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# musician - Monday 29 October, 2018

'I did one gig and 12 people turned up': Irish musicians make documentary about reality of touring
# Back To Basics
# Back To Basics

'I did one gig and 12 people turned up': Irish musicians make documentary about reality of touring

Oct 29th 2018, 10:00 AM 22,691 Views 28 Comments

The documentary looks at what happened when three independent musicians teamed up to tour Ireland.

# musician - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle
# Chas And Dave
# Chas And Dave

Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle

Sep 22nd 2018, 2:10 PM 25,103 Views 9 Comments

The British star, one half of the musical duo Chas and Dave, had oesophageal cancer.

# musician - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'He was the One Direction of his day': These musicians want to resurrect the almost-forgotten Thomas Moore
# Moore's Melodies
# Moore's Melodies

'He was the One Direction of his day': These musicians want to resurrect the almost-forgotten Thomas Moore

Feb 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 25,988 Views 12 Comments

Thanks to Moore, we have Irish songs and music that would have died with end of oral history.

# musician - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Singer Tom Petty dies aged 66
# RIP
# RIP

Singer Tom Petty dies aged 66

Oct 3rd 2017, 5:49 AM 115,694 Views 109 Comments

The iconic musician was rushed to hospital on Sunday night after going into cardiac arrest.

# musician - Monday 20 February, 2017

Musician loses damages claim after falling into moat while allegedly 'spinning around looking at the stars'
# Killiney
# Killiney

Musician loses damages claim after falling into moat while allegedly 'spinning around looking at the stars'

Feb 20th 2017, 1:08 PM 28,354 Views 0 Comments

Philippe Clark fell into the moat at a Martello Tower in south Dublin where he had been given permission to perform.

# musician - Saturday 12 November, 2016

"He watched the Late Late Show": The night an unknown Jeff Buckley played the Trinity Ball
# Irish Odyssey
# Irish Odyssey

"He watched the Late Late Show": The night an unknown Jeff Buckley played the Trinity Ball

Nov 12th 2016, 11:00 AM 30,444 Views 27 Comments

The musician, who covered Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, died in 1997.

# musician - Friday 22 April, 2016

Police have "no reason to believe" Prince took his own life
# Investigation
# Investigation

Police have "no reason to believe" Prince took his own life

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:50 PM 38,793 Views 33 Comments

The iconic musician was found unresponsive in a lift at his Paisley Park estate

# musician - Monday 22 February, 2016

Irish musician in induced coma following an accident in Portugal
# Accident
# Accident

Irish musician in induced coma following an accident in Portugal

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:59 AM 34,067 Views 2 Comments

Niall Dennehy is a member of the soul and jazz group Art Crimes.

# musician - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

American Pie singer Don McLean arrested on domestic violence charge
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

American Pie singer Don McLean arrested on domestic violence charge

Jan 19th 2016, 8:54 AM 18,580 Views 32 Comments

He posted bail yesterday.

# musician - Friday 18 December, 2015

Elderly musician overwhelmed with responses to ad asking for people to jam with him
# People Power
# People Power

Elderly musician overwhelmed with responses to ad asking for people to jam with him

Dec 18th 2015, 10:07 PM 20,427 Views 8 Comments

“I’ve missed playing, and when I do play now it makes me feel better and young again.”

An elderly musician put out a request for people to jam with, and got loads of responses
# Let's Jam
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Jam

An elderly musician put out a request for people to jam with, and got loads of responses

Dec 18th 2015, 2:32 PM 3,174 Views 1 Comment

“I’ve missed playing, and when I do play now it makes me feel better and young again.”

# musician - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Lady Marmalade writer and influential New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint has died
# RIP
# RIP

Lady Marmalade writer and influential New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint has died

Nov 10th 2015, 2:32 PM 5,117 Views 4 Comments

He penned hundreds of hits, including Working in a Coal Mine.

# musician - Friday 17 July, 2015

Imelda May reveals marital split on Facebook to "dispel any bad rumours"
# Sad News
# Sad News

Imelda May reveals marital split on Facebook to "dispel any bad rumours"

Jul 17th 2015, 8:02 PM 50,797 Views 22 Comments

She said that “the papers are running with it soon”.

# musician - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

The trailer for the critically acclaimed Amy Winehouse documentary is finally here
# Back To Black
# Back To Black

The trailer for the critically acclaimed Amy Winehouse documentary is finally here

May 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,176 Views 18 Comments

Some critics say it could be headed for an Oscar.

# musician - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Rapper Afroman arrested for punching female fan on stage
# Because I Got High
From The Daily Edge
# Because I Got High

Rapper Afroman arrested for punching female fan on stage

Feb 18th 2015, 8:02 PM 3,638 Views 5 Comments

Police interrupted his gig in Mississippi last night to arrest him.

