Rock Against Homelessness was a gig with a purpose. With an already terrible homeless situation in Ireland worsening, eight Irish acts came together under the lights of the Olympia to help fight it. Curated by Fontaines D.C., the gig ended up raising almost €70,000 for Focus Ireland. The show The show itself was a spectacle. Most acts played 2-4 songs for the sell-out crowd, with … Continue reading Rock Against Homelessness
The Murder Capital returned Thursday night for their first show on Irish soil since Other Voices in November of last year. The venue for their return would be Vicar Street, a stage graced by many of the world’s best and biggest acts. They arranged a hell of a lineup too, giving the night a festival atmosphere. Junior Brother, Unorthodox Coolock and Egyptian Blue in support … Continue reading The Murder Capital live at Vicar Street
Other Voices came and went in the blink of an eye like many great weekends do. A music lover’s dream, the festival combined a mixture of acts and venues with that local feeling you can’t help falling for. Acts both big and small packed out pubs and churches throughout Dingle, giving visitors the opportunity to see some fantastic up-and-coming acts as well as sneaky shows … Continue reading Other Voices 2019 Recap
Reclessreviews are heading to Other Voices 2019 and not that that means anything to you, but I’m pretty excited! Instead of doing a ‘Ones to Watch’ or ’10 Unmissable Acts’ post, I’m just going to share a little love for the festival acts in general. Made up of shows/acts/performances in St. James’ Church, the Dingle Gin Music Trail, The IMRO Other Room, Banter, After Dark … Continue reading A Little Other Voices Love
All Together Now gets under way tomorrow and I. CAN’T. WAIT! After hearing that last year was an absolute blast, reclessreviews had to make it to Waterford this time around! Among the performers are well known and renowned international acts including Patti Smith, Hot Chip, John Grant, The National and Father John Misty. However, there are also a whole host of brilliant “smaller” bands playing at … Continue reading 9 Unmissable All Together Now Acts!
Dublin’s newest music festival Eastbound kicked off last night with some great acts taking to the stages of Whelan’s, The Workman’s Club, The Grand Social, The Button Factory and Sound House. reclessreviews will be making off 3 shows this weekend, with Boy Azooga up first in The Workman’s Club Friday night. The Cardiff native’s debut 1, 2, Kung Fu! immediately made them one the most exciting … Continue reading Eastbound’s In Town: Here’s Who We’re Seeing
IDLES returned to Dublin Tuesday night for a highly anticipated show. After their Button Factory performance last year, Vicar Street offered them another opportunity to further cement their place as an Irish punk fan favourite. And they didn’t disappoint. Venue Wonderful Vicar Street. I’ve been here a good bit over the last two years, seeing the likes of The National, Kurt Vile and Sharon Van Etten, … Continue reading All Is Love: IDLES at Vicar Street