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December 9, 2015 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
August 3, 2018 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
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The last of the summer months have arrived and we have got a heap of unbelievable local and international acts to tell you about. The even better news is that their all coming to Dublin over the next few weeks. We’ve got eight unbelievable acts to tell you about, all of which are sure to leave you wanting more. So get ready to say goodbye to summer with the best tunes and a banging night out or two! 1. Smokie & The Waterboys The Leopardstown festival kicked off almost 2 months ago now but continues on until Thursday the 16th of August. All summer Bulmers Live have been delivering a […]

July 9, 2018 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
Things to do in Ireland this Summer

Ah, Summer, the time for relaxation, parties, holidays, sun and much more is almost upon us, but I know that some of you may struggle with what to do in Ireland and have had many a summer where you basically do nothing (I can relate). Anyways, as summer is fast approaching and the weather is getting better, even if it’s only very slight, I’ll be giving you ideas of what you can get up to this summer all around Ireland. Hell and Back Killruddery Estate in Bray, County Wicklow – For those looking for a mental and physical challenge this summer Hell and Back is the country’s largest obstacle course […]

July 1, 2018 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
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There’s no better way to get your summer started than with some quality tunes! Whether you’ve just finished your exams or are taking a much needed holiday, you’ll always need good music to keep you company. So why not head out one evening with friends or family and celebrate the wide range of musical events happening in Dublin this July. We won’t delay you any longer in finding the perfect event to sip your cocktails to, here we go! 1. The Cadillac Three The Cadillac Three are an American southern rock group that were previously known as The Cadillac Black. All three members were originally part of the group American […]

June 5, 2018 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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Well, the summer is officially upon us folks, we made it! After experiencing some fine weather lately and with the longer evenings taking hold, what better way to accompany the beginning of the summer holidays than a celebratory gig or two? If you’re in Dublin this month there is something for everyone. From Jazz to Pop, young and old, groups and solo artists, there are so many great musicians taking to the stage soon and at a price that thankfully won’t likely break the bank! So get planning and ordering those tickets as we countdown are top musicians to look out for when they’re in the capital this month. 6) […]

May 4, 2018 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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With the summer just around the corner and the evenings getting brighter, it’s time to start enjoying the longer days. Dublin has some top class gigs lined up this month that will leave you feeling exhilarated without breaking the bank. So forget the Ed Sheerans and Demi Lovatos that usually tour around this time because you can still listen to some great music for a fraction of the cost and support home-grown talent along the way! 6) Philip Dunne As we have said before, The Sharpe is not shy about promoting deserving Irish talent and Philip has earned his spot on our top 6 this month. The 25 year old […]

April 12, 2018 (2 Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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One of the most disheartening announcements that we hear more and more frequently these days are the closures of once popular record stores as a result of the digital age taking over. When you can stream everything online, the desire for buying a physical copy of music just isn’t as strong as it used to be. However, there are some Irish record stores that are defying all odds and are succeeding. So what’s their secret? Well to mark the upcoming Record Store Day on April 21st, we have compiled a list of some of our favourite independent record stores in the country. These are places that you must visit if […]

April 4, 2018 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
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Looking to head out this April and listen to some amazing tunes in Dublin? Well, don’t you worry we’ve got six gigs that you definitely don’t want to miss out on this month. As always, there’s a boatload of top draw Irish artists that will have you bopping to some serious beats. Not just one for finding great gigs at The Sharpe, we’ve also found artists that are releasing some of the best new music in Ireland, so that’s your next Spotify playlist sorted. Let’s get straight into it and see where the best spots are for gigs in Dublin this April. 1. The Hot Sprockets The Hot Sprockets are […]

March 13, 2018 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
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It’s that time of the year again where you can show everyone exactly why it’s so great to be Irish. What better way to start off the St. Patrick’s Weekend celebrations than with a nice dose of homegrown music! There are gigs taking place in every corner of the country so get your dancing shoes on, grab a friend and get going! 1. Zion Train If you are in Cork on St. Patrick’s day, you sure are lucky because Zion Train are playing in the Crane Lane Theatre. In 2014, they’re Land of the Blind album was a big hit and they are looking to release another new album soon. […]

March 6, 2018 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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With Paddy’s Day getting closer, it’s time to get in the swing of things this March as we have a Country and Trad takeover to celebrate. They say that Country-Western music got its origins from the Irish and with the list of gigs coming up on Paddy’s Day with an Irish Country theme, we can certainly believe it! So if you’re looking for a good line dance, hoedown, jig or a good Rattlin’ Bog chorus to suit the spirit of the weekend that’s in it, look no further! Check out some of these fantastic Irish gigs this March and witness our local gems show ‘em how it’s done. 5) The […]

March 2, 2018 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
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The Red Stables is located in St Anne’s Park in Clontarf. The park itself is something to rave about; it’s massive and so lovely and green, but today we won’t be talking about the park, we’ll be reviewing The Red Stables – Olive’s Rooms. The Red Stables in St Anne’s Park was built in 1885 by Arthur Edward Guinness, Lord Ardilaun. The Stables now house an arts and crafts centre with room for artists, a gallery and a café.  The café is known as Olive’s Rooms and although it might appear small and quaint, it serves the most nutritious and healthy food. The café is located in a carefully renovated […]

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