It's clashes galore as you are spoiled for choice this week with the Christmas party season of gigs about to kick in
It's all about xSLF and Hooligan this week as Dublin street punk band Hooligan launch their record in the Thomas House on Saturday. Dutch indie popsters Personal traininer are playing Whelans with BC Camplight on Wednesday - a lovely way to spend a cheerful evening, we need some cheering up after what's been going on in Dublin's streets and Personal trainer have the ability to put that smile back on your face.
Friday for me will be Tom Holliston + Simon Wells in Anseo. Excitement is building up in Hope Towers for this. Simon was in Snuff and Tom was in Nomeansno- what an incredible pedigree. Close your eyes and it might be 1990 all over again. Umack have really pulled a special one for this.
2 biggies in Dublin this week, the post punk intellectual ramblings of the Prongs and the melodic hardcore of Good Life
New York No Wavers The BushTetras formed in 1979 and were active til around 1983. They reformed in 1985 for a while and recorded but didn't release their second album. They have been gigging on and off since. Guitarist Pat Place and Vocalist Cynthia Sley have remained constants while other members came and went. The … Continue reading This Weeks Dublin Gigs: Oct 30 – Nov 5
A real varied selection of great nights this week in Dublin with all sorts of magical things happening including the launch of Punks Listen
Maybe not all roads but ertainly quite a few of them will lead to the Wild Duck this Sunday afternoon where Blackpitts launch their new album Nevada Jacks. For your tenner you will also get a copy of the album so it's a bonus all round
You could be forgiven for thinking you've stepped back in time with Gary Numan, Midge Ure, The Frames, The Mission, Protex, Kerbdog, Ugly Kid Joe and The Skids all in action this week. Royal Hospital in Kilmainham has some open air gigs which look promising. I heart Jeff Buckley gig in Whelans should be a … Continue reading This weeks Dublin gigs May 23 – 29
The sun is starting to shine and the gigs are increasing. Last weeks breathtaking OhSees will take a long time to better but no doubt it will. Eventually. Public Service Broadcasting will be a treat tonight, as will Nerves who travel down from Derry tomorrow to play in the Workmans Club. it will be a … Continue reading This weeks Dublin gigs May 16 – 22
What a week in store for music fans living in Dublin this week. Low, Tindersticks, Shellac, The Lovely Eggs, Paramount Styles, Clare Rousy, Keeley and so much more. Hold your breath Dublin