This Weeks gigs Jan 1 – Jan 7

Where did those weeks go? And so it begins again, a new year with new plans. If you're planning on catching more live music then here's a list of where to start. The pre-christmas benefits continuing with Bad Soup, this Friday on the Grand Social. Some of Dublins more interesting indie band are on offer. … Continue reading This Weeks gigs Jan 1 – Jan 7

Upcoming Gigs – December 18 -24

It's all about Peter McVerry Trust this week Nurse Diesel features three members of 90s rock dopes Pet Lamb When bastard cancer took Grant Hart last September we were, still are, shocked to lose a hero of ours so young. As massive Husker Du fans we were thinking about his contribution to the Du and … Continue reading Upcoming Gigs – December 18 -24

Upcoming Gigs – December 11 – 17

It's Christmas so we are all in benevolent mood and a hugely important event is on this friday which means a lot to anyone around the edge of the Dublin punk scene. Run On's, objectorz and stoat are playing in drop Dead Twice Tap Room in a very personal benefit for oureoin. Here's a message … Continue reading Upcoming Gigs – December 11 – 17

This weeks gigs – December 4 – 10

https://youtu.be/aTnIHDFNzGk This weeks gigs - November 4 - 10 There will be some amount of noise around Wexford Street as Portland Black metal exponents Wolves In The Throne Room who have us a selection of tunes last week bring their sound of a landscape to Dublin. Eclectic American indie rocker Karl Blau will bring the intensity … Continue reading This weeks gigs – December 4 – 10

This weeks gigs – November 27 – December 4

https://youtu.be/llzMM4fSs44 A busy way to end November and enter Christmas party season. Amongst other things there is something special every night - Pieta House benefit night tonight with Bell XI, Lisa O'Neill and Jape in what is bound to be a sell out night. Tomorrow is Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes in Tivoli. On Wednesday, … Continue reading This weeks gigs – November 27 – December 4

This Weeks Gigs – November 20 – 26

This weeks Gigs Nov 20  - 26 I remember the Redskins "You've never had it so good. The favourite phrase of those who've always had it better". That lyric has stuck with me so I will just say it's a great time to be living in Dublin and interested in punk or alternative music. There's … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – November 20 – 26

This Weeks Gigs – November 13-19

Demented Promotions put on a lot of good stuff around Dublin, teetering on the edges of punk and hardcore. Every Time I Die are from Buffalo in new York, they are on the rockier side of hardcore and they released their eight album, Low Teens, on Epitaph last year. They are playing in Whelans on … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – November 13-19

This weeks Gigs – November 6 -12

This Weeks gigs in Dublin Rise Against, from California, are paying a nice Monday night visit to our shores on Monday evening. In June of this year they released their 6th melodic hardcore record continuing in the lyrical vein promoting animal rights and positivity. On the same night the very interesting Eugene Chadbourne is in … Continue reading This weeks Gigs – November 6 -12

We Shall Overcome Dublin 2017

PUNK D.I.Y 40   40 Years of Punk and D.I.Y. in Ireland.   The Hope Collective proudly presents a series of chats to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the pivotal TV Tube Heart from the Radiators From Space.   Grand Social, Dublin Sunday 1st October 2017 5 pm to 9 pm   Followed by a … Continue reading We Shall Overcome Dublin 2017

Paranoid Visions talk about Rebellion festival

One of the most-talked about events at the Rebellion festival this year was the collaboration between Steve Ignorant from Crass and Dublin’s punk stalwarts, Paranoid Visions. They took to the stage in front of one of the biggest crowds of the festival. For anyone who has been following Paranoid Visions since their early days this … Continue reading Paranoid Visions talk about Rebellion festival