Sleigh Bells announced a UK and European tour for February today including a date at Whelan’s Dublin, Sonar in Reykjavik, Gorilla in Manchester and Electric Ballroom in London. The band have just released their Jessica Rabbit album. Tickets for all shows are available from 9am, Friday 9th December on sale shortly from TM. Dublin show… Read more »

Posted on December 7th, 2016

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Here are some gigs that were announced in recent days. Thundercat, the singer, bassist and all-round dude who has been working with Kendrick Lamar and releases on Brainfeeder is to play Vicar Street in 2017 on a World Tour on Monday March 27th. He’ll play live with Dennis Hamm (keys) and Justin Brown (drums). Tickets… Read more »

Posted on December 7th, 2016

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Email to be in the draw for free entry: Friday: I Am Niamh, Rosa Nutty, Mythil Grimm @ Bello Bar Friday: Fight Like Apes @ Whelan’s Sunday: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble  @ The Sugar Club Sunday: Christmas songs Sing Along Social @ MVP (7.3pm, €8) How to enter free entry comps – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line… Read more »

Posted on December 6th, 2016

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Southern Hospitality Board’s swansong shows at the Kino highlight an incredibly packed and eclectic week of live music in the real capital. TUESDAY DECEMBER 6TH Geoff Tate @ Crane Lane Theatre (7pm, €20) Former Queensryche frontman performs in a stripped-back show with local musicians, and all money going to the MusicGeneration Cork City programme. Coláiste… Read more »

Posted on December 5th, 2016

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Forbidden Fruit has announced their dates for 2017’s edition of the festival and they are the June Bank Holiday of “Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th June, with a very special festival performance Monday 5th June.” The festival takes place at The Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin for the seventh time and tickets are on sale now… Read more »

Posted on December 1st, 2016

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Connolly’s is a newly re-opened venue in the West of Cork in the town of Leap run by Sam McNicholl with a bunch of friends. His father Paddy ran the place and brought bands of all kinds down to the wilds like The Frames, John Martyn, Lightning Bolt, The Pale, Something Happens, Donal Lunny and… Read more »

Posted on December 1st, 2016

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Girl Band announced a special gig in aid of Pieta House for Vicar Street on February 17th 2017 earlier this month. Today, they’ve announced their guests and they are: Lynched, Rusangano Family & DJ sets by James Vincent McMorrow, Geoff Travis (Rough Trade) & Aisling O’Riordan. Solid. Tickets priced €30 are on sale now Ticketmaster.ie… Read more »

Posted on November 30th, 2016

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Primavera Sound has just announced its lineup for the  festival in 2017 in Barcelona from 31 May to June 4th next year and it’s ridiculous. Headliners on the lineup include Arcade Fire Frank Ocean Bon Iver Solange Skepta the xx Aphex Twin Slayer Grace Jones Van Morrison Run The Jewels Also present and correct: Flying Lotus,… Read more »

Posted on November 30th, 2016

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