David Holmes to launch Late Night Tales compilation in Belfast

September 8th, 2016 by


We recently reported that David Holmes would be heading up the latest in the ever-essential Late Night Tales series, and it has now been confirmed that the launch party for the compilation will take place in Belfast’s Maple Leaf Social Club. A once vibrant city night spot and social hub, the building has somewhat fallen in to disrepair, […]

Le Galaxie to host midnight Halloween party at The Olympia

September 8th, 2016 by

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After putting in a blinder of a show at Electric Picnic just past, Le Galaxie have announced a glorious, neon-soaked (probably) midnight Halloween party for the Olympia Theatre on Sunday, October 30th. Special guests come in the form of the rave-qualified Plutonic Dust, ensuring for a party like no other. Tickets priced from €24.40 inclusive […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers add extra 3Arena date

August 31st, 2016 by


Having announced a headline show for Dublin’s 3Arena on the 20th of December, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have now added a second show, which will take place on the 21st of December. Tickets from €60.50 including booking fee are on sale now and can be found here. Our advice? Move quickly.

More Electric Picnic stage times & clashfinder

August 31st, 2016 by

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Two more sleeps! Here’s the latest round of stage times, first published by those very on-it folks over at The Irish Times‘ culture desk. Also, do make sure you check out the clashfinder for that all important planning. Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow Friday 2nd Sept Welcome Party 21.00 Fire Show with Realta Circus 23.00 The […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers announce 3Arena show

August 26th, 2016 by


The band that need little introduction, Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced that they’ll play Dublin’s 3Arena on December 20th, having not performed in the city for more than four years. Early Christmas present? Tickets from €60.50 including booking fee go on sale on Wednesday 31 August at 9am, and can be found here. Have […]

Metropolis adds Groove Armada, Clams Casino, Novelist and more

August 25th, 2016 by


Already boasting a heavyweight lineup, Dublin’s Metropolis festival, which will take place November 3-5 in and around the RDS, have added Groove Armada (DJ set), Clams Casino, Mall Grab, and Novelist to Friday’s proceedings, while joining the party on Saturday are Floating Points, Klangkarussell, and Shura. As we’ve already pointed out, tickets will go quickly, […]

Listen: Empire of The Sun – ‘Two Vines’

August 25th, 2016 by


Australian duo Empire of The Sun recently revealed that their new album, Two Vines, will be released on October 28th. Now, the electronic-pop outfit have shared the forthcoming LP’s title track. Speaking of the thematic weight behind the track, Nicholas Littlemore said “There was an image we talked about very early on with this record, before we […]

Chance The Rapper date and venue changed

August 23rd, 2016 by


The much anticipated Chance The Rapper show at the Olympia on November 11th has been the subject of some major reorganisation, now taking place over two nights at the Helix on Wednesday 23rd and Friday 25th of the month. Current ticket holders will have first choice on exchanging their tickets for either of the new […]

Hare Squead to play The Button Factory

August 23rd, 2016 by

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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 […]

Electric Picnic reveal final acts

August 23rd, 2016 by


Having already piled on the additions and tweaks to the lineup, Electric Picnic have revealed the final round of acts to play at Stradbally in just 10 days. Joing the likes of headliners LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey, The Chemical Brothers, and more, are: Adam Beyer, Abc, Skepta, James Bay, Bell X1, Walking On Cars, Gorgon City, The Lightning Seeds, Lindsey […]

Moira Calling release handy site map

August 23rd, 2016 by


With NI’s newest addition to the festival season fast approaching, Moira Calling have released a handy site map to help guide you between the likes of exmagician, David C Clements, PORTS, Hudson Taylor, and more. Taking place on September 10th at the Demesne, Moira, Co Armagh, Moira Calling is a celebration of Music, Food, and Drink, […]

Lynched to play Vicar St in November

August 22nd, 2016 by


Fast rising alt-folk outfit Lynched have announced a show for Vicar St, Dublin, on November 26th. Marking their return to the city after a well-received tour that has included numerous festival slots, as well as a string of dates across the US, the four-piece have yet to follow up on 2014’s Cold Old Fire, so here’s […]

David Holmes to head up new Late Night Tales compilation

August 19th, 2016 by


David Holmes has announced that he’ll head up a new instalment of the ever reliable Late Night Tales compilation series. As one of Belfast’s finest musical exports, Holmes has had a major part to play over the years in shaping popular electronic music, from scoring films, to producing, DJing and collaborating with countless artists – most […]

KT Tunstell set for Belfast show

August 19th, 2016 by

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Scottish singer songwriter, Black Horse botherer, and Cherry Tree fancier KT Tunstall has announced a stop at Belfast’s Mandela Hall as part of her wider tour. Having taken something of a break from music and the limelight recently, KT will be in Belfast on October 30th, and you can get tickets for the show from […]