Nialler9 & PRS for Music are team up to cohost four of Ireland’s brightest new bands at the evening showcase at Output Belfast Conference & Showcase with Generator NI on February 16th in Belfast’s The Dirty Onion. The show is free in and a part of the evening showcases of gigs featuring lots of new… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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The Pixies just announced they are to play a new series of Dublin gigs called Trinity College Park Summer Series on July 9th this year, alongside a load of other acts in early July. Also playing in Trinity will be Gregory Porter (Thursday July 6), James Vincent McMorrow (Friday July 7), Bell X1 (Saturday July 8),… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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Further to the recent drip-feeding of act announcement that has been coming from Life Festival HQ, today the organisers just added 16 acts to the festival to Belvedere House from May 26th to May 28th. Rudimental Patrick Topping Alan Fitzpatrick Bjarki Paula Temple The Magician Format: B Goldie Jay Clarke Veronica Vasicka Monki – DJ… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Other Voices’ new series on RTÉ starts tonight on RTÉ2 at 11:30pm and it’s going to feature music from After Dingle in December, Austin Texas visit in October and the band performances at Electric Picnic so that looks set to be the most music they’ve ever had. Included will be performances from Willie Nelson, Gregory… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Music Cork is a new conference and showcase event taking place in Cork city from Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th May. Featuring talks from industry professionals at The Clayton Hotel throughout the daytime, announced speakers include: Key Note speakersDarcus Beese, President of Island Records, booking agents Geoff Meall (UTA / Muse), Steve Zapp (ITB /… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Output Belfast -the one-day music conference has announced much of its live band lineup and its conference too. Today, they revealed that their keynote speaker will be music industry commentator Bob Lefsetz. Known for the Lefsetz Letter, and his singular articles and ideas about the goings on in the music industry, Lefsetz will be in… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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In 2016 F. Festival debuted as Ireland’s first multi-faceted female fronted festival. Today it announced it’s coming back to Dublin city on March 11th for more music, art, comedy, talks, spoken word and film. On the music front, confirmed acts include already Vernon Jane, Laoise, Kevyn, Leila Jane & The Healers, Pillow Queens, My Fellow… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Spectrum is a new festival by Improvised Music Company, in association with Note Productions and Homebeat, billing itself as “creative music for curious ears”. It takes place in Dublin from March 10th to 12th this year and features music of jazz, progressive, rock, alt-folk to electronica persuasions. Featured artists on the programme include jazz composer… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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