Win tickets to Body&Soul Festival

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I’ve called Body&Soul Festival one of the best festivals in Ireland in the past and the allure of the event at Ballinlough Castle is clear. It’s a festival with a considered lineup and offerings in the mediums of food, conversation, installations and site layout. It’s a festival for sounders, by sounders. This year’s lineup features… Read more »

Nialler9 curates the first Teeling’s Dublin Rising Music event on June 29th, here’s the lineup

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Nialler9 hosts one 3 special events to celebrate the coming of age of the Teeling’s distillery in the heart of Dublin 8 and the arrival of their Single Pot Still whiskey later this year, the first Dublin Distilled whiskey to launch in over 40 years.. The Music Edition on Friday June 29th will feature 3 areas of live music… Read more »

Courtney Barnett to play Olympia Theatre

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Courtney Barnett will play The Olympia Theatre on Monday 12th November 2018. The Australian indie musician released her new album Tell Me How You Really Feel last month. Tickets from €35.50 on sale Wednesday 20th June at 9am from Ticketmaster; Under 16s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Guest support will be Laura Jean.

9 Nialler9-recommended DJ tunes for the dancefloor

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Upcoming Nialler9 DJ gigs: Friday June 15 – Hang Dai Chinese, Dublin (Free) Friday June 22 – Lumo Club @ Absolut Stage, Body & Soul (2AM) Saturday June 30 – Lumo Club #33 with Wyvern Lingo DJ set @ Tengu Saturday July 21 @ Lumo Club @ Tengu Saturday July 28 – Le Boom and… Read more »

Interpol announce Olympia Dublin show

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Interpol have announced a Dublin show at the Olympia Theatre for later this year, on Sunday November 18th. Tickets from €50.35 plus fees on sale Friday June 15th at 10am from Ticketmaster. Pre-Sale takes place Tuesday June 12th at 5.30pm. Nilüfer Yanya will be special guest at the show. The band have a new album… Read more »

7 Irish songs you should hear this week

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Solkatt Nocturne Leo Pearson and Peter Lawlor debuted their Solkatt project earlier this year after collaborating on the Red Bull Soundome. Their third single ‘Nocturne’ is a shimmering dark-edged synth-lead electronic track with a dynamic pulse. 2…. Read more »

David Byrne for Dublin 3Arena show

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Ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will bring his American Utopia tour to Dublin later this year on October 24th 2018 at the 3Arena. Guest support will be Benjamin Clementine. Tickets on sale Friday at 10am from Ticketmaster, priced from €49.50 plus fees. American Utopia is the title of Byrne’s most recent album, an engaging art-pop… Read more »

Villagers announces new album The Art Of Pretending To Swim; watch the surreal video for ‘A Trick of the Light’

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Conor O’Brien has announced the fourth Villagers album is called The Art Of Pretending To Swim and will be released by Domino on Friday 21st September. It’ll be the followup to 2015’s Darling Arithmetic and return to the more fully-arranged band style on previous records. It was all written, recorded, mixed, produced and mainly, performed… Read more »

Ben Howard announces Dublin 3Arena show

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Ben Howard has been announced for a show at the 3Arena, Dublin on Friday 25th January 2019. Tickets priced €45.05 inclusive of booking & facility fees go on sale at 9am this Friday, 15th June via Ticketmaster outlets and Howard just released his third album Noonday Daydream and is also set to play Electric… Read more »

Nicki Minaj and Future for joint Dublin show

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Nicki Minaj and Future are heading out on a tour called NickiHndrxx that hits 50 cities in North America and Europe. The Dublin date happens on Friday 15 March 2019. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 15th at 10am. Tickets cost from €66.50 including booking and facility fees. Future… Read more »