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PHOSPHORESCENT IS Alabaman singer-songwriter Matthew Houck and he is Phosphorescent in the way Neil Hannon is the Divine Comedy and Trent Reznor is Nine Inch Nails.
PUGWASH, the great Dublin power-pop band, centred around singer-songwriter Thomas Walsh, play Monroe’s Live tonight at 9.30pm.
Neil Hannon always like to surprise when it comes to live performances. From a standard guitars and drums line-up to a string quartet to a full orchestra, you never quite know what to expect. His Galway Arts Festival performance later this month will be something special however — he will perform songs from his new album, Bang Goes The Knighthood, in an intimate solo show.
CATHY DAVEY was born into a prominent musical and artistic family as her mother is a sculptor and her father is the Celtic/classical composer Shaun Davey.
Ireland’s leading arts event, the Galway Arts Festival, is set to provide an internationally acclaimed line-up of music, dance, theatre, comedy, street events and art from July 12 to 25.
Galway audiences will be hopping on the ‘National Express’ or taking a ride on ‘My Lovely Horse’, in order to enjoy a game of cricket and a dance at the indie disco, in the company of The Divine Comedy in Galway this summer.
THE GERMANS have a word for it - Gesamtkunstwerk - the ‘total work of art’ or ‘synthesis of the arts’, where a variety of different art forms go into creating one major piece of work.
Two and a half years on from her stunning second album, ‘Tales of Silversleeve’, Ireland’s favourite songstress Cathy Davey returns with the follow-up today, May 7 and will play Kilkenny next Wednesday.
WHEN BELFAST songwriter Peter Wilson adopted the name Duke Special some years ago it led to a transformation that truly set him apart. With his long dreadlocks, dark eyeliner, and lovelorn songs, he became the pied piper of the Irish indie music scene.
After bringing ‘hobo chic’ to a whole new dimension, Belfast-based singer-songwriter Peter Wilson, aka Duke Special, returned with his third studio album last month, the surprisedly entitled ‘I Never Thought This Day Would Come’.