Category Archive: Artists

Smith Street Band 2017 Tour

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Australian folk-punk act The Smith Street Band formed in Melbourne back in 2010 as a vehicle for songwriter Wil Wagner. They gigged relentlessly around the Australian punk scene taking time out to release records and swap up the lineup. Tours with the likes of Frank Turner and The Menzingers followed and the fanbase grew beyond […]

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Ryan Adams announces Irish dates

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Prolific, genre-spanning songwriting machine Ryan Adams will visit Ireland this September with a handful of gigs across the north and south of the island. ‘Prisoner’ is Ryan Adams’ first record of all-new, original material since the self-titled ‘Ryan Adams’ in 2014. Released in February 2017 on PAX-AM and Blue Note Records, ‘Prisoner’ is a deeply […]

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Tribute to Bap Kennedy

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Well-loved musician and songwriter Bap Kennedy passed away on Tuesday 1st November 2016. The 54-year-old, West Belfast native had been battling pancreatic and bowel cancer. Kennedy had received his diagnosis in May this year. In recent weeks, he had been receiving palliative care at the Marie Curie Hospice. A statement issues through the singer’s social […]

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Bear’s Den unveil new video and 2017 dates

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2016 has been a busy year for Bear’s Den. They’ve released a stunning record in ‘Red Earth and Pouring Rain’. They’ve continued to sell out venue after venue across the UK and beyond. And they show no signs of slowing down for 2017. This week they shared the video for their new single ‘Dew On […]

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Kate Rusby announces new single and shows

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Renowned award-winning folk singer Kate Rusby has just released a new single and announced a series of Irish concerts to take place this autumn. It’s hard to believe that Rusby has been on the folk scene for almost a quarter of a century and in that time she has won numerous awards such as Folk Singer of the […]

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Matthew and the Atlas go acoustic

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Autumn and Winter 2016 is looking good for London indie-folk outfit Matthew and the Atlas. They’ve just unveiled details of an acoustic album, set for release o 23rd December on the Communion label. As if that wasn’t enough, they’ll be headlining the Sofar Sounds tour around the UK in September before supporting the phenomenal Bear’s […]

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Springsteen’s ‘Chapter and Verse’

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Just when you think you’ve heard it all, Bruce Springsteen drops a record of career spanning hits and five previously unheard tracks. ‘Chapter and Verse’ is an essential for any fan of The Boss and you only have to wait until 23rd September to fill your ears! The record is released as an accompaniment to […]

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Edward Sharpe’s ‘Free Stuff’ and Tour

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It’s been two years since Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros graced a UK stage but riding high on a wave of critical acclaim following the release of the sublime ‘PersonA’, the exceptional and eclectic outfit will return this August. Two shows at London’s Islington Assembly Hall form part of a European tour that also […]

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Mairearad Green ‘Summer Isles’ Tour

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Songs from the ‘Summer Isles’ on the road. Mairearad Green grew up in The Summer Isles in the Scottish Highlights and the folk traditions of the land have shaped the sound and craft of the young Scots’ writing. Back in 2014, she spent weeks researching the poetry, folklore and stories of the island and used […]

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Basia Bulat Uk tour dates

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A long-awaited UK return for the ‘Long Goodbye’ singer. Basia Bulat has one of the most distinctive voices of her generation and the songwriting chops to back it up. I first caught her touring her début record ‘Oh, My Darling’ back in 2007 and had the pleasure of promoting a Belfast show in 2010. Sadly there’s […]

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