• Longitude Festival – Sunday | Review

    After an exceedingly overpopulated Marlay park on the Saturday, Sunday almost felt tranquil, with a host of acoustic and folk acts taking the stage. The sun was beaming, the ground was sandy and the day was set to be far more relaxed than the Saturday with many people returning to […]

    Longitude Festival – Sunday | Review
  • Knockanstockan 2014 | Top 10 Plec Picks

      It’s the end of July so that must mean the little jewel in the crown of Irish festivals, Knockanstockan, is back. All roads lead to Blessington and this year GoldenPlec are super excited to be hosting the hugely atmospheric Faerie Field stage. Knockanstockan is always loaded full of emerging […]

    Knockanstockan 2014 | Top 10 Plec Picks
  • Longitude Festival 2014 – Saturday | Review

    After a successful first day, where nothing seemed to go wrong, Longitude was back for its second act. Saturday was the hot ticket in the weeks leading up to the festival and it was no surprise that the day tickets sold out weeks in advance. The obvious allure of going […]

    Longitude Festival 2014 – Saturday | Review
  • Cat Power at The Olympia Theatre | Review

    Cat Power at the Olympia Theatre, Wednesday 16th July 2014 Cat Power isn’t really the type that goes by setlists. Or anything ‘set’, really. This Wednesday night in the Olympia is chaos, but not a manic panic, or an organised drama. No, it’s an introverted chaos, an awkward one where you […]

    Cat Power at The Olympia Theatre | Review
  • Longitude Festival 2014 – Friday | Review

    After the resounding success of Longitude’s inaugural presence on the music scene last year; the country’s premium city/no-camping festival was back in Marlay Park. In the lead up to this year’s Irish version of Latitude, a few questions rested upon the lips of festival goers. Would the ground/site hold up […]

    Longitude Festival 2014 – Friday | Review
  • Zaska & The Nova Collective to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck

    Artists: Zaska, Nova Collective & Special Guests Venue: The Workman’s Club, Dublin Date: Thursday, 31st July Doors: 8pm Tickets: €5 Tickets go on sale: Available on the door After the success of our fourth #GoldenBeck gig last month, we are back to bring you the fifth in our series of […]

    Zaska & The Nova Collective to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck
  • Knockanstockan adds more acts and stage times

    Event Details Artist: Knockanstockan 2014Venue: Blessington, WicklowDate: 25th – 26th July 2014 Ticket Info Tickets: €75On sale: Now  Tickets are €75 via Knockanstockan.ie Added to the fun and mayhem down at Blessington for Knockanstockan 2014 will be the likes of Aint Saint John, Markas Carcas, Hip Neck Blues Collective, Travis […]

    Knockanstockan adds more acts and stage times
  • The National at The Iveagh Gardens | Review

     The National Live At The Iveagh Gardens, Dublin,  18th July 2014 It’s a testament to The National’s increasing popularity that they’re able to do two sold out, back-to-back nights in Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens right after a show in Galway’s Big Top. Which was right after a gig live at the marquee […]

    The National at The Iveagh Gardens | Review
  • Walking On Cars – Hand In Hand | Vodafone Centre Stage Video

    This is a sponsored post by Vodafone Centre Stage Walking On Cars have been steadily on the incline over the last year. With fantastic videos and cracking songs, it’s hard to argue with it either. We’re fans over here at GP and the guys at Vodafone Centre Stage are big […]

    Walking On Cars – Hand In Hand | Vodafone Centre Stage Video
  • Bombay Bicycle Club | Interview

    Bombay Bicycle Club made a triumphant return in early 2014 with their fourth studio album ‘So Long, See You Tomorrow’. Following the release of tracks Carry Me and Feel, the third single Luna assumed the role of lead single. It was released in the bitter cold month of January and is an […]

    Bombay Bicycle Club | Interview

News »

Knockanstockan SOLD OUT

Knockanstockan SOLD OUT

July 24, 2014 at 3:41 am

We tried to tell you it was nearly sold out. So hopefully you grabbed your tickets already as unfortunately if you didn’t, you might have to wait till 2015 to head...

Irish Album Reviews »

The Daily Howl – The Daily Howl EP | Review

The Daily Howl – The Daily Howl EP | Review

July 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm

There is, like anything, a place for whimsy in this world, and it’s a place that a lot of bands seem to be going to these days. A folksy, harmony-laden, handclap-heavy...

Competitions »

Joshua Radin at The Academy | Competition

Joshua Radin at The Academy | Competition

July 23, 2014 at 12:36 pm

Back in Ireland once again, Joshua Radin is set to play The Academy, Dublin on August 6th and we’ve snagged a pair of tickets to the show just for a GP reader. Want...

Live Reviews »

Longitude Festival – Sunday | Review

Longitude Festival – Sunday | Review

July 24, 2014 at 10:00 am

After an exceedingly overpopulated Marlay park on the Saturday, Sunday almost felt tranquil, with a host of acoustic and folk acts taking the stage. The sun was beaming,...

Interviews »

Bombay Bicycle Club | Interview

Bombay Bicycle Club | Interview

July 16, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Bombay Bicycle Club made a triumphant return in early 2014 with their fourth studio album ‘So Long, See You Tomorrow’. Following the release of tracks Carry Me...

  • Fun Lovin’ Criminals | Interview
    Fun Lovin’ Criminals | Interview

    Fun Lovin’ Criminals, or FLC if you’re in a hurry, are a busy lot. It’s been four years since...

    July 9, 2014 at 3:25 pm
  • Kodaline | Interview
    Kodaline | Interview

    In the midst of a whirlwind of European festivals and American tour dates, Kodaline find themselves back in Dublin...

    July 4, 2014 at 9:24 am
  • Tom Odell | Interview
    Tom Odell | Interview

    Tom Odell, the 23 year old British singer-songwriter has become a household name at this stage. After making his...

    June 28, 2014 at 10:06 am

International Album Reviews »

Lily Allen – Sheesuz | Review

Lily Allen – Sheesuz | Review

July 17, 2014 at 2:46 pm

On her day, Lily Allen can stand toe to toe with Damon Albarn when it comes to disseminating people, places and things. Think London Town and Parklife. Lily Allen’s third...

Classical »

Signature Series brings Miloš to the National Concert Hall

Signature Series brings Miloš to the National Concert Hall

July 23, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Event Details Artist: Miloš KaradaglicVenue: National Concert Hall, DublinDate: 18th September 2014 Ticket Info Tickets: €15-€45On sale: NowAvailable from:NCH.ie...