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Electric Picnic 2018: headline acts include Kendrick Lamar, Massive attack, Dua Lipa, St Vincent and Pharrell Williams with NERD.

All tickets for Electric Picnic 2018 have sold out, a day after the orgnanisers announced Kendrick Lamar, Massive Attack and NERD would headline the f(...)

Electric Picnic 2018: headline acts include Kendrick Lamar, Massive attack, Dua Lipa, St Vincent and Pharrell Williams with N.E.R.D

Kendrick Lamar, St Vincent, Massive Attack, N.E.R.D, Dua Lipa and King King Krule are among the acts announced in the lineup for this year’s Electric (...)

David Byrne turns 66 in May. He hasn’t exactly been lying low of late, so it is somewhat shocking to learn that American Utopia is actually his first (...)

Brigid of Kildare: a fearless negotiator who secured women’s property rights, and freed trafficked women

History is filled with stories of great deeds, the exploits of rebels, patriots and politicians, writers and artists, scientists and innovators. They (...)

Sigrid, winner of BBC’s Sound of 2018, performing at Other Voices. Photograph: Rich Gilligan

Other Voices, Ireland’s longest running music TV series, is back on our screens next Thursday (11.15pm, RTÉ 2) with a number of acts that promise to i(...)

Underdog rhymers such as Atlanta’s Migos broke out of a regional scenes to build an international fanbase. Photograph: Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Rolling Stone

A great cry of anguish rang out last week as it was revealed that the Longitude music festival is going exclusively hip hop and r’n’b in 2018. Not a s(...)

 Learning to love: Deborah Somorin “I’d start to fall in love with a foster family’s dog or something, and then I’d have to move” For Deborah So(...)

‘The Improbable End of Owly - A Choose Your Own Adventure Game’ from Electric Picnic’s Trailer Park 2017

Ireland’s most popular music and arts festival, Electric Picnic (EP), will be providing up to ten grants (of between €500 and €3,000) for designing, b(...)

Sharon Quigley in Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, Chile: “I had seen for myself the power and unpredictability of the Patagonia weather. I could go from applying suncream to eating snowflakes in the space of five minutes.”

Maybe I’d watched Wild with Reese Witherspoon too many times, but there I found myself frantically filling sandwich bags with powdered mash in prepara(...)

Capital sounds: Fontaines D.C. Photograph: Grayce Leonard

What: Local rock’n’rollers Where: Dublin Why: Rock’n’roll is an established genre with a rich history, so a band coming to the genre these days can (...)

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