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#Bands

# bands - 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 52,979 Views 68 Comments

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

# bands - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court
# Offensive
# Offensive

Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court

Jan 18th 2017, 10:32 PM 18,841 Views 21 Comments

The US Patent Office says their name is offensive.

# bands - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

People are sharing the most perfect ways to #MakeABandIrish
# Makeabandirish
From The Daily Edge
# Makeabandirish

People are sharing the most perfect ways to #MakeABandIrish

Oct 26th 2016, 8:09 PM 4,723 Views 0 Comments

The Arklow Monkeys sound savage.

# bands - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Band apologises for fake sex tape publicity stunt
# PR Stunt
# PR Stunt

Band apologises for fake sex tape publicity stunt

May 12th 2016, 9:59 PM 36,372 Views 12 Comments

The duo nonetheless went ahead and released its latest video, which mixes a performance with grainy shots of sexual activity.

# bands - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Here are our top 6 things to do at Electric Picnic today: Saturday
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Here are our top 6 things to do at Electric Picnic today: Saturday

Sep 5th 2015, 7:45 AM 16,326 Views 12 Comments

Rise and shine!

# bands - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?

Mar 29th 2015, 9:30 AM 14,477 Views 81 Comments

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
# Moves Like Wallace
# Moves Like Wallace

Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don't rely on the dole

Mar 29th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,350 Views 45 Comments

“Most of those starting their careers in the cultural industries recognise the dole as a necessary fact of life.”

# bands - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over “negative publicity”
# Criticism
From The Daily Edge
# Criticism

Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over “negative publicity”

Feb 4th 2015, 4:36 PM 4,467 Views 1 Comment

The Actbacker stage was aimed at new bands.

Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over "negative publicity"
# Criticism
# Criticism

Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over "negative publicity"

Feb 4th 2015, 2:26 PM 27,544 Views 47 Comments

The Actbacker stage was aimed at new bands.

# bands - Thursday 6 November, 2014

AC/DC drummer arrested for trying to arrange murders
# Dirty Deeds
# Dirty Deeds

AC/DC drummer arrested for trying to arrange murders

Nov 6th 2014, 7:53 AM 19,674 Views 30 Comments

Phil Rudd has yet to enter a plea.

# bands - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Brooms, bands and patience: Peter O'Mahony almost ready for Munster comeback
# Rebooted
From The42
# Rebooted

Brooms, bands and patience: Peter O'Mahony almost ready for Munster comeback

Sep 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 11,161 Views 35 Comments

The Ireland back row told TheScore.ie exactly how he has built up from a double shoulder reconstruction.

# bands - Saturday 30 August, 2014

This Irish band is huge worldwide - so why isn't this recognised at home?
# Black Metal
# Black Metal

This Irish band is huge worldwide - so why isn't this recognised at home?

Aug 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 54,436 Views 72 Comments

Primordial launch their latest album with a metal festival in Ireland later this year.

# bands - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts
# Tune In
# Tune In

New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts

Apr 23rd 2014, 2:00 PM 8,190 Views 24 Comments

First Music Contact has teamed up with HMV to give Irish bands the chance to play live in the HMV stores every week.

# bands - Monday 21 April, 2014

Leaving Cert could see major overhaul with proposed new grading scale
# Reform
# Reform

Leaving Cert could see major overhaul with proposed new grading scale

Apr 21st 2014, 7:16 AM 16,446 Views 52 Comments

The number of grading bands would be reduced from 14 to eight.

# bands - Sunday 6 October, 2013

The boybands we're glad were left behind in the 90s
# Till You Say Stop
From The Daily Edge
# Till You Say Stop

The boybands we're glad were left behind in the 90s

Oct 6th 2013, 3:00 PM 7,273 Views 8 Comments

Lots of things about the 90s were brilliant. These boybands were not one of them.

# bands - Monday 23 September, 2013

Youth charity calls on Arthur's Day acts to donate fees to alcohol abuse groups
# Arthur's Day
# Arthur's Day

Youth charity calls on Arthur's Day acts to donate fees to alcohol abuse groups

Sep 23rd 2013, 12:45 PM 3,522 Views 25 Comments

SpunOut.ie says the musical acts can acknowledge the effect alcohol can have by donating their performance fee.

# bands - Sunday 15 September, 2013

What happens when our favourite bands and foods collide?
# Punbelievable
From The Daily Edge
# Punbelievable

What happens when our favourite bands and foods collide?

Sep 15th 2013, 3:00 PM 3,672 Views 4 Comments

Amazing puns, that’s what.

# bands - Saturday 31 August, 2013

9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic
# Home Sweet Home
From The Daily Edge
# Home Sweet Home

9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2013, 9:30 AM 11,547 Views 19 Comments

Didn’t make it to Electric Picnic this year? WHO CARES? Not us.

# bands - Friday 26 July, 2013

Last day to apply to feature in new Irish music showcase
# New Talent
# New Talent

Last day to apply to feature in new Irish music showcase

Jul 26th 2013, 3:29 PM 4,549 Views 5 Comments

Hard Working Class Heroes is Ireland’s annual showcase and conference to get young Irish talent on the road to music success.

# bands - Friday 29 March, 2013

13 huge musical acts... and what they were originally called
# Renamed
From The Daily Edge
# Renamed

13 huge musical acts... and what they were originally called

Mar 29th 2013, 6:00 PM 19,925 Views 31 Comments

Fancy going to a Lizzy Grant concert? Or maybe going to see Joyspeed?

# bands - Saturday 26 January, 2013

HMV: What does its receivership mean for Irish music and businesses?
# HMV
# HMV

HMV: What does its receivership mean for Irish music and businesses?

Jan 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 10,415 Views 31 Comments

HMV has gone into receivership, and its future hangs in the balance – what impact could this have on Irish bands and music distribution companies?

# bands - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

U2 covers album launched to raise money for Concern
# U2
From The Daily Edge
# U2

U2 covers album launched to raise money for Concern

Nov 15th 2011, 2:53 PM 2,296 Views 6 Comments

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.

# bands - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns
# Riots
# Riots

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns

Aug 10th 2011, 2:55 PM 594 Views 2 Comments

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.

# bands - Friday 8 July, 2011

In numbers: the Oxegen festival
# Oxegen
From The Daily Edge
# Oxegen

In numbers: the Oxegen festival

Jul 8th 2011, 2:29 PM 1,624 Views 3 Comments

Free wellies, bottles of champers, miles of fencing and Rubberbandits saying mass…

# bands - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Oxegen: How to get there and what you can’t bring
# Oxegen
From The Daily Edge
# Oxegen

Oxegen: How to get there and what you can’t bring

Jul 6th 2011, 6:40 PM 2,202 Views 16 Comments

Gazebos are out, according to festival organisers.