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Podcast: Spice Girls, Girl Power and 90s Ladettes with Jenn Gannon

On this week’s Nialler9 podcast, Niall and Andrea are joined by Jenn Gannon to talk…

The Cobblestone trad venue under threat from a hotel development; here’s what you can do

It is happening again. Just a day after news emerged that Merchant’s Arch was under…

It’s Ireland Music Week – 15 artists to watch at the showcase

And some panel recommendations for the music showcases and conference.

Podcast: Our favourite music of September

Our end of the month episode is all about the albums and songs we loved…

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…

Podcast: The many musical sides of Dolly Parton

It’s a deep dive episode into an absolute legend of music this week – the one, the only Dolly Parton.

Podcast: Robbie Kitt on clubbing as culture & the politics of the everyday

Are you a podcast listener? Show your support on Patreon Robbie Kitt is a DJ…

An overview of the Night-Time Economy Taskforce report

Longer opening hours, Licensing reform, noise regulations, Night-time Economy Advisors, a pilot event, repeal of the Public Dance Hall Act 1935 and much more.

Irish drill rappers Sello and Offica drop single ‘Oggie’ via Trust It/ Atlantic Records deal

A new collaborative track between Irish rappers Sello and A92 Colletive’s Offica entitled ‘Oggie’ is…

Podcast: Amapiano – the rise of the South African house music genre (with God Knows & Godwin)

Like the podcast? Show support for Nialler9 on Patreon On Episode 143, we are joined…

Chromatics: A moody cinematic synth-pop era reaches its closing credits

An obituary to one of my favourite bands and a playlist of their best music.

10,000 people went to a gig in Belfast last night while the Irish government continue to fail us

Last night, 10,000 people attended a gig in Falls Park, Belfast as part of Féile…

Electric Picnic and Give Us The Night letters call for events industry to reopen without restrictions in September

Festival Republic and MCD, the organisers behind Electric Picnic have put out a statement in…

The Irish live event industry needs a roadmap NOW not at the end of August

Today, the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht Sport and Media Catherine Martin T.D. made…

Podcast: A deep dive into Yacht Rock

Like the podcast? Show support for Nialler9 on Patreon We’re not here for a long…

20 of Nialler9’s favourite albums from 2021 so far

Further to last week’s podcast chat with myself and Andrea where we picked five albums…

The Visual Artists of Irish Music #5: Robert Mirolo

The Visual Artists of Irish Music series In Association with regular. Visual Art, talks to…

Summer Of Soul – why you must see the best live music concert film of 2021

Questlove’s uplifting film rescues 1969’s Harlem Cultural Festival from historic obscurity.

The Visual Artists of Irish Music #4: Peggie McKeon

The Visual Artists of Irish Music series In Association with regular. Visual Art, talks to…