The closest we’ll ever come to a two-person production of Fiddler on the Roof? Gira-approved folk with plenty of accordion to go around.
Those trademark dreadlocks and heavily kohled eyes will be making a return to the Belfast stage this week, and with a full band for the first time since 2008.
For any budding ornithologists out there, this harmony-loving acousitc duo are ready to leave their Chi Town nest and head across the Atlantic for a few days.
‘Hauntingly beautiful’ is a phase I have little time for, but I’m sure you could apply it to Ms Wolfe here without forcing me into an exaggerated eyeroll.
Cork’s answer to Gunnar and Scarlett. Look it up.
Arty enough to be written about by The Quietus, tuneful enough that you might still want to listen to them.
The Dublin/Wicklow duo take time to give Supermigration a proper send off.
Crunching hard rockers with a sideline in digital carpentry. They make fingers, is what I’m getting at; they’re not assembling digital appliances – we have machines and child/underpaid factory workers for that.
Outlandish, Adam Ant-aping pop musician who apparently takes up the dress of King Charles. I or II, you decide. He certainly doesn’t look like III, anyway.
It’s shit when talented people are younger than you.
The below video is pure hilarity up until the lyric “I’m kinda crazy, just like my dad”. Egyptian Lover is far from being just a vapid cassanova with great hair, he’s got some battle scars too.
Ed Sheeran, Ben Howard, Passenger. These things tend to happen in threes.
Mini festival for a good cause, featuring Irish and African talent, and it goes all night.
Trad titans in Temple Bar.
Aaron Foulds dons the mask once more and gets back into his soulful brand of dubstep and electronica.
Veteran American producer and young British upstart: the odd couple of niche techno will be in the Pepper this Saturday. What a treat!
Mournful deep house from Candian pair Kenny Glasgow and Johnny White.
Scottish veterans realise Ireland’s actually pretty small and they’ll be able to hit two cities and play two gigs within 24 hours, sweet!
Ryan Tedder takes a break from rolling in money for an evening to give his band mates some work.
Dude christened himself Kinky, I think that’s all you need (and maybe even want) to know.