Author: Musician IE

Townlands Carnival stage times announced

Townlands Carnival has revealed stage times for its huge variety of stages for next weekend’s festival, taking place at Rusheen Farm Estate, Macroom, Co Cork. Amazing musical platforms such as The Hive, Rising Sons, The Sibín, The Riddim Shack, The Village Green, Big Bubbles Family Area, Village Hall and of course the Main Stage featuring the likes of Sister Sledge, Leftfield (DJ set), King Kong Company, Kila and Altern-8. Construction is almost complete on a stunning festival site that sets out to wow its audience with ingenuity, colour, daring and imagination. Nestled in the scenic grounds of Rusheen Farm...

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Townlands Carnival brings block-rockin’ beats  to the all-new Hive Stage

The atmosphere on The Hive Stage at Townlands Carnival will be buzzing as the bulk of TLC18’s dance line-up converges here for three nights of beats from across the spectrum. A Ghetto Funk takeover sees Stanton Warriors’ irresistible and inimitable sound come to the party, via legendary performances at East London warehouses, Miami boat parties and illegal Detroit raves, to the stages of Coachella, Glastonbury, Burning Man and Ultra, selling out global tours along the way. Joining them on this fantastic melting pot of a stage are Brighton scratch DJ, JFB, the home-grown funk, glitch and electro beats of WBBL, the...

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Indiependence 2018 reveals Spoken Word & Comedy line-up

Indiependence Music & Arts Festival has revealed some of the finest exponents of spoken word, hip hop and comedy for the Little Big Stage and Beer Hall.   Taken place on the Little Big State, the Spoken Word will be MC’d by 96FM DJ Darren Johnston and sees the return of Dundalk punk poet Jinx Lennon, following the release of his 9th album, Grow A Pair. Also performing on the Saturday, Dublin poet and author Karl Parkinson, Mike Cullen Aherne from Mitchelstown and West Cork poetry collective, Scene Of The Rhyme, featuring David Mallaghan, Richard Brennan and David Haynes who will all make their first appearances at Indiependence.   Shakalak featuring John Cummins also make their INDIE debut...

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Paddy Casey plays Bulmers Live at Leopardstown this Thursday  with special guest Saoirse Casey

  Following a stunning opening night from Hot House Flowers last week, one of Ireland’s most successful singer songwriters, Paddy Casey, returns to play Bulmers Live At Leopardstown this Thursday night (June 14). A winner of two consecutive Meteor Music Awards for Best Irish Male, Paddy will play along with his daughter and stunning vocalist Saoirse. Following in her father’s footsteps, Saoirse is already making her own mark in the Irish music scene; as well as singing with Paddy, Saoirse has also performed recently with Declan O Rourke, joining him and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the National Concert Hall in Dublin.   Paddy’s show is the...

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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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