Upcoming shows



Rackhouse Pilfer – Bright Lights

Rackhouse Pilfer have released the video for Bright Lights, the first track to be taken from their second album “Love and Havoc”

Bright Lights and Love and Havoc isavailable on Itunes, Amazon etc.


Zephyr Sessions April 23rd

Zephyr Sessions are launching their first session in The Bachelor Inn on Wednesday, April 23 at 8.00pm with a host of top Irish acts for your listening pleasure.
Performing on the night will be:
Marc Kavanagh
Elisha & Dave
Marty Rath
Steve O’ Donovan
Pull the Wool
The Temps
Siobhan Franks
Davina Brady
Shane Faughnan
Tamden Shy
Barry Kelleghan
Ruth Egan
All the action kicks off at 8.00pm and admission on the night is free

HMV Grafton Street Opening Day

While controversy may still rage on over HMV marking the return of their Grafton Street store with an Record Store Day opening they will do so with a host of Irish talent on display.

The store will open at 8.00am with the store giving a free PlayStation 4 console to the first person in the queue and 40% off all vinyl on the day.

Performing on the day will be:

11.00am Hermitage Green

12.00pm Seo Linn

1.00pm We Cut Corners

2.00pm Riptide Movement

While the store will also have Ministry of Sound DJ Shane Kehoe, and Dublin’s DJ Francois  performing in the HMV window on the day.


Roddie Cleere’e Irish Music Show set to return

Following a three and a half year break Roddie Cleere has announced the return of his Irish Music Show. The show will be broadcast on KCLR which broadcasts to Kilkenny and Carlow.

The show will showcase the best in homegrown talent every Sunday between 7pm and 10pm with the first show taking place on Sunday 4th May.

Gig guides, local and national, interviews and other features will help to ensure that lovers of Irish bands/acts are soundly catered for and kept up to date.

Listeners who want to tune in online can listen at www.kclr96fm.com and any act looking to get their music played can contact Roddie on roddie@kclr96fm.com

Roddie Cleere

Marc O’Reilly at Tower Records

Marc O’Reilly has announced he is set to perform at Tower Records this Thursday (17th April) at 8.00pm.

Marc will be performing tracks from his latest album Human Herdings  which was released to much acclaim last month before he heads off for a short tour around Europe next month.

Marc OReilly

Indiependence Internship Available

One of Ireland’s finest festivals, Indiependence, are looking for an intern for this years festival.

With this years line-up featuring the likes of Public Enemy, Tom Odell, White Lies, Fun Loving Criminals, Scroobius Pip vs Dan Le Sac, Delorentos, The Sultans Of Ping, Orla Gartland, Lisa O’Neill, Walking On Cars, The Academic and We Cut Corners this is the perfect chance for anyone interested in being involved in the music industry to get some hands on experience.

The internship will last 12 weeks (running from Monday, May 12th – Friday, August 8th) and will run be based mainly in Dublin.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday, April 22nd at 5.00pm.

If interested  you should mail your CV to info@curvemusicmanagement.ie


Want to support The Hot Sprockets in The Button Factory?

With the band set to release their second album ‘Brother Nature’ in The Button Factory on the 7th of June The Hot Sprockets have announced a competition to support the band on the night.
For bands wanting to apply you will need to:
- Work out any Hot Sprockets song( A straight cover or your own version).
- Film it and Share it
- Email the link to info@thehotsprockets.com
Closing date for submissions is April 21st.
The Hot Sprockets

Bulmers Live at Leopardstown 2014 including Johnny Marr announced

Bulmers Live returns this summer for it’s sixth outing with a host of top Irish an International acts performing over the 8 weeks.

Leading the Irish charge will be Raglans, fresh from their sold out gig in The Academy while Heathers, Ham Sandwich, The Stunning and Sharon Shannon are also set to perform while Peter Hook & The Light, Johnny Marr and The Charlatans complete a very strong line-up.

Thursday 12th June 2014 – Raglans
Thursday 19th June 2014 – The Heathers
Thursday 3rd July 2014 – Ham Sandwich
Thursday 10th July 2014 – Peter Hook & The Light
Thursday 17th July 2014 – The Stunning
Thursday 24th July 2014 – The Sharon Shannon Big Band
Thursday 7th August 2014 – Johnny Marr
Thursday 14th August 2014 – The Charlatans

Tickets priced €15 are on sale now while hospitality packages are available priced €25, 55 and €60.


Passenger to play the O2

Following last years sold out shows in Vicar Street, the Marquee and an impromptu gig on Grafton Street Mike Rosenberg aka Passenger has announced his biggest Irish headline show to date when he makes his way to the O2 on November 22nd.

Mike will be performing in support of his sixth studio album Whispers, which is released on June 9th.

Tickets priced €33.50 go on sale on Friday April 25.