Rock Against Homelessness

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.Continue reading “Rock Against Homelessness”

Interpol Under the Bright Lights of The Olympia

Interpol are my favourite band of all-time so I’m always cautious when I write about them. I’ve no need to worry about being biased here though because I’m sure everyone who was in the Olympia on Monday night would agree that this show was brilliant. Venue The Olympia. Really no need for me to getContinue reading “Interpol Under the Bright Lights of The Olympia”

Buckle Up

Car Seat Headrest took to the Olympia stage last Wednesday supported by Naked Giants. As fans will know, he (Will Toledo), has released 11 records to date and he’s still only 25! Among these records are the outstanding ‘Teens of Style’, ‘Teens of Denial’, ‘Twin Fantasy’ and ‘How To Leave Town‘. These records are usuallyContinue reading “Buckle Up”

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – The Olympia Theatre 23.02.18

It was a few months ago that a friend recommended King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard to me. I’d never heard of them and going by the name I figured they would be pretty out there. They are. However, it’s fantastic to hear their blend of hard/progressive/psychedelic rock in 2018 and they do it soContinue reading “King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – The Olympia Theatre 23.02.18”