The following is a list of contributors to In Concert and the gigs they chose

 

TED CARROLL (promoter, manager, record shop and record label owner) ROCK AND ROLL IN IRELAND AND BEYOND
JOE WEADICK (Red Seven/Columbia Showband) RED SEVEN, LONDON, 1963
MARCUS CONNAUGHTON (broadcaster, author) FLEETWOOD MAC, DUBLIN, 1969
BRIAN O’KEALLAIGH (The Gorehounds) GOOSE LAKE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL, MICHIGAN, 1970
FERDIA MACANNA (Rocky de Valera, The Rhythm Kings, author) THIN LIZZY, DUBLIN, 1971
GERRY MCAVOY (Rory Gallagher band, author) RORY GALLAGHER, BELFAST, 1971
JOHN MCKENNA (broadcaster) LEONARD COHEN, DUBLIN, 1972
PETE HOLIDAI (The Radiators, Trouble Pilgrims) ALICE COOPER/ROXY MUSIC, LONDON, 1972
CIARAN MCLAUGHLIN (The Undertones, That Petrol Emotion, Everlasting Yeah) PLANXTY, DERRY, 1973
NEIL MCCORMICK (author, journalist, musician) U2, DUBLIN, 1976
DAVE SWEENEY (the Max Quad Band, Rocky de Valera and the Gravediggers, the Fat Lady Sings) DR FEELGOOD, DUBLIN, 1976
TONY CLAYTON-LEA (author, journalist, DJ) IGGY POP, 1977
DAMIAN O’NEILL (The Undertones, That Petrol Emotion, Everlasting Yeah) SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES/THE HEARTBREAKERS, MANCHESTER, 1977
JUDE CARR (Heat fanzine) THE RADIATORS FROM SPACE, DUBLIN, 1977
AIDAN O’ROURKE (The Sinners) THE CLASH, DUBLIN, 1977
JAKE REILLY (The Blades) THE CLASH, DUBLIN, 1977
JOHN FISHER (The Dandelion Market) THE CLASH, DUBLIN, 1977
ELVERA BUTLER (promoter, head of Reekus Records) FROM THE WHO TO THE STRANGLERS
BRIAN SEALES (DC Nien, Tokyo Olympics) THE STRANGLERS, DUBLIN, 1978
BARRY COOKE (Dead Fridge in the Road) STIFF LITTLE FINGERS, DUBLIN, 1978
PAUL CHARLES (booking agent, author) SIGNING THE UNDERTONES, BELFAST, 1978
GERRY SMYTH (author) THE BOOMTOWN RATS, 1978
PAT O’DONNELL (The Fountainhead, producer) IAN DURY, DUBLIN, 1978
RAYMOND GORMAN (That Petrol Emotion, Everlasting Yeah) DEXY’S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS, COLERAINE, 1979
DAVID LINEHAN (Aidan Walsh and the Screaming Eagles, Hooligan) R0CKY DE VALERA, DUBLIN, 1979 + OTHERS
RORY STOKES (The Sussed, the Spiders From Kimmage) U2/THE SUSSED, DUBLIN, 1979
FRANK RYNNE (Those Handsome Devils, the Babysnakes) THE RAMONES, DUBLIN, 1980
BILLY MCGRATH (UCD Ents Officer 1975-1976, manager of The Atrix and Stagalee, TV producer, documentary maker) U2, LONDON, 1980
SÉAN O’CONNOR (The Lookalikes) THIN LIZZY/THE LOOKALIKES, DUBLIN, 1980
PETER DEVLIN (The Devlins, producer, broadcaster) THE SPECIALS/THE BEAT, THE STARDUST, DUBLIN, 1981
PAUL BYRNE (In Tua Nua, producer) ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN, DUBLIN, 1981
ANDREW BASS (Reveille, producer, studio owner) U2/REVEILLE, GALWAY, 1981
CÁIT O’RIORDAN (The Pogues, Radiators, PreNup) U2, LONDON, 1981
