Pure Shores: this new club night has many things going for it – free admission, cool venue, 11pm start, and two of the most experienced DJs in Ireland Louise Bruton and Michael Pope

Saturday 11th Yola The Academy Green Room, Dublin Due to demand, Yola’s Whelan’s gig has been upgraded to the Academy’s Green Room venue, which is a (...)

Disputing the allegations: Ryan Adams. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Ryan Adams’s new album has been shelved, and whether his sold-out Irish shows will go ahead next month is unclear, after this week’s allegations that (...)

Ryan Adams: the singer-songwriter denies this week’s allegations. Photograph: Elizabeth Weinberg/New York Times

Ryan Adams, the American singer-songwriter who has been accused of abusive behaviour with an underage girl, is no stranger to controversy. Lizzy Good(...)

Some 51 years ago, give or take a day or three, Bobbie Gentry released The Delta Sweete (those swinging sixties!), a concept album about growing (...)

Three girl rhumba: Boygenius

What: Three of the best new female singer-songwriters get it together Where: USA Why: If you made a list of the best new female artists from North A(...)

The Murder Capital: could make a killing. Photograph: Grayce Leonard

What: Ireland’s best new rock band? Where: Dublin Why: The only song made public to date from this fledgling five-piece from Dublin is a live session (...)

Our critics have picked their best beats from 2017 and now it’s over to you. Click on irishtimes.com/ticketawards to vote for your favourite arti(...)

Phoebe Bridgers’s website describes her debut album as a “swooningly beautiful record with a gothic heart”. For the most part it’s easy to agree. The (...)