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#Musicians

# musicians - Monday 6 September, 2021

'People are dying to dance': Entertainment industry gears up as restrictions on live music ease
# Let's Dance
# Let's Dance

'People are dying to dance': Entertainment industry gears up as restrictions on live music ease

Sep 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 19,928 Views 16 Comments
  • Those working in the sector have already seen an increase in demand since the government announcement, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The industry has said the PUP should continue to be available for workers in the industry until they can return to full employment.

# musicians - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry
# Live Music
# Live Music

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 10,931 Views 10 Comments

Up to 100 demonstrators took part in a protest in Dublin calling for a commitment from the government to reopen the sector.

# musicians - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Self-employed people allowed earn €960 over two months without losing their Pandemic Unemployment Payment
# PUP
# PUP

Self-employed people allowed earn €960 over two months without losing their Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Dec 9th 2020, 4:44 PM 71,814 Views 19 Comments

The move aims to help those who want to take up occasional intermittent work without losing their payment,

# musicians - Monday 31 August, 2020

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume
# Ban On Booze
# Ban On Booze

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume

Aug 31st 2020, 2:15 PM 18,784 Views 54 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and Minister for Arts Catherine Martin are meeting artists today.

# musicians - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'Health and safety rules did not apply...': Life on the road touring - and cooking for - Stockton's Wing
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

'Health and safety rules did not apply...': Life on the road touring - and cooking for - Stockton's Wing

Nov 13th 2019, 7:58 PM 14,311 Views 1 Comment

In this extract from his book, musician and Ballymaloe-trained chef Mike Hanrahan recalls what life was like on the road – and shows us how to feed a hungry band (or family) with a cassoulet recipe.

# musicians - 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 22,679 Views 28 Comments

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

# musicians - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

8 of the greatest pubs around Ireland for a musical session... according to musicians
# Ob-seisiún
# Ob-seisiún

8 of the greatest pubs around Ireland for a musical session... according to musicians

May 30th 2018, 4:14 PM 20,888 Views 11 Comments

We asked some Irish artists to share their personal picks. Here’s the list.

# musicians - Thursday 16 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 16th 2017, 2:18 PM 64,327 Views 78 Comments

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.

# musicians - Thursday 15 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 15th 2017, 9:57 PM 14,073 Views 35 Comments

The anti-war track was first written in 1971.

# musicians - Friday 17 March, 2017

It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much
# Twist And Shout
From The Daily Edge
# Twist And Shout

It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much

Mar 17th 2017, 6:00 PM 7,787 Views 18 Comments

“Women gather in kitchens at parties and drunkenly point at their friends and say ‘THIS IS OUR SONG’ about every single song and then get them in a headlock”. Jenn Gannon is here for women and she’s here for music.

# musicians - Thursday 10 November, 2016

The Invisible Art: Why have Irish composers been ignored for so long?
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Invisible Art: Why have Irish composers been ignored for so long?

Nov 10th 2016, 8:00 PM 833 Views 6 Comments

Music critic Michael Dervan writes about his journey to discovering more Irish composers in his book The Invisible Art, which is nominated for a Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Award.

# musicians - Sunday 28 August, 2016

There's a real life School of Rock in Dublin city centre
# We Got The Beat
# We Got The Beat

There's a real life School of Rock in Dublin city centre

Aug 28th 2016, 9:00 PM 21,073 Views 12 Comments

“It’s just like any job – you need to be working on your instrument eight hours a day.”

# musicians - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

'Bagpipe lung' death prompts warning for wind musicians
# Wind Instruments
# Wind Instruments

'Bagpipe lung' death prompts warning for wind musicians

Aug 23rd 2016, 11:43 AM 20,645 Views 25 Comments

Players advised to swab instruments each time they use

# musicians - Sunday 7 August, 2016

1,000 musicians played Rebel Rebel all together to pay tribute to David Bowie
# Rebel Rebel
From The Daily Edge
# Rebel Rebel

1,000 musicians played Rebel Rebel all together to pay tribute to David Bowie

Aug 7th 2016, 4:22 PM 5,443 Views 1 Comment

Powerful.

# musicians - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Dublin City Council set to ban backing tracks for buskers - but amplifiers are ok
# Back Off
# Back Off

Dublin City Council set to ban backing tracks for buskers - but amplifiers are ok

Jun 21st 2016, 3:44 PM 12,152 Views 61 Comments

Backing tracks are seen as a means of assisting (or even replacing) a performance.

# musicians - Friday 20 November, 2015

Dublin is to unite for a Concert for Paris tonight
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Dublin is to unite for a Concert for Paris tonight

Nov 20th 2015, 8:55 AM 28,539 Views 36 Comments

The orchestral production of all French music will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral from 8pm.

# musicians - Friday 31 July, 2015

1,000 musicians played Foo Fighters all together to get Dave Grohl's attention
# Learn To Fly
From The Daily Edge
# Learn To Fly

1,000 musicians played Foo Fighters all together to get Dave Grohl's attention

Jul 31st 2015, 8:23 AM 4,591 Views 8 Comments

And it was not a mess. In fact, it was pretty amazing.

