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
Since May 2015 organisers have run more than 1100 events in 150 different towns and cities worldwide, raising an estimated £675,000 worth of food, cash, clothing, bedding, furniture and electrical goods for those struggling. This year sees two events over 2 different nights celebrating culture and musicians looking to reach out and help
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 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.
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
This is not the sound of the crowd. It’s certainly not the sound of the spirit level on immaculately, generically identikit city streets. This is the sound of the cracks in the concrete, the splinter in the grandfather clock. The flower in the dustbin. The torn page, full of wisdom, trampled underfoot in the rain.
this weeks hope show, songs of joy from the likes of Dealing With Damage, Kodiak, Frankie Stubbs, Erica Freas, Lawrence Arms, Fresh, Trouble Pilgrims and more
this weeks punk rock, diy, alternative and other such like gigs in Dublin City
What a week it promises to be. Australian Art noise punks Tropical FuckStorm take to Whelans stage on Monday, Sheer Mag mix a 70s rock sound with a punk ethos and are in the Grand Social on Tuesday while DC post punkers Priests are in the same venue on Wednesday. Also on Wednesday Primal noise … Continue reading This weeks gigs : Nov 4 – 10
So we've come to the end of an emotional year. For me it ends with Strummer anniversary remembrance gig on Saturday with Trouble Pilgrims, El Clash Combo and Dubtones. Clashjamwallop were down for this gig at one stage but they are unfortunately no more so El Clash Combo have stepped into the breach! El Clash … Continue reading End of year gigs: Dec 18 – 31