Easter Bank Holiday weekend: Record Store Day, Barn Dance VII, PhaseOne Festival, Madlib, King Khan, Jay Daniel, Chet Faker, Lucius, Ham Sandwich.
Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket freebies this week: Wednesday: San Fermin, Spies, Slow Skies @ Whelan’s Saturday: Bang The Box 2nd birthday: Anthony Naples @ Twisted Pepper (€10, 10:30pm) Sunday: MUD: Rub-A-Dublin Reggae Festival #2 @ Twisted Pepper (€15, 6pm) Sunday: Subject presents Legowelt @ The Grand Social (€10/€15) How to enter… Read more »
Posted on April 15th, 2014
Tickets on sale tomorrow.
Irish audiences are more familiar than most with Future Islands, thanks to numerous gigs courtesy of Foggy Notions over the years. But the band have blown up rightly, thanks to that Letterman performance and their best album yet, recent album of the week, Singles. I saw them at SXSW and they were the best thing… Read more »
Posted on April 9th, 2014
American folk singer Marissa Nadler released a fine sixth album in July a few months back. Nadler’s just been announced for a gig in the Button Factory on Friday September 5th, her first solo gig her in four years. Tickets on sale this Thursday April 10th at €15 plus fees from Ticketmaster and usual outlets…. Read more »
Posted on April 8th, 2014
Highlights: Evian Christ, Cut Copy, The Strypes, Cian Nugent, Asgeir, Dublin Guitar Quartet, Giraffage & Palma Violets.
Photo by James Goulden. Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket freebies this week: Wednesday: Movements: Giraffage, Lindsey Lowend, Kobina @ Button Factory Friday: Dublin Gospel Choir @ Button Factory Saturday: Hidden Agenda: Evian Christ, Mssingno + Rosbeg @ Button Factory How to enter - Email email@example.com with the gig above in the Subject line… Read more »
Posted on April 8th, 2014
The gig happens on Monday April 14th.
Australian electro-pop band Cut Copy have a solid live reputation and their last gig in Button Factory was superb. They’ve released a new album since, Free Your Mind, and will be back in town on Monday April 14th. Tickets are €20 but I have a pair of guestlist to giveaway by entering below. You have… Read more »
Posted on April 2nd, 2014
Highlights: Kurt Vile, Rollerdiscotekken, Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton, Lil Silva, Clu, The Joinery off-site @ NCH, Girls Names.
If you’re looking for tickets to sold out Dublin gigs try #ticketfairy on Twitter. Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket freebies this week: Saturday: Mouse On Mars + Sunken Foal [Live] & Solar Bears [DJ Set] @ Button Factory (€12/€10) How to enter - Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the gig above… Read more »
Posted on April 1st, 2014
Nicolas Jaar & Dave Harrington played a muted mammoth masterclass in Dublin last night.
Nicolas Jaar is only 24 years of age but has cultivated a reputation for sonic composition that crosses the divide between dance, electronic, ambient, jazz and neo-classical. The Chilean/American’s outlook is worldly, his music is otherworldly (just like his label, which is called Other People). Darkside, his collaboration with Dave Harrington, his latest project, was… Read more »
Posted on March 26th, 2014
Highlights: Darkside, Omar, Dean Blunt, Fail BIg @ Science Gallery, Earl Sweatshirt, Pantha Du Prince & The Bell Laboratory, Wild Beasts, Royal Blood.
If you’re looking for tickets to sold out Dublin gigs try #ticketfairy on Twitter. Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket freebies this week: Friday: Choice Cuts: Omar @ The Sugar Club (€19.25) Friday: Jaki Liebezeit (CAN) & Burnt Friedman with Drums Off Chaos @ The Grand Social (€20) Friday: Dice… Read more »
Posted on March 25th, 2014
Off the back off her new throwback noise rock band’s new Sub Pop album Only in Dreams, Dee Dee and the Dum Dum Girls along with San Diego rock band Crocodiles, a band who were the early lineup for the Dum Dum Girls, are hitting Dublin on Saturday May 10th for a show in Button… Read more »
Posted on March 24th, 2014