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# music - Sunday 19 November, 2017

The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'

Being an Irish headline band doesn’t mean that you’re rolling in it – and you might be facing serious financial challenges. We talked to three musicians.

# music - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'I made just 97p in a month from plays of Brewing Up A Storm on YouTube'

At the launch of a new IMRO report today, there was a serious focus on the issue of copyright and how much musicians make from sites like YouTube.

# music - Friday 10 November, 2017

Poll: Are RTÉ's orchestras a good use of licence fee money? Revenue This post contains a poll

Poll: Are RTÉ's orchestras a good use of licence fee money?

The national broadcaster is legally required to maintain orchestras and choirs.

RTÉ is reviewing its €13 million orchestras but it could have a fight on its hands

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra were founded in 1948.

# music - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Former member of The Chieftains Ronnie McShane has died in Dublin RIP

Former member of The Chieftains Ronnie McShane has died in Dublin

He died peacefully and is survived by his wife Vera.

# music - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

New Zealand political party ordered to pay €351k to Eminem in copyright case

The National Party had used a work entitled ‘Eminem Esque’ which the rapper’s publishers said was actually one of his songs under a different name.

# music - Monday 23 October, 2017

Halloween party? We have a petrifying playlist for you

The devil has the best tunes.

# music - Sunday 22 October, 2017

How a Limerick singer went from playing guitar to procrastinate to a new album and a tour of Germany

Emma Langford released her debut album this week.

# music - Monday 18 September, 2017

Lady Gaga postpones European leg of her tour due to battle with chronic illness

The singer suffers from fibromyalgia and a statement issued by promoter Live Nation said this left her unable to perform.

# music - Saturday 16 September, 2017

How stories from Ireland's past and present compelled this singer-songwriter to make trouble

Singer-songwriter by night, book publisher by day, Ciara Sidine was questioning her choice of career. But then she found her way to inspiration.

# music - Thursday 7 September, 2017

There's a new piano in Pearse Station and people are being encouraged to play it

Irish Rail has installed the decorated piano on the southbound platform of the station.

# music - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 songs you probably didn't know are covers Got It Covered

9 songs you probably didn't know are covers

There is no original art anymore.

# music - Monday 4 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 tweets that perfectly sum up today's post-EP comedown Ep2017

11 tweets that perfectly sum up today's post-EP comedown

The struggle is so so real.

# music - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Walter Becker, Steely Dan co-founder, dies at 67 RIP This post contains videos

Walter Becker, Steely Dan co-founder, dies at 67

Becker missed a number of concerts in July due to illness.

# music - Saturday 2 September, 2017

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands flock to Laois for Electric Picnic Stradbally This post contains images

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands flock to Laois for Electric Picnic

Tickets for the festival sold out within minutes back in March.

# music - Friday 1 September, 2017

Wellies? Check. Tickets? Check. But should I bring shorts? All you need to know about Electric Picnic

How to get there, some of our recommendations, and what kind of weather you should prepare for…

# music - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Poll: Did you ever own an iPod nano or shuffle? And The Beat Goes On This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you ever own an iPod nano or shuffle?

Apple announced yesterday that it was discontinuing the sale of the two devices.

# music - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Ed Sheeran praised for 'protecting his true fans' by recalling 10,000 tickets

The recall only affected UK tour dates, according to a statement from Sheeran’s team.

Golden Discs has bounced back thanks to vinyl's 'renaissance'

The chain’s traditional record sales more than doubled last year.

# music - Monday 10 July, 2017

Promoters issue warning as Ed Sheeran tickets pop up on resale websites at inflated prices

Over 300,000 tickets have been sold for the singer’s seven dates in Cork, Galway, Dublin and Belfast.

# music - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Last night's Coldplay gig looked spectacular from the air

The English band played to over 80,000 fans in GAA headquarters.

This empty old house is being turned into a unique venue for a Sligo festival

A building called Breda Murphy’s House is being turned into a temporary gig venue.

# music - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

As The Beatles' first single approaches the '56-year rule', Paul McCartney settles rights lawsuit

The former Beatle had filed an action against Sony ATV Music Publishing.

# music - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Music made by one of Catholicism's biggest rebels is being celebrated in Dublin

The festival Mighty Fortress pays tribute to Martin Luther’s music, which played a big part in his religious world.

# music - Thursday 15 June, 2017

46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine' Better Late Than Never This post contains videos

46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine'

The anti-war track was first written in 1971.

# music - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Leave your tent behind at festivals? Here's why you shouldn't

They usually end up in landfills, and are very difficult to recycle or incinerate.

# music - Saturday 3 June, 2017

German rock festival resumes after 'terrorist threat' proves false

The event was evacuated yesterday.

# music - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Trailblazing rock star Gregg Allman dies aged 69

The Allman Brothers shot to fame with hits such as Whipping Post and Midnight Rider.

# music - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Column: 'I am determined to make music available to the deaf'

I was the first and only deaf and vision impaired student to choose music as a Leaving Cert subject, writes Orla O’Sullivan.

# music - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Here's how much U2, Paul McCartney and Adele are worth

The Sunday Times Music Rich List is out.

# music - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'Closer to The Hunger Games than Coachella': Fyre Festival hit with $100m lawsuit Bahamian Nightmare This post contains videos

'Closer to The Hunger Games than Coachella': Fyre Festival hit with $100m lawsuit

The festival was cancelled despite thousands flying to the Caribbean.

# music - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Finland's main train station gets a makeover just in time for a Kiss concert

The glam rock band are due to play a gig in the Finnish capital on 4 May.

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos Fyre Festival This post contains videos

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos

Tickets for the festival cost up to $12,000 with VIP packages rising to $250,000.

# music - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'Ten seconds of embarrassment can save your life': Brian Kennedy on cancer and love

The singer has spoken out about his life since being diagnosed with rectal cancer.

# music - Monday 24 April, 2017

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

A stampede at the music festival killed 21 people and injured over 650 others.

# music - Saturday 22 April, 2017

# music - Monday 17 April, 2017

Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival

Cruinniú na Cásca attracted some 550,000 people to events around the country.

# music - Friday 14 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge U2's song with Kendrick Lamar is good, and the internet is extremely surprised XXX

U2's song with Kendrick Lamar is good, and the internet is extremely surprised

“Kendrick Lamar managed to make U2 tolerable. Is this witchcraft?”

# music - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Easter holidays have begun and here's what's happening around the country

A quick round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the next week.

# music - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.

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