State’s Midnight Mass – live report and photos

December 24th, 2015 by

Taking in place in our brand new home Upstairs At Whelan’s, State’s annual Midnight Mass begins as the clock struck 12, with the night and the festive season at fever pitch. Confidence is rightly high in the September Girls camp after a fantastic year and they well and truly slam it. This incarnation of the […]



Jape – Vicar St, Dublin – in photos

December 16th, 2015 by

From every conceivable angle, Jape’s Vicar St gig was a hometown stormer, a pre-Christmas blowout – brass and bass and everyone on a high. Photographer Mark Earley captured the spirit of the night for State, including openers Pleasure Beach.





U2 – 3Arena, Dublin – in photos

November 24th, 2015 by

State photographer Mark Earley had the run of the 3Arena to capture U2’s homecoming up close for us. You can read State’s review of the first night here.