Anderson .Paak, the creator of 2016’s album of the year in my book is finally coming to play in Ireland, though not as a headline show. The LA rapper/singer/drummer is to support Bruno Mars on his world tour which stops in 3Arena, Dublin on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Tickets on sale Monday at 9am. Standing… Read more »

Posted on November 18th, 2016

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With only over two weeks to go to this year’s TV shoot and mini-festival event in Kerry, Other Voices is gearing up for a big weekend of music in Dingle. So far they’ve announced the first round of music trail of acts and the main church artists which include Lisa Hannigan, Rejjie Snow, Girl Band,… Read more »

Posted on November 17th, 2016

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The Sugar Club has announced a series of shows in the run up to Christmas of note. Friday 16 December: The Jerry Fish Christmas Electric Sideshow A full band and cabaret performance from the Dublin musician. Tickets for the event are €16+ fees. Later that night, Today FM’s Kelly Anne Byrne presents The Beat Goes… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2016

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It was announced today by Music Network who administer the Music Capital Scheme that €210,000 will be available to the fund this year for musicians. The Music Capital Scheme, established by the Arts Council, supported by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs and managed by Music Network, comprises two distinct awards… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2016

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It’s the 30th Anniversary of Beastie Boys’ album Licensed To Ill and there’s a few things out there worth paying attention to: The band released a deluxe version of the album. Boba Fatt did a short mix for Huey on BBC6 Music based on the album. Pitchfork have a short video about the album’s creation…. Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2016

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Email to be in the draw for free entry: Saturday: Lumo Club #14 @ Yamamori Tengu (10pm) Sunday:  Mutual Benefit, Maija Sofia @ Whelan’s How to enter free entry comps – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and phone number (for late contact) in the body of the… Read more »

Posted on November 15th, 2016

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Dublin-raised UK based Bonzai is to play live and is bringing some friends to the city to DJ alongside here for a New Year’s Eve Eve party at District 8 this year on December 30th. Joining Bonzai will be DJ sets from Mura Masa, Mumdance, Wastefellow and Bobofunk. Tickets are €22+fee on sale now on… Read more »

Posted on November 15th, 2016

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Among a stacked week of Leeside music events are the music programme for Cork Film Festival, a plethora of big house nights, and the first anniversary celebrations of local hip-hop heroes Cuttin’ Heads Collective. WEDNESDAY 16TH NOVEMBER The Cork Fleischmann Orchestra @ City Hall (8pm, €18/€25/€30) Led by solo violinist Tasmin Little, the namesake orchestra… Read more »

Posted on November 14th, 2016

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