Circles is back this July for its second year, taking place at District 8 from July 27th to 29th. This year’s lineup includes: Dave Clarke Moodyman Bjarki Helena Hauff DJ Stingray Sunil Sharpe Anetha & DeFeKT TR One Sage FracTAL Cailin Moduse Mode_1 Aeron Jasmin Azarian Niall Cleary Twitch DJs Daire Carolan Eavan Ngoni Egan… Read more »

Posted on April 26th, 2018

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Choice Cuts have announced a FutureJazz show with R+R=NOW at Vicar Street on Jule 11th with support on the night from Nate Smith and Kinfolk. R+R=NOW is made up by jazz trumpeter Christian Scott, bassist Derrick Hodge, drummer Justin Tyson and multi-instrumentalist Taylor McFerrin to form R+R=NOW, drawing influence from jazz, soul, RnB and hip-hop…. Read more »

Posted on April 26th, 2018

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Pitchfork Music Festival Paris have added Chvrches, The Voidz, DJ Koze, Stephen Malkmus and Dream Wife to the lineup for the 8th edition of the music festival which takes place at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris from November 1st to 3rd. The lineup so far now looks like this: Bon Iver Mac… Read more »

Posted on April 26th, 2018

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After an early wave of announcements that included soul legends Sister Sledge, UK electronic icon Neil Barnes assuming the moniker of Leftfield for a special DJ set, and Waterford festival favourites King Kong Company, Townlands Carnival festival has today announced further additions to its billing. The new Rising Sons stage will play host to artists from… Read more »

Posted on April 26th, 2018

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WEDNESDAY APRIL 25TH MusicCork Showcase @ Cork Opera House (8pm, free) Free showcase gig at the Opera House for the MusicCork conference. Hermitage Green, The Strypes, Stephanie Rainey and Fontaines D.C. performing. Tickets still available at the link. Slacker Club Night @ Cyprus Avenue (11pm, free) BBC Radio 1’s Phil Taggart keeps the proceedings running… Read more »

Posted on April 25th, 2018

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Now in its second-year Girls Rock Dublin camp which is taking place from July 3rd to 7th have announced the details on their launch party being held at Whelan’s on May 4th. All proceeds from the night will go towards funding this year’s summer camp for girls aged 12-17. For more details on Girls Rock… Read more »

Posted on April 25th, 2018

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Trust Massive Attack to mark the 20th anniversary of their claustrophic 1998 album Mezzanine by encoding it in DNA. In a press release, the band say that Mezzanine was “the first album to be made available as a free stream from the internet using Real Audio player” (remember that?) and to mark 20 years, they… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2018

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Today punk-funk icons A Certain Ratio have announced a Dublin date, heading for The Sugar Club on the 15th of September. The group originally formed in the late ’70s and are considered to be among the most influential bands of that era, going on to inspire the likes of The Happy Mondays, LCD Soundsystem and… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2018

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Kurt Vile has announced a show at Vicar Street on November 14th as part of his UK and European tour. The gig will mark two years since the American singer-songwriter has played in Ireland. Last year he released a collaborative album titled Lotta Sea Lice with Australian singer Courtney Barnett which featured tracks such as… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2018

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Bodytonic have announced a string of gigs for this June, July and August at Wigwam. Gigs include: Avalon Emerson on June 29th. Tickets priced at €12+ Horse Meat Disco on June 30th. Tickets priced at €12+ Leon Vynehall (All night long) on July 27th. Tickets priced at €12+ Optimo on August 18th. Tickets priced at… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

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Skip to day:Mon | Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri| Sat | Sun Monday April 23rd No gigs of note this Monday Tuesday April 24th Eden @ The Olympia (Sold Out) Dublin native multi instrumentalist and producer touring his debut album Vertigo. ‘Float’ Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s Bar (€7) A night in aid of… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

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Following a sell-out launch gig at Cork’s Poor Relation early last week, and a pair of singles that have built serious momentum on streaming services, Leeside electronic outfit Happyalone’s third single ‘bodybags’ sees them begin to expand their sound. The band’s story is an example of how artists can garner serious traction in the streaming… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

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Queens Rapper and F*ck, That’s Delicious host Action Bronson is coming back to Dublin on Wednesday July 18th at The Academy this summer. Bronson’s latest album Blue Chips 7000 was released last August and F*ck, That’s Delicious is an excellent food book. Tickets €42.50 Inc. booking fee go on sale at 10am this Friday April… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

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Vinyl is a cultural event taking place at the IMMA/ Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin from May 5th to 7th which will see a host of big names in music coming together to talk about all things Vinyl including Kevin Shields, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Shane MacGowan, Chrissie Hynde, Bob Geldof, Geoff Barrow, Cillian Murphy, Tracey… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2018

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