Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Promoters and responsibilities It wouldn't be an Irish summer without some choice news stories involving live music and festival promoters
The life of Brian An encounter with Brian Eno at the Hay Festival in Kells at the weekend
From the paper: The Frames’ long innings Some thoughts and memories ahead of the band's 25th anniversary shows in the coming week
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes for the week from Janet Jackson, Tommy KD, Miguel, NuYorican Soul, Naive Ted, Robyn, Lupe Fiasco, Robert Glasper, The Walking Who and others
New Music – TVÅ, Fickle Friends, The Walking Who New acts to run the rule over from Stockholm, Brighton and Sydney
Killarney, we have a problem: weekend festival cancelled No go for the Killarney Festival of Music & Food
No more Garthgates? The new event licensing regulations reveal much ado about nothing - and nothing at all about the big picture in the events sector
Electric Picnic lodge event licence application You'll be sharing a field in Stradbally with 48,499 others