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The Button Factory Dublin


Words & Photos: David McEneaney Due to an equal mixture of fog and Sunday drivers on the M1, I managed to arrive at The Button Factory just as Vernon Jane were taking the stage. It had been recommended that I see these guys live, but that’s all I was told. When I saw everyone get …

Bob Vylan brought their blend of Grime/Punk/Hip Hop to Dublin’s Button Factory and with them in support slot were Derry’s pop punk outfit Cherym.I missed these last time around in Dublin at the beginning of this year and I wasn’t happy, so I made sure I wasn’t missing this one and glad I didn’t as …

The second of two nights from New Model Army, meant to be the 40th anniversary dates, but now the 42nd.The shows where supported by themselves as has been the course of such shows in the past, like the 30th anniversary shows only this time around the first set was electric as with the second. Where …

The first night of two from New Model Army, meant to be the 40th anniversary dates, but now the 42nd.The shows where supported by themselves as has been the course of such shows in the past, like the 30th anniversary shows only this time around the first set was electric as with the second. Where …

Geoff Tate’s Greatest Hits tour was on Irish shores for a few dates and arrived to Dublin’s Button Factory with a strong support line up in tow, that being Eric Martin of Mister Big + David Cotterill of Demon and Mark Daly and the Ravens. So opening the night was Cork native Mark Daly and …

Its 20 years since the release of Idlewild’s album The Remote Part so Idelwild are on the road playing the album in full and more, taking in three Irish dates and venues with special guest Iona Zajac formally of Glasgow-based folk and blues duo Avocet, now based in Dublin and solo. Starting her set at …

Macy Gray played The Button Factory Dublin with support coming from Toshín. Opening the show was Dublin pop-funk singer Toshín, usually a full band but tonight was only a duo, Tosin Bankole and a multi-instrumentalist playing keys / bass and doing backing vocals.Telling us at one point how in the past she didn’t love herself …

Hit The Button Factory Dublin last night for what I knew was going to be a wall of loud experimental rock coming from Australian headliners Tropical Fuck Storm. Support came from South London based Deadletter. Eight o clock bang on the button (pun intended) Deadletter arrive on stage and start into what is was a …

The Mission rolled in to Dublin with their Summer Festival Tour 2022 playing The Button Factory and support came from Dublin punks The Nilz. Having seen these guys a number of times I knew I was in for a good show of hard hitting smut punk.The Nilz hailing from Dublin have been entertaining Dublin’s punks …