This weeks diy gigs in Dublin as the punks ready themselves for GGI fest in Kildare
Another nice selection this week with Soft on Crime being the real highlight - full of tunes and sensibility they are playing a free gig in Fibbers. Infected Mushroom - Button Factory, Sep 5Matthew Mole - Workmans, Sep 5Amber Mark – Academy, Sep 6Agnes Obel – Vicar Street, Sep 6Kevin McGahern - Whelans, Sep 7Odisee … Continue reading This weeks gigs Sep 5 – 11
https://youtu.be/cIrsGmGk4kI Main gig this week for the punks is Steve Ignorant playing Crass songs in the Grand Social on Friday. What a group of songs they promise to be. Records and gigs that influenced a generation of punks Crass were pioneers. The ultimate in DIY I guess. This is not Crass, not by a long … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs: Aug 29 – Sep 4
This weeks gigs in Dublin sees Trouble Pilgrims taking the stage and playing tracks from their two albums. On the way the Nilz are in Fibbers with We Come In Pieces as the punks catch their breath after last weeks feast of gigs.
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.
Be prepared to empty your wallets, listen to some noise as well as old fashioned punk rock with the mixture of gigs in Dublin this week
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!!)
Black Bank Folk had a great record out to coincide with the centenary of the Irish Easter Rising so its nice to se them out with a new set of folk songs in Whelans this week, as a precursor to the Folk Festival that is on there this weekend. Oh Boland and Extravision promises to … Continue reading This weeks Dublin gigs Aug 9 – 14
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