# musicians - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Joni Mitchell is not in a coma, and expected to make 'a full recovery'
# Joni Mitchell
From The Daily Edge
# Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell is not in a coma, and expected to make 'a full recovery'

Apr 29th 2015, 7:31 AM 1,285 Views 0 Comments

Reports last night said the singer was “unresponsive” after being hospitalised in March.

# musicians - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Gay people 'more likely to dodge tickets', metro workers told
# Madrid
# Madrid

Gay people 'more likely to dodge tickets', metro workers told

Feb 19th 2015, 10:20 PM 20,769 Views 36 Comments

An investigation has been launched into the leaked memo.

# musicians - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Galway buskers brilliantly cover the Game of Thrones theme
# The Westeros
From The Daily Edge
# The Westeros

Galway buskers brilliantly cover the Game of Thrones theme

Aug 10th 2014, 12:01 PM 6,062 Views 5 Comments

Euros are coming.

The new guitar centre at Times Square is hell on earth
# What A Din
From The Daily Edge
# What A Din

The new guitar centre at Times Square is hell on earth

Aug 10th 2014, 10:37 AM 2,923 Views 2 Comments

Spare a thought for the employees.

# musicians - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Why aren't all musicians getting paid for playing at Irish festivals this summer?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Why aren't all musicians getting paid for playing at Irish festivals this summer?

Jun 28th 2014, 8:30 PM 43,129 Views 115 Comments

Musicians are joining together to begin a discussion on payment and ‘two-tier’ treatment at festivals. Here’s what they told us.

# musicians - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Column: We should be concerned about how complacent our artists have become
# Cultural Voice
# Cultural Voice

Column: We should be concerned about how complacent our artists have become

Feb 8th 2014, 7:00 PM 182 Views 41 Comments

There is the lack of any serious radical political or cultural response to the current crisis in Ireland, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

# musicians - Monday 3 February, 2014

Column: Why Exchange Dublin desperately needs your support
# Watch This Space
# Watch This Space

Column: Why Exchange Dublin desperately needs your support

Feb 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 116 Views 41 Comments

The eviction of Exchange is not just a problem for the people who participate in it, it is a problem for anyone who believes that the people who live in a city should have a say over how it is used, valued and managed, writes Patrick Bresnihan.

# musicians - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Release a song? You can now receive royalties for 70 years
# Copyright
# Copyright

Release a song? You can now receive royalties for 70 years

Nov 5th 2013, 12:05 PM 4,855 Views 29 Comments

Copyright for musicians in Europe has been extended from 50 to 70 years, meaning artists in their later years won’t lose the benefits of their works.

# musicians - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Musicians read out mean tweets about themselves
# Twits
From The Daily Edge
# Twits

Musicians read out mean tweets about themselves

Oct 10th 2013, 5:13 PM 4,477 Views 0 Comments

Your insults, delivered straight to Katy Perry, John Mayer, Lil Wayne, Selena Gomez and more.

# musicians - Friday 12 April, 2013

Poll: Is filming a performance on your mobile phone acceptable?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is filming a performance on your mobile phone acceptable?

Apr 12th 2013, 10:01 AM 13,520 Views 90 Comments

We’d like to know what you think…

# musicians - Friday 30 November, 2012

Forbes lists the 25 richest musicians in 2012
# Rich List
# Rich List

Forbes lists the 25 richest musicians in 2012

Nov 30th 2012, 11:52 AM 42,109 Views 54 Comments

Dr Dre came out on top, with Irish rockers U2 taking the fourth spot.

# musicians - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 14th 2012, 10:30 AM 8,813 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# musicians - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you...
# Prize
From The Daily Edge
# Prize

Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you...

Jun 9th 2012, 6:30 PM 3,510 Views 6 Comments

The second RAAP/RTE Breakthrough Bursary for emerging musicians will see €24,500 in prize money and guaranteed radio air play on RTE stations for the winners.

# musicians - Friday 8 June, 2012

'Lunasa and the Brain' event explores connection between music and movement
# Movement
# Movement

'Lunasa and the Brain' event explores connection between music and movement

Jun 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,364 Views 1 Comment

US neurology professor Steven Frucht will explore how learning to play music ‘remodels’ the brain.

# musicians - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Glam rock legend Bowie celebrates turning 65
# Bowie
From The Daily Edge
# Bowie

Glam rock legend Bowie celebrates turning 65

Jan 8th 2012, 4:19 PM 500 Views 1 Comment

Happy birthday David! As the Brixton-born star celebrates his 65th birthday, we take a look back at some of his greatest hits.

# musicians - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

New bands can win Windmill Lane recording session
# Band Battle
From The Daily Edge
# Band Battle

New bands can win Windmill Lane recording session

Oct 5th 2011, 5:56 PM 481 Views 2 Comments

Adverts.ie Band Battle audition for chance to record at famous studios where U2 made their mark…

# musicians - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

50 Cent - worth a lot more than you think
# Rich List
# Rich List

50 Cent - worth a lot more than you think

Aug 18th 2010, 3:16 PM 430 Views 0 Comments

Jay Z tops list of World’s Richest Rappers.