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Other Voices returns to Dingle this December for their annual shindig. As part of the special weekend, the IMRO Other Room features new and upcoming Irish music most recently that included Rusangano Family, Saint Sister, Talos, Gavin Glass, Bitch Falcon, HAWK and 2015 Open Call winner Saramai. The Open Call is open for this year… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2016

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Here are all stage times for Electric Picnic, which trickled via The Irish Times. The Clashfinder document is here. The Nialler9 Electric Picnic Mix 2016 Here’s an Electric Picnic Spotify playlist with a song from every artist playing Friday Main Stage 22.30-00.00 The Chemical Brothers 21.00-22.00 The 1975 19.30-20.30 Nas 18.15-19.00 Abc 17.00-17.45 Ryan Sheridan… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2016

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Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst is to play a solo performance at Bord Gais Energy Theatre on Sunday 5th February 2017, POD have announced. It will be Conor’s first show in four years, following a sold out National Concert Hall show in February of 2013. A new solo album called Ruminations, is coming 14 October on… Read more »

Posted on August 30th, 2016

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Here is the second update of stage times for Electric Picnic, which are tricklin’ via The Irish Times. This batch includes Electric Arena, Cosby, Little Big Tent, Theatre of Food, Theatre Stage, and Mindfield. More stage times tomorrow including Red Bull, Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow, Comedy Tent, Salty Dog, Trailer Park, Global Green and Trenchtown…. Read more »

Posted on August 29th, 2016

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I brought you news of Yangaroo Music Ireland, a new service for artists and radio stations that is is aiming to make it easier for independent Irish musicians to get their music on the airwaves. It’s doing that be standardising delivery for independent artists so that the music arrives in one place. In addition, Yangaroo… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2016

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On Friday night at Electric Picnic (September 2nd), 2FM will host a special once-off festival event where 2FM presenter Jenny Greene will join forces with The RTÉ Concert Orchestra to play the Rankins Wood stage. The 2FM performance will bring Electric Disco DJ Jenny Greene’s DJ set and a 48-piece orchestra together to playing classic… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2016

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Dublin trad/folk band Lynched have risen to popularity due to their spiked take on traditional ballads, engaging live shows and music which draws from the past but speaks in the present. As a nod to that rise, Lynched will play their biggest show yet at Vicar Street on Saturday November 26th. Tickets are on sale… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2016

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Salty Dog, the sea-vessel-based stage at Electric Picnic has announced its lineup today. Playing are: Bronagh Gallagher Band Le Galaxie Soundsystem David Kitt Dr Strangely Strange Kormac R.S.A.G The Eskies Stomptown Brass Prison Love Buffalo Sunn Mongrel State Old Hannah The Pete Pamf Sextette The Trinitones The Square Pegs Cronin with guests Shane MacGowan and… Read more »

Posted on August 24th, 2016

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Last week, Metropolis announced a day-by-day breakdown for the festival taking place in the RDS on November 3rd to 5th and this week they’ve added some choice acts including Clams Casino, Novelist, Floating Points (DJ Set), Shura, Klangkarussell & Groove Armada (DJ set). Friday Groove Armada (DJ Set) Clams Casino Novelist Mall Grab Saturday Floating… Read more »

Posted on August 24th, 2016

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