Live Review

ABBA Voyage review: The greatest almost real pop show you’ll ever see

This review contains spoilers for the ABBA Voyage live show currently showing in London. The…

Iceland Airwaves: 10 acts we loved from the 2023 festival

Lumo Club’s Simon Roche has been going to Reykjavik for Iceland Airwaves every year for…

Live Review: Peter Gabriel @ 3Arena, Dublin – still experimenting after all these years

You’ve got to hand it to Peter Gabriel. The English singer-songwriter, who started his career…

Nialler9 Podcast: The Andrea goes to Slane episode

Episode 217 of the Nialler9 Podcast is all about that great Irish music institution –…

The 9 best bands I saw at The Great Escape 2023

It has been five years since I last visited The Great Escape Festival, and stating…

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Lizzo @ 3Arena, Dublin live review: a safe space for affirmations and self-love for all-ages

A lot has happened since Lizzo last made an appearance in Ireland. In 2019, Lizzo…

Iceland Airwaves: 8 acts we loved from the return to Reykjavik’s new music festival

Attending the resilient Iceland Airwaves festival for the 16th (sixteenth!) time, Lumo Club DJ Simon…

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Live review: Kendrick Lamar – 3Arena, Dublin

Kendrick Lamar explores his conscience, morality and trauma along with singalong hits in a beautifully-pitched theatrical stage production.

For Those I Love Live in Dublin review – a visceral night of shared personal experience

As David Balfe slammed his microphone onto the Olympia stage after an hour of brandishing…

AVA Festival: 5 highlights from Belfast’s global electronic festival

The sight that greeted seasoned festival goers who stepped through the gate at Boucher Fields…

5 acts I loved at Eurosonic 2020

It’s back to the Netherlands this week for the European new music showcase festival.

Lizzo live in Dublin review: a celebration of collective self-empowerment

Melissa Jefferson aka Lizzo has been a curious cool artist operating on the fringes since…

All Together Now: the good, the bad and the traffic

Year two at Curraghmore House for the festival was both special and frustrating.

10 highlights from Body & Soul Festival 2019

Our standout acts from the 10th year of the festival in Ballinlough.

The 9 best acts we saw at Iceland Airwaves 2018

The Reykjavik’s new music festival finds its fire once more.

Here’s our 5 standout acts from Metropolis 2018

The fourth year of POD’s winter music festival finds success in a strange blend of dance and indie acts.

David Byrne live review in Dublin: a master who has never stopped engaging

The Talking Heads man remains in light.

13 of the best sets we saw at Electric Picnic

The Nialler9 team pick their favourite acts from this year’s weekend at Stradbally.

Another Love Story has become my favourite festival of the summer

The small festival has a magic alchemy few can match.

All Together Now: the new Irish music festival lives up to its discerning promise

The August Bank Holiday has become a big weekend for Irish music festivals in the…