Electric Picnic add over 40 new acts including Charli XCX, Johnny Marr, Richard Ashcroft & loads more

A host of new names (plus one we already knew) confirmed for Electric Picnic this year.

Chance The Rapper’s long-awaited Big Day Out is out next Friday

A title, artwork and release date – it’s actually gonna happen this time right?

Friendly Fires announce headline Academy show for November

The gig is part of a UK tour promoting their forthcoming LP Inflorescent.

District 8 book Ben Klock & friends to perform state of the art audio-visual ‘Photon’ show

Klock will be joined on September 21st by DVS1, Newa & Mode_1.

Strange Brew Records announce Squarehead, Paddy Hanna, Autre Monde & more for 15th annual summer shindig

Strange Brew Records are among the most formidable of Ireland’s independent labels.…

Watch: Dev Hynes dons a wig & cello in video for Blood Orange’s ‘Benzo’

The track is taken from Blood Orange’s new mixtape Angel’s Pulse.

The best gigs, clubs & festivals in Dublin this week

Highlights: KnockanStockan, Garbage, Kevin Morby, Huun-Huur-Tu & more.

Loyle Carner is coming to Dublin for a headline show this October

The British rapper brings his Not Waving, But Drowning tour to Dublin.

All Together Now bolster Irish on lineup with R.Kitt, Brame & Hamo, Kitt Philippa, Fehdah & more

All Together Now’s second lineup grows in scale and scope.

Yacht Rock king Mac DeMarco announces a Dublin headline show for November

The Canadian artist will hit up Vicar Street on November 25th.

Aldous Harding announces headline Vicar Street show in December

The New Zealand folk artist will perform in the capital on December 3rd.

Premiere: Strawman & The Jackdaws get cosy in video for ‘Precious Star’

The alternative folk band add a video to their lead single after just wrapping up their first national tour.

Electric Picnic unveil Casa Bacardi lineup featuring Mark Knight, Detroit Swindle, Jasper James & many more

One of Stradbally’s most revered stages lays its cards on the table.

Australian-based Irish folk rock artist Bonniesongs announces Whelan’s show in September

The Dublin/Wicklow native plays Whelan’s Upstairs on September 12th.

The best gigs, clubs & festivals in Dublin this week

Highlights: Stevie Wonder, IDLES, Villagers, Aldous Harding & more.

Kneecap to play headline show in the Academy this October

The gig comes as part of a nationwide ‘Your Ma Hates Ya’ tour.

Premiere: Diffusion Lab artist Emiji debuts with futurist electronica on ‘Mystical Thoughts’

The Dublin-based producer is blending the cutting edge of electronica with the most stirring of cinematic.

We’ve Only Just Begun Festival marks a stellar second year with Wyvern Lingo, April, Pillow Queens, Soda Blonde & many more

The all Irish female-fronted festival takes place in Whelan’s from August 9th-11th.

Jessica Pratt bound for Sugar Club gig this November

The Californian artist is touring her superb 2019 album Quiet Signs.

Explosions In The Sky announce headline Vicar Street show in February 2020

One of the most recognisable names in post-rock is heading to the capital.