Some words with the last mile

Canadian punks, the last mile are coming to Ireland and the UK this week and next. It is a throwback, for me, to the diy tours I was involved in helping out with in the 80's and 90's. Everything based on trust, things backfiring and a real feeling of camaraderie amongst it all. I helped organise the Dublin leg tomorrow and in advance sent the band off some questions

This weeks gigs: Sep 19 – 25

This weeks Dublin gigs sees the return of We Shall Overcome Festival where musicians reach out and give a helping hand. Highlights include the last mile on Friday and Pete Holidai with tony st ledger on Saturday

This weeks gigs Sep 5 – 11

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

This Weeks Gigs: Aug 29 – Sep 4

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 Dublin gigs Aug 9 – 14

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

This weeks Dublin gigs July 18 – 24

the main highlight of the week has to be the mix of ulster and munster post punk in the guise of Big Boy Foolish and Sons of Southern Ulster in Whelans. This will be one well worth your time. See you down the front