Angel Olsen will tour in Ireland next year with two dates announced in Dublin and Cork next May. The musician’s Dublin date will happen at Vicar Street on May 19th 2017 courtesy of promoters Aiken Promotions & Skinny Wolves. Tickets priced €22.90 + fees go on sale this Thursday November 24th at 10am through Ticketmaster.ie… Read more »

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

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After their performance at Metropolis Festival a few weeks ago, The Sugarhill Gang are actually coming back for their own show on Friday 23rd December at the  Button Factory. Tickets €24.50 including booking fee from www.ticketmaster.ie. It’s a late show with doors at midnight. The less said about that Late Late collaboration the better.

Posted on November 21st, 2016

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A busy week of music kicks off tonight, with independent artists and DJs gigging nightly around the city and county. ECM Records presents its second annual weekender in the Triskel, while Fight Like Apes’ farewell tour takes in Connolly’s of Leap. Monday November 21st The Suitcase Junket @ Quay Co-Op (7pm, donations) Slide-guitar/blues specialist makes… Read more »

Posted on November 21st, 2016

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Anderson .Paak, the creator of 2016’s album of the year in my book is finally coming to play in Ireland, though not as a headline show. The LA rapper/singer/drummer is to support Bruno Mars on his world tour which stops in 3Arena, Dublin on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Tickets on sale Monday at 9am. Standing… Read more »

Posted on November 18th, 2016

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With only over two weeks to go to this year’s TV shoot and mini-festival event in Kerry, Other Voices is gearing up for a big weekend of music in Dingle. So far they’ve announced the first round of music trail of acts and the main church artists which include Lisa Hannigan, Rejjie Snow, Girl Band,… Read more »

Posted on November 17th, 2016

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The Sugar Club has announced a series of shows in the run up to Christmas of note. Friday 16 December: The Jerry Fish Christmas Electric Sideshow A full band and cabaret performance from the Dublin musician. Tickets for the event are €16+ fees. Later that night, Today FM’s Kelly Anne Byrne presents The Beat Goes… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2016

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It was announced today by Music Network who administer the Music Capital Scheme that €210,000 will be available to the fund this year for musicians. The Music Capital Scheme, established by the Arts Council, supported by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs and managed by Music Network, comprises two distinct awards… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2016

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It’s the 30th Anniversary of Beastie Boys’ album Licensed To Ill and there’s a few things out there worth paying attention to: The band released a deluxe version of the album. Boba Fatt did a short mix for Huey on BBC6 Music based on the album. Pitchfork have a short video about the album’s creation…. Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2016

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