Author: Musician IE

New Announcements for Bulmers Live at Leopardstown 2018

Following the announcements of The Waterboys (August 16) and Paul Young (July 19) for this summer’s Bulmers Live at Leopardstown, the famous Dublin racecourse this week reveals the next three artists set to play the 8-week racing and music festival. Hudson Taylor (June 21), Keywest (July 26) and Smokie (August 9) join a fantastic line-up for one of Dublin’s fastest growing and most exciting nights out. From busking on the streets of Dublin in their early days, to sold out shows in Ireland, the UK and Europe, Hudson Taylor have been one of this country’s great success stories in...

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Five finalists revealed in Le Crunch Apple of My Eye Song Contest 2018

The search for Ireland’s greatest cover version has been narrowed down from hundreds of entries as judges have selected their Top 5 for the National Final, set to take place in Whelan’s on Wednesday March 14. The Le Crunch Apple of My Eye song contest asked Ireland’s musicians to record and enter their most cherished cover version. Together with Ireland’s favourite online platform JOE, Le Crunch has spent recent weeks listening carefully to each and every song submitted. The top prize of €1500 and a slot at Indiependence Music & Arts Festival will be decided following a live performance by...

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Deep Sky Objects get set to release new single

Review by Robert Green Deep Sky Objects come thundering back with the impressive ‘This City’s At War’ due for release March 12th. All of the qualities that made you fall in love with them are in in a full frontal assault, well, they are at war after all. For fear of sounding like a bore, I love the production again on this, it’s not often you get an alternative band that are so radio friendly with a bass sound that’ll make your balls vibrate. There are elements of XTC / Smiths / Power Of Dreams about this single, and...

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Over to the public as ten semi-finalists are chosen in the Le Crunch Apple of My Eye Song Contest

Following an extensive nationwide search, ten semi-finalists have been chosen in the Le Crunch Apple of My Eye song contest. Hundreds of young musicians from across the country entered the talent search and from a huge pool of songs, the final ten will be whittled down to five who will play live in the National Final at Whelan’s in Dublin on Wednesday March 14th.   Having established itself as one of Ireland’s most popular song contests, thousands of promising Irish musicians have entered the competition since its inception in 2013, many of whom have continued on to aspiring careers...

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Flash Harry – A Celebration of Queen set for Cork Opera House

Following their barnstorming show in April which had the audience dancing in the aisles from the outset Flash Harry return… Flash Harry presents a show that embraces the very essence of live music, talent, energy, enthusiasm, passion and pure showmanship. Audiences will see the band rocking out Queen’s greatest hits from Radio Gaga, to We Are The Champions, to Bohemian Rhapsody and everything in between. Quite simply it’s live music entertainment at its best. The band Flash Harry has been celebrating the music of Queen for over 20 years. These days – to carve out a career of that...

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