- After the announcement that they will play the Galway Arts Festival, De La Soul and Hypnotic Brass Ensemble play Button Factory, Dublin on Friday 22nd July. Tickets €30 plus fees.
- Solar Bears, Young Montana and Andrew Hung of Fuck Buttons will play Button Factory for free on Saturday May 28th.
- ChoiceCuts present awesome DJ Cut Chemist plus DJ Tu-ki on Friday July 15th in Button Factory, Dublin. Doors 11pm – 3am. Admission €20 plus fees.
- Japanese all-girl trio Shonen Knife who will be on a 30th anniversary tour, hit Whelan’s, Dublin on Friday 19th August. Tickets are €14 plus fees.
- Tori Amos plays The Grand Canal Theatre on Wednesday 9th November. Tickets priced from €39.20 plus fees are on sale Thursday 12th May.
- Ghostpoet will be joined by DJ Mek as support for a show in The Pavilion Cork on Saturday 4 June kicking off at 10pm. Tickets are €12 plus fees.
- Also on the June bank holiday, legendary DJ Norman Jay and Richie B play The Village, Dublin on Sunday 5th June. It’s a late gig with doors at 11pm and tickets at €12.50 plus fees.
- Liam Finn has announced some Irish dates this summer. His new album Fomo will be released on July 4th. Here is how his schedule looks for Europe:
Tues 14th June – Maschinehaus, Berlin
Wed 15th June – Haldernpop Bar, Haldern, Germany
Thurs 16th June – Bitterzoet, Amsterdam
Fri 17th June – La Boule Noir, Paris
Fri 15th July – The Sugar Club, Dublin
Sat 16th July – Galway Arts Festival, Galway
Tues 19th July – Deaf Institute, Manchester
Wed 20th July – XOYO, London
Fri 22nd July – Truck Festival, Oxford
Sun 24th July – Secret Garden Party, Huntingdon