Jack O Rourke

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 Horslips are due to play Féile ’19. Photograph: Rob Hearne

There was a nostalgia tsunami last year when the return of Féile was announced. Ah, yes, the Trip to Tipp, recalled many people of a certain age, the (...)

Keaton Henson

Saturday, April 13th DUBLIN IS SOUND Pillow Queens Grand Social, Dublin, 1pm €12/€10 thegrandsocial.ie Co-presented by Nialler9 (ak(...)

Other Voices returns, with plenty of Irish acts including the hotly tipped David Keenan. Photograph: Other Voices

The long-running live music series Other Voices returns to RTÉ 2 on Thursday with a host of performances and interviews recorded in Dingle, Ballina, E(...)

Time to pick your favourites and write your  timetable. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

We’re back with even more stage times for Electric Picnic 2018. The festival takes place this weekend, from Friday, August 31st, until Sunday, Septemb(...)

St Patrick’s Festival: Dublin’s main parade starts at noon on March 17th. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade It sounds like Game of Thrones battles it out with Star Wars for Dublin’s parade this year. Grand marshal this year (...)

Start making your main stage schedules now. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

MAIN STAGE Friday 10.30-12.00 The xx 9.00-10.00 London Grammar 7.30-8.30 The Divine Comedy 6.15-7.00 Hudson Taylor 5.00-5.45 Little Hours Satur(...)

Band manager Joe Clarke: ‘There are bands on there who have five million streams who can’t sell 100 tickets in real life’. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

The success of a music manager for an act is built on relationships, strategy and working hard to get the best for your artist, says Joe Clarke, who m(...)

Cork songwriter Jack O’Rourke seems never to be too far away from a piano, so the image of the man as a lovelorn, wistful balladeer, carefully picking(...)

A bird’s eye view of Electric Picnic 2015 in Stradbally, Co Laois. Photograph: Niall Bouzon/Inpho/Red Bull

The Electric Picnic has announced a new section, a festival parade and details for its Mindfield events ahead of the September festival. New to Stra(...)

Jack O’Rourke:  “It wasn’t a  conscious decision  to write a coming-out song . . . but Silence did seem resonate with a lot of people, both men and women”

A singer-songwriter whose composition about coming out was adopted by Amnesty International in the marriage equality referendum is hoping the song wil(...)