 13th, 2015

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