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# music - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final
# Song Contest
# Song Contest

Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final

May 11th 2022, 7:24 AM 25,594 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s entry, Brooke Scullion, will take to the stage in tomorrow’s semi-final.

# music - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Iggy Pop leads tributes to 'huge talent' Mark Lanegan
# SCREAMING TREES
# SCREAMING TREES

Iggy Pop leads tributes to 'huge talent' Mark Lanegan

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:50 AM 24,724 Views 5 Comments

Lanegan was a member of Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins.

# music - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Betty Davis, hard funk pioneer, dies aged 77
# RIP
# RIP

Betty Davis, hard funk pioneer, dies aged 77

Feb 10th 2022, 7:51 AM 29,739 Views 4 Comments

Her records sold modestly at the time, but their impact has been cited often in the decades following.

# music - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young in boycotting Spotify over Covid 'lies'
# Joe Rogan
# Joe Rogan

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young in boycotting Spotify over Covid 'lies'

Jan 29th 2022, 2:19 PM 43,291 Views 124 Comments

“Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives,” the singer said.

# music - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Quiz: How well do you know these Meat Loaf lyrics?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these Meat Loaf lyrics?

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:00 PM 45,653 Views 28 Comments

The death of Meat Loaf was confirm by his family in a statement yesterday.

# music - Friday 21 January, 2022

'The vaults of heaven will be ringing with rock': Tributes paid to Meat Loaf who has died aged 74
# RIP
# RIP

'The vaults of heaven will be ringing with rock': Tributes paid to Meat Loaf who has died aged 74

Jan 21st 2022, 1:30 PM 111,202 Views 127 Comments

His family confirmed the news, saying: “Our hearts are broken.”

# music - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Poll: Do you like U2's music?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you like U2's music?

Jan 19th 2022, 11:16 AM 59,523 Views 72 Comments

Bono said he’s not a fan of most of the band’s songs.

# music - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Quiz: How well do you remember 20 years of Other Voices?
# Dingle All The Way
# Dingle All The Way

Quiz: How well do you remember 20 years of Other Voices?

Jan 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 38,661 Views 10 Comments

Dingle has been the setting of many great performances over the years.

# music - Friday 24 December, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know these classic Christmas hits of the 1990s?
# QUIZMAS
# QUIZMAS

Quiz: How well do you know these classic Christmas hits of the 1990s?

Dec 24th 2021, 12:00 PM 28,549 Views 7 Comments

All you want for Christmas is quiz.

# music - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Derek Chisora tapes mouth and opts to play music in bizarre press conference
# Character
From The42
# Character

Derek Chisora tapes mouth and opts to play music in bizarre press conference

Dec 16th 2021, 9:08 PM 5,487 Views 2 Comments

The Briton will face New Zealander Joseph Parker in Manchester this weekend.

# music - Friday 19 November, 2021

Mick Rock, 'the man who shot the 70s', has died aged 72
# Mick Rock
# Mick Rock

Mick Rock, 'the man who shot the 70s', has died aged 72

Nov 19th 2021, 3:59 PM 25,412 Views 10 Comments

Rock developed an interest in photography while at university, shooting local gigs.

# music - Monday 18 October, 2021

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83

Oct 18th 2021, 12:27 PM 15,242 Views 7 Comments

Tutt drummed for Elvis Presley with the TCB Band from 1969 until 1977.

# music - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Opinion: Hip-hop culture has been misunderstood - it's not about misogyny or glorifying crime
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Hip-hop culture has been misunderstood - it's not about misogyny or glorifying crime

Oct 16th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,222 Views 31 Comments

As they prepare for the 2021 Top 8 Street Dance Battle, Tobi Omoteso and Deborah O’Connor explain what hip-hop culture means to them.

