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Paramore @ Olympia Theatre, Dublin

Published on June 16th, 2017 | by Kelly Doherty

It’s been a long time since Tennessee natives, Paramore, last brought their show to Irish shores and by the look of the massive queue outside the Olympia two hours before open doors, Ireland has certainly missed …... Read More



Irish Tour: Mitski

Published on June 12th, 2017 | by The Thin Air

The mighty Mitski live at Belfast’s Empire Music Hall and Dublin’s Whelan’s. Words by Aoife O’Donoghue, photos by Sara Marsden and Pedro Giaquinto. Empire Music Hall, Belfast Photos by Sara Marsden Whelan’s, Dublin Photos by Pedro …... Read More

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Primavera 2017

Published on June 8th, 2017 | by Stevie Lennox

After 16 years, there’s no doubt that Primavera is Europe’s premier festival, for everyone from the capped-up indie kids to right-on middle-agers seeking some escapism, from the techno heads on through to High Fidelity type nerf …... Read More

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Forbidden Fruit 2017

Published on June 7th, 2017 | by Eoghain Meakin

With photos courtesy of Lucy Foster, Eoghain Meakin reports back from Forbidden Fruit at the weekend, featuring Aphex Twin, Bon Iver, Flying Lotus, Moderat, Orbital and more. Saturday Turn off Facebook, no one needs to see …... Read More

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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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