Eight new acts have been announced for this year’s BBC Biggest Weekend in Belfast which takes place from May 25th to 26th.

Acts added include:

  • Orbital
  • Young Fathers
  • The Breeders
  • Ash
  • First Aid Kit
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • Little Dragon
  • Goldie

They will be joined by Beck, Courtney Barnett, Manic Street Preachers and Public Service Broadcasting.

Four-weekend shows in four UK and NI cities of Perth (Scotland), Swansea (Wales), Coventry (England) and Belfast (Northern Ireland) from May 25 – 28th this year under The Biggest Weekend.

Tickets for Belfast go on sale on Monday February 12th at 10am and are available from Ticketmaster.

Posted on February 7th, 2018


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Indiependence returns to Mitchelstown for its 10th year this year on the August Bank Holiday weekend July 31st – August 2nd and they’ve announced their big lineup for the festival.

Playing the festival are:

Basement Jaxx, Ash, Jape, Kodaline, Mark Lanegan Band, The Dandy Warhols, Hamsandwich, R.S.A.G, Gavin James, Embrace, Wyvern Lingo, Foy Vance, Admiral Fallow, Orla Gartland, The Academic, Little Hours, All Tvvins, Original Rudeboys, Elastic Sleep, The Vincent(s), MKAI and Mindriot.

Other stages include the Spoken Word presented by Wasp vs Humans with Mike Garry, Jinx Lennon; Radiomade’s The Copresent hosted by Dwyane Woods and HamsandwicH’s Niamh Farrell, Comedy, Silent Disco and more.

Tickets are €109+fee on sale from indiependencefestival.com and tickets.ie.

Posted on April 9th, 2015


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Indiependence Music & Arts Festival, as its called is back in Deer Farm, Mitchelstown, Co Cork from July 31st to August 2nd for its 10th birthday.

They’ve just announced their first 10 bands.

The Dandy Warhols
Mark Lanegan Band
Gavin James
The Flaws
Wyvern Lingo
Little Hours
The North Sea
Admiral Fallow.

A further ten acts will be announced at 10am on April 10th.

Weekend camping tickets are €109+ from tickets.ie

Posted on March 10th, 2015


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littlebootsA list of events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. Friday night is jam-packed.
Tuesday 24th November
Ian Brown, @ Olympia Theatre (€39.20)
Yngve & The Innocent, Little X’s for Eyes, Louisiana Joyride @ Whelan’s (€10)
Gary Numan @ Tripod (€22.50/€27.50)
Wednesday 25th Nov
Ash – The Button Factory (€23)
The Infomatics @ The Bernard Shaw (Free)
Thursday 26th Nov
The Beat Down with Handsome Paddy & Neuromancer @ Pygmalion, South William Street (Free)
Arctic Monkeys, Eagles of Death Metal @ The O2 (Win tickets til noon Tuesday)
Soundcheck @ Spy (Free before 11pm, €5 after
The Unabombers – Solas (Free)
Hoarsebox, The Funeral Suits @ Whelan’s (€10)
Rest of the week… (more…)

Posted on November 24th, 2009


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