Blossoms announce Irish dates

September 26th, 2016 by

One of the most exciting bands to emerge in recent times, UK indie-outfit Blossoms have announced two upcoming Irish live dates for early next year, playing Belfast’s Limelight 1 on Wednesday March 8th, followed by a date at Dublin’s The Academy on Saturday March 11th. The Liverpool five-piece made an incredible breakthrough in 2016, playing live […]

The Gloaming return to the National Concert Hall

September 23rd, 2016 by

Contemporary trad heroes The Gloaming have just announced a symbolic return to Dublin’s National Concert Hall next year with four very special performances running from Saturday the 11th to Tuesday the 14th of March. The band, who released their critically acclaimed second studio album 2 this February, are currently in high demand and these performances will unfortunately be the only chance to see them play live […]

James Vincent McMorrow – Evil

September 23rd, 2016 by

The latest single to be taken from his number 1 album We Move, ‘Evil’ sees James Vincent McMorrow introduce an interesting electronic edge to his sound and is a great follow up to lead album single ‘Get Low’. With upcoming live dates  Galway’s Black Box on October 5th, and Dublin’s National Stadium on October 7th, expect to hear a lot more of it in the coming […]

Saint Sister announce new Irish dates

September 22nd, 2016 by

Elegant Irish folk duo Saint Sister have just announced news of their homecoming as part of their ongoing European tour including an intimate show in Dublin’s Christchurch Cathedral on Saturday, November 5th. Following some extensive touring in recent months, including a bewitching performance at this year’s Electric Picnic festival, Northern Irish pair Morgan McIntyre and Gemma Doherty are on the road again, this time lining up […]

Benjamin Francis Leftwich to play 2017 Dublin and Belfast shows

September 20th, 2016 by

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich has announced his return to these shores for two live dates early next year. The 27-year old artist has been busy building on his highly successful 2011 debut record Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm, and following this year’s triumphant Irish tour he’s set to treat his Irish fans to two more exciting performances at Whelan’s in Dublin on […]

Frightened Rabbit announce Irish dates for 2017

September 20th, 2016 by

Scottish indie-rockers Frightened Rabbit have announced a series of Irish dates for early next year. The Glasgow five-piece, whose new album Painting of a Panic Attack is out now, will play a five-night Irish run in early February, 2017 consisting of performances at Dundalk’s Spirit Store on the 2nd, Walsh’s Bar in Michelstown on the 3rd, Limerick’s […]

Hare Squead to play The Button Factory

August 23rd, 2016 by

Exciting Dublin trio Hare Squead have just announced an upcoming headline performance at The Button Factory on Wednesday the 28th of September. Tallaght and Blanchardstown natives Henoc, Tony, and Jessy have all been performing music from a young age and have already forged quite a reputation in the Irish music scene with the release of their major label debut […]

Big names set for Electric Picnic Comedy Tent

August 14th, 2016 by

Comedy fans will have their sides splitting this Electric Picnic festival with the announcement of some giants of Stand-up at Stradbally this September. Irish legends Dylan Moran and David Doherty headline an impressive list that includes US Comic Reginald D Hunter, Belfast’s Colin Murphy, promising young comedians like Tallaght’s own Al Porter and the award-winning […]

Electric Picnic presents Trailer Park 2016

August 13th, 2016 by

Electric Picnic have announced the return of their much loved Trailer Park for the upcoming 2016 festival. The proclaimed “dystopian mobiletropolis” is the perfect place to relax and hang out between trips to the main stages with plenty of interesting stalls and chill-out areas. Of course there’s also the popular Mobile Home Stage which will feature a number of interesting […]

The Boomtown Rats announce March Belfast gig

August 12th, 2016 by

Legendary Irish group The Boomtown Rats have just announced a special Belfast headline show at Mandela Hall for March 24th 2017. The gig forms part of the band’s celebrations to mark the 40th Anniversary of their first ever single ‘Looking after number one’, and follows up an already sold out show in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre in December. Tickets for the Boomtown […]

Jack White to release acoustic recordings album

August 12th, 2016 by

Grammy award-winning superstar Jack White has just announced the release of a career-spanning 26 track acoustic songwriting collection to be released as a double LP and CD. Featuring alternate versions, B-sides, mixes and previously unreleased recordings from The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and solo material all completely remastered, the new compilation is to be released physically and digitally worldwide on September 9th, […]

Thee Oh Sees – A Weird Exits

August 11th, 2016 by

If Thee Oh Sees are a band that specialise in one thing then it’s knowing how to pack a punch! Three years after confirming they were entering “a hiatus” the prolific Californian’s have instead released their 17th LP (albeit made under various guises), and it certainly doesn’t disappoint in the noise stakes. A Weird Exits follows up last year’s excellent Mutilator […]

Wild Beasts – Boy King

August 2nd, 2016 by

Dismantling their one-time aloof, nice guy image with one fell swoop, experimental indie group Wild Beasts have once again proved they are one of the most innovative and adventurous acts currently operating in the music business. Produced by Grammy award-winning John Congleton in Dallas, Texas, Boy King, the band’s sexually-charged, apocalyptic cousin to 2014’s more metaphysical Present Tense may […]

Catfish and the Bottlemen announce Olympia date

July 25th, 2016 by

One of the most exciting Indie bands to make the breakthrough in recent years, Catfish and the Bottlemen have announced a must-see live show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on Sunday, November 20th, as part of their run of shows across the UK and Ireland, which includes their biggest to date in London at The SSE Arena, Wembley. […]