Earlier this month, Other Voices announced their first names for their music trail and chat strsnd in Dingle this year and while there’s more to come on that, they’ve also announced new acts for St. James Church last night. Joining Perfume Genius, Songhoy Blues and Áine Cahill in the church will be Django Django, Loyle… Read more »

Posted on November 14th, 2017

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Friday 2nd through Sunday 4th February will see Cork city’s Old Quarter come to life again after a quiet winter, as North and South Main Streets play host to Quarter Block Party 2018. Having established a track record in pop-up concerts and performances everywhere between Barrack Street and Shandon Street, the festival takes revellers to… Read more »

Posted on November 9th, 2017

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Eurosonic is the best European showcase for new artists on the continent. It’s a great place for new European acts to be seen and heard by the industry. After its first round of acts shared a few months ago, 31 new acts have been added to January 2018’s lineup for Groningen in the Netherlands. The… Read more »

Posted on November 7th, 2017

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The first bands to play the eir Other Voices Festival in association with Heineken in Dingle from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd December have been revealed. Adding to the magic in Dingle will be: RSAG Loah Elm Columbia Mills Other Creatures Super Silly Come On Live Long Waldorf and Cannon Cian Ó’Cíobháin Mango and MathMan… Read more »

Posted on November 2nd, 2017

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Saturday 1. Death In Vegas Saturday, Warehouse Stage, 6pm It’s not quite clear what a Death In Vegas live show will be in 2017 as it’s been 5 years since Richard Fearless has played a live set that we can verify what was played. Recent years have seen the project head down a more esoteric… Read more »

Posted on October 27th, 2017

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It seems like a parody of Corkonian civic pride to talk about how important the Jazz Weekend is to our city, but on several levels, this October Bank Holiday weekend truly is our time amid the bustle of Ireland’s glut of festivals: tens of thousands of revellers from all over the world will converge on… Read more »

Posted on October 23rd, 2017

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We’ve had the day-by-day breakdowns, the conversation info, the afterparty listings and now, bad news if you didn’t get yourself sorted, Metropolis, is sold out for all days and it’s time to take to #ticketfairy or Toutless. Check back here for some festival recommendations later this week. Here’s how the days breakdown: Opening Concert –… Read more »

Posted on October 23rd, 2017

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Metropolis Festival is only over a weekend away now and so the organisers have announced their afterparty late-night lineups for what’s going on after the main event and it looks like this: SATURDAY Laurent Garnier + eve @ Button Factory Mix & Fairbanks + Orange Tree Edits + Long Island Sound @Hangar Krystal Klear (all… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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The Turning Pirate crew’s annual New Year’s eve gig is a bacchanalia of celebration and collaboration has been running in Vicar Street since 2006. It brings together some of Ireland’s most talented artists and special guests which in the past has meant appearances from the likes of Conor O’Brien (Villagers), Richie Egan, Camille O’Sullivan, Bell… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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Metropolis Festival will once again host Red Bull Music Academy for strands of conversations, a live stage & afterparties. Participating this year will be: Talks and conversation: Neil Barnes (Leftfield) Jazzy Jeff Richard Fearless (Death In Vegas) Pfadfinderei Live stage Mall Grab Krystal Klear Peggy Gou Or:La Long Island Sound Denis Sulta Afterparties Laurent Garnier… Read more »

Posted on October 4th, 2017

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The news that ’90s R&B legends TLC were playing Metropolis next month was greeted with many a cheer but it was too good to be true. Unfortuantely, TLC have pulled out of Metropolis as they’ve had to reschedule their European dates due to a T Boz back injury. Cruel world. To soften the blow, the… Read more »

Posted on September 26th, 2017

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The annual Culture Night where buildings, museums, galleries and more open their doors to the public for the night is happening tonight. Here’s a selection of  music highlights of Culture Night events happening in Dublin. All free. 1. Sing Along Social The Amphitheatre, Wood Quay My wife Aoife McElwain’s pop culture singing party / zero-commitment… Read more »

Posted on September 22nd, 2017

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