Fontaines DC play two sold-out gigs in Dublin’s Vicar Street on Saturday December 7th and Sunday December 8th

Saturday November 30 SICK LOVE Grand Social, Dublin ; also Friday 6, Cleere’s, Kilkenny As one band implodes so another rises up? Former members of t(...)

Rufus Wainwright: ‘This tenth anniversary monument is, in many ways, a testimony to my mother and her love of the holiday season.’

Rufus Wainwright has many memories of his family’s Christmas concerts from down through the years, but one stands out for obvious reasons. “I’ll never(...)

DJ and festival booker Seán Timmons loves his diverse audience in in Philadelphia

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person with an interesting job overseas. This week, Seán Timmons, who is originall(...)

Joan Wasser, aka Joan as Police Woman: I feel really thankful that I made it into my 30s before beginning. Photograph: Allison Michael Orenstein

Regrets? Joan Wasser’s had a few – but one of them is not kicking off her solo career sooner. Although she has played violin since she was a child, th(...)

With seven albums now under her belt, Joan Wasser is long overdue a retrospective collection. The American musician may not have a No 1 hit in her bac(...)

Colin Devlin launched his career 25 years ago, alongside his brother Peter, in The Devlins. During their decade-long tenure, the four-piece from Newry(...)

Paul Simon: has encapsulated all that is good about artistic honesty

Saturday, July 7th The The Iveagh Gardens, Dublