http://www.goldenplec.com Irish Music News and Reviews Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:17:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Ailbhe Reddy – Cover Me | GP Video http://www.goldenplec.com/ailbhe-reddy-cover-me-gp-video/ http://www.goldenplec.com/ailbhe-reddy-cover-me-gp-video/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:02:49 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99608 The post Ailbhe Reddy – Cover Me | GP Video appeared first on Goldenplec.com

A hectic Friday at Knockanstockan meant it was the day after Ailbhe Reddy’s set on the Wishbone stage before we could sneak down to the lake for bit of quiet and have her perform her song Cover Me. It would be a cliché to say that it was worth the wait, but having heard […]

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Zaska, The Nova Collective & Ailbhe Reddy to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck http://www.goldenplec.com/zaska-nova-collective-play-workmans-goldenbeck/ http://www.goldenplec.com/zaska-nova-collective-play-workmans-goldenbeck/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:53:46 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99025 The post Zaska, The Nova Collective & Ailbhe Reddy to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck appeared first on Goldenplec.com

  Artists: Zaska, Nova Collective & Ailbhe Reddy 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 […]

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John Sheahan joins the line-up for Damien Dempsey & guests at The NCH Dublin http://www.goldenplec.com/john-sheahan-joins-line-damien-dempsey-guests-nch-dublin/ http://www.goldenplec.com/john-sheahan-joins-line-damien-dempsey-guests-nch-dublin/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:13:24 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99616 The post John Sheahan joins the line-up for Damien Dempsey & guests at The NCH Dublin appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Event Details Artist: Damien Dempsey & guestsVenue: National Concert Hall Date: 10th August 2014 Ticket Info Tickets: €37, €26(Choir Balcony)On sale: NowAvailable from:NCH.ie  Legendary Dublin fiddler John Sheahan has joined the line-up of special guests for Damien Dempsey’s forthcoming National Concert Hall performance on August 10th.  Sheahan is the last surviving […]

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The Boxer Rebellion announce two Irish shows in October http://www.goldenplec.com/boxer-rebellion-announce-two-irish-shows/ http://www.goldenplec.com/boxer-rebellion-announce-two-irish-shows/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:44:45 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99615 The post The Boxer Rebellion announce two Irish shows in October appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Event Details Artist: The Boxer Rebellion Venue: Cyprus Avenue/The AcademyDate: 3rd/4th October Ticket Info Tickets: €12.50 (Cork) & €14 (Dublin)On sale: NowAvailable from:Ticketmaster.ie  After selling out Whelan’s in February, The Boxer Rebellion have announced a show in the Academy on October 4th and Cyrpus Avenue in Cork on October 3rd. They will also be […]

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Knockanstockan 2014 – Saturday | Review http://www.goldenplec.com/knockanstockan-2014-saturday-review/ http://www.goldenplec.com/knockanstockan-2014-saturday-review/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:09:52 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99379 The post Knockanstockan 2014 – Saturday | Review appeared first on Goldenplec.com

There was no denying that sinking feeling that occurred when we crawled out of our tents on Saturday morning to be greeted by a grey, overcast skies and a chilly drizzle of rain. But even if typical Irish festival weather had returned to catch us unaware, Knockanstockan couldn’t be beaten […]

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Spies at Whelan’s | Competition http://www.goldenplec.com/spies-whelans-competition/ http://www.goldenplec.com/spies-whelans-competition/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:47:18 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99601 The post Spies at Whelan’s | Competition appeared first on Goldenplec.com

This Saturday Dublin based Spies return to the live scene with a headline show in Whelan’s on Saturday 2nd August 2014. Tickets are €12 and on sale now from Ticketmaster.ie. They release their new single Moosehead on August 1st and we want to send you down to catch this gig. […]

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Chuck D of Public Enemy | Interview http://www.goldenplec.com/chuck-d-public-enemy-interview/ http://www.goldenplec.com/chuck-d-public-enemy-interview/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:40:24 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99597 The post Chuck D of Public Enemy | Interview appeared first on Goldenplec.com

MUSICIAN, artist, producer, technology advocate and author – it has been 27 years since Public Enemy exploded onto the hip hop scene with a fresh take on rap music but despite the years, MC Chuck D is busier than ever. The rap pioneer ignored the conventions of hip hop at […]

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Knockanstockan 2014 – Friday | Review http://www.goldenplec.com/knockanstockan-2014-friday-review/ http://www.goldenplec.com/knockanstockan-2014-friday-review/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:54:50 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99377 The post Knockanstockan 2014 – Friday | Review appeared first on Goldenplec.com

For the past few years, Knockanstockan has consistently impressed us by being one of the best and most lovable small festivals in Ireland. With the festival reduced to two days instead of three this year; there was the worry that the enjoyment might be similarly reduced. But we needn’t have worried. […]

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A Quickie with Nova Collective | #GoldenBeck http://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-nova-collective-goldenbeck/ http://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-nova-collective-goldenbeck/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:31:02 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99574 The post A Quickie with Nova Collective | #GoldenBeck appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Who now? We are Nova Collective, a bossa nova outfit ranging from five to eight dashing young jazz and classical musicians led by pianist Louis Ryan, hailing from a mix of Ireland, Brazil, and Venezuela. Listen How? Facebook Twitter YouTube Bandcamp (where you can download our first EP for free) […]

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Blanca Transfer – Why EP | Review http://www.goldenplec.com/blanca-transfer-ep-review-2/ http://www.goldenplec.com/blanca-transfer-ep-review-2/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:53:17 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=99416 The post Blanca Transfer – Why EP | Review appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Long distance relationships are not what they used to be. Blanca Transfer are the kind of band that could not have existed twenty years ago. With their singer Derek Corr living in Madrid and drummer Ricky Ryan and bassist Keith Colville living in Ireland, theirs was a sound born on […]

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