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Kevin Casey Interview – One Man’s Music & Magnolia Road

By Geoff Dorrity November 12, 2017 (No)
This week, we caught up with Dublin singer-songwriter, Kevin Casey. Having played 1,200 shows with former band Jaker, Kevin recently took on the challenge of creating his own sound in a new solo career. That sound has been described as somewhere between Whiskeytown, Elton John, Springsteen and Oasis. Performances to date have embodied a dynamic charisma and natural melodic ability, leaving audiences hungry for more. Kevin and the band are gearing up for their massive album launch next Saturday, November 18th at the Sound House pub on Eden Quay. It’s sure to be an amazing show and there will be top support on the night from Brew Mbirika (Bluesun), Jermiah Day, […]

8 Unsigned Irish Bands That Are Turning Heads Right Now

By Zuzanna Piasek October 30, 2017 (No)
If you’re bored listening to the same old mainstream music over and over again, then this is the perfect place for you. Why not dive into some unsigned Irish bands that are turning heads right now. The music range includes lots of genres and if you can’t stop listening, why not check out one of our gig guides? That way you can go support them too! So lets go ahead and dive right in. 1) Empathy Empathy are an alternative rock band, citing bands like Placebo and Interpol as their influences. They are known for their ability to blend delicate and distorted guitar tones and a vocal style similar to […]

Gigs You Need To See in Dublin This October

By Alannah Kenny September 27, 2017 (No)
October days are sure to experience some traditional temperamental Irish weather and it can of course be difficult to keep spirits high. Nevertheless, a bit of live music and a lively gig or two in Dublin might just be the cure needed to shift those Autumn blues! In the height of Oktoberfest, alcohol is flowing in our fair city and so too is homegrown high quality music. Feast your attentions on some of these acts as we have a surprise or two in store this month! 5) Little Hours Donegal Indie-Pop duo Little Hours are the first on our list of gigs in Dublin this October. Ryan McCloskey and John […]

Irish Music Blogs That You Need To Be Following

By Ryan Grace August 21, 2017 (No)
We Irish do love our ceol, but sometimes it can be hard to know where to find the latest news and reviews in such a fast-paced and vibrant scene. With new music released every week and hundreds of live shows each year, it can be hard to keep track! Luckily there are plenty of Irish blogs and websites that you can visit for all the latest album reviews, live music write-ups, and music industry updates. So whether your torn about buying the latest Jay-Z album, wondering which festival you should book this summer, or just curious about Ed Sheeran’s latest tattoos, here are some of the best Irish music blogs […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This August

By Alannah Kenny August 1, 2017 (No)
Starting to feel allergic to the same summer anthems played on loop? Well Dublin is the place to be this August for those looking for a change of scenery and a few live gigs during the last month of the holidays. It’s no secret that we at The Sharpe are big supporters of local talent and hidden musical gems. There have been some blisteringly good gigs involving Irish musicians this year and there there are still plenty more to come. With that, we’d like to introduce you to five fantastic Irish acts who will all be performing in Whelan’s this month. 5) Oh Bryan An edgy Alternative Rock band hailing […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Kilkenny This Year

By Alannah Kenny April 21, 2017 (2 Comments)
Kilkenny is one of Ireland’s top competitors when it comes to priding itself in Irish craft and heritage. It maintains a historical element throughout, even on the music scene. If there’s a bit of Irish trad and country to be had, even better! Therefore, why not grab a pint if you’re down in the Short Grass County, enjoy the great gigs that will be on offer and fully experience this fantastic pocket of culture. 5) Marah If you are not shy for some classic American Rock ‘n’ Roll jams, then you will be well at home with this group. David and Serge Bielanko were responsible for the formation of Marah […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Galway This Year

By Alannah Kenny April 13, 2017 (No)
The beautiful West coast of our Emerald Isle has so much to offer this year and it’s no surprise that Galway will be named European Capital of Culture in 2020. The Galwegians have been adept in showing the rest of us how it’s done on the music and festival front, attracting those both local and abroad as a result. If you are planning on heading down this year, here are some great gigs you can’t miss along the way. 5) The Staves For a pub-goers night of acoustic folk-rock jams while you drink, this is one to keep your spirits high. Emily, Camilla and Jessica Stavely-Taylor started out by performing […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Cork This Year

By Alannah Kenny March 29, 2017 (One)
Whether you’re a tourist, a local keen on a lively event or you are just looking for a change of pace in another part of Ireland, then Cork is the place to be this year for live music. Gig-goers from far and wide searching for top class performances can look forward to some fantastic native and international names that will be getting the party started in Cork from spring to summer 2017. So, why not head down to the Rebel County this year and discover some music that will blow you away. 5) Le Boom with guests Ailbhe Reddy and Lyra If like us, you support home-grown Irish talent with some […]

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