Villagers are an Irish band and the musical project of the sole long-term member, Conor J O’Brien.

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The 10 best songs of the week

Featuring Sarah Crean, Charli XCX, Villagers, John Cale, Martyn, Kawaii Hoe, Jena Keating, Koreless, Anna Prior, Sofia D’Angelo.

Villagers. By Andrew Whitton.
Villagers for in-store tour and new song ‘You Lucky One’

Conor O’Brien’s sixth Villagers album That Golden Time is out on May 10th on Domino.…

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10 new songs to love this week

Featuring IDLES, Marika Hackman, Villagers, Khruangbin, Joy Orbison, Chelsea Wolfe, English Teacher, Anwar Highsign, Arckatron, Travis, Elzzz, Jayson Green & The Jerk.

Villagers. Photo: Andrew Whitton.
Villagers announce new album That Golden Time; hear the title track

Conor O’Brien has announced the sixth Villagers album That Golden Time is out on May…

Villagers and Lisa Hannigan share cover of ‘The Little Drummer Boy’

The festive season has begun. Villagers and Lisa Hannigan have released a cover of the…

Villagers for Trinity Summer Series in Dublin

Villagers are the latest act to be announced for the Trinity Summer Series. Conor O’Brien…

All Together Now: Iggy Pop, Jamie xx, Caribou, Sugababes, Overmono & more announced

All Together Now have showed their first hand for the 2023 edition of the summer…

Villagers announce Irish acoustic tour

After a recent acoustic show in Dublin’s Workman’s Club to mark their tenth (+2) anniversary…

The 10 best tracks released today

With Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Jungle, Blue Hawaii, Perfume Genius, My Twisted Heart, Outsider Yp, Kestine, VTSS, Ria Rua, EDEN, of all living things, Gramrcy, John Loveless, Villagers.

Nialler9’s Top 25 Irish albums of 2021

There was hope that 2021 would be a different kind of year to 2020, but…

9 new songs to add to your rotation this week: The Nialler9 Weekly playlist

With tracks from Villagers, John Francis Flynn, Turnstile, Shire T, Bruise, Baltra, Amber Mark, Self Esteem, Orla Gartland.

Villagers releases ‘So Simpatico’, “a song of devotion” and music video

Following the announcement of his fifth album Fever Dreams, and the release of the song…

Villagers announces new album Fever Dreams; hear ‘The First Day’ inspired by Another Love Story Festival

Conor O’Brien has announced that his fifth studio album Fever Dreams will be released on…

Villagers drops surprise EP The Sunday Walker

Over the weekend, Conor O’Brien shared some lyric sheets for unreleased songs on Twitter. Those…

Villagers announce headline Vicar Street & Cyprus Avenue shows for December

Conor O’Brien & co. announce another Dublin headliner following up their sold-out Iveagh Gardens gig.

Villagers release sunny new single ‘Summer’s Song’ ahead of Iveagh Gardens show

Featuring 6 Flugelhorns on the chorus.

Villagers & John Grant for double headliner at Galway International Arts Festival

Villagers & John Grant are set to play a double headline show at the Heineken…

Hear a Moses Sumney cover by Dublin supergroup Chris Barry’s Boys ahead of Valentine’s night fundraiser

Musicians like Conor O’Brien (Villagers), David Tapley (Tandem Felix), Loah, Éna Brennan (Dowry) & Participant are gathering Thursday to raise money for the Simon Community.

The 50 best Irish songs of 2018

With a Spotify playlist of our favourite Irish tracks.

Villagers announce summertime Iveagh Gardens gig

Surely the perfect gig for a sunny summers day.