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The programme for the Kilkenny Arts Festival to take place from 5th to 14th of August this year has been announced. The 43rd edition will include a celebration of Mozart across 15 concerts, The Marble City Sessions (St. Canice’s Cathedral, Sunday 14 August) – hosted and co-curated by Martin Hayes, writer Paul Muldoon and actor… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2016

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Plaid, the long-time Warp Records electronic duo have just released a new album The Digging Remedy (listen below) and that means new live shows. Longtime Dublin promoters of Plaid, U:mack are bringing the duo to Whelan’s on September 10th and there’s a special stage setup for the show: For this performance, Plaid will be performing… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2016

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Tuesday June 14 Skinny Wolves: CC Dust, School Tour , R.Kitt @  Live in Tenterhooks (€18, BYOB) [Electronic] Olympia, Washington synth electronic, ghostly Dublin atmospherics Slayer, Anthrax @ Olympia Theatre (€40)  [Metal] A quiet night out. Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (€6, 9pm) [Acoustic… Read more »

Posted on June 14th, 2016

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The stage times for this year’s Body&Soul Festival are here. Full res JPGs are here – click to enlarge and save. PDF Version. Full text versions below. Friday Body&Soul Stage 00.30-1.30 Girl Band 23.45-00.00 Solstice Celebration 22.30-23.45 The Gloaming 20.45-21.45 BadBadNotGood 19.00-19.45 Basciville Midnight Circus 0.00-02.00 Optimo 23.00-0.00 Ninos du Brasil 21.45-22.30 Ho99o9 20.15-21.15 EMBRZ… Read more »

Posted on June 13th, 2016

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Sigur Rós are coming to Dublin town to play the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Sunday June 26th with support from James Vincent McMorrow. Tickets are €49.50 + fee each but I have 3 pairs of tickets to giveaway this week. Just register and follow the steps below for more entry chances. Win tickets to Sigur… Read more »

Posted on June 13th, 2016

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Indiependence have added some new things to this year’s festival in Deer Farm, Mitchelstown from July 29 – 31st. On the live front: Cronin, August Wells, Jack O’Rourke, Slow Motion Heroes and Jamie Stanton The Red Bull Bar Arveene, Disconauts, Get Down Edits, Stevie G, Eddie Kay, Kaily, Bedlam DJs, Deep Blue, Izzy Bartak-Healy, Aishling… Read more »

Posted on June 9th, 2016

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Castlepalooza at Charleville Castle from July 1st to 3rd has just got bigger. Having already announced the likes of Caribou, Villagers, Cat Power, Jurassic 5, Daphni, Polica and Steve Davis, the festival has revealed some  new additions to the live, electronic, comedy, and talks. New are: Minor Victories  – new band featuring Stuart Braithwaite from Mogwai, Rachel… Read more »

Posted on June 8th, 2016

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Glass Animals are to play The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on Saturday October 29th 2016. Tickets are €23.50 inclusive of booking fee and restoration levy and go on sale at 9am this Friday, June 10th from Ticketmaster outlets and www.ticketmaster.ie. The band’s second album How To Be A Human Being will be released via Caroline International / Wolf Tone on… Read more »

Posted on June 7th, 2016

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