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Though the Jazz festival has blown past in a haze of straw hats and street parties, the music shows no signs of stopping, with an eclectic selection to wind down even the sorest of post-festival heads. TUESDAY NOVEMBER 1ST Buzzcocks @ Cyprus Avenue (9pm, €22.50) Punk legends continue their 40th anniversary tour in Cork. O’Rourke/Dunlea… Read more »

Posted on November 1st, 2016

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Radiohead just announced a Halloween surprise, a Dublin gig in the 3Arena on 20 June 2017. They were just confirmed for Glastonbury last week too. Tickets from €61.45 + fees on sale this Friday at 9am. Tickets on sale at 9am this Friday, November 4th from Ticketmaster outlets and www.ticketmaster.ie Maximum 4 per person /… Read more »

Posted on October 31st, 2016

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Q-Tip posted a note on Facebook earlier explaining that a final A Tribe Called Quest album will be released on November 11th. The band performed together on The Tonight Show last year and encouraged by their experience, they went back into the studio to work on a new album. Sadly, Phife Dawg passed away this… Read more »

Posted on October 28th, 2016

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Hup. Metropolis isn’t done with its programme yet (playlist? stage times?). A la Forbidden Fruit, the organisers have announced a round of afterparties to take place in the city centre after the main event for Thursday and Friday night. Most cost €10 but some are €5/€15 or free and a lot of the festival acts… Read more »

Posted on October 27th, 2016

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Homebeat’s Thirty Four Café on Lennox Street in Dublin 8 have announced their winter series for the spot featuring intimate acoustic performances and exhibitions. It starts in November with: Saturday Nov 5th: Mark Geary Saturday Nov 12th: Hvmmingbird Saturday Nov 19th: Frankenstein Bolts​ Saturday Nov 26th: Ailbhe Reddy​ Dec 1st – 10th Bespoke homeware collective… Read more »

Posted on October 26th, 2016

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Here’s the moment John Grant surprised Claire Beck live on TXFM

TXFM is going off air for good on Wednesday (tomorrow) this week. Back in March, it was announced that the station’s owners did not renew the licence for the station and it would cease at the end of October. Wednesday the 26th to be precise I finished my show in June. One of TXFM’s remaining… Read more »

Posted on October 25th, 2016

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Tegan and Sara have announced a date for Dublin’s Vicar St for Sunday February 19th. Tickets priced €33.50 go on sale this Thursday 27 October at 9am through www.ticketmaster.ie & usual outlets nationwide. The sisters have a new album called Love You To Death, their eighth since June. Watch the video for ‘Stop Desire’:

Posted on October 25th, 2016

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Now just over a week away, Metropolis has revealed its installations for the festival from November 3 – 5th.  They include: As previously announced, The world’s largest mirror ball – 3 storeys high. The Andy Warhol Silver Clouds exhibition –  Originally installed in New York’s Leo Castelli Gallery in 1966, the balloons were created as… Read more »

Posted on October 24th, 2016

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With an absence of original music in town on Monday and Tuesday, the Cork Jazz listings kick off with the Wednesday. Skip to day: | Mon | Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun WEDNESDAY 26TH OCTOBER UCC Singer-Songwriter Contest @ Cyprus Avenue (8pm, €3) The UCC Music Soc’s battle of… Read more »

Posted on October 24th, 2016

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