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. This featured contributions from those in the punk community in an effort to raise money for pikpa lesvos centre. We held back on many contributions from the Irish music scene as we felt it would be nice for this group to extend their support. The results are In Concert. Whilst there are many more who could and deserve to be included we feel this can help form part of a ‘secret history’ of the irish music scene.
People like Ted Carroll who founded Chiswick Records, Pete Holidai from Radiators. People like Cáit O’Riordan from the Pogues, Pat Clafferty of Mexican Pets, Deko Dachau from Paranoid Visions. 105 contributors altogether speaking of showbands, leonard cohen, the clash, theatre of hate, golden horde, therapy? and so many more including U2. All were asked a simple question, what is your favourite gig?
The book is a benefit for Irish Red Cross specifically in their efforts to assist people forced to flee their homes in Syria
Stockists: Tower Records, Dublin – Rollecroaster Records, Kilkenny, Book Value, northside shopping centre, Classified Records, Dundalk and online below