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Interlude Festival took place last October in the RHA Gallery and this year it’s back and expands to three days over five gallery rooms with an outdoor block party, outdoor courtyard and three stages, food garden, cinema & record store plus a craft beer bar and a cocktail bar. Interlude happens from Friday 24 –… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2016

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As they do every year, Tower Records Dublin are pulling the finger out for Record Store Day. They’ve a few things lined up for Saturday. First is their Vinyl Destination Sale is on now with titles from Kendrick Lamar, Fleetwood Mac, Pj Harvey, Chvrches, The Beatles and more reduced from €8 for ten days. TXFM are running… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2016

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For anyone interested in putting on events, Eventbrite have teamed up with Jim Carroll’s Banter series for a panel discussion exploring how to get and keep sponsorship on Wednesday evening at 6pm in Teeling’s Whiskey to coincide with a photography exhibition running today til – April 17th, that with an emphasis on free events that… Read more »

Posted on April 11th, 2016

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Good news. Lisa Hannigan is gearing up to her third album release later this year with a series of nationwide Irish tour dates starting in Newbridge, Kildare on June 2nd and finishing at Clonmel Junctions Festival on July 9th, taking in Clonakilty, Leap, Belfast, Dundalk, Kilkenny, Naul, Limerick, Dublin’s Interlude Festival, Donegal, Lahinch and more…. Read more »

Posted on April 11th, 2016

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Knockanstockan have revealed the first 50 bands to play the festival at Blessington Lakes from Friday 22nd to 24th of July for its 10th year. They are: Æ MAK Raglans Overhead, The Albatross August Wells Beach The Altered Hours Booka Brass Band Vernon Jane Pretty Beast Enemies Sample Answer ETC. Feather Meltybrains? i am niamh… Read more »

Posted on April 8th, 2016

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Sherkin Island in West Cork will host a new festival called Open Ear on the June Bank Holiday weekend all about experimental music of Irish original from 3rd-5th of June. Open Ear is inspired by alternative festivals like from Unsound in Krakow and to Rathlin Island (which has hosted regular electronic weekenders) off the coast… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2016

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Forbidden Fruit have added some names to its lineup in Royal Hospital Kilmainham on June Bank Holiday weekend June 3rd- 5th. First up are additions to the Friday lineup which include: Dizzee Rascal, Young Fathers, Katy B, Bodhi On Saturday, Mmoths and Steve Mason have been added. On Sunday, The Field (live) & Klingade (live)… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2016

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Indiependence’s first lineup for Mitchelstown festival on August Bank Holiday was quite an established indie-rock announcement with names like Ash, Editors, The Strypes, The Kooks and Idlewild in there. Today, the festival have added a local indie stalwart, The Frank & Walters along with these names: Wyvern Lingo Otherkin Bitch Falcon Mind Riot CC Smugglers… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2016

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