• Liverpool Sound City 2015

    Thanks to the likes of Emerald Armada, Raglans, Pat Dam Smyth (above), The Clameens, His New Atlas and others, there was yet another strong Irish presence at this year’s Liverpool Sound City. Photos by Christopher Flack. Thanks to the generous, becoming chaps at Getintothis.

  • Final Electric Picnic Acts announced

    Less than two weeks now to the start of Ireland’s premier music festival, and the festival has revealed the final seventeen acts that will grace the stage at Stradbelly. Several top Irish bands lead the way with Sleep Thieves (above), Tvvins, We Cut Corners and Raglans all set to perform. The other artists that will be playing at the festival are Jenny Lewis,  Krystal Klear,  PHOX,  The Minutes, Vann Music, Booka Brass Band  Spies, The Academic, Orla Gartland, Buffalo Sunn, Daniel James,  Acrobat and Wyvern Lingo. Electric Picnic takes place at Stradbelly Estate, Laois from August 29 to 31. Tickets are sold out.

  • 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…

  • Raglans Announce Irish Tour

    Irish group Raglans have announced that they will be going on a short tour of Ireland to coincide with the release of their debut album. The tour will kick off with a performance at The Academy, Dublin on the 29th of March before moving on to Cork, Limerick, Portlaoise and Galway on the 2nd to the 5th respectively. Tickets for The Academy performance are available from Ticketmaster for €12.50 and go on sale Thursday, January 30.