Marina & the Diamonds, Digitalism for Carlow Green Spheres

September 29th, 2009 by

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The night after her Dublin Academy date, Marina and the Diamonds will join Digitalism in Dinn Rí, Carlow on the 12th of November for a Heineken Green Spheres gig. Tickets to all Heineken Green Spheres gigs are free. You can register your interest for the gig on the Digitalism page on www.heinekenmusic.ie for a chance […]


Thom Yorke drafts Flea for solo band

September 29th, 2009 by

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Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has got a solo band together for some upcoming gigs which includes Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bass player Flea, Radiohead’s producer Nigel Godrich, R.E.M sticksman Joey Waronker and Mauro Refosco. The info was posted at the Dead Air Space blog along with details of the first two solo shows taking place […]


Trust me I’m a Thief’s Beautiful Unit embarks on unusual tour

September 29th, 2009 by

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A new project from the Trust Me I’m A Thief label takes place in October with an unusual tour by their latest signing Beautiful Unit called -New Sounds, Different spaces’. Beautiful Unit which consists of guitarist Brian Mooney with producer Jimmy Eadie will be playing in places like the back of his van, disused shops, […]


Katie Kim and Valerie Francis for Sligo gig

September 24th, 2009 by

Two of Ireland’s best young talents, Katie Kim and Valerie Francis will play a double bill at New Spaces for Music gig on Saturday the 3rd of October backed by live visuals from Donal Dineen. It takes place in the Wolf on Arm (ex Wolfetone Pharmacy, Wolfetone Street, Sligo) on Saturday 3rd October 2009 . […]


Kasabian November O2 show announced

September 24th, 2009 by

Kasabian – one of tonight’s Arthur’s Day acts at Hopstore 13 – return to Dublin on 27th November for their largest Irish headliner at the O2. Tickets priced €33.60 will go on sale next Friday October 2nd.


Arthur’s Day pub venue line-up

September 24th, 2009 by

Arthur’s Day kicks off this evening at 5.59pm, starting a huge night of live music across Dublin. The venues Tripod, Vicar Street, Whelans and The Academy will be hosting the larger gigs but 28 pubs in the city will also feature performances. Each pub venue will also feature one or two surprise special guests which […]


Hard Working Class Heroes – On The Record night and Villagers headliner

September 24th, 2009 by

With this year’s Hard Working Class Heroes fast approaching, more details are emerging. Jim Carroll’s On The Record blog will be hosting its own night at the Twisted Pepper (Middle Abbey Street) on Saturday October 17, featuring Valerie Francis, Hunter-Gatherer, The Spook Of The Thirteenth Lock, Cities, Kyon, Yes Cadets, The Dying Seconds and The […]


Lily Allen claims to be quitting music

September 24th, 2009 by

Having spoken out on the subject of digital music piracy of late, Lily Allen now appears to have announced her retirement from music on her (now shut down) blog. Reported by the NME, she writes “Just so you know, I have not renegotiated my record contract and have no plans to make another record. I […]


Future Kings of Spain / The Kinetiks call it a day

September 24th, 2009 by

A sad week for Irish music as two bands have announced they are no more, both via Myspace. Future Kings of Spain left a short history of themselves in a blog entitled ‘Future Kings Of Spain 2000-2009′ saying that they disbanded in June. Last week, Dublin band The Kinetiks also announced their demise via a […]


Holograms – the future of live music?

September 23rd, 2009 by

Sounds bizarre we know but mobile phone types Orange are running a series of hologram gigs at shopping centres around the UK. Featuring N-Dubz, Tinchy Stryder and Pixie Lott, the Orange Monkey ‘gigs’ started at Lakeside Shopping Centre last weekend and run for the next few weeks. See the end of the video for dates.


Peter, Bjorn and John cancel Tripod show

September 23rd, 2009 by

Peter, Bjorn and John have pulled all their upcoming UK and Irish dates. A quote from the band says, “Due to family circumstances Peter, Bjorn and John will be forced to cancel the coming UK and Ireland dates. Peter Bjorn and John will be issuing a statement on their website soon.’ Refunds for the Tripod […]


Win tickets for Joe Gideon & The Shark in Dublin tonight

September 23rd, 2009 by

Just a quickie – email us at [email protected] to win one of two pairs of tickets for the Joe Gideon & The Shark gig TONIGHT at Crawdaddy. Support comes from Gemma Ray and The Mighty Stef. Get them in by 5pm please and mark your email Joe Gideon.


Imelda May for O2

September 23rd, 2009 by

In an audacious end to an extraordinary year, Imelda May has announced a headline show at the O2 on 22nd December, with support from Jerry Fish & The Mudbug Club. Tickets priced at €37.50standing/€42.50 seated go on sale Monday 28th September. In the meantime, May plays the following more standard shows this Autumn: 23rd Oct […]


Win Director tickets

September 23rd, 2009 by

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Back in business with their fine I’ll Wait For Sound album, Director head out on their Irish tour this Saturday with a date at State’s home from home, the Purty Loft in Dun Laoghaire. Support comes from Audio and We Cut Corners, with the whole thing kicking off at 7pm and the late night indie […]