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Tracy Bruen to launch debut EP

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TRACY BRUEN, the indie-folk singer-songwriter the Electric Picnic festival described as possessing “a stunning vocal range and a theatrical bent” launches her debut EP next week.

The Cosby Show @ Monroe’s Live

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PHIL COSBY is a man who is not afraid of the brutal. He takes his audience on a journey through luscious folk ballads, to out and out rock and roll, to driving dance grooves, and transient soundscapes.

Olaf Tyaransen for Electric Picnic

Galway-based author and Hot Press journalist Olaf Tyaransen will be performing and conducting public interviews at the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally at the end of the month. The acclaimed author – described by the Sunday Independent as “demonstrably the best rock ‘n’ roll interviewer in the world”- will be reading on The Word Stage in the Mindfield area at 7pm on Friday August 30, and again on Sunday September 1.

Tradiohead - on the way to Electric Picnic

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RADIOHEAD’S MUSICAL journey over the past 20 years has been one of rock’s most fascinating and often, for their audience, a challenging listening experience. The Oxford quintet began life playing the massive sounding, alternative rock, guitar anthems of Pablo Honey and The Bends.

Amazing Apples to play Electric Picnic

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ROOTS ROCK/folk-pop band The Amazing Apples will be playing the Electric Picnic festival in County Laois on September 2.

Rum Shebeen bring tropical punk to Cleere’s

London ‘tropical punk’ purveyors Rum Shebeen make a welcome stop in Kilkenny this Sunday evening fresh from some Stradbally antics.

Falafel — really good fast food

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You have possibly seen the falafel stall at our Galway markets; Oranmore, Moycullen, and Galway city. You will also see it at most music festivals and you may even see it on some TV and film sets. You may have seen it and passed by, wondering what exactly it is, and would I like it?

Adebisi Shank to play Finbar Hoban Presents

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Finbar Hoban Proudly presents… one of Ireland’s up and coming groups to Castlebar Bar Ritz (Mulroys Bar) next Saturday night June 13, instrumental rock group Adebisi Shank. Adebisi Shank is an electric, energetic loud band from Wexford. Taking their cue from acts such as Battles, Oxes and Lite, their debut LP This is the album of a band called Adebisi Shank shines through with rays of inventiveness that would teach a few of their contemporaries a thing or two in the art of writing, without ever leaning into the self indulgent persuasions many have fallen ill to when attempting this sort of art noise.

Sush! Don’t tell anyone, The Rye play Bar Ritz this weekend

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The Rye — Kevin Melly (vocals, acoustic guitar), Anna Falkenau (fiddle, backing vocals) Alan Walsh (banjo, electric guitar, backing vocals), Barry Wallace (bass, banjo) and Desmond Harrington (drums) — have been spending much of this summer in the studio recording their debut album. It promises to be one of the buzziest albums to be released in 2010. Each song on the album has a very distinct identity, ranging from the highly charged ‘There’s A Moth at Your Window’, over the jazzy-snappy ‘Lovebirds’, the quirky ‘Wondering the Why’, to the touching ‘Dance With You’.

Adebisi Shank starts the Christmas cheer at Finbar Hoban Presents

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Adebisi Shank Play Bar Ritz (Mulroy’s Bar) in Castlebar tonight Friday December 11 as part of the Finbar Hoban Presents big Christmas party.

 

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