Win A Pair of Tickets to Young Blood at The National Concert Hall

March 14th, 2017 by

Presently, we are spoilt with the vast wealth of talent amongst Ireland’s young writers, poets and songwriters. When the world is in flux and rationality becomes a novel idea the creative side of the brain attempts to make sense of the madness of others through the power of words. The thoughts of Ireland’s younger generation […]

Win tickets to the NYF Three Countdown Concert

December 22nd, 2015 by

Thanks to Three and NYF Dublin, we have four tickets to give away for the Three Countdown Concert on New Year’s Eve in the 3Arena. Headlined by The Coronas and with the lineup featuring Fatboy Slim, Kila, Ryan Sheridan and Little Hours, you can well expect the party to end all parties to see in […]

Win Tickets to see the Airborne Toxic Event

March 18th, 2015 by and MCD are once again giving you the chance to win free tickets to some of the Summer’s most anticipated gigs and first up we have a pair of tickets to see LA band The Airborne Toxic Event in Dublin’s Academy on April 19th. All you have to do is email or leave […]

Win Absolut DIY live photography slot tonight

February 25th, 2015 by

In a collaboration, Dublin’s international design event Offset (taking place March 5-6) and Absolut vodka are running a series of creative workshops in the city this week under the Absolut DIY banner. One of these events features State photographer Olga Kuzmenko providing a masterclass in getting a great live photo while Faune play in the […]

Win Tickets to see Mark Lanegan

January 8th, 2015 by

MCD and are giving you the chance to win two tickets to see the prolific and eternally impressive Mark Lanegan in Dublin’s Academy next Sunday, January 18th. Lanegan has worked with artists as diverse as Queens of the Stone Age, Melissa Auf Der Myer, Martina Topley-Bird and UNKLE, and we are delighted to give […]

Win Tickets to see Wallis Bird in Dublin’s Academy

November 3rd, 2014 by and MCD are giving away two tickets to see the uniquely talented Wallis Bird in Dublin’s Academy on November 22nd as part of her upcoming micro-tour of Ireland. The Wexford-born virtuoso has been seen and done it all, from overcoming life-altering setbacks to challenging gender roles and the ‘rules’ of sexuality. Over her career […]

Win Tickets to see The Minutes

October 21st, 2014 by

MCD and are giving away two tickets to see the Munites live in Whelans this Sunday, October 27th. All you have to do is answer the following question: What is the name of the Minutes new album? Send your answer to before 5pm on Friday and we’ll notify the winner. Tickets for the […]

Win Tickets To See In The Willows & Hawk

September 5th, 2014 by

MCD and are offering two tickets to see In The Willows and Hawk in an intimate double-header upstairs in Whelan’s next Friday, September 11th. All you have to do is answer the following question: Julie Hawk is from which county? Answers to by 5pm next Wednesday and we’ll announce the winner on Thursday.

Win Bestival weekend passes

September 1st, 2014 by

Maybe you’re sad that you’ll be missing the likes of Outkast, Foals, Beck, Chic, Wild Beasts, London Grammar etc. this weekend because you didn’t get a ticket or couldn’t get off work. Or maybe you’re so excited you’ll want to do it all over again next weekend. Well your luck is in! State have teamed […]

Win Tickets to see Avi Buffalo in Whelan’s

June 30th, 2014 by

MCD and are offering two tickets to see Avi Buffalo in Whelan’s on October 5th. All you have to do is answer the frankly absurdly easy question; What is the name of Avi Buffalo’s upcoming new album? Send your answers to and we’ll announce the winners in due course. In the meantime, have […]

Win Dimitri From Paris / Son Of Dave tickets

May 1st, 2014 by

The first bank holiday of the summer is always a busy time for live shows and the Button Factory is packing them in with two shows on Saturday night – Canadian bluesman Son Of Dave (pictured) taking the early slot, while Dimitri From Paris gets the party going from 11pm. We have tickets to give […]

Win Booka Shade tickets

April 17th, 2014 by

Next Saturday (26th April) sees one of the big electronic shows of the year so far at Vicar Street when Booka Shade visit the capital. Demand for tickets is pretty intense but nonetheless State has managed to blag a pair to give away to one reader. To enter just tell us the city that the […]

Win tickets to see Evian Christ this Saturday

April 8th, 2014 by

It’s a big week at the Button Factory with Giraffage playing for Movements there tomorrow (€5-8) and the Dublin Gospel Choir performing on Friday (€17), but there can be doubt as to the highlight. Tri Angle signee and Yeezus collaborator Evian Christ will perform at Hidden Agenda this Saturday, with Mssingo and Rosbeghere rounding out […]

Win tickets to see Vann Music at the Button Factory

March 13th, 2014 by

Dublin electro-rock four piece Vann Music headline the Button Factory on Saturday with Otherkin, Children of the Son and Alibi Trax completing an all-Irish line-up to celebrate Paddy’s Day. We have two pairs of tickets to give away, and all you have to do is answer a simple question to be in with a chance […]