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#Music

# music - Thursday 22 August, 2019

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020

Tickets for the 2020 edition of the Waterford festival will go on sale next week.

# music - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats

Around 15 people were involved in the overnight attack in Paris.

# music - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

From The42 NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music Collaboration

NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music

Roc Nation will advise the organisation on the selection of artists for major events such as the Super Bowl half-time show.

# music - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?

All Together Now is taking place in Co Waterford this weekend.

# music - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Irish band Fontaines DC nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize

They join Anna Calvi, Foals and slowthai among the nominees this year.

# music - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87

Between the years of 1974 and 2010, Kitagawa was responsible for 232 number one singles.

# music - Sunday 9 June, 2019

A unique music festival will see great music played in unusual venues this week

The Great Music in Irish Houses festival is going into its 49th year.

# music - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'

We speak to two artists due to play at Body and Soul this month.

# music - Friday 7 June, 2019

Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77 RIP

Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77

The Grammy award winning musician has been described today as a “radiant singer, songwriter, and pianist”.

# music - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Top Australian DJ dies in Bali accident while attempting to help friend RIP

Top Australian DJ dies in Bali accident while attempting to help friend

Adam Sky is believed to have suffered severe cuts when he fell through a glass door.

# music - Monday 29 April, 2019

Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'

There have been widespread calls for a boycott of this year’s event both in Ireland and abroad.

# music - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'One of the unsung heroes': Tributes after death of Whelan's 'gatekeeper' Joe Nicholson RIP

'One of the unsung heroes': Tributes after death of Whelan's 'gatekeeper' Joe Nicholson

Nicholson as been described as someone who deeply loved live music.

# music - Friday 12 April, 2019

It's a country/rap song that's breaking chart records in the US. So why the Old Town Road controversy? Lil Nas X This post contains videos

It's a country/rap song that's breaking chart records in the US. So why the Old Town Road controversy?

“I’m gonna take my horse, To the old town road.”

Stormzy cancels festival show claiming his friends and manager were 'racially profiled' by security

The British rapper said he needed to “make a point about racism”.

# music - Friday 29 March, 2019

Boyzone singer Keith Duffy hospitalised before show in Bangkok

The band performed without him after he was taken to hospital.

'We are distraught': Liverpool band Her's killed in US crash RIP This post contains videos

'We are distraught': Liverpool band Her's killed in US crash

The British duo had recently released their debut album.

# music - Friday 8 March, 2019

Choice Music Awards: This band made the best album in Ireland last year

According to the RTÉ Choice Music Prize 2018, that is.

# music - Thursday 7 March, 2019

RTÉ won't be playlisting Michael Jackson as it could be insensitive to listeners

This is due to allegations about the famed singer, which are detailed in a new four-hour documentary.

# music - Monday 4 March, 2019

From The Daily Edge A roundup of 42 songs you definitely thought were soooo deep when you were younger Music

A roundup of 42 songs you definitely thought were soooo deep when you were younger

What would you do if your son was at home, crying all alone on the bedroom floor ’cause he’s hungry?

# music - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one Aid

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one

The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.

# music - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Singer Ryan Adams accused of misconduct by seven women, including one who was underage

The New York Times report says Adams used his position in the music industry as leverage.

# music - Monday 11 February, 2019

Lady G, Cardi B and Kacey Musgraves lead the way as women reign at the Grammys

It was also a good night for Donald Glover, AKA Childish Gambino, who won four awards including song of the year.

# music - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From The Daily Edge Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians Rising Star

Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians

The woman responsible for some serious bangers.

# music - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge 35 albums you should be looking forward to in 2019 2019

35 albums you should be looking forward to in 2019

This is going to be a pretty good year (in terms of music, anyway).

# music - Friday 18 January, 2019

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer Pride Of Limerick This post contains videos

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer

O’Riordan’s bandmates also received the honour from the University of Limerick.

# music - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Celine Dion removing R Kelly collaboration from streaming sites amid sexual abuse allegations

The singer is the latest star to take down a duet with Kelly.

# music - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year Rte Choice Music Prize This post contains videos

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year

Two of those nominated have won the award before.

# music - Monday 7 January, 2019

Getting honest about music and mental health: 'I remember things in the book I spent years trying to forget'

Tony Wright was a member of the hugely popular band ASIWYFA. He talks to us about leaving the band and how a vicious assault contributed to depression.

# music - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge 7 gigs on throughout January that you can still get tickets for Gig Guide

7 gigs on throughout January that you can still get tickets for

Looking to escape the January blues?

# music - Sunday 30 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here are the books, movies, music, and television that DailyEdge.ie writers loved this year Year In Review

# music - Friday 28 December, 2018

HMV calls in administrators in UK for second time in six years

HMV calls in administrators in UK for second time in six years

The company no longer has any stores in the Republic of Ireland – the five remaining stores here closed in 2016.

# music - Monday 24 December, 2018

Want to start your own music business? New training course to be rolled out in Dublin

It is planned for the first training session to take place on Monday 21 January and run for five weeks.

The Irish For... All the most important Christmas words (including Fairytale of New York as Gaeilge)

Hó hó hó! Darach Ó Séaghdha has a selection box of Irish words for Christmas.

# music - Saturday 15 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Róisín Murphy chats about her new venture as a podcast host Roisin Murphy

Róisín Murphy chats about her new venture as a podcast host

“I definitely look like someone who never stops swearing cause they put it in the headline, so me mother is calling me going ‘For feck’s sake! What are you doing?’”

# music - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Bob Dylan and Neil Young to play together in Kilkenny next July

Tickets go on sale on Monday at 9am; tickets will be priced from €76.

# music - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Lily Allen paid a visit to Zaytoon after her Dublin gig last night Falafel

# music - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Cher to return to Dublin for first Irish gig in 15 years

Tickets go on sale this Friday.

# music - Monday 3 December, 2018

Electric Picnic tickets sell out 15 minutes after going on sale

It is the first time the festival has sold out before any acts were announced.

# music - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Meet Mona-Lxsa: The 26-year-old DJ and founder of an Irish all-female creative collective Gxrl Code

Meet Mona-Lxsa: The 26-year-old DJ and founder of an Irish all-female creative collective

The Spice Girls have nothing on Gxrl Code.

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