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Words: Rosey Hayes // Pictures: Ian Mc Donnell Admittedly, growing up I was never a fan of The Pretty Reckless. That’s not to say I disliked them in any way, just that they had somehow slipped under my radar (when Taylor Momsen’s band burst on to the scene in 2009, I was 17 and going …

Bulmer’s Secret Orchard Festival is a series of shows held at Leopardstown Racecourse south Dublin consisting of four shows kicking off mid June and running throughout July, held on a Thursday evening.https://www.leopardstown.com/race-meetings/calendar/bulmers-live-at-leopardstown/Its not only a concert but also a full race evening included and the show starts once the last race has concluded.Opening this years …

Yonaka played The Academy’s greenroom with support coming from British-Slovene singer July Jones. Opening act July Jones has been known to say she is heading for 20 Grammys, that’s how confident she/her/they/them are and even during the performance she is heard saying that they are set for world fame. Trying to photographer her was fun …

Words: Max Falvey // Pictures: Ian McDonnell On the first show of a two-night stint in Dublin’s 3Olympia, alt-rock experimentalists Alt-J dazzled their boisterous Irish crowd last Sunday in support of ‘The Dream’, their latest record which dropped last February. Across a mindblowing 21-song set, each of their four albums were given the spotlight in …

Liverpool Alt-rock band arrived in Dublin to play the Academy 2, it was touch and go earlier in the week as Holly had unfortunately lost her voice due to the rigours of touring and had to cancel a date to rest it. But luck was on the bands side and the sold out crowds of …