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# music - Last week 13th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Beyonce ties Grammy record after leading nominations with nine
# Grammys
# Grammys

Beyonce ties Grammy record after leading nominations with nine

Nov 15th 2022, 10:46 PM 10,114 Views 9 Comments

The ceremony will be held on 5 February in Los Angeles.

# music - This year 2022

Poll: Can you play an instrument?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Can you play an instrument?

Sep 22nd 2022, 8:50 AM 31,091 Views 36 Comments

These passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight can anyway.

Poll: Do you like Garth Brooks' music?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you like Garth Brooks' music?

Sep 5th 2022, 8:14 AM 41,392 Views 40 Comments

He’s set to play five shows in Croke Park this month.

Why does Ireland have such a connection with Garth Brooks?
# No Fences
# No Fences

Why does Ireland have such a connection with Garth Brooks?

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:00 PM 43,698 Views 58 Comments

Fans and a music expert have their say.

Lamont Dozier, writer of Motown classics You Can't Hurry Love and Heat Wave, dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Lamont Dozier, writer of Motown classics You Can't Hurry Love and Heat Wave, dies aged 81

Aug 9th 2022, 7:37 PM 9,890 Views 4 Comments

Dozier was the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced dozens of Motown hits.

Quiz: How much do you know about Taylor Swift?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Taylor Swift?

Aug 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 35,339 Views 22 Comments

August slipped away into a moment in time…

Irish Oscar-nominated actress Jessie Buckley shortlisted for major music prize
# Congrats
# Congrats

Irish Oscar-nominated actress Jessie Buckley shortlisted for major music prize

Jul 26th 2022, 3:32 PM 26,789 Views 7 Comments

She is nominated with collaborator Bernard Butler for their album For All Our Days That Tear The Heart.

'It's really special': Kate Bush on the return of 'Running Up That Hill' to the charts
# Running Up Those Charts
# Running Up Those Charts

'It's really special': Kate Bush on the return of 'Running Up That Hill' to the charts

Jun 22nd 2022, 5:23 PM 23,219 Views 22 Comments

37 years after its release, the song is back at the top of singles charts worldwide thanks to its inclusion in Netflix series Stranger Things.

Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61
# RIP
# RIP

Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61

May 23rd 2022, 5:42 PM 40,274 Views 11 Comments

Coughlan was a member of critically acclaimed bands The Fatima Mansions and Microdisney.

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 25,642 Views 16 Comments

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

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 24,820 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Betty Davis, hard funk pioneer, dies aged 77

Feb 10th 2022, 7:51 AM 29,761 Views 4 Comments

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

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 43,317 Views 124 Comments

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

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 45,797 Views 28 Comments

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

'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 111,304 Views 127 Comments

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

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

Poll: Do you like U2's music?

Jan 19th 2022, 11:16 AM 59,617 Views 72 Comments

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

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 38,728 Views 10 Comments

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

# music - Last year 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 28,637 Views 7 Comments

All you want for Christmas is quiz.

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 5,497 Views 2 Comments

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

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 25,427 Views 10 Comments

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

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83

Oct 18th 2021, 12:27 PM 15,280 Views 7 Comments

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

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 18,374 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.

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 113,199 Views 343 Comments

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

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 128,771 Views 48 Comments

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

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 113,873 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 20,725 Views 8 Comments

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

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 10,451 Views 13 Comments

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

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 24,131 Views 24 Comments

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

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 15,475 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.

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 40,058 Views 81 Comments

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

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 15,390 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
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 17,655 Views 8 Comments

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

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 45,491 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
Slipknot co-founder Joey Jordison dies aged 46
# Metal
# Metal

Slipknot co-founder Joey Jordison dies aged 46

Jul 28th 2021, 7:19 AM 58,631 Views 19 Comments

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

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 22,156 Views 19 Comments

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

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 10,993 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 20,031 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 19,989 Views 18 Comments

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

'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 20,070 Views 23 Comments

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

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 47,296 Views 48 Comments

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

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