# music - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Varadkar criticised for attending music festival in London on Electric Picnic weekend
# Mighty Hoopla
# Mighty Hoopla

Varadkar criticised for attending music festival in London on Electric Picnic weekend

Updated Sep 5th 2021, 12:03 PM 113,100 Views 343 Comments

A spokeswoman said the Tánaiste is currently in the UK “on private time, where such events are allowed”.

# music - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Abba have just released new music for the first time in 40 years - have a listen
# Mamma Mia
# Mamma Mia

Abba have just released new music for the first time in 40 years - have a listen

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 6:37 PM 128,720 Views 47 Comments

The new album, Voyage, will be released on 5 November.

# music - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions
# Covid19
# Covid19

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions

Aug 31st 2021, 6:39 PM 113,822 Views 80 Comments
  • The Taoiseach announced four key dates, with all restrictions on events and indoor activities lifted from 22 October.
  • In September indoor events and entertainment venues will be subject to capacity limits.
Gigs to return next week with 60% indoor limit - but no full return of nightclubs until late October
# Live Events
# Live Events

Gigs to return next week with 60% indoor limit - but no full return of nightclubs until late October

Aug 31st 2021, 6:27 PM 20,714 Views 8 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin confirmed details of the next phase of reopening society in a speech this evening.

# music - Friday 27 August, 2021

Opinion: How Charlie Watts infused one of the greatest rock bands with jazz
# Rolling Stones
# Rolling Stones

Opinion: How Charlie Watts infused one of the greatest rock bands with jazz

Aug 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 10,416 Views 13 Comments

Professor of music Victor Coelho looks at the Rolling Stones drummer, who died this week.

# music - Monday 23 August, 2021

Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening

Aug 23rd 2021, 11:30 PM 24,113 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánasite and the chief medical officer have been invited to attend a meeting with live entertainment reps.

# music - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Aoife Scott: The past 18 months have been like The Hunger Games for us in the music industry
# A Musician's Story
# A Musician's Story

Aoife Scott: The past 18 months have been like The Hunger Games for us in the music industry

Aug 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 15,438 Views 14 Comments

Musician Aoife Scott shares her story of the past 18 months and says restrictions have shown how little Ireland values creative careers.

# music - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Entertainment Industry group 'disappointed' after meeting with Minister
# Keep An Ear Out
# Keep An Ear Out

Entertainment Industry group 'disappointed' after meeting with Minister

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 40,037 Views 81 Comments

Musicians and entertainers want the government to set a timeline for when live events can return.

# music - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year

Aug 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 15,350 Views 44 Comments
  • The majority of people think live music events should go ahead this year, according to a new opinion poll
  • Three in 10 people disagree, citing concerns about Covid-19
  • Younger people are more likely to think concerts should take place, Órla Ryan writes

# music - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Three Irish artists nominated for Ivor Novello music awards
# Bualadh Bos
# Bualadh Bos

Three Irish artists nominated for Ivor Novello music awards

Aug 10th 2021, 1:26 PM 17,632 Views 8 Comments

The acts are nominated alongside musicians like Harry Styles and Lewis Capaldi.

# music - Friday 6 August, 2021

Live music allowed in outdoor settings under updated hospitality guidelines
# New Rules
# New Rules

Live music allowed in outdoor settings under updated hospitality guidelines

Aug 6th 2021, 11:29 AM 45,409 Views 108 Comments
  • The update comes after advice from the Attorney General, Órla Ryan reports
  • The latest update comes amid controversy over an event organised by former minister Katherine Zappone
  • Weddings fall under a different regulation and have an upper limit of 100 guests

# music - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Slipknot co-founder Joey Jordison dies aged 46
# Metal
# Metal

Slipknot co-founder Joey Jordison dies aged 46

Jul 28th 2021, 7:19 AM 58,586 Views 19 Comments

Jordison was voted the greatest drummer of the previous 25 years by readers of drumming magazine Rhythm in 2010.

# music - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:50 AM 22,115 Views 19 Comments

Some 3,500 people snapped up tickets for the concert.