STANO (artist, musician, composer) TOM WAITS, DUBLIN, 1981
CATHAL O’REILLY (The Shade, Luggage) KID CREOLE AND THE COCONUTS, DUBLIN, 1981
DEKLAN DACHAU (Paranoid Visions) THEATRE OF HATE, DUBLIN, 1981
CION O’CALLAGHAN (freelance Drummer – Paddy Casey, Shane McGowan) ROCKY DE VALERA, DUBLIN, 1982
COLM O’DWYER (TCD Ents Officer 1991-1992) U2, 1982
PETER JONES (Paranoid Visions) POISON GIRLS, DUBLIN, 1983
DARAGH MCCARTHY (musician, filmmaker: The Stars are Underground) VIRGIN PRUNES, DUBLIN, 1983
WILL WALSH (The Pleasure Cell, The John Wayne Memorial Dancing Lizardmen) THE SMITHS, 1983
ROY WALLACE (Toxic Waste, documentary maker) TOXIC WASTE, BREMEN, 1984
PAT CLAFFERTY (Mexican Pets) THE CLASH, DUBLIN, 1984
KIERAN GLENNON (DJ Dr Night Dub) THE JOHN WAYNE MEMORIAL LIZARDMEN, DUBLIN, 1985
HUGO FITZGERALD (Kill Devil Hill) THE MEMBRANES/THE PLEASURE CELL/KILL DEVIL HILL, DUBLIN, 1985
COLM WALSH (manager Intoxicating Rhythm Section, Sultans of Ping) THE GOLDEN HORDE/THE GOREHOUNDS/BONESHAKERS/PARANOID VISIONS, DUBLIN, 1985
PAUL PAGE (The Whipping Boy) ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN, DUBLIN, 1985
MICK HEANEY (journalist, DJ) THE CRAMPS, BOSTON, 1986
GARETH MURPHY (author, Cowboys and Indies) U2, LONDON, 1987
REG GORDON (photographer, The Hope Collective) SO MANY SUNDAYS, DUBLIN, LATE 80’S EARLY 90’S
JIM DAVIS (TCD Ents Officer 1990-1991) PHIL CHEVRON, DUBLIN, 1990
PHILIP O’CONNOR (author, journalist, musician, The Banished)FUGAZI / THERAPY?, DUBLIN, 1990
DAVE O’GRADY (promoter, publicist, Gilded ALM) THERAPY?, DUBLIN, EARLY 90’S
SMILEY BOLGER (DJ, promoter Morans, McGonagles, the New Inn) THAT PETROL EMOTION, DUBLIN, 1990
NEIL DOWLING (promoter, Event Ease) STONES ROSES, BELFAST, 1990/BOLT THROWER, DUBLIN, 1990
EDWINA FORKIN (film producer, TCD Ents Officer 1989-1990) SONIC YOUTH/NIRVANA 1991
JILL FORTYCOATS (Mexican Pets) THE EX/DOG FACED HERMANS, DUBLIN, 1991
FINBAR MCLOUGHLIN (Gearhead Nation) THE EX/DOG FACED HERMANS, DUBLIN, 1991
CANICE KENEALY (Engine Alley) PRIMAL SCREAM, DUBLIN, 1992
SEAN CAMPBELL (author) U2, KANSAS CITY, 1992
KEVIN MARTIN (promoter, fanzine editor) MOBY/ORBITAL/APHEX TWIN, CHICAGO 1993
JOHNNY BOYLE (Lir, Pugwash, Picturehouse, Marianne Faithfull, The Frames) RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, DUBLIN, 1993
BARRY MCCORMACK (Jubilee All-Stars, solo artist) SWERVEDRIVER, DUBLIN, 1993
PHIL UDELL (journalist, State ie, Word-Up Collective) BACK TO THE PLANET, DUBLIN, 1993
EILEEN HOGAN (author, lecturer) THERAPY?, LIMERICK, 1994
PETESY BURNS (Toxic Waste, FUAL, The Outcasts, member of Warzone Collective) VICTIMS FAMILY/GROTUS, DUBLIN, 1994
TOM POLLARD (The Pyrex Babies) ROLLINS BAND, DUBLIN, 1994
KIERAN KENNEDY (The Black Velvet Band) THE BLACK VELVET BAND, SWITZERLAND, 1994
