At just 14 years old, Dublin native Patricia Lalor’s delicately haunting vocals and sharp lyrics reveal a songwriter far ahead of her years. The young singer began her musical journey singing covers of songs by artists such as Aurora, Girl in Red and Mac De Marco and uploading them online. She first uploaded her first cover at just 11 years old and since then has managed to garner over 75 thousand followers and even caught the eye of Hozier, who stated that her cover of Cherry Wine was “Hands down, one of the best cover’s I’ve ever seen”. Now ready to unveil her first self-penned sol
‘Alternating Current’ is Dublin’s new city festival, curated by Dublin Digital Radio, to show Ireland’s other music traditions. Weird, eerie, noisy, loud, lamenting…
This inaugural festival is a celebration of the networks that converge on ddr., an ode to the airwaves as a space of commune and solidarity during crisis, while also being a response by the station to a wide range of artists that are each exhaustive experimenters in their own right.
For Alternating Current, Dublin Digital Radio commissioned sixteen of these artists to make new work and have them perform it over the
Billy Nomates will be performing live at The Workman’s Club, Dublin on 26th October 2021.
With huge support from BBC 6Music, the year came to a climax when she was asked by Iggy Pop to step into his shoes to cover his Christmas show, together with featuring on the new Sleaford Mods single ‘Mork n Mindy’ Billy Nomates has proved herself to be one of the most original and respected new artists coming through this year.
The new EP ‘Emergency Telephone’ sees Billy Nomates develop her unique sound and unflinching lyrics, on the new EP she says, “Emergency Telephone is predominantl
Based on Darwin’s idea that no member of the same species is alike, EVOLUTIONS takes place in a community of vastly different dancers, of backgrounds ranging from classical ballet to Capoeira, to street dance, where they find a common way of moving, soaring and falling together while finally breaking into separate paths and spaces of growth. John Scott weaves ideas of bloodlines, migration, assimilation and adaptation into an ever-evolving landscape in this new dance work.
Set in the mid 90s, a turbulent period in Tallaght’s social history, against the backdrop of the ‘Drugs Out’ marches, Straight to Video is a biting new comedy written by, and starring, Emmet Kirwan.
In a video shop in west Tallaght, in the tumultuous spring of 1995, the owner Barry is having problems with his staff, the customers, a local vigilante called The Coach, and an elusive video pirate simply called The Video Van Man, who’s ripping off his stock. His long-suffering staff Karl and Claire are the movie geek brains that keep the shop going, but they and the shop are under threa
A very special gathering of some of the best Irish artists that sound tracked a generation goes indoors this October. Féile Classical comes to 3Arena on Thursday 28th October 2021 with thanks to the Department of Culture, Tourism, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports & Media.
In 2018 something wonderful happened at Semple Stadium in Thurles. The most seminal Irish bands of 90’s got together with the Irish Chamber Orchestra for a very special show – Féile Classical.
Now the ultimate line up of the bands that were the music of a generation, are getting together one more time as Féile Classical
One of our great live performers, Glen Hansard returns to Dublin audiences with this special show at NCH.
Glen Hansard is the lead singer and a founding member of The Frames. He is one half of folk duo The Swell Season, along with Czech pianist and vocalist Markéta Irglová. Together, they share an Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Falling Slowly,” from the film Once, in which they both starred. More recently in his career, he has released four solo albums, including the GRAMMY-nominated Didn’t He Ramble (2015), as well as a number of EPs and a Live record. Glen is currentl
The giggles are back!
Join the fun this Halloween weekend with 3 nights of mirth, merriment and mayhem.
• Friday 29th Jack McKenna brings his Rascal Comedy chat show to the stage. 5 comedians will join Jack on stage for some banter and performances.
The Great Damo Clark headlines the Friday night!
• Saturday 30th - The Party T*ts bring their weekly show to the stage, expect maximum audience participation! Ailish, Ben and Keego will also be performing.
• Sunday 31st - Sinead Walsh brings the Sunday Rollover (Halloween shtyle) to Eargasm! Another line up of top comedians.
Join us, if you dare, for a candlelit recital of suitably chilling music including Saint-Saens Danse Macabre, Gounod’s Funeral March of a Marionette, John Williams’ Hedwig’s Theme and Bach’s immortal Toccata and Fugue in D minor – all of which should send a terrifying shiver up your spines!
Suitable for all ages – but not the faint hearted!
Stuart Nicholson organ · Victoria Green guitar · Michael Lee narrator
plus a special guest appearance by the late Alfred Hitchcock