• Watch: Heathers – Call Home

    Twin sister duo Heathers have released an official video for their latest synth-pop single ‘Call Home’ created and filmed by Crooked Gentlemen, featuring plenty of beautiful Irish scenery to compliment their luscious harmonies. Heathers play St.John’s Priory in Kilkenny on  July 23. Buy tickets here.  

  • Gigs Of The Week: Rock Against Racism, Leaders Of Men, Sleep Thieves

    Summertime is well and truly upon us now, and with the start of festival season it can be very easy to miss some of the many outstanding indoor shows that continue to take place, oftentimes going unnoticed. Here are just a handful of shows that are worth checking out in Belfast and Dublin. Rock Against Racism: And So I Watch You From Afar, The Answer and more – Limelight 1, Belfast; Friday, June 20 Some of Northern Ireland’s finest musical talent will assemble at Belfast’s Limelight 1 on Friday night for a special Rock Against Racism fundraiser. Headlined by North…

  • Live At Leopardstown Announces Line-up

    The Bulmers Live At Leopardstown has announced its return for a sixth year with eight dates lined up for the summer season. The series of dates, which feature a live performance after a day of racing, will include Irish acts Raglans, Heathers, Ham Sandwich, Sharon Shannon and The Stunning. A selection of Manchester veterans will also be performing; The Charlatans, former Smiths’ guitarist Johnny Marr, and former Joy Division/New Order bassist Peter Hook . Check out the line-up below. Thursday June 12 – Raglans Thursday June 19 – Heathers Thursday July 3 – Ham Sandwich Thursday July 10 – Peter Hook…

  • Instatour: Heathers

    In this installment of Instatour, we go from Asia to SXSW with sister duo Heathers. We see them taking in beaches in Malaysia, playing at Paypal and shooting some hoops in Texas. All the usual stuff.  

  • Several Irish Acts Set For SXSW 2014

    Several Irish acts have been confirmed to play this year’s South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The annual U.S. showcase – now in its 28th year – will feature performances from Unknwn (above), Wonder Villains, RAMS’ Pocket Radio, Foy Vance, and from the south, September Girls, Heathers, Hozier, DOTT, O Emperor, Wounds, The Strypes, The Young Folk and Nightbox. Inaugurated in 1987, South by Southwest 2014 will run from March 11-16 and feature thousands of acts from across the world.