Rapper Afroman arrested after punching female fan on stage
# Because I Got High
# Because I Got High

Rapper Afroman arrested after punching female fan on stage

Feb 18th 2015, 5:55 PM 18,731 Views 58 Comments

Police interrupted his gig in Mississippi last night to arrest him.

# musician - Thursday 5 February, 2015

So Michael Stipe was hanging around a barbershop in Dublin last night...
# Shiny Happy Barbers
From The Daily Edge
# Shiny Happy Barbers

So Michael Stipe was hanging around a barbershop in Dublin last night...

Feb 5th 2015, 7:24 AM 5,457 Views 6 Comments

Hi Michael!

# musician - Monday 29 September, 2014

You need to hear this majestic French horn cover of Outkast's Hey Ya
# Like A Polaroid Picture
From The Daily Edge
# Like A Polaroid Picture

You need to hear this majestic French horn cover of Outkast's Hey Ya

Sep 29th 2014, 10:02 PM 1,984 Views 0 Comments

Lend us some sugar. We are your neighbours.

# musician - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Guy remixes annoying iPhone ringtones into surprisingly good dance tune
# Marimba
From The Daily Edge
# Marimba

Guy remixes annoying iPhone ringtones into surprisingly good dance tune

May 21st 2014, 7:00 PM 3,056 Views 3 Comments

You can make music out of ANYTHING.

# musician - Friday 16 May, 2014

Irish singer Hozier to appear on The Ellen Show
# Take Us To Church
From The Daily Edge
# Take Us To Church

Irish singer Hozier to appear on The Ellen Show

May 16th 2014, 8:50 AM 2,742 Views 0 Comments

The Wicklow man is the toast of the US.

# musician - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Here's Gay Byrne interviewing Kate Bush in 1978
# This Woman's Work
From The Daily Edge
# This Woman's Work

Here's Gay Byrne interviewing Kate Bush in 1978

Mar 26th 2014, 3:15 PM 6,346 Views 5 Comments

The singer had just released Wuthering Heights, at the tender age of 19.

# musician - Thursday 24 October, 2013

"Taidhg, my beloved, was an organ donor": Mother of musician killed in car crash in heartfelt appeal
# Taidhg Burke
# Taidhg Burke

"Taidhg, my beloved, was an organ donor": Mother of musician killed in car crash in heartfelt appeal

Oct 24th 2013, 8:17 AM 15,484 Views 19 Comments

Taidhg Burke, bass player with recent Hot Press cover stars The Calvanists, died following a car crash in Bantry last weekend.

# musician - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Musician Jim Corr settles €1.4m debt with ACC Bank
# Debt
# Debt

Musician Jim Corr settles €1.4m debt with ACC Bank

Jul 3rd 2013, 9:14 PM 21,747 Views 60 Comments

The only male member of Irish family band The Corrs was due to be cross-examined by ACC Bank at the Commercial Court today.

# musician - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

VIDEO: Kid's cymbal breaks mid-performance, hilarity ensues
# Star Spangled Banner
From The Daily Edge
# Star Spangled Banner

VIDEO: Kid's cymbal breaks mid-performance, hilarity ensues

Jun 4th 2013, 11:17 AM 1,577 Views 0 Comments

No one could have predicted that reaction.

# musician - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

And the winner is... Video about fatal shop fire wins Turner prize
# Art
# Art

And the winner is... Video about fatal shop fire wins Turner prize

Dec 4th 2012, 11:29 AM 2,853 Views 0 Comments

Relative unknown Elizabeth Price won the £25,000 Turner prize last night for her work based on a fire at a high street shop in Britain in the 1970s.

# musician - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Remember MySpace? It's got a new face
# The Social Network
# The Social Network

Remember MySpace? It's got a new face

Sep 26th 2012, 8:30 PM 14,530 Views 21 Comments

The Justin Timberlake-owned site has a new look as it tries to pull itself out of the doldrums.

# musician - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Stevie Wonder and wife to divorce
# Celeb Split
From The Daily Edge
# Celeb Split

Stevie Wonder and wife to divorce

Aug 4th 2012, 3:07 PM 6,086 Views 31 Comments

The legendary singer is to divorce from his second wife, Kai Miller Morris.

# musician - Monday 7 February, 2011

Former Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore dies at 58
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Former Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore dies at 58

Feb 7th 2011, 3:02 PM 842 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast-born guitarist – who played with Thin Lizzy, Bob Dylan, George Harrison and many others – has passed away while on holiday in Spain.