A record one million tickets have been sold for outdoor gigs this summer, according to concert promoter MCD.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
From reformed pop icons to vintage rockers and singing showmen, there’s a lot to look forward to in live music in 2019. Here, in chronological order,looks at some of the highlights.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2019
Joey Tempest of the big-haired metal band tellsn Ed Power about megahit ‘The Final Countdown’ and his time living in this country.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018
Fear, be cured.
Sun, 19 Mar, 2017
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
The teachers of one Cork school have turned up the volume to deliver a positive mental-health message to students by recording their own version of a classic rock anthem.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
As the hype grows for Oasis: Supersonic, offers a personal selection of its predecessors in the genre
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
spends 48 hours at the world’s 24-hour race
Sat, 25 Jun, 2016
A FAMILY held together not by love but by habit are at the uncomfortable centre of this thoroughly well-written novel.
Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
Holly Ryan is from Waterford and is playing Belle in the Cork Opera House panto, Beauty and the Beast. She is 18 and living in Cork (and away from home) for the first time to work on the production.
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
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Fri, 11 Sep, 2015
A standing ovation and fond reminiscences marked a family-and-friends memorial to the late blues great BB King’s life and legacy.
Sun, 24 May, 2015
Eric Clapton has paid tribute to legendary blues musician BB King, who has died aged 89.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
The big hair might be gone, but 1980s’ favourites Europe are still rocking, writes
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
Joe Elliot’s side project, Down ’n’ Outz, is a sort of tribute to his boyhood heroes, writes
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
A taxi driver has been awarded damages against Dublin Bus after he was assaulted on a bus in 2006.
Fri, 02 May, 2014
U2 have been named among a trio of iconic acts guaranteed to fill American stadiums by Rolling Stone.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2014
Aerosmith will headline the new Calling Festival.
Tue, 04 Mar, 2014
Your daily, spoiler-free guide to what to look out for on the box.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2014
Concert promoters MCD enjoyed “a very good result” last year as the numbers attending their events climbed by almost 10% to 1.328m.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2014
Bon Jovi topped the list of 2013's highest-grossing worldwide concert tours by taking $259.5 million last year.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2014
Miley Cyrus has taken a wrecking ball to her rivals after her number one hit was named the most sung song of the year by a karaoke website.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
The Duke of Cambridge let his heir down at a charity event as he came face-to face with rock royalty Jon Bon Jovi and pop star Taylor Swift – and performed an impromptu rendition of Living On A Prayer.
Wed, 27 Nov, 2013
Madonna has topped Forbes' list of highest-paid musicians.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013
'X Factor' judge Gary Barlow has confirmed he is to step down from the talent contest at the end of this series, making the announcement mid-way through a live show.
Sun, 13 Oct, 2013
Richie Sambora believes he and Jon Bon Jovi will work out their issues.
Sun, 30 Jun, 2013
Concert goers attending this years Slane Castle are being urged to use public transport.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2013
Richie Sambora has hit back at Jon Bon Jovi after he appeared to claim the guitarist wasn't a vital part of the band.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2013
JON BON JOVI certainly enters the room like a rock star. He is wearing mirrored shades to mask the ravages of jet lag.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2013
Soon-to-split boy band JLS are the latest headliners for a series of major outdoor shows in London’s Hyde Park.
Thu, 23 May, 2013
Jon Bon Jovi admits there is always "temptation" to cheat on his wife.
Mon, 20 May, 2013
Bon Jovi have announced a trio of top Irish acts will join them for their Slane Castle concert on June 15.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2013
The Rolling Stones admit their iconic Stones in the Park concert was "difficult".
Thu, 04 Apr, 2013
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora has bowed out of their current tour.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2013
David Bowie has scored his first number one album in the UK in 20 years with a record that is also the fastest selling of the year so far.
Mon, 18 Mar, 2013
'Livin' on a Prayer' like you've never heard it before.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013
Bob Geldof is to be reunited with the Boomtown Rats for the first time in more than 25 years at a UK festival this summer.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013
Bon Jovi are to headline a newly announced festival which will be staged in London’s Hyde Park this summer.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013
“Modfather” Paul Weller is the latest act to be added to the bill for this year’s Isle of Wight Festival.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
Jon Bon Jovi can't see himself slowing down.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2012