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Body and Soul founder Avril Stanley:  “The acts we like are that little bit more unique. Headliners have never been part of our passion.” Photograph: Tom Honan / The Irish Times

It is so calm in Avril Stanley’s office that I wonder if I have come to the wrong place. “I need the quiet to think,” says the creator of Body and Sou(...)

Is there any other contemporary Irish solo singer who manages to distil as much identity and heritage into their work as Damien Dempsey? The ones who (...)

Aslan will play Iveagh Gardens, Dublin on Friday, 13th July, and Saturday, 21st July.

Alanis Morissette – July 5th The rousing singalong: Don’t pretend you don’t know every single word to Ironic. All together, now: “It’s like raaaaaaaa(...)

Naoise Nunn: “I’m delighted to bring the ethos and the fun of Leviathan to the Library of Progress at Body&Soul later this month.”

The Time of My Life is a weekly column about a moment that changed someone’s life – for the better or the worse The venue was the Hub on Dublin’s Eus(...)

Dua Lipa: five nominations include  best album and   British female solo artist

Dua Lipa, the breakthrough pop star who scored a huge summer hit with New Rules, has earned the most nominations at the 2018 Brit awards – even beatin(...)

Sampha performs on stage after winning the 2017 Mercury  Prize at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London. Photograph: David Jensen/PA Wire

Singer-songwriter Sampha has won this year’s Mercury Prize. The musician said he “felt like I’m dreaming” as he was announced as the winner of the p(...)

 Stormzy is one of the early favourites on this year’s Mercury Music Prize shortlist. Photograph: Ignacio Brotons/EPA

Ed Sheeran will face off with friend and collaborator Stormzy in the battle for this year’s Mercury Prize. Sheeran’s record-breaking third album Divi(...)

Kate Tempest: “It’s very unusual for a woman to be taken seriously just at first glance. We’re much more used to kind of looking at rather than listening to what a woman has to say.” Photograph: David Stewart.

“For my whole life I’ve been condescended to, I’ve been underestimated, I’ve been dismissed. And that’s because of how I look, my agenda, the fact th(...)

David Bowie’s final album Blackstar has been nominated for this year’s Mercury Music Prize. Photograph: Larry Busacca/WireImage

The 12-strong shortlist has been revealed for this year’s Hyundai Mercury Prize. The albums on the list are: Hopelessness, Anohni The Bride, Bat for(...)

“I get called slag, bitch, lesbian, whore, ugly, but as a girl you get those comments from about the age of 11”

English poet Hollie McNish might well be the perfect role model for persistence. Although she can’t precisely recall what made her want to be a poet,(...)

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