I was delighted for Hope Collective to be part of We Shall Overcome festival. Over €2,000 was raised for Aoibhneas and the Saol Project, thank you to all the bands and those who volunteered to make it such a success
amyl and the sniffers, chubby and the gang, soulglo, bob vylan, bad planning, mom jeans, good grief, moving targets, diaz brothers, The Dumpies, The Oh Sees, Wonk Unit, The Catenary Wires, Extravision, A Wilhelm Scream, Antillectual, The Ex, The Last Mile
We can all look at the music industry and feel it has always been unbalanced. Not only in Ireland but throughout the world, women and female-identifying musicians have had to play second fiddle to men in terms of exposure, gigs, festivals and pay. A new Radio documentary about women in music will be broadcast on Newstalk 106-108fm this weekend and next.
And so like all things it comes to an end. Blackpool will go back to trying attract tourists to keep the remaining shops open and the punks all troop back to reality. For a long weekend we reconnected with everyone, we escaped our realities (oh and we queued as well so there was a bit of reality!!)
“Don’t doubt yourself that there is a war on empathy”
Rebellion 2022 Day 3 - it’s getting emotional
Newtown Neurotics back at rebellion with new record out on October 21 One of the vagaries of a festival this size is you miss way more than you can see. I tried yesterday to get as much in. Full on for the day but I can’t sustain that so today I’m a bit more choosy. … Continue reading Rebellion Festival 2022 Day 2
And that was it for the day. Barely time for food but so good to be back seeing people as well as being entertained and informed. A long day today with 19 pretty much full sets of bands and 3 with stories to tell.
Rebellion 2022 back after the enforced world hiatus and back with a bang
Emma Ruth Rundle is to perform a series of one-of-a-kind solo piano live dates throughout the UK and Ireland this August, with Jo Quail in support. This follows sell-out shows across mainland Europe. Her Dublin date in St Anns Church promises to be special