Commemorating the tenth annual outing for Young Hearts Run Free’s annual Xmas fundraising drive for the Simon Community, Yule! (11) will unite some of the country’s finest acts this year on Saturday, December 7th. Running from 7pm to 2am at Dallymount Park in Phibsborough, the event will feature sets from Dónal Lunny, Aoife Nessa Frances, a Scott Walker tribute supergroup, Badhands, Rachael Lavelle, Mother Tongues, Cian Ó’Cíobháin, Natalya O’Flaherty, Tandem Felix, and Paddy Hanna, with more to be confirmed, as well as special surprise guests. Tickets range from Follow €20.07 – €27.55 and can be bought here. Endlessly recommended.
Ho, ho, ho-w are you? Sorry, that was terrible. Let’s try that again. How are you? Good? Good. Here’s five gigs happening over the next few days that we were really think you should make a concerted effort to attend. Happy Hanukkah. Gifted: Ciaran Lavery & more @ The Empire, Belfast – Thursday, December 4 Yet another first-rate bill by the acoustically-inclined folks at Gifted, Aghagallon songwriting extraordinare Ciaran Lavery will headline the latest installment of the night at Belfast’s Empire on Thursday, December 4. Also on the bill is John Blek, Travis is a Tourist and Orchid Collective. Sissy,…