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 »
Meeting House Square will be the scene of the crime of Le Galaxie’s last slaying of 2014 as the band play the Temple Bar space on December 31st to ring in 2015 as part of the NYF Dublin* celebrations. Le Galaxie play the Heineken Stage, Meeting House Square with support from Adeyhawke, Adultrock and a… Read more »
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 »
Choice Cuts are bringing Flying Lotus to Vicar Street next year for a full live band A/V show on April 19th. Tickets €27.50 plus TM fee (€30.40) are on sale this Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster. New album You’re Dead is one of his best – a psychedelic jazz electronic bumper release. EU tour dates… Read more »
Jessie Ware’s second album Tough Love is out in the world now and as a result, we’ve got some tour dates. It was announced today that she’ll play The Academy, Dublin on January 21st and Mandela Hall, Belfast the night before on January 20th. The singer last played The Sugar Club in Dublin in 2012. Tickets… Read more »
New Dublin band Sails (not to be confused with Let’s Set Sail) are a new three-piece formed last year in college studying music. The band, who you previously might have seen as three members of the newly rejuvenated Planet Parade, have their debut single out next week. The song, ‘Lakes’ is an elegant piano chamber… Read more »
The Magician, creator of the always must-listen mixes and the dude behind that ubiquitous Lykke Li remix is back in Dublin in December for a Pod gig in Button Factory on Friday 19th December. Tickets are €15 and on sale now from Ticketmaster.
Whoop, more good news this week. The creator of last week’s album of the week, Sinkane, has been announced for a gig here on December 3rd. Sinkane will play Opium Rooms (formerly The Village) on that date. Tickets are €12 plus fees from Ticketmaster.
The annual Culture Night where buildings, museums, galleries and more open their doors to the public for the night is happening this Friday night. Here’s a roundup of all the recommended musical events happening. Free unless stated otherwise. Full programmes. iPhone and Android apps are also available. Dublin Culture Night Concert with RTÉ Concert Orchestra / Sinead White / We Cut… Read more »