Gigs & Festivals

St. Patrick’s Festival announce 2021 digital events featuring Pillow Queens, Gemma Dunleavy, New Jackson, Lisa O’Neill, Gruff Rhys, Grian Chatten, Michael Fry & many more

St. Patrick’s Festival has announced that the 2021 edition will be embracing its digital environment…

Other Voices heading back to Wales with Berwyn, Sinead O’Brien & more

Other Voices is back in Wales next month for a live streamed show from National…

Glastonbury 2021 is now cancelled

It’s hardly the biggest surprise that one of the biggest festivals in the world at…

First Fortnight hosts My Story, My Song event this Sunday with Wyvern Lingo, Nealo, Emma Langford & more

The Mental Health Art & Culture Festival First Fortnight is running virtually at the moment…

Eurosonic 2021 digital edition will host 8 Irish acts this week + some recommended acts to catch

Eurosonic, the annual new music showcase and conference festival that takes place in the relative…

SoFFT Nights announce Pillow Queens, ROE, Art Of Algebra for Dunderry Park shows

For the third announcement of SoFFT Nights’ weekends in Dunderry Park near Navan, Pillow Queens,…

SoFFT Nights announce Jape, Columbia Mills & Dani Larkin for Dunderry Park shows

After last week’s announcement of Soda Blonde, Cormac Begley, Maija Sofia and more from the…

Underworld announced for All Together Now 2021

It’s not clear how much of this 2020 lineup will eventually make its way to…

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…