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After Iceland’s thumping victory of England last night in the Euros, all eyes are on the minnow of the country (300,000 people) heading into the unchartered waters of a quarter final place. Iceland’s music has had a strong reputation over the last twenty years with Bjork, Sigur Ros, Of Monsters & Men, Gus Gu and… Read more »

Posted on June 28th, 2016

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Tuesday June 28 Disclosure, Vince Staples @ Royal Hospital Kilmainham (€50) [Dance] The Lawrence brothers with US rapper support. Earth, Wind & Fire @ 3Arena (€55+) [Funk & Soul] rescheduled date after founder Maurice White died earlier this year. September. Wednesday June… Read more »

Posted on June 28th, 2016

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Whew. With Body&Soul, Forbidden Fruit, Sea Sessions and Interlude festival down, we’re into the endurance test of July for the festival season. Coming this weekend in Tullamore is the resuited and rebooted Castlepalooza Festival from Friday to Sunday with a whopper lineup including Caribou, Jurassic 5, Villagers, Cat Power, Polica and more. Stage times are… Read more »

Posted on June 27th, 2016

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Tonight’s Nialler9 new music show on TXFM will be my second last for the station as the station has announced schedule changes to run until the end of October. As previously announced, the station did not renew its license which is up in October and as part of that decision, a number of late-night specialist… Read more »

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

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As part of the upcoming Interlude Festival in the RHA Gallery, off Stephen’s Green from the 24 – 26th of June in Dublin city, I have curated a room on the Sunday of the festival of live electronic & DJ sets for the Tony Ryan Room. While the likes of Grandmaster Flash, Booka Brass Band,… Read more »

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

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Hard Working Class Heroes festival has made its annual call the Irish bands, musicians, and singer-songwriters to apply to be in with a the chance to play and take part in the new music festival showcase and conference from Thursday October 6th to Saturday October 8th. Applications can be made be through the Breaking Tunes… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

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The 2016 edition of Celtronic electronic music festival takes place next week June 29th – July 3rd in Derry city and here’s a look at how’s playing: KiNK, Âme, Rival Consoles, Kaityln Aurelia Smith, The Black Madonna, Rødhad, Gerd Janson, Barnt, Ewan Pearson, Ryan Vail, The Cyclist, Phil Kieran and New Jackson are among them. Here’s a look at the… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

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Longitude Festival is a month away and with a lineup like above, there’s a good chance you’re interested in going to some of the days. Maybe work means you can only attend two of the days? At the suggestion of some festivalgoers, Longitude have introduced a two-day festival ticket. The ticket means you pick any… Read more »

Posted on June 21st, 2016

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