In Concert – Contributors

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 … Continue reading In Concert – Contributors

May fest 2017

Hope Collective are delighted to be involved with Mayfest 2017. Mayfest is a celebration of Workers Clulture and is running nightly in Liberty Hall from May 1 to May 12. Our event is on Tuesday May 2 with an event compered by Actor Bryan Murray. Joining Bryan will be Fran QUigle (booker of McGonagles in … Continue reading May fest 2017

Banter – Feb 21

On Tuesday February 21, myself, Michael and a number of those who’ve contributed to the book - plus some surprise guests - will join Jim Carroll at Banter to talk about the book, the notion of favourite gigs and read their selections as well. Audience contributions welcome too. Guests speaking include.... Ellie & Louise McNamara … Continue reading Banter – Feb 21

In Concert – The Trail of publicity

So, we have been blown over by peoples support for our book.  As you know it can be bought online and we hope to have it in a few shops soon.  It is hard to get it into shops when the times they are open is being spent holding down a day job.  We will … Continue reading In Concert – The Trail of publicity

Launch date Jan 24 – Liberty Hall

In the shadow of James Connolly statue outside Dublin's Liberty Hall and on the banks of the River Liffey we will be launching our book on Tuesday Jane 24. We will feature some songs and readings from contributors to In Concert as well as special guest speaker, John Roche from irish Red Cross. We look … Continue reading Launch date Jan 24 – Liberty Hall

Contributors to ‘In Concert’

When seeing images from war torn Syria or hearing stories of a people ravaged by war we were moved to try and dom something so we reached out to the music community. I put some of these into Hope *2 fanzine earlier this year but we thought it'd be nice to chronicle the Irish submissions, … Continue reading Contributors to ‘In Concert’

In Concert – out now Supporting Irish Red Cross

It's been over 12 months in the making but we have finally released In Concert, Favourite Gigs of Ireland's Music Community. When we first saw the heartbreaking pictures from Aleppo we reached out to those people we know best, our friends in the music community.  Six months ago Hope *2 came out and this featured … Continue reading In Concert – out now Supporting Irish Red Cross