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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Bands

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Pubs will be allowed host live music sessions when they reopen
Minister Catherine Martin said the government would not be discouraging live music.
Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court
The US Patent Office says their name is offensive.
People are sharing the most perfect ways to #MakeABandIrish
The Arklow Monkeys sound savage.
Band apologises for fake sex tape publicity stunt
The duo nonetheless went ahead and released its latest video, which mixes a performance with grainy shots of sexual activity.
Here are our top 6 things to do at Electric Picnic today: Saturday
Rise and shine!
Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?
TD Mick Wallace says they need more support so they’re not relying on the dole.
Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don't rely on the dole
“Most of those starting their careers in the cultural industries recognise the dole as a necessary fact of life.”
Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over “negative publicity”
The Actbacker stage was aimed at new bands.
Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over "negative publicity"
The Actbacker stage was aimed at new bands.
AC/DC drummer arrested for trying to arrange murders
Phil Rudd has yet to enter a plea.
Brooms, bands and patience: Peter O'Mahony almost ready for Munster comeback
The Ireland back row told exactly how he has built up from a double shoulder reconstruction.
This Irish band is huge worldwide - so why isn't this recognised at home?
Primordial launch their latest album with a metal festival in Ireland later this year.
New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts
First Music Contact has teamed up with HMV to give Irish bands the chance to play live in the HMV stores every week.
Leaving Cert could see major overhaul with proposed new grading scale
The number of grading bands would be reduced from 14 to eight.
The boybands we're glad were left behind in the 90s
Lots of things about the 90s were brilliant. These boybands were not one of them.
Youth charity calls on Arthur's Day acts to donate fees to alcohol abuse groups says the musical acts can acknowledge the effect alcohol can have by donating their performance fee.
What happens when our favourite bands and foods collide?
Amazing puns, that’s what.
9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic
Didn’t make it to Electric Picnic this year? WHO CARES? Not us.
Last day to apply to feature in new Irish music showcase
Hard Working Class Heroes is Ireland’s annual showcase and conference to get young Irish talent on the road to music success.
13 huge musical acts... and what they were originally called
Fancy going to a Lizzy Grant concert? Or maybe going to see Joyspeed?
HMV: What does its receivership mean for Irish music and businesses?
HMV has gone into receivership, and its future hangs in the balance – what impact could this have on Irish bands and music distribution companies?
U2 covers album launched to raise money for Concern
The album features tracks from Achtung Baby, covered by Patti Smith, Depeche Mode and Jack White, and all proceeds will go to Concern’s East Africa appeal.
Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns
Dublin-based [PIAS] Ireland was one of the businesses affected. It is encouraging people to support independent labels who lost stock in the fire by downloading music from their websites.
In numbers: the Oxegen festival
Free wellies, bottles of champers, miles of fencing and Rubberbandits saying mass…
Oxegen: How to get there and what you can’t bring
Gazebos are out, according to festival organisers.