MICHELLE MCCARTHY (marketing manager, Madison Square Garden) GARTH BROOKS, DUBLIN, 1995
WAYNE P SHEEHY (producer/studio owner, drummer with Ron Wood) RON WOOD, TORONTO, 1990s
PAUL McDERMOTT (DJ, zine editor, lecturer) CATHAL COUGHLAN & NINE WASSIES FROM BAINNE, CORK, 1997
IAN PEARCE (Split Red/Los Cabras/The Dangerfields/Comply Or Die) ABHINANDA, BELFAST, 1998
EMM GRYNER (David Bowie/The Cardigans/The Cake Sale/solo artist) DAVID BOWIE, DUBLIN, 1999
COLM O’CALLAGHAN (journalist, broadcaster) ELVIS COSTELLO, DUBLIN, 1999
FRANCES ROE (Jam Jar Jail) ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT, DUBLIN, 2001
EMMET GREENE (Bandicoot Promotions) BOBBY CONN, CORK, 2002
KIERAN CUNNINGHAM (sports editor, The Star) CATHAL COUGHLAN, CORK, 2005
ROISIN NIC GHEARAILT (M(h)aol) FLAMING LIPS, 2005/DEADMAUS, 2009
EOIN DEVEREUX (author, lecturer) MORRISSEY, OSTIA, 2006
JIM ROGERS (author, lecturer) CHRISTY MOORE, DUBLIN, 2007
CONSTANCE KEANE (M(h)aol) INCUBUS, DUBLIN, 2007
THE LATE DAVID TURPIN (artist) LAURIE ANDERSON OLYMPIA THEATRE, 2007)
PETE MURPHY (publicist) TOM WAITS, DUBLIN, 2008
DES O’BYRNE (The Golden Horde, NYC DJ) GÉTATCHÈW MÈKURYA AND THE EX, NEW YORK, 2008
VONA GROARKE (author, Spindrift) RICHARD HAWLEY, DERBYSHIRE, 2009
ROB FLYNN (The Winter Passing) HAVE HEART, DUBLIN, 2009
ROBBIE ROBINSON (film director, An Irish Exorcism and member of the Intoxicating Rhythm Section Captain Tripps) KINGS X, LONDON, 2009
AIDAN WALSH (musician, rehearsal room proprietor) AIDAN WALSH AND THE SCREAMING EAGLES, DUBLIN, 2010
DAVE LONG (Into Paradise) THERAPY?, DUBLIN, 2010
BRIAN CROSBY (musician, Bell X1, The Cake Sale, producer)
SUFJAN STEVENS, BERLIN, 2011
ELLIE & LOUISE MACNAMARA (Heathers) THE MOUNTAIN GOATS, BLOOMINGTON, IN., 2011
MICHELLE DOYLE (Sissy) THE RAINCOATS, SEATTLE, 2012
JUSTIN MCDAID (freelance journalist, Golden Plec) ENABLERS, DUBLIN, 2013
JIM CARROLL (journalist, broadcaster) THE GLOAMING 2014
COLIN COULTER (author, co-editor Ireland Under Austerity) RUEFREX, 2014
SUZANNE RHATIGAN (singer, promoter) GRACE JONES, COUNTY LAOIS, 2015
HENRY CLUNEY (Stiff Little Fingers, X-SLF) SOLO, BLACKPOOL, 2015
JOHN O’FLYNN (author) MAPPING POPULAR MUSIC, DUBLIN, 2015
CLODAGH SPUD (fanzine editor) RUDE PRIDE/THE SULTANS/TAKERS AND USERS/THE DIVILS, DUBLIN/BELFAST, 2015
PAUL PURCELL (DJ, founder of Glacial Sounds record label) SWING TING, MANCHESTER, 2015
MICHAEL McCAUGHAN (TCD Ents Officer 1984-1985, author; The Price of Our Souls: Gas, Shell & Ireland) JELLO BIAFRA, DUBLIN, 2015
GARRY O’NEILL (cultural historian, author) VARIOUS
TERRY O’NEILL (manager of Thin Lizzy and others, promoter and publicist) VARIOUS
ANTO DILLON (editor, Loserdom fanzine) VARIOUS
JAMES HENDICOOT (freelance journalist, NME, Dublin Gazette) TALKING WITH THE DROPKICK MURPHYS, 2013

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