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 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 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
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
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
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
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?