The Mary Wallopers, Farah Elle, CMAT & more perform livestream show for AIDA Palestinian Refugee Camp

The Mary Wallopers, Farah Elle and CMAT are among the artists playing the Irish leg…

European Court of Justice rules to increase musicians’ recorded earnings in dispute between R.A.A.P. & PPI

The European Court of Justice has ruled that performers should receive an equal share on…

€6 million live & music industry support packages announced by Irish government

Some good news for the commercial live music sector today. Last night, the Minister for…

A five-date “hybrid music festival” featuring Lethal Dialect, JYellowL, Vernon Jane & more is happening at Drop Dead Twice this month

The gigs, albeit, seated, socially distanced and with reduced caps are coming back. Laters With…

Wyvern Lingo announce two 85-capacity seated gigs in Dublin in October

Wyvern Lingo have announced two actual shows to take place this October, socially-distant of course.…

Ireland Music Week announce online conference details

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

Bicep are playing a special live streamed show this Friday

With real life gigs and DJ sets off limits right now, Belfast duo Bicep are…

New recording studio The Clinic with an emphasis on analogue electronics opened in Dublin

The Clinic is a new recording studio that has just opened its doors launched by…

New Irish music promotions company Singular Artists formed

2020 has been a terrible year for live music so much so that the way…

Kirkos Ensemble present Biosphere – six outdoor performances from Dublin Bay to the Hellfire Club livestreamed this week

The contemporary music group Kirkos Ensemble are presenting a series of outdoor-based experimental music encounters…

Aoife Nessa Frances & Elaine Malone are playing Live From Guerrilla Studios this Thursday

Live From Guerrilla Studios is back for episode five of its fortnightly independent live music…

National Campaign For The Arts issue statement following meeting with government about arts & live event industry concerns

As known from this morning’s news, the National Campaign for the Arts (NCFA) met with…

The Irish government is exploring alcohol-free music events to take place – a look at the numbers

Last night, news emerged that the Irish government is considering allowing alcohol-free music events to…

New Albums released this week: Kelly Lee Owens, Angel Olsen, Disclosure, Dua Lipa & more

The best new releases out this week.

Iceland Airwaves moves to 2021

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

Dublin-based A&R platform Andrson offering €10,000 prize for their songwriting competition

Andrson is a Dublin-based sound-driven A&R platform who are currently hosting a songwriting competition called…

Kelly Lee Owens for Dublin 2021 show

The Welsh producer is releasing her second album this Friday.

Watch the trailer for David Byrne’s American Utopia, directed by Spike Lee

David Byrne’s American Utopia was one of the best live shows I’ve seen in recent…