You may have heard howis working on a new stage show with Irish dramatist , and Belgian director . Well, the latter figure has told the BBC that the new songs Bowie has written for the play “sound like classics”.
It really is getting hot out there for American rapper, who admitted “he needs to be more aware of all the people I associate with” after police stopped his tour bus and found methamphetamine and handguns.
are the latest musicians to speak out against the music streaming service set up by and others. Banjo player described those behind the service as “new-school f**king plutocrats” in an interview with the Daily Beast, while said his band wouldn’t join it, even if asked.
It’s nice to see thatseems to be going from strength to strength, with all sorts of events and releases planned for tomorrow among the 18 Irish shops taking part.
in Mitchelstown (July 31-Aug 2) looks like having its best line-up and biggest crowd yet with the addition of and .
(July 24-26) has also announced its daily line-up, with and top of the bill on the Friday; followed by on Saturday; and on Sunday.
has added a second date to his Vicar Street visit, and will now play October 27 and 28 at the Dublin venue.
Corkmanhas just released a new album, and upcoming dates in his home county include next Thursday, April 23, at De Barras in Clonakilty; April 24 at Sirius in Cobh; and April 26 at Grove House in Schull.
Also in Cork, the French composer known as(Cécile Schott) will perform with Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh of The Gloaming on May 3 at the city’s Opera House.
Love, Like at the Hanover in Cork tomorrow may be masquerading as a benefit for Yes Equality Cork, but the roster of city’s top DJs playing the event would suggest it’s shaping up to be a great party.
will bring his Out Of The Whirlwind tour to various islands in July, including Cape Clear (July 8) and Sherkin (July 9).
will also be touring, visiting venues such as UCH Limerick (June 5) and Cork Opera House (June 6).
are at City Limits in Cork this weekend.
Thewill be joined by Cork musicians and for a programme that includes Sibelius and Tchaikovsky at Cork City Hall next Thursday; and WIT Sports Hall, Waterford, on Saturday.
Grammy-nominated mandolinistis currently touring Ireland with dates including Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire, next Wednesday, and Waterford City Hall on Thursday.
is in Cork this weekend, with various screenings at Triskel and the Gate.
at St Johns concludes its current season on Thursday with , about a visually- impaired gay teenager trying to make his own way in the world.
and his producer will be at the IFI in Dublin on Tuesday to talk about .
ALL AND SUNDRY:
has , , and on what should be an amazing show on BBC Two on Tuesday.
St Anne’s Church at Shandon, Cork, will host theon May 2, a smorgasboard of sonic experimentation. Special guest at 6pm will be German composer .