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April Verch Band @ The Old Courthouse, Antrim

Published on May 15th, 2017 | by Ian Patterson

Antrim’s The Old Courthouse was a fitting venue for the April Verch Band, which brought its vibrant, fiddle-based Americana to a building that dates to 1776. Fitting because, in a way, fiddler and step dancer Verch …... Read More

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The Big Moon @ The Academy, Dublin

Published on May 2nd, 2017 | by Sam Keenan

With doors open at a very early 6:30pm and a no-alcohol policy to boot, the gig may have advertised itself as rather low-key in scope to anyone new to The Big Moon. This train of thought …... Read More

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Irish Tour: Run The Jewels w/ Gaslamp Killer

Published on April 3rd, 2017 | by Brian Coney

The mighty Run The Jewels kicked off their current European tour with shows at Belfast’s Limelight 1 and Dublin’s Olympia Theatre. Photos by Colm Laverty and Mark Earley. Limelight 1, Belfast Few acts can get away with kickstarting …... Read More

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Stormzy w/ A2 @ The Olympia, Dublin

Published on March 31st, 2017 | by Kelly Doherty

Every single owner of a pair of Adidas Superstars has started to form a queue outside the Olympia on this particular Wednesday evening on Dublin. As the crowd eyes up each other’s shades of Adidas, it’s …... Read More

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Warpaint w/ Æ MAK @ Vicar Street, Dublin

Published on March 28th, 2017 | by Seanan Kerr

There comes a point where the visage of being inscrutable begins to wear off, even the most beguiling cool kids have runny shits some days and when your defining trait over ten years into your career …... Read More

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RTÉ Choice Music Prize 2017

Published on March 10th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

The Choice Music Prize is a pivotal point in the Irish music industry calendar and a celebration of the best of the best of Irish music. Last year’s winner was Derry’s SOAK, who won for her debut, Before …... Read More

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