An Garda Síochána has refused to comment on warnings from the US State Department and the US embassy in Ireland that there is “a potential for violence” at this weekend’s Longitude music festival in Dublin.
Bar a handful of festival appearances over the years - the last at Longitude in 2013 - and an Arcade Fire support slot, Vampire Weekend haven't played Dublin since a show at the Ambassador in 2008.
Des O'Driscoll shares his picks for the week ahead
A record one million tickets have been sold for outdoor gigs this summer, according to concert promoter MCD.
Post Malone announces a return to perform his first Irish outdoor headline show his Summer.
You need to be down with the 'cool' kids.
She's playing a sold-out show at the Olympia Theatre tonight.
A number of big named hip-hop, R&B and dance acts are set to take to the stage over the weekend.
The first round of acts are as follows.
An Garda Síochána was paid more than €1.1m to police 10 of the country’s biggest events last year — with Electric Picnic topping the charts, figures reveal.
A young model almost lost an eye after being struck by a glass bottle thrown in the crowd at the Longitude music festival
A young model almost lost an eye after being struck by a glass bottle thrown in the crowd at the Longitude music festival.
The perfect ending to any festival, if we say so ourselves.
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A festival with your children may not replicate the hedonistic experience of your youth, but there are a lot of compensating factors, says Emma Connolly
Most of Ireland’s big music events have unveiled their lineups. Ed Power rounds up his top 10.
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Stormzy will headline Friday night at Longitude at Marlay Park in July.
He proposed during The National set with a tinfoil ring.
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MUSIC NEWS: Quote of the week goes to Tim Commerford, bassist with Rage Against the Machine, who told Rolling Stone: “I do apologise for Limp Bizkit. I really do. I feel really bad that we inspired such bullshit.”
Jeremy Irons is one of the people John Creedon encounters in his new series, Creedon’s Wild Atlantic Way, on RTÉ One tomorrow.
The homecoming of Hozier was the unofficial theme of day one of the Longitude Festival in Marley Park, Dublin, with the Wicklow chart-topper delivering a relatively rare Irish performance after a year busily conquering the US and elsewhere.
We are excited.
GIG WISE: All roads lead to Longitude in Marlay Park, Dublin, this weekend, and stage times are available on the festival’s website.
George Ezra has none of the tortured artist schtick of some of his contemporaries, writes Ed Power.
New album and gigs lined up in Glastonbury, Dublin and Mitchelstown-
There are concerns today that the Electric Picnic festival may not go ahead this year.
The country’s latest music and arts festival has attracted a number of big-name acts for its first outing.
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