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Body & Soul Stage Announced

August 16, 2011


It’s getting very close to that most exciting time of year – Electric Picnic 2011 is just over a fortnight away. The announcements are coming thick and fast the last few weeks, today bolstered by the confirmation of an utterly spectacular Body & Soul line-up. The likes of CW Stoneking and Austra had long been […]

The Antlers to Play Cork

June 21, 2011


A long way off this, but I’m still very excited… It was confirmed today that Brooklyn band the Antlers will be playing Cork’s Cyprus Avenue this coming November. On Friday the 18th, the band will bring their latest offering “Burst Apart” to the city – and it should be a spectacular show. The band shot […]

Festival Preview: Live at the Marquee

June 10, 2011


Cork’s now annual summer extravaganza, Live at the Marquee, kicks off tomorrow night at the Docklands site. Running since 2005, the Marquee has brought international acts to Cork on numerous occasions and has rapidly become a cornerstone of the musical landscape of the Cork summer. The Live at the Marquee festival began in 2005 as […]

Gig of the Week [Ireland]: James Vincent McMorrow

April 26, 2011


This week’s gig of the week for the rest of Ireland goes to James Vincent McMorrow with his solo performance at the Pepper Canister Church in Dublin. Yet another week of poor shows around the country. Beardyman crops up around the place, though that act gets old very quickly I must say, while Glasvegas and […]

Gig of the Week [Cork]: John Grant @ Cyprus Avenue

April 26, 2011


This week’s gig of the week is John Grant at Cyprus Avenue next Wednesday, May 4th. Who? Former frontman of American alt-rockers the Czars, John Grant released his stunning debut solo album last year to huge critical acclaim. Named Mojo’s Best Album of 2010, it wowed listeners in all corners of the world. Sounds Like… Produced […]

Focus: C!ties

April 18, 2011


Irish band C!ties blew away all who caught them in their short time as a band. They are set to play in Cork as part of their farewell tour this Wednesday with Agitate the Gravel – we take a look at the band before they leave us. A three piece instrumental act from Ennis, C!ties […]

Gig of the Week [Ireland]: Neil Hannon, Cathy Davey & Paddy Casey w/ Dublin Gospel Choir

April 16, 2011


The gig of the week for Cork has been awarded to O Emperor (Strings & Brass) at the Pavilion. Can the rest of the country offer to compete with that? Well… The next week is actually rather a dry one for the live scene in Ireland – tonight sees Lykke Li, Steve Mason and A […]