Gig news! The Workman’s Club will be putting on small 50-cap shows from August 14th

The Workman’s Club has announced it will reopen on August 14th with shows of a…

Our MO’OV’US show featuring God Knows, Denise Chaila, PX Music, Bantum & many more has moved date to March 2021

This gig has now been rescheduled to Friday March 19th 2021. Refunds are available on…

Fringe Festival offers light for arts with actual real-life events in September

This year’s Fringe Festival programme has been announced and offers some light for Ireland’s arts…

More bad news for live music & clubbing as COVID-19 restrictions extended to September

Last night, the Irish government pushed back the planned easing of restrictions and chose not…

Lankum to play A National Disgrace live stream special show from the Abbey Theatre this month

Lankum have announced a special live streamed show from the Abbey Theatre on August 15th.…

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: Bjork, Phoebe Bridgers, Max Richter, NPR Virtual Festival, Other Voices, Live From Guerrilla Studios, Ride and more.

Other Voices teaming up with German festival Haldern Pop for special live stream event this weekend featuring Lisa Hannigan, stargaze, Black Country New Road & more

Other Voices is back this week, in a collaborative mode, teaming up with German festival…

Star Nation 2020 reveals four regional finalists

Star Nation’s search for Ireland’s next big music star has announced the four regional finalists…

District 8 are putting on a weekender featuring Boots & Kats, Kettama, Tommy Holohan, Cailín & more in Amsterdam next March

Looking ahead to March 2021 when things may possibly be back to some level of…

Kneecap, Junior Brother, Silverbacks and Rising Damp are playing Live From Guerrilla Studios next week

Live From Guerrilla Studios is the recently debuted online live music show focusing on alternative…

A Night-Time Economy Taskforce has been set up by the Irish government

One thing the government has done in a positive light this week among all the…

SOAK, Saint Sister’s Gemma Doherty & Ellius Grace collaborate on “antidote to anxiety” spoken word visual ‘I’m Alive’

Spoken word is all the rage with musicians at the moment with Lana Del Rey…

Reducing the €350 Covid Pandemic Unemployment Payment will decimate the arts & entertainment industry; sign the petition

The Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) was brought in by Fine Gael in March to provide…

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: Dermot Kennedy, All Together Now, Lollapalooza, Powpig, Angie McMahon, Transmission Festival, Mavis Staples 80 and more.

Transmission online music festival to host 18 Irish acts this Saturday

The Transmission online music festival is to host 18 Irish acts this Saturday online across…

Whelan’s share details of what a gig will be like when the venue reopens on August 10th

The iconic Whelan’s bar and venues is to reopen on reopens on August 10th, pending…

Here’s the nominees for this year’s Mercury Music Prize 2020

The shortlist for the annual Mercury Music Prize 2020 has just been announced on Lauren…

Live at The Drive In shows featuring Gavin James, Aslan & more can no longer go ahead

The planned Drive In shows featuring Gavin James, Aslan, Hermitage Green and more to take…