This weeks gigs: Dec 10 – 16

It's a bit quieter this week but there's a few crackers in store. Murder Capital are in the Workmans on Friday.  Murder Capital, along with Fontaines DC are receiving a lot of press these days proclaiming them as saviours of Irish Punk.  They didn't ask for the label but as any reader of this blog knows … Continue reading This weeks gigs: Dec 10 – 16

This Weeks Gigs: Dec 3 – 9

This weeks Gigs Dec 3 - 9 Some good Stuff this week - in other times New Model Army playing a gig in Dublin would be a highlight of the year, we are spoiled so much for choice these days that I'm contemplating not going, life eh? The night before sees a very interesting event … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs: Dec 3 – 9

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

This Weeks Gigs – Sept 3 -9

While many in Dublin will be celebrating the All Ireland football final on Monday it seems pretty dead night for live music. Thuursday is busy with the Beat, Screaming Females and Terry all vying for your intention. This weeks Alternative Sunday afternoon is back in Toners with Lee Harveys and Blackpitts This Weeks Gigs - … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – Sept 3 -9

Rebellion 2018 – Day 2

Rebellion 2018 - day 2 After losing the battle against the seagulls during the night (do seagulls never sleep??) and an incident in the room next door to me involving a lot of screaming I still was ready to tackle this second day refreshed. Excited to see some bands that still bring back happy memories … Continue reading Rebellion 2018 – Day 2

This Weeks gigs – March 5 – 12

This Weeks Gigs March 5 -12 This week is all about the part that the majority of the population play in providing music. Women are raising their voice and rage and dance moves as Bernard Shaw Drop Dead Twice have events supporting and promoting INternational Womens Day. Bernard Shaw go a step further with a … Continue reading This Weeks gigs – March 5 – 12

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

Lee Harvey’s Interview

Dublin band the Lee Harvey's have been on the go 8 years and in that time have released 3 albums on foad. I've seen them only a handful occasions but have always been impressed. Their sound has a feel not unlike those northern Irish bands on good vibrations but where good vibes had a lot … Continue reading Lee Harvey’s Interview

Rebellion 2017 – Day 2

Before every trip to Blackpool I sit down, pore through the lineup and pick out the must see and the nice to see. I have a problem today. 34 bands are on the list. That may not have been an issue for 18 year old self but it is a problem. It will sort itself … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 – Day 2

Do you (need) to remember when?

I had a good chat with el presidente yesterday. He was up for the tv smith gig as we reminisced and discussed world affairs as we prepared to our ears for the sounds of TV Smith playing some Adverts songs. That first Adverts album is an absolute classic. Crossing the Red Sea with The Adverts. … Continue reading Do you (need) to remember when?