This weeks Hope Show is available to listen to here Joe Solo - The Revolution Will ComeAntidoto - PerderorBear Away - East CaostThe Radiators - Kitty RicketsSoft On Crime - RubyanneToodles and the hectic pity - Sugar LoafThe Armed - A Life so WonderfulWe Were promised Jetpacks - When I Know MoreThe Menstrual Cramps - … Continue reading Hope Show 159 – the Lowdown
This record, when it was initially released 44 years ago, was a sharp snotty and brash calling to like minded people. "I've got to make contact with you out there" they sag. They did and the contact evolved into the colour that eventually spread into the city. Punk rock and The radiators helped give young people a sense of freedom of expression and belonging and I for one am proud of its existence.
Gabfest 4 picks 10 singles from 1977 that have stood the test of time and have influenced a musical generation or 2
We had a good turnout at our PUNK!DIY!40 event last night and managed to raise €300 for Aoibhneas Womens Refuge There is a fine line in any of these events between trying to tell a story and being self indulgent. Hopefully we struck a balance with it last night Have a listen yourselves We started … Continue reading Thanks from We Shall Overcome 2017
PUNK D.I.Y 40 40 Years of Punk and D.I.Y. in Ireland. The Hope Collective proudly presents a series of chats to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the pivotal TV Tube Heart from the Radiators From Space. Grand Social, Dublin Sunday 1st October 2017 5 pm to 9 pm Followed by a … Continue reading We Shall Overcome Dublin 2017
What can we expect from the documentary? The documentary is going to be a bit of a trip back forty years to tell the story of Irish music in 1977. I’ll be covering quite a few events from that year including The Boomtown Rats and The Radiators From Space both releasing their debut singles, … Continue reading Cathal Funge. An interview with the broadcaster Cathal about his punk radio documentary.
Hope Collective are delighted to be involved with Mayfest 2017. Mayfest is a celebration of Workers Clulture and is running nightly in Liberty Hall from May 1 to May 12. Our event is on Tuesday May 2 with an event compered by Actor Bryan Murray. Joining Bryan will be Fran QUigle (booker of McGonagles in … Continue reading May fest 2017