After a stuttering stat – last night’s gig nearly didn’t go ahead as the bands ferry was delayed meaning they didn’t arrive to the venue till just shortly after 7pm, but with doors opening was put back to 8.30 pm and not the usual 7pm this meant much of the throng, missing the announcement by the venue on the socials, …

At a packed, sold out Whelans, Junior Brother thrilled the crowd alongside support band The Bonk. The project is led by Waterford musician Phil Christie (O Emperor), who’s first recordings were undertaken and captured live a Big Skin Studios in Cork City The Bonk (click on thumbnail for full view) Borrowing a term used to …

Kilkenny three piece Sola are increasingly becoming known for their exceptional 3 pieces harmonies and their folk inspired guitar playing, and this was all on evidence when the trio took to the stage at the atmospheric Rothe House this past weekend. Opening the night with 2 tracks from their EP, you could here a pin …

In the intimate upstairs at Whelans, two future pop stars peddled their significant wares to a enthusiastic sold out crowd. Opening up was singer-songwriter T A D H G, who played a half hour set on the piano, sounding and performing a bit like Elton John, as if there were ever a better compliment. T …

What better than on a cold November night, to warm yourself up at a sold out new venue, with a couple of brilliant Irish bands on the bill for good measure. Opening act DeCarteret did their bit, dragging the crowd along with their funky, indie jams in the newly opened (and rather good) Dublin Workman’s …