Entries Tagged ‘ireland’

electric picnic 2012 – lets the sun out

electric picnic is a festival which is hosted in stradbally (ireland), they are bringing the big and small acts from around the world together for 3 greats days. this year they have been extremely lucky with the weather and every one had for sure a kind of holiday feeling. the festival does not only cater [...]

knockanstockan – write in the middle of nature

knockanstockan is a small independent music and arts festival in the wicklow mountains (ireland), they brings a good 150 different kind of irish acts onto the stage which you would not be able to catch in one go. though the weather had been a typical irish summer weather with wind and from light to heavy [...]

george murphy – just seen last weekend

in dungarvan (ireland) i came across a young and very talented singer, george murphy, in downeys’ bar he is mad into Irish traditional / folks music and released 3 album: his voice is amassing and he reminds me of “the dubliners”. george has his own touch and style of music as well which you can [...]

the naked and famous – the kiwis do know how to do it

they are a little surprise, playing in front of a sold out olympia theater (dublin, irland), the naked and famous moved the crowed from young to old this young energetic band from the other side of the world are world class already, a must if you can catch them with 1 album, out we can [...]

deus – belgium rocks ireland

with a few years around, deus is one of belgium best kept rock secrets, when they come around your area do not miss them it had been a little while that i tried to see them, luckily enough i was able to catch them in the academy (dublin, ireland), with the energetic song “ghost” they [...]

little green cars – young and full of energy

this little group is about to explode with talent, lucky enough i was able to see them in whelans (dublin, ireland) little green cars are definitely about to emerge onto the big scene and will be heard of in 2012 for the time being they have 1 ep out and hopefully they will have an [...]

gypsies on the autobahn – a strong performance

this fresh young band opened the evening in whelans (dublin, ireland) for “little green cars” they warmed up the audience with their energetic songs and prepared them for a great evening

kaiser chiefs – a treat of indie rock

they definitely know how to move the crowd, the olympia theatre (dublin, ireland) had been the perfect choice to bring their new album “the future is medieval” on stage it was an enjoyment to see them to shake the stage and rock the crowed, with their all time best of “oh my god” at current [...]

royseven – a dubliner band rising

having seeing them at oxegen 2011 (ireland), i was able to catch “you say, we say”, the more fun it was to see them again in the olympia theatre (dublin, ireland) they are a defiantly a group to catch during a festival or in an indoor gig on both opportunities they did not disappoint, they [...]

the looks – a promising indie rock band

it was a pleasant surprise to see young and talented band playing in the worksman’s club (dublin, ireland), though the crow was small they knew how to please them the single “romeo” was a pleasure to see live, for sure an album is on the way

coldplay – classical crowd moving

closing oxegen 2011 (ireland) after a long and great weekend, coldplay pushed once more the crowd to an ecstatic state of mind during “open up your eyes [politik]” they have released 5 albums, but they have not finished yet:

beyoncé – from a young girl to a great artist

a great artist in the making, beyoncé came a long way and has not finished yet as a multi-talented / multi-tasking artist she finds always a little time to wow us again and again at oxegen 2011 (ireland) she did an amazing show, during “best thing i never had” she pushed the crowed over the [...]

the national – keeping it old school

being around for a little while, the national kept true to their indie rock heard during oxegen 2011 (ireland) causing a little chaos when front man matt burning goes into the crowed during “terrible love” since 2001 they have released 5 albums, and they have presented a good few songs from their last release “high [...]

bipolar empire – just about to burst with talent

with their song “feel that you own it” bipolar empire shown their finest stage performance at oxegen 2011 (ireland) as an alternative rock band originating from ireland they are about to emerge onto the big stage, they are not to be missed if you have the chance to see them, a festival pleaser for sure [...]

ke$ha – controversy and fun on the stage

it is good to see when an artist and the band have fun on the stage at oxegen 2011 (ireland), ke$ha does combine the fun facture with the stage performance extremely well during “tik tok” she passed the madness onto the crowd, definitely not to be missed if you can catch her at a festival [...]

neon trees – alternative rock all the way

neon trees an alternative rock band from america keeping it real and down to the classic rock during oxegen 2011 (ireland), with their unforgettable song “animal” they closed their set in a traditional alternative rock style and the crowed could have not loved it any more unfortunately they have released just 1 album up until [...]

janelle monáe – an evening full of energy

a young american r&b/soul musician named janelle monáe blows you away, not just with her funky and fresh style but as well as with her music and live show  “tightrope” was one of her last songs performed on her visit to ireland in the tripod venue (dublin), monáe and her band kept the audience in [...]

  
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