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 Prince:  wrote songs with particular artists in mind. Photograph: Jordan Strauss/WireImage

Questlove, the drummer for the Roots who has a side career as a DJ specialising in Prince tracks, is eagerly awaiting the arrival of Originals, a coll(...)

  Paul Simon on stage at the 3 Arena in Dublin: he plays at the RDS next Friday. Photograph:   Eric Luke

Is it the end of the road for Paul Simon? Is it, as his songwriting colleague Bob Dylan has noted, “not dark yet, but it’s getting there”? Simon has (...)

Frankie Cosmos

Friday, July 28th JFDR Connolly’s of Leap, Cork, 8pm, €12, connollysofleap.com. Also Sat, Kasbah Social Club, Limerick, 9pm, €10, dolans.ie; Sun, Rói(...)

Kate Hayes: freelance TV producer, currently working with Coco TV. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh Occupation: Musician and TV presenter. As lead singer with Irish trad band Danú since 2003, Nic Amhlaoibh (37) has toured th(...)

 Taylor Swift accepting the award for the Album of the Year onstage during the 58th Annual Grammy music awards in Los Angeles. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Pop star Taylor Swift has become the first woman to win album of the year twice at the Grammy Awards - and appeared to use the stage to respond to ra(...)

Ed Sheeran: four nights in a row at Dublin's O2 in October

One season ends and another begins. As the outdoor shows run out of road, it’s time to return to the indoor halls, clubs and arenas. Many would arg(...)

Relocating from the bustle of London to rural Scotland and then to Donegal to record his second album, Foy Vance has found both his geographical and c(...)

A prison guard outside a solitary confinement cell at Pelican Bay prison in California.  Since July 8th there has been widespread participation in a  hunger strike protest over indefinite solitary confinement. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Convicted killer Todd Ashker is the unlikely legal brain behind the largest prison protest in California’s history, a hunger strike which today enters(...)

Foy Vance

IT’S NOT that Foy Vance is a forgetful man, but these days he has a lot on his mind. Like birthday parties, and daughters, and cinema trips, an(...)