Jim Carroll

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Return of the Umack

The huge rise in the number of live shows in Dublin of late is largely down to such new arrivals as Forever Presents and Foggy Notions on the promoting circuit. At the same time, it’s good to note that veteran …

Fri, Mar 7, 2008, 08:53

   

The huge rise in the number of live shows in Dublin of late is largely down to such new arrivals as Forever Presents and Foggy Notions on the promoting circuit.

At the same time, it’s good to note that veteran independent promoters like Paul Timoney’s U:mack are still very much in the game.

In the coming months, U:mack is putting on capital city shows by Battles (video for “Atlas” below) and Liars (Vicar Street, May 15th), Sebadoh (Whelan’s, April 23rd), Plaid (Crawdaddy, June 6th) and the Japanese New Music Festival featuring members of Acid Mothers Temple and Ruins (Whelan’s, April 29th).

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