Joanna Serrat’s music shimmers with a brooding sonic elegance behind a slight, almost childlike voice. Her language is dark, colourful, dramatic (...)

This low-key gem clocks in at just over 25 minutes, and you will be hard-pressed to find a better 25 minutes this year, especially if you’ve a grá(...)

What are we to make of Lisa O’Neill? Is she a strange wee thing or what? Ten years or so into her almost accidental career, this Cavan woman has c(...)

The CMA awards were held recently in Los Vegas, a parade of Bro Country backslapping and white male rockist bonding. There was no gong for Sturg(...)

As a genre that places great store on authenticity and the past, the current vogue in country for the latest generation of new traditionalists suc(...)

Just like the rest of us, as musicians age, the issues they face grow more complex. And, as a consequence, sometimes their music becomes more inte(...)

Homeland has a particular resonance whenever thoughts turn to those who are far away. These days, when the pain of global migration is so evi(...)

I’m sitting at a counter in a small cafe, just off Limerick City’s grand Georgian main thoroughfare. The sun streams in through the cafe’s window, shi(...)

Catherine Hammond painting.

MONDAY McKenna’s Fort The New Theatre, Dublin. Previews Mar 21-22. Opens Mar 21-Apr 2 7.30pm €16/€12.50 With the centenary of the(...)

Little Green Cars

FRIDAY Little Green Cars Whelan’s, Dublin 8pm €23 The difference three years can make: Irish band Little Green Cars have been put t(...)