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After its launch last year, Musictown has now revealed the lineup for the 2015 edition of the city festival that celebrates Dublin as a muse with performances in unusual locations and landmark buildings this April. Participants include Glen Hansard, Hank Shocklee of Public Enemy, Seán Mac Erlaine, Damien Dempsey and Aslan. The programme features: Sound… Read more »

Posted on February 17th, 2015

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Waxahatchee, the band started by Alabama musician Katie Crutchfield are to play Button Factory on Saturday June 13th. Tickets are €14+ on sale from Ticketmaster. The band will have a third album Ivy Tripp out in April. Here’s a new song from it:

Posted on February 3rd, 2015

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The recently reformed The Libertines will play their first gig in Ireland in 10 years at the 3Arena on Thursday July 9th. Tickets €49.50+ are on sale this Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster.ie and Ticketmaster shops. Recently, Pete Doherty has been spending time in a Thai rehab facility. A new album from the band is… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

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Ghostpoet is back with a new album Shedding Skin on February 27th (hear ‘Off Peak Drama below) and as a result, the English wordsmith has just been announced for a gig in the Button Factory on April Fool’s Day. Tickets are €15 plus fee on sale Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster and all. Shedding Skin… Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2015

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Andy Walsh and the people behind the band I Heart The Monster Hero and Record Store Gay has gone one better and actually opened a record shop. Little Gem Records opened over the weekend on 5 Cavendish Row in Dublin 1 (near The Gate Theatre) and in their own words will specialise “in independent bands… Read more »

Posted on December 8th, 2014

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NYF Dublin is a new festival building up to New Year’s Eve celebrations in the city that will feature events in music, food, arts, culture, family-friendly events, trails and more over three days from 30th December 2014 to 1st January 2015. Some music-leaning highlights: This year’s NYF Countdown Concert at College Green will feature Kodaline,… Read more »

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

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