Month: April 2018

FREE NIGHT OUT – IRISH BANDS

OSLO Friday Nights At The Workman’s Club   It’s Friday, and we’re in love (with deadly live bands). We are psyched to bring you OSLO, a brand new Friday night event coming to our gaff once a month. Here’s the scoop: OSLO will be showcasing Ireland’s most exciting new artists in a club night atmosphere – allowing you to get a taste of what the future of Irish music looks like. We wanted to put on a night where bands can be discovered in a party setting. Doors to this awesome monthly night will open at midnight and will...

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Bulmers Forbidden Fruit Festival

Bulmers Forbidden Fruit Festival The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin June Bank Holiday Weekend 2/3/4 – 2018 ** Bulmers Live Stage Announcement ** One Hundred Percent Irish Artists   Following on from last year’s success, the Bulmers Live Stage – One Hundred Percent Irish Artists returns! This stage will host over 20 artists over the three days, promoting the best in new Irish emerging artists. These are the hottest new acts that you don’t wanna miss, so let’s cut to the chase and see who’s playing across the weekend; AE MAK  * AILBHE REDDY  * BOOKA BRASS DAVID KEENAN  *...

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ALL TOGETHER NOW

Chapter Two FLEET FOXES * UNDERWORLD *  RÓISÍN MURPHY * MURA MASA * SPECIAL GUESTSVILLAGERS * FIRST AID KIT * MOGWAI * CHAKA KHAN * NILS FRAHM * YASIIN BEY FKA MOS DEF * * THE NEW POWER GENERATION PRINCES LEGENDARY BAND * JIMMY CLIFF  * KELELA * GROOVE ARMADA (DJ SET) * BOOKA SHADE * DAVID AUGUST LIVE * THE BLACK MADONNA * HOT CHIP (MEGAMIX) * HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR *  MARIBOU STATE * JAPE * GHOSTPOET * TALOS * SAUL WILLIAMS * THE GO! TEAM * ISAAC GRACIE * J COLLERAN * THE LOST BROTHERS *...

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Townlands Carnival reveals new Irish music line-up for  Rising Sons Stage  and Battle of the Bands contest to play TLC18

  Having nailed their colours to the mast with a first wave of announcements that includes soul legends Sister Sledge, UK electronic icon Neil Barnes (Leftfield) for a special DJ set, Waterford festival favourites King Kong Company and Kila, Townlands Carnival continues its commitment to supporting local music with the announcement of both its Rising Sons Stage and a county-wide Battle of the Bands, with seven heats during May and June. Working with Rising Sons craft brewery, a proud product of Cork city, the initiative sees an eclectic array of the best and brightest in Leeside music spotlighted over...

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Still In Love With A Call Girl

Review by Bobby Green. I have to admit to not expecting something so beautiful from Dublin’s Call Girl for their second offering. Council Estate was a stomping Debut that had great hooks and a punch like Conor McGregor, you may not like the style but you can’t ignore the quality. For me it had everything, and was a perfect introduction to a new band, great tune, great name, great lyrics, wit and personality. When The Night Is Over shows that Call Girl have a lot more to offer, there’s depth, warmth and a vulnerability about it but showing the...

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