• In Photos: Longitude 2014

    Boasting a nicely varied line-up of massive, up-and-coming and homegrown talent, Longitude festival returned to Dublin’s Marlay Park at the weekend for its second outing. Our photographer Rory Coomey captured everyone from Afghan Whigs, HAIM and Conor Oberst to CHVRCHES, Massive Attack, Le Galaxie and more in action.

  • Arcade Fire, Pixies @ Marlay Park

    The first of the Marlay Park summer shows kick off with the rather unusual pairing of Arcade Fire and Pixies. The chamber-pop grandness of Arcade Fire is a world away from the alt-rock rawness of Pixies, and so there seems to be two divisions of fans among the crowd; those for Pixies and those for Arcade Fire. Not that this led to any trouble or violence of course; it merely creates an atmosphere where some fans appear somewhat uninterested in half the show. Pixies bring  their manic alt-rock to the stage with plenty of gusto and hit home from the off…

  • In Photos: Pixies @ Marlay Park

    Despite cutting their set short by fifteen minutes (“technical problems”, you understand) boundlessly influential Boston band the Pixies triumphantly returned to Dublin on Sunday, June 29, to support the ever-masterful Arcade Fire at Marlay Park. Our photographer Aaron Corr was there to shoot their set.

  • Gigs of the Week: Arcade Fire, Hands Up Who Wants To Die, Wellington Weekender

    The World Cup has proven to be quite the entertaining sporting event thus far (even if it hasn’t been very kind to England). If you can manage to pull yourself away from the spectacle, there are the usual host of gigs and festivals happening right across the country throughout the week, so let out Gigs of the Week help you out in finding the best football alternative. The Wellington Weekender: Delorentos, Girls Names, Lisa O’Neill and more – The Workman’s Club, Dublin; Friday June 27 – Sunday June 29 Well, how about this for an absolute cracker of a festival? Check…

  • Kanye West Announces Marlay Park Show

    Yet another act announced for the ever-growing series of gigs at Marlay Park, with self-proclaiming messiah of hip-hop Kanye West and man of the moment Pharrell Williams coming to these shores on July 2 this year. The show will be West’s first appearance in Ireland since he played Dublin’s 02 with Jay-Z back in June, 2012. Tickets for the gig are priced at €59.50 and go on sale this Friday April 11 at 9am.  

  • Kings Of Leon Announce Marlay Park Show

    Yet another big name announcement for the Dublin venue today with Kings of Leon confirmed to be performing at Marlay Park on 4th July. Support for the show will be provided by Irish golden boys Kodaline. Tickets for the show are priced at €61.50 and will go on-sale from Ticketmaster on Saturday, February 8 at 10am. Arcade Fire and the Pixies, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, as well as Arctic Monkeys, Jake Bugg and Miles Kane will  also play Dublin’s Marlay Park throughout the summer. Watch the video for ‘Beautiful War’ by Kings of Leon below.