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If you’ve afan in your house, you already know to get them the Boss’s newly-published autobiography for Christmas.
If there’s afan on your pressie list, perhaps The 1966 Live Recordings will tick a box. This 36-CD box set promises “every known recording” from his tours of the US and beyond that year. Most of the material has never been released before. Of course, recordings from that era capture Dylan’s transition from acoustic folk artist to the ‘Judas’ who then plugged in an electric guitar, with many of the gigs featuring songs from both sides of the equation.
It’s been a big week for gig announcements for 2017, with revealing plans for four appearances at the National Concert Hall (March 11-14), and Krafwerk including the 2,100- capacity BGE Theatre (June 2) in Dublin in their list of venues for their European tour. Tickets for both events went on sale this morning.
also announced a return to this island, but so far, the band won’t be venturing south of the border, instead opting for a Belfast date on June 13.
Heavy metal really does live on, and both(Nov 1) and (May 6) are on their way here. On this side of the new year in Dublin, has added December 11 to her Vicar Street appearances, while has also put on a second night at Whelan’s on October 28.
concert for the National Concert Hall (Dec 17) is the latest in a line of projects to join the dots between the worlds of electronic dance music and classical.
The RTÉ Concert Orchestra will be joined by the likes of New Order’s, and Hacienda for classic tunes such as ‘Voodoo Ray’ and ‘Move Your Body’.
With conquering Irish cinemas (over €500,000 worth of box office at the start of this week), it seems that the festival (Oct 9-16) has chosen well with its opener, another comedy made by Cork people entitled . After a quick sell-out of tickets, organisers even took the step of moving it to a bigger screen in the Gate.
Meanwhile, two of the biggies on release today are factual oilrig disaster film; and from the Tim Burton stable.
Both have been getting decent reviews.is up and running for another season, with Palme d’Or winner Dheepan on offer at St John’s college next Thursday.
We’ve had plenty of foreign comedians visiting these shores in recent times, but none have the pulling power of Brendan O’Carroll and . They’ve just announced three nights (Dec 14-16) at the 3Arena for next year. Yes, December 2017.
On a rather different buzz, the greatof Jackass fame is also due in Dublin for a stand-up gig on November 24.
is at City Limits in Cork from October 6-8 as part of a series of nationwide gigs over the next few months.
You’ve seen the film, you’ve had a pint at the bar... now read the book. Bob Jackson will read from , his incredible true tale of the life of WWII survivor Aidan MacCarthy at Waterstones in Cork next Thursday at 7pm.
Meanwhile,is one of the artists taking part in the group exhibition Music at the Lavit Gallery in Cork, while fellow musician also has a presence at the exhibition opening on Tuesday.