Festivals

Output Belfast announces 50 Conversations About Music for 2021, a networking and mentoring programme

Output Belfast as expected, won’t go ahead as it did in February 2020 with live…

The Irish Youth Music Awards announces ambitious online event featuring Fontaines D.C, Pillow Queens & more

The Irish Youth Music Awards has always put on a great day out for teenagers…

It’s Ireland Music Week – an overview who’s playing and what’s happening at the online showcase & conference event

It’s Ireland Music Week and normally, that would mean spending much of the next seven…

Ireland Music Week announce artist showcase and conference schedule

Ireland Music Week have announced the full schedule from Tuesday 6th to Friday October 9th…

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival reveals schedule for this week’s online events

The Clonakilty International Guitar Festival will go ahead starting from today and running all week…

Ireland Music Week announce online conference details

Ireland Music Week has moved entirely online this October 6th to 9th, and has previously…

Iceland Airwaves moves to 2021

For a good number of people I chatted to this year since lockdown began, Iceland…

Another Love Story to live stream sets from Jape, Anna Mieke, Glasshouse, Rozi Plain, Rachael Lavelle & more from the manor this weekend

Another Love Story was one of the few small festivals that people had pinned there…

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…

Here are the safety measures that a Northern Irish socially-distant festival is putting in place

Stendhal is putting on a socially distant music festival called Unlocked this August that hopes…

EXIT Festival cancels its 2020 edition a second time amidst second COVID-19 spike and anti-government protests

Serbia’s EXIT Festival is the last European summer festival to cancel its proceedings this August.…

There’s a micro-festival for 110 people called Home happening in August in Westmeath

With every other festival on the Irish festival calendar other than dance festival Fuinneamh cancelled…

Stendhal is putting on a socially distant music festival called Unlocked this August

The Limavady festival Stendhal has rejigged its offering this summer to a socially distant music…

Another Love Story 2020 is officially cancelled

For many of my friends, the last bright hope of summer festivals for them was…

Celtronic Festival reveals Together : Apart online streams featuring Move D, Andrew Weatherall, Eamon Harkin, Or:la, Space Dimension Controller, Arvo Party & many more

Derry’s Celtronic festival is one of the many festival casualties that can’t take place in…

Sea Sessions announces 2021 early birds on sale this week

Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival will return to Bundoran in Donegal next summer, and…

EXIT Festival announces acts & is planning on going ahead in August. How?

The European festival outlier in 2020 is Serbia’s EXIT Festival. As recounted last month, the…

NOS Primavera Sound in Porto reveals lineup including Tyler, The Creator, Tame Impala, Gorillaz, FKA twigs, Bad Bunny, Beck and Doja Cat

Now that Primavera Sound in Barcelona next year is officially sold out a year in…

Ireland Music Week moves online in October

Ireland Music Week will operate as an-online festival this October 6th to 9th in the…

Primavera Sound adds Massive Attack, Bicep, Doja Cat, Mavis Staples, Jeff Mills and more

After last week’s big 2021 lineup reveal, Primavera Sound have now added 37 new acts…