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Knockanstockan is a festival which takes place at Blessington Lakes on July 24th and 25th which has gone from strength to strength. Now in it’s 10th year and featuring Bats, Rusangano Family, Shookrah, Sinead White, Twin Headed Wolf, Leo Drezden and many more, the festival has announced the stage times for 3 of its 5… Read more »

Posted on July 14th, 2015

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The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson is a a film directed by Julien Temple that tells the extraordinary story of musician Wilko Johnson (Dr. Feelgood, The Blockheads, Roger Daltrey), who diagnosed with incurable pancreatic cancer and given a few months to live, managed to accept his fate with uplifting positivity and defy the death sentence handed down to… Read more »

Posted on July 14th, 2015

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Yukimi Little Dragon Photo from the Crack Magazine shoot by Tom Andrew Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Tuesday July 14 Bunny Wailer @ Button Factory (€28.50) [Reggae]  Irish times interview. two dates. Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (9pm, €6) [Acoustic club]   Rhodes / Fiach Moriarty / Overcoats / Kurtis… Read more »

Posted on July 14th, 2015

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Longitude is only a weekend away now and the Marlay Park festival has arguably the lineup of the summer (it certainly chimes with the makeup of this site) with the likes of Todd Terje, Caribou, Jungle, Alt-J, Glass Animals, Kaytranada, Ibeyi, Yoing Fathers, Pusha T, Leon Bridges and Young Fathers among many others. As part… Read more »

Posted on July 9th, 2015

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Ticket giveaways: Friday:Lubomyr Melnyk with Otto A Totland @ Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire How to enter ticket comps – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and phone number… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2015

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Julio Bashmore’s album Knockin’ Boots is due on August 7th and the tunes we’ve heard so far are killer enough to make this highly-anticipated from ‘Holding On’ to ‘Rhythm Of Auld’ and ‘A Simple Love’. After his show earlier this year, he will return post-album release on November 13th for a late night gig at the Academy… Read more »

Posted on July 6th, 2015

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Some gig news for Monday. After their show with Paolo Nutini, Alabama Shakes will be back for their own show in the Olympia Theatre on Wednesday November 4th. Special guest will be Michael Kiwanuka. Tickets on sale Friday at 9am priced at €33.50. Marina & The Diamonds is back on Wednesday December 2nd at The… Read more »

Posted on July 6th, 2015

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