Festivals

Lisa Hannigan, Æ MAK, Saint Sister, Paul Noonan & many others are making a musical pilgrimage to Doolin for Hibernacle live stream series

Lisa Hannigan, Æ MAK, Saint Sister, Paul Noonan and Brian Mac Glionn (Ye Vagabonds) are…

SoFFT Nights returns to Dunderry Park with Soda Blonde, Cormac Begley, Maija Sofia and more

After its inaugural weekend out in Dunderry Park, Co. Meath, where SoFFT Nights ran a,…

Longitude Festival announces 2021 lineup

If you can, cast your mind back to when Longitude announced its first lineup for…

Spilt Milk Festival is happening online this weekend and features a big lineup of alternative music offerings

Spilt Milk Festival is a west of Ireland festival that debuted last year with a…

Other Voices announces full lineup for Dingle digital festival including Damien Dempsey, Mark Lanegan, CMAT, Ailbhe Reddy & more

Other Voices have revealed the full lineup of artists to play their virtual festival this…

The Road To The Great Escape announces Berwyn, Baby Queen, Oscar Lang, CMAT, Denise Chaila and more for Dublin weekender

With a bit of optimism in the air regarding a vaccine, some 2021 events are…

Wild Roots announces Kaiser Chiefs, Damien Dempsey, Soda Blonde, Daithí, Booka Shade for COVID-19 compliant Sligo festival in 2021

Wild Roots is a new festival bravely planning to debut post-COVID-19 on the shores of…

Other Voices has announced its Dingle 2020 lineup, but it will be a live stream event only

For many people in the Irish music community, Other Voices in Dingle was the last…

Eurosonic 2021 will be fully digital

No big surprise here but the conference and showcase festival ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) that takes…

Here are the venue & promoter recipients of the €5 million Live Performance Support Scheme

TD Catherine Martin, the minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media has announced…

Here are the list of small arts festivals awarded funds from the Festival Investment Scheme

Successful applicants include Open Ear, K-Fest, First Cut Youth Film Project, First Fortnight, Drogheda Arts Festival.

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…