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Electric Picnic 2011: Unmissable Acts

August 31, 2011


It’s that time of year again – how bloody exciting is it? Checking weather forecasts every ten minutes and hearing everything from localised flooding to heatwave… It could only be Electric Picnic week. Now, despite the line-up weighing a little heavily on the Saturday, there is plenty to see across all the days. Here a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gig of the Week [Cork]: O Emperor @ The Pavilion

April 16, 2011


This is (yet another) weekly feature on the new blog. I will select a gig over the next seven days that is near unmissable for music fans in Cork. In another entry, I will select one for the whole island.  This week: O Emperor at the Pavilion. Who? O Emperor. Waterford/Cork mongrel O Emperor were […]