A Song For The Weekend: Disco

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The blog felt a bit cold, almost lifeless, for the past few months and I could not figure out why (Well apart from the fact that my posts have been far less than frequent). But one of the more noticeable absences would have to be the patented, world-famous 'A Song For The Weekend'. Whilst I … Continue reading A Song For The Weekend: Disco

The Jack of Diamonds Rhythm and Roots Festival

Jack of Diamonds Festival

Before I forget, there is a great free music festival taking place in Dublin this weekend coming. It's called the Jack of Diamonds Rhythm and Roots Festival and boasts an impressive line up including 'The Hot Sprockets' and 'John Blek & The Rats' spread throughout the city in a number of prestigious music venues. Here's what … Continue reading The Jack of Diamonds Rhythm and Roots Festival

Indiependence Festival Review 2013 – Day 3

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Keeping with the tradition of Irish bank holiday weather the rain finally caught up with Indiependence on Sunday. Which thankfully did nothing to dampen spirits. An afternoon set from Solar Taxi in the Big Top allows festivalgoers to take shelter with the added bonus of some pleasing music. Their set is a live showcase of … Continue reading Indiependence Festival Review 2013 – Day 3

Indiependence Festival Review 2013 – Day 2

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Indiependence really has to be commended for the addition of the Bier Halle stage to this year’s festival. Situated within a huge barn, it is more of a music venue than stage with its own bar stocked with the finest local craft beers, lounge area with comfortable seating and even ping-pong tables. But it is … Continue reading Indiependence Festival Review 2013 – Day 2