• Sensorium: BLOCK T 5th Birthday

    Dublin creative arts organisation BLOCK T are throwing one heck of a 5th birthday party/fundraiser at the Tivoli Grounds on Saturday, July 4. Curated by BLOCK T, Ensemble Music and Nialler9, the party will feature I Am The Cosmos, Lasertom, Donal Dineen, Attention Bébé, Rusangano Family (pictured), Trinity Orchestra, RiZa, BANTUM, Haüer and SignA across two stages. There will also be DJ sets from Adultrock, Benny Smiles, Djackulate, Nialler9, Rob Le-Nan and Somadrone, as well as art installations, visuals, a live show from Slipdraft, gourmet food stalls and more. Ranging from €17.50 (early bird) to €28.00, go here to buy tickets. &nsbp;

  • Adebisi Shank, Adultrock @ Whelan’s

    It was only this August that we finally saw the release of This Is The Third Album Of A Band Called Adebisi Shank, a whole four years after its predecessor, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. But barely a month later, the band made the shock announcement that they were calling it a day and that their pair of album launch shows in Whelan’s would in fact double up as farewell shows. The outpouring of love in the Irish music press since the announcement has highlighted just how much this band has meant to music fans in Ireland in the last…

  • Radar announces first line-up of new semester

    Radar, one of Belfast’s best weekly showcases of establishing and up-and-coming musical talent, has announced it’s first line-up of the new semester on Thursday, September 12. Marking the return of headliners, Belfast-based electronic three-piece Not Squares (above), the line-up will also feature performances from Newbridge artist Gavin Elsted AKA Adultrock and Belfast indie-rock band Go Wolf, who make their return to the Radar stage at the QUBSU Speakeasy having last graced it with presence back in mid-May. Check out the Facebook event page for the show here and check out the poster (featuring a sweet new design) below.