THE CORONAS CAPTURE “BEST IRISH POP/ROCK ACT” AT INAUGURAL IRISH POST MUSIC AWARDS

The multi-platinum-selling coronas will roll out new music ahead of upcoming North American shows, with first tour date Lollapalooza Festival debut on August 5.

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Musicians and the Mental Health Crisis

Dublin’s Robert O’Connor is a singer/songwriter and occasional journalist, whose new single, ‘You Found Me’, is out now. Robert has written a guest post for us about musicians and mental health. His new single “You Found Me” is out now. You can find out more about Robert O’Connor and his music from his official website.

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The Rolling Stones Satisfy Deeply On Opening Show Of #NoFilter Tour At Dublin’s Croke Park

Many in attendance at Croke Park, Dublin, on Thursday May 17 could well have gone with the lyrics ringing in their ears of The Rolling Stones 1965 classic, ‘The Last Time’. Thankfully however the veteran rockers proved they have more than enough stamina, as they played the first show in their mammoth #NoFilter European tour.

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Jamie Lawson To Support Ed Sheeran On UK/Eire Stadium Tour And Releases New Single ‘Fall Into Me’

Jamie Lawson has released his latest single, ‘Fall Into Me’, ahead of his mammoth suppport slot touring with Ed Sheeran around Ireland and the UK. The tour will take in 46 dates, including dates in Cork, Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow, and London, First concert is on May 4 at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork, Ireland.

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Essentially Pop Meets: Inhaler And Talks About Music, Their Future, And The Elephant In The Room #IrishMusicParty

Four piece Dublin rock band Inhaler formed in 2016 and have released one single, ‘I Want You’. With inspiration including the likes of Joy Division and The Stone Roses, the band have a strong yet laid back musical style and are known for their powerful stage presence.

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Essentially Pop Meets: Wolves Of Youth At #IrishMusicParty Showcase

Lisa caught up with four piece indie band Wolves Of Youth ahead of their set at the Irish Music Party showcase, in Dublin’s Workmans Club. The band hail from Bundoran, Donegal (and Cavan), in Ireland.

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Essentially Pop Meets: Outsider And Talks About #FIFA2018 And ‘Míol Mór Mara’ At #IrishMusicParty

Lisa spoke to Seán Ó Corcoráin, aka Outsider, ahead of his performance at the first ever Irish Music Party showcase, held at Dublin’s Workmans Club on 31 March 2018.
Seán, who perfoms with his band under the name Outsider, is the only Irish artist on the #FIFA2018 soundtrack, with the song ‘Míol Mór Mara’. Not only that, but it’s the first instance of a song which includes the Irish language included in any FIFA soundtrack. A high honour, and well deserved.

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Essentially Pop Meets: Young Earth At Inaugural #IrishMusicParty Showcase

Young Earth are four guys who met at BIMM and decided to put together a band in late 2016. Their take on indie pop is fresh and new, with a fusion of the heavier elements of rock alongside hooky pop. In other words, a great sound.

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Essentially Pop Meets: Rofi James Ahead Of #IrishMusicParty Showcase

Lisa recently had the opportunity to attend the first ever #IrishMusicParty Showcase, held at Dublin’s famous Workmans Club. Before the show she spoke to Rofi James, a pop rock band from Galway City.

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EP Speaks To LA Band Nightmare Air About ‘Fade Out’, Gary Numan, And Life In General

Nightmare Air comprises Dave Dupuis, Swaan Miller, and Jimmy Lucido. The trio are based in Los Angeles and shred up the stage with guitars, drums, and “meticulously layered boy-girl harmonies”. Their studio albums are sublime, their stage performances even more so. Not quite shoegaze, not quite full blown rock, the band’s music is possibly best described as “shoegaze with a rocky edge”.

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Gary Numan Holds Court In A Dystopian World At Dublin’s Olympia Theatre 29 March 2018

A long time ago Gary Numan asked ‘Are ‘Friends’ Electric’. At the Olympia Theatre in Dublin on 29 March it wasn’t exactly a gathering of friends, but by the end of the evening we all felt we knew each other, so it may as well have been; and the atmosphere was most definitely electric.

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Robert O’Connor Back After Five Years With Stunning New Single ‘You Found Me’

Dublin singer songwriter Robert O’Connor’s latest single, ‘You Found Me’ is out 30 March. Produced by Stuart Gray, known for his work with Hozier, and Ryan Sheridan, the track has been picking up radio support around Ireland, as well as plays in the US, Canada, Germany, and France.

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Skyfever – ‘Signs’

Check out ‘Signs’, the latest single from the new EP, ‘Rear View Mirror’, by Dublin rockers, Skyfever. The track comes with a rollicking good video directed and produced by Ray Keogh.

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Lead Them To Freedom: We Speak To Lisa Canny Ahead Of Her Irish Tour

Lisa Canny, a Mayo native living in the UK, has amassed over two million streams online, sold out shows across the UK and US and co-written with a host of artists including Kaiser Chiefs, Melissa Etheridge and Akon. She’s recently released her debut single, ‘Freedom’ ahead of her Irish tour.

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#Jedward Turn The Snow Green For #CowgateStPats At Espionage Edinburgh 17 March

Although it was a bitterly cold and snowy evening outdoors, it was all green inside Espionage nightclub, Edinburgh, when John and Edward Grimes, collectively known as Jedward, took to the stage for St Patrick’s Day, as part of the #CowgateStPats Festival.

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Montauk Hotel – ‘Hands’

With a sound that’s not too dissimilar to the late and much lamented Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries, Montauk Hotel are back with their new single, ‘Hands’, which follows on from the success of their debut self-titled EP and single ‘Sense Of Place’.

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