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Hard Working Class Heroes kicks off on Thursday 7th October until Saturday 9th October and features over 100 Irish bands performing in 6 venues as well as mid-day gigs, a photography exhibition, speed-mentoring and panels. This year, Nialler9 will be going head to head against Jim Carroll On The Record with a ‘versus’ night in… Read more »

Posted on September 29th, 2010

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A list of personally recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin and Summer festivals beyond. All times are 7.30pm/8pm unless stated. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments. Tracks can be heard in the full post. Tuesday 10th August – Nothing. Wednesday 11th August – Liars, Cap Pas Cap,… Read more »

Posted on August 10th, 2010

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A list of recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. A good cross section of gigs taking place this week with Chic, Marina and the Diamonds, The Joy Formidable, The Rags, Julie Feeney in the National Concert Hall, New Young Pony Club, Frank Turner, a Children Under Hoof

Posted on May 25th, 2010

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All this week, there will be guest posts from various people involved in different strands of Irish music – record shop owners, writers, bloggers, promoters, radio presenters, bands and more, telling us what Irish bands or artists they are really into right now. Una Mullally journalist with the Sunday Tribune, presenter of TG4’s music show… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2010

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All this week, there will be guest posts from various people involved in different strands of Irish music – record shop owners, writers, bloggers, promoters, radio presenters, bands and more, telling us what Irish bands or artists they are really into right now. Ellie and Louise McNamara are Heathers . Recently, the placement of ‘Remember… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2010

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Kyp, of Rain Machine and TV On The Radio kindly came along and played a four songs at State’s Love:Live Music Day in the Mercantile on Friday night. He was a late addition to our first proper State gig in Dublin city which couldn’t have gone much better. Super Extra Bonus Party tore the roof… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2010

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Friday night sees State participate in Love:Live Music day with a free gig in The Mercantile on Dame Street. Playing on the night are Super Extra Bonus Party, The Cast Of Cheers and Take The Money & Run. Update: Kyp Malone of Rain Machine/ TV on the Radio will play a short set at 10.30pm…. Read more »

Posted on April 15th, 2010

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