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# 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 19,253 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 44,378 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 18,096 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 29,256 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 24,604 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 40,752 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 13,883 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 6,199 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 40,965 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 31,584 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 49,219 Views 20 Comments

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

# music - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'

Jan 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 24,133 Views 34 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of the death of David Bowie, Ian Dempsey pays tribute to his musical hero and looks back at some of his gigs in Ireland.

# music - Monday 21 December, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?
# Ho Ho Hum Along
# Ho Ho Hum Along

Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?

Dec 21st 2020, 10:00 PM 36,757 Views 8 Comments

Get Behind Me, Santa!

# music - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend
# Falalalalalalalala
# Falalalalalalalala

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend

Nov 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 21,321 Views 23 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

# music - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Opinion: 'Mother felt very much like a house party that happened to be in a club'
# Clubbing Culture
# Clubbing Culture

Opinion: 'Mother felt very much like a house party that happened to be in a club'

Nov 17th 2020, 7:00 PM 40,473 Views 5 Comments

Cormac Cashman, founder of Mother and other clubs and festivals is confident we will dance again after Covid-19, but hopes no one from the events industry is left behind.

# music - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65
# Van Halen
# Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65

Oct 6th 2020, 9:15 PM 53,997 Views 37 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the musician who has died after a long battle with cancer.

# music - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Pubs will be allowed host live music sessions when they reopen
# Wet Pubs
# Wet Pubs

Pubs will be allowed host live music sessions when they reopen

Sep 10th 2020, 4:02 PM 52,760 Views 67 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin said the government would not be discouraging live music.

# music - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced
# Arts
# Arts

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced

Sep 9th 2020, 7:54 PM 21,091 Views 7 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin announced the measures this evening.

# music - Monday 31 August, 2020

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs
# Empire State Building
# Empire State Building

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs

Aug 31st 2020, 7:47 AM 29,109 Views 8 Comments

The awards were dedicated to Chadwick Boseman.

# music - Friday 14 August, 2020

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?

Aug 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 69,465 Views 93 Comments

Images of a socially-distanced concert in England were widely shared during the week.

# music - Monday 20 July, 2020

Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic
# Exit Music
# Exit Music

Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic

Jul 20th 2020, 9:00 PM 18,952 Views 16 Comments

The British magazine will publish its final issue on 28 July.

# music - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?

Jul 8th 2020, 9:30 PM 37,730 Views 36 Comments

And a one, and a two and a one, two, three, four.

# music - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played
# Music
# Music

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played

Jun 24th 2020, 4:38 PM 18,123 Views 80 Comments

New research has highlighted the lack of airplay for female Irish artists.

# music - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?

Jun 14th 2020, 10:00 PM 44,548 Views 12 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge…

# music - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders?

May 27th 2020, 9:30 PM 55,187 Views 30 Comments

Do you remember which lad was preaching about having a bad day?

# music - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Quiz: Who has sold more between Enya and these music superstars?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Who has sold more between Enya and these music superstars?

May 17th 2020, 10:00 PM 51,361 Views 44 Comments

You may be surprised.

# music - Monday 11 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics?
# Woo Hoo
# Woo Hoo

Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics?

May 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 37,182 Views 20 Comments

A wop bop a loo bop…

# music - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono?

May 10th 2020, 10:01 PM 51,858 Views 26 Comments

He turns 60 today and he’s met many people along the way.

# music - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87
# RIP
# RIP

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87

May 9th 2020, 3:52 PM 30,641 Views 29 Comments

Citing the musician’s son, Rolling Stone magazine said the cause of death was unknown.

# music - Friday 8 May, 2020

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'
# Interview
# Interview

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'

May 8th 2020, 11:22 AM 88,719 Views 120 Comments

The U2 frontman spoke to Ryan Tubridy this morning.

# music - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know the songs of Christy Moore?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know the songs of Christy Moore?

May 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 60,322 Views 40 Comments

Riiiiide on….

# music - Friday 1 May, 2020

Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79
# RIP
# RIP

Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79

May 1st 2020, 2:27 PM 9,246 Views 3 Comments

Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti’s band Africa ’70 in the 1960s and 1970s.

# music - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?
# Music Scene
# Music Scene

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 47,919 Views 29 Comments

Cast your mind back.

# music - Monday 13 April, 2020

'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral
# The Lone Tenor
# The Lone Tenor

'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral

Apr 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 65,023 Views 50 Comments

The concert was streamed online and is #1 on Youtube’s trending list.

# music - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding
# Never Give Up On A Child
# Never Give Up On A Child

Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding

Mar 25th 2020, 5:12 PM 10,476 Views 5 Comments

Hozier will be the first to participate on Friday.

# music - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?

Mar 18th 2020, 7:45 PM 16,229 Views 12 Comments

From headliners to headbangers.

# music - Friday 6 March, 2020

Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year
# The Livelong Day
# The Livelong Day

Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year

Mar 6th 2020, 8:15 AM 14,066 Views 12 Comments

The group received the €10,000 award for their third album The Livelong Day.

# music - Monday 17 February, 2020

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56
# RIP
# RIP

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

Feb 17th 2020, 3:25 PM 25,370 Views 15 Comments

His management said the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.

# music - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced
# Irish Talent
# Irish Talent

RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced

Jan 8th 2020, 5:32 PM 13,511 Views 13 Comments

The ten acts up for the award were announced this afternoon.

# music - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72
# Allee Willis
# Allee Willis

Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72

Dec 25th 2019, 11:22 AM 17,561 Views 1 Comment

Allee Willis wrote hundreds of tracks for artists including Earth, Wind and Fire and the Pet Shop Boys.

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