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Mary Hickson who recently finished her tenure at Cork Opera House has moved on to pastures new. Last year’s Cork city festival Sounds From A Safe Harbour was her first success and now as director of the Clonmel Junction Festival, she’s giving the festival, in its 16th year, a shot in the arm. A bunch… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2016

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Groove Festival takes place in Killruddery House, Co. Wicklow on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd July (same weekend as Castlepalooza), and while the headliners aimed at an older audience than most with the likes of The Blades, The 4 of Us, Ocean Colour Scene and Neville Staple Band playing, Turning Pirate have put together a… Read more »

Posted on April 18th, 2016

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After a sellout Button Factory gig, Julia Holter has been announced for her biggest Irish show to date at Vicar Street on Saturday November 19th. Support for Holter on the night comes from Circuit des Yeux. Tickets priced €25+ go on sale tomorrow morning at 9am through Ticketmaster & usual outlets nationwide. Have You In… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2016

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The Pygmalion has just announced they are bringing Prins Thomas to the Dublin venue on Sunday May 1st. The Norwegian producer, musician and DJ gained notoriety for his cosmic electronic disco productions alongside fellow countrymen Todd Terje and Lindstrom. Of late, Thomas has kicked back into release mode with Paradise Goulash DJ mix, Toransu, new… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2016

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Recovery is a new theatre production which doubles as a live staging of a concept pop album, that stars Peter Coonan (Love/Hate) and Maud Ní Riordáin (Maud in Cahoots) and explores, through 12 songs, a family dealing with life after a crisis. Part gig, part theatre, the hour-long show written and directed by Zoe Ní… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2016

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Artwork: Donough O’Malley/The Public House for Nialler9. Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops and its stock returns on Saturday and this year, it feels like there’s a lot less focus on the actual Record Store limited releases and more of a focus on the actual physical shops that exist and the… Read more »

Posted on April 13th, 2016

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Another Love Story proved itself to be one of the best little festivals going last year courtesy of Homebeat/Happenings with its manor setting, ballroom, living room gigs, cinema, woodlands and lawn hangouts among the appeal. It returns to Killyon Manor, Kinnegad, Co. Meath from Friday 19th August to Sunday 21st August and it’s just let… Read more »

Posted on April 13th, 2016

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Some good news to share after the announcement that Block T had to vacate their premises in Smithfield a couple of months ago. The Block T team have secured a new venue on Basin Street in Dublin 8 and are currently in the process of moving there. As anyone with a cursory experience in going or working… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2016

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Email to be in the draw for free entry: Wednesday: 12 Points at MusicTown: World Service Project, Mixtapes from the Underground @ Meeting House Square Friday: REWS, Stich Jones @ Whelan’s Upstairs Sunday: Basia Bulat, The Weather Station @ The Workman’s Club How to enter free entry comps – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2016

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