Author: Musician IE

THE WELLINGTON WEEKENDER returns to The Workman’s Club

IT’S BACK! Filled it with music, comedy, craic, a mouth-burning-wing-eating competition, deadly DJs and more The Wellington Weekender returns to The Workman’s Club June 29-30 & July 1. On Friday, 29 June we welcome the amazing David Kitt. Fresh from releasing his first solo record for nine years as “the most free I’ve felt making a record since my debut Small Moments”. David Kitt’s sense of freedom is bound up in themes of renewal, movement, and a constant reshaping of his musical preoccupations. The last number of years have seen him touring and recording as a member of Tindersticks,...

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Tom Baxter announces Irish shows

One of the most distinguished songwriters of the 21st century is set to make his long-awaited album return this August, as Tom Baxter unveils his first official release in a decade, The Other Side of Blue.   It was in 2008 that Baxter released the self-funded Skybound – the follow-up to his debut Feather & Stone – which first alerted the wider world to his singular talent for honest and emotionally immersive composition. Baxter made his name with such heart-stopping originals as ‘Better’, ‘Almost There’ and ‘Day in Verona’, all the while being acclaimed by peers such as Tom Waits and Rufus Wainwright. Since then, he’s released...

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Sibín Stage brings roots, folk, trad, funk & ska to Townlands Carnival woods

   Townlands Carnival’s hidden jewel, the Sibín Stage, returns to the atmospheric and magical woods of Rusheen Farm Estate, Co Cork, this July 20 – 22.  A quite different experience within an already sumptuous festival experience, the music on the Sibín Stage is very much in tune with its surroundings and habitat; evoking backwoods parties with amazing organic music, folky fun,  designed and to be enjoyed with inhibition and abandon. The Latchiko’s are the very originators of Gyp-Hop (Gaelic gypsy hip-hop!); blending a raw mix of virtuoso violin, spoken word and raw driving Gaelic beats. Combined with the Carny Villains...

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Tom Keating Presents  All Tvvins

Following a sold out Irish tour earlier this year, All Tvvins return to Cork for their biggest show to date when they headline a standing show at Cork Opera House on Saturday, October 27th, as part of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. All Tvvins capped a triumphant 2017 by playing to 15,000 people at the 3Arena (2FM Xmas Ball), alongside a Choice Music Prize nomination for their excellent debut album, IIVV. A string of mesmerising singles as seen the band straddle both the commercial and alternative airwaves, while their increasingly mind-blowing live show has seen them fill venues like Dublin’s...

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Indiependence 2018 announces Day X Day line-up with Day Tickets on sale this Friday

Indiependence Music & Arts Festival today revealed the Day X Day line-up for INDIE18 and once again brings some of the brightest and biggest names of the summer festival circuit to Deer Farm in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, this August 3 – 5. FRIDAY sees Walking on Cars headline the Main Stage at INDIE18, with UK producer and DJ, Sigala, providing the beats leading up the opening evening’s grand finale. Joining them on a rapid-fire Friday night are Circa Waves, The Blizzards, HamsandwicH, Wyvern Lingo, Little Hours, Roe, Ailbhe Reddy, Inhaler, Sean OB, Mindriot and more . . . SATURDAY welcomes Indipendence debuts and a...

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