This weeks gigs: Nov 26 – Dec 2

Some real punk rock beauties are on this week. There's Night of the punks with Trouble Pilgrims, Lee Harvey's and Stephens Ruin Drop Dead Twice on Friday. The following night the Restarts are in town with Dubtones and the Nilz. Also that night is AIHC festival with Disguise, Grit, Overbite, Deathgrip, Flashpoint, Belwood, Strong Boys, … Continue reading This weeks gigs: Nov 26 – Dec 2

Nowhere Else Festival This weekend

Nowhere Else Fest 2018, a DIY punk festival will take place in High Nellies Bar, Garryhill, County Carlow Friday 10th and Saturday 11th August. We have Punk, Oi, Crust and Metal influenced bands from all over Ireland playing. Bands kick off at 2000 on Friday night and from 1530 on Saturday. Campsite / parking included … Continue reading Nowhere Else Festival This weekend

This weeks gigs – March 19 – 25

Punks going acoustic is all the rage these days for those of us with grey hair and a penchant to sit at a gig every now and then. Aoife Destruction is a singer from Paranoid Visions and is doing a stripped back set on Thursday. 2 nights later United Bottles will have us up dancing … Continue reading This weeks gigs – March 19 – 25

Thanks from We Shall Overcome 2017

We had a good turnout at our PUNK!DIY!40 event last night and managed to raise €300 for Aoibhneas Womens Refuge There is a fine line in any of these events between trying to tell a story and being self indulgent.  Hopefully we struck a balance with it last night Have a listen yourselves We started … Continue reading Thanks from We Shall Overcome 2017

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

GRIT interview

Dublin Oi Punk DIY band Grit have been doing the rounds for over a year now.  Their fast snappy tunes almost coming across like an Oi X Ray Spex at times have seen the light of day on vinyl a couple of times on Distro-y-records.  They are a feature of the DIY scene throughout Ireland … Continue reading GRIT interview