All day Block T party tomorrow at District 8

July 3rd, 2015 by

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Boasting a varied and impressive lineup of Ireland’s finest, tomorrow’s Block T 5th Birthday party will feature performances from I Am The Cosmos, Donal Dineen, Hauer, Lasertom & The Blast Crew, Rusangano Family, Trinity Orchestra and many more. With food, drink, visuals, superb music and tickets just €22.50 and available here, you’d be mad to miss […]


More music added to line-up for Belfast Maritime Festival

July 1st, 2015 by

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Already boasting a fine lineup of local musical talent, Belfast Maritime Festival now has even more music courtesy of Heineken Presents. Beginning tomorrow and running until Sunday, the new acts added to the roster are The Russian Dolls, The Mindbenders, El Dude Brothers, Parachutes, Puzzles and many more.  A full list of the additions can […]


Lonely The Brave announce Dublin gig

July 1st, 2015 by

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Rock fans rejoice, as one of the most talked about new bands are about to descend on Dublin with their critically acclaimed sound. Lonely The Brave will rattle the speakers of The Academy on November 6th for €16.50 (over 14s only), and tickets are due to go on sale Friday July 3rd at 9am. Having already […]


Glen Hansard announces new album, shares single

July 1st, 2015 by

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The Frames’ frontman and cornerstone of the Irish music scene for pretty much the last three decades, Glen Hansard has revealed details of his forthcoming new album Didn’t He Ramble, due for release September 18th via ANTI-records.  Lovely chap he is, Hansard has shared ‘Winning Streak’ ahead of the album’s release and it’s as vocally charming and […]


New Music: Santigold – “Radio”

June 30th, 2015 by

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It’s quickly becoming apparent that the best places to find hot new tracks from hot new artists (as well hot more established artists) is on the soundtracks to Young Adult movie adaptations. Just take a quick look at any of the OSTs to the likes of Twilight or Hunger Games and allow your jaw to […]


Listen: Puff Daddy featuring Pharrell ‘Finna Get Loose’

June 30th, 2015 by

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We haven’t heard anything actual musical from Puff Daddy / P. Diddy / Sean Combs in a minute. His last solo album was released back in 2006, then there was that weird-but-actually-pretty-good group Diddy Dirty Money album Last Train To Paris from back in 2010. Since then he seemed to just be slowly building upon […]


Years & Years & Shamir announce Olympia show

June 30th, 2015 by

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Having recently coined one of the biggest tracks of 2015 so far with ‘King’, Years & Years are in prime position to dominate the Summer festival circuit.  They’re appearing at Longitude on Saturday, July 18th but have just announced a headline show for The Olympia Theatre this coming November 6th with XL Records’ Shamir.  Presumably, […]


Sober Sessions at the Harbour Playhouse

June 29th, 2015 by

The wonderful Sober Sessions will be returning for the month of July’s installment this Thursday (2nd) at the Harbour Playhouse in Dublin’s Portobello. Under the stewardship of Aine Rynne, the Sober Sessions provide the perfect alternative to boozy nights out and this month will feature We Raise Bears and I Am Niamh. Tickets are just […]


Update on Lavery’s @ Tall Ships, Belfast

June 29th, 2015 by

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Last week we reported on the music line-up that Lavery’s Belfast are putting on at the Tall Ships for Belfast Maritime Festival.  Now, we’ve an updated list of all the performers and the day-to-day breakdown which you can check out below: THURSDAY July 2nd runaway GO LORIS Malojian Michael Mormecha Chris Wilson FRIDAY July 3rd GO […]


Win tickets to Waze & Odyssey at Belfast’s Limelight

June 29th, 2015 by

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This Friday night, Bugged Out! is hitting Belfast and bringing Waze & Odyssey and Jonas Rathsman to the Limelight 1 for some good, old-fashioned raving.  We’ve a pair of tickets to give away and all you have to do is head over to our Facebook page and ‘like’ the post linked to this story.  Easy […]


Stage Times for Groove Festival

June 29th, 2015 by

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The family friendly music festival kicks off on in Killruddery House, County Wicklow this weekend, with the performance times having been announced as below. Tickets start at €49.50 per adult and range up to the Family Weekend Come & Go Pass which covers two adults and two children aged fifteen and under for €174.50, while […]


Watch ‘Body Talk’, the new video from Foxes

June 29th, 2015 by

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It’s been quite the year for Louisa Rose Allen aka Foxes. It’s been barely a year since her debut album Glorious was released, and since then she’s garnered three Top 20 singles, was personally selected by Pharrell to support his tour, working with the legendary Giorgio Moroder on his latest album Deju Vu, and already […]


Important info re. Avicii at Marlay Park

June 29th, 2015 by

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This is probably a given, but just to give you a gentle reminder, this Friday’s Avicii show at Marlay Park is strictly over 18’s and you’ll need to bring along your ID.  If you don’t you may well be refused entry without a refund, which would be pretty rubbish we think you’ll agree.  Garda will […]


Rhodes to play upstairs at Whelan’s

June 29th, 2015 by

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Singer/songwriter Rhodes has announced a headline show for upstairs at Whelan’s this coming July 15th.  Blending melody-driven folk-pop with a dash of the blues for good measure, Rhodes has been a major name in the support circuit as of late, turing with London Grammar, Ben Howard and George Ezra but is now out on his […]