# music - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry
# Live Music
# Live Music

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 10,951 Views 10 Comments

Up to 100 demonstrators took part in a protest in Dublin calling for a commitment from the government to reopen the sector.

'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year
# What's Another Year?
# What's Another Year?

'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:19 PM 19,924 Views 9 Comments

The music festival in Co Waterford has been rescheduled for July 2022.

Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'
# Thin Lizzy
# Thin Lizzy

Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'

Jun 23rd 2021, 6:10 AM 19,826 Views 18 Comments

We talked to director Emer Reynolds about making the documentary, which she called ‘a dream come true’.

# music - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September
# Wellies At The Ready
# Wellies At The Ready

'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September

Jun 16th 2021, 2:22 PM 20,048 Views 23 Comments

The three-day festival is set to run from 24 to 26 September.

# music - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up
# Music
# Music

Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up

Jun 10th 2021, 3:48 PM 46,981 Views 48 Comments

Pamela Joyce is to present a new evening show at the station.

# music - Friday 28 May, 2021

Here is the full list of pilot music and sport events confirmed for June and July
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

Here is the full list of pilot music and sport events confirmed for June and July

Updated May 28th 2021, 11:55 PM 19,780 Views 7 Comments

Some large pilot concerts and matches, plus smaller outdoor events, are lined up for next month.

# music - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Minister defends live performance ban for pubs and restaurants but musicians criticise 'sledgehammer approach'
# Live Music
# Live Music

Minister defends live performance ban for pubs and restaurants but musicians criticise 'sledgehammer approach'

May 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,528 Views 44 Comments
  • The chair of the Musicians' Union of Ireland has described the latest guidance as "outrageous", write Orla Dwyer and Christina Finn.
  • Government sources have indicated that the Fáilte Ireland guidelines could be modified during the summer.
  • Minister Catherine Martin said every restriction is guided by public health advice.

# music - Monday 5 April, 2021

President leads tributes to 'captivating' soprano Veronica Dunne who has died aged 93
# Music
# Music

President leads tributes to 'captivating' soprano Veronica Dunne who has died aged 93

Apr 5th 2021, 7:48 PM 24,688 Views 9 Comments

Dr Dunne also trained some of Ireland’s best known classical singers.

# music - Sunday 4 April, 2021

US rapper DMX in hospital and on life-support after suffering heart attack
# New York
# New York

US rapper DMX in hospital and on life-support after suffering heart attack

Apr 4th 2021, 12:28 PM 40,783 Views 30 Comments

DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, had hits throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s.

# music - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Top artists eye awards at first virtual Grammys tonight
# Turn It Up
# Turn It Up

Top artists eye awards at first virtual Grammys tonight

Mar 14th 2021, 4:48 PM 13,887 Views 10 Comments

Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Ricch are leading with multiple nominations each.

# music - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

'You think back to all these wonderful players - Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Wes Hoolahan, are these types dying off now?'
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'You think back to all these wonderful players - Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Wes Hoolahan, are these types dying off now?'

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 6,328 Views 0 Comments

Stuart Byrne on his new song reflecting on the nostalgia of playing football on the street as a child.

# music - Friday 26 February, 2021

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam
# Maps
# Maps

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam

Feb 26th 2021, 9:26 AM 41,042 Views 46 Comments

Last year’s contest was cancelled for the first time in its 65-year history.

# music - Monday 22 February, 2021

French music duo Daft Punk announce split
# Digital Love
# Digital Love

French music duo Daft Punk announce split

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:54 PM 31,645 Views 34 Comments

The producers are among the most influential musical acts of the past 30 years.

# music - Friday 19 February, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know these 70s classics?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these 70s classics?

Feb 19th 2021, 9:30 PM 49,361 Views 20 Comments

From the Bee Gees to the queen of country (and vaccines) Dolly Parton, here’s a quiz on 70s hits.

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