Search Results for 'Mercury Music Prize'

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Disclosure Settle for the Black Box

FROM EXPERIMENTING with laptops and software in their music technology class at school to a critically and commercially acclaimed chart-topping debut album and a Mercury Prize nomination, Disclosure have come a long way in short space of time.

Get free tickets to Disclosure’s Black Box concert

CHART CONQUERING dance duo Disclosure are coming to the Black Box Theatre on November 14 as part of Heineken Live Project.

Get free tickets to Disclosure’s Black Box concert

CHART CONQUERING dance duo Disclosure are coming to the Black Box Theatre on November 14 as part of Heineken Live Project.

Finbar Hoban Presents... Therapy? live in Castlebar

Finbar Hoban Presents legendary Northern Ireland rockers Therapy? live at the Ruby Room at the TF Royal Hotel and Event Centre in Castlebar this October. Therapy? have also played with some of the greatest bands in the world including Metallica, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, and Pearl Jam.

Fionn Regan @ Róisín Dubh

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IRELAND IS awash with singer-songwriters so it takes someone special to stand out from the hordes of ‘three chords and the truth’ merchants - Fionn Regan is one such individual.

Top songwriters at this year’s Westport Arts Festival

Westport Arts Festival has announced the addition of two notable music acts to this year’s October line up. Fionn Regan has already stimulated interest in Ireland and abroad, garnering nominations for the Irish Choice music award and the internationally acclaimed British Mercury music prize. Regan’s acoustic-based music has been compared favourably to Bob Dylan, both in terms of poetic lyrics and for moving from finger-plucking acoustics in his first album The End Of History, to a fuller sound in Shadow of an Empire. His abilities as a wordsmith are evident with music that is laced with metaphors and analogies. He is an accomplished performer and includes this year’s Glastonbury among his many performances.

Top songwriters at this year's Westport Arts Festival

This year’s Westport Arts Festival has announced the addition of two notable music acts to this year’s October line up. Fionn Regan has already stimulated interest in Ireland and abroad, garnering nominations for the Irish Choice music award and the internationally acclaimed British Mercury music prize. Regan’s acoustic-based music has been compared favourably to Bob Dylan, both in terms of poetic lyrics and for moving from finger-plucking acoustics in his first album The End Of History, to a fuller sound in Shadow of an Empire. His abilities as a wordsmith are evident with a music that is laced with metaphors and analogies. He is an accomplished performer and includes this year’s Glastonbury among his many performances.

You ain’t heard it like this before

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PORTICO QUARTET are four young East London musicians who sound like nothing you have ever heard before. “There isn’t a band that sounds remotely like them,” according to The Observer.

Lisa Hannigan - out from the shadows, into the spotlight

JUST UNDER 10 years ago Lisa Hannigan drifted into the public consciousness as the otherworldly backing vocalist in Damien Rice’s band and featured prominently on Rice’s chart-topping debut album O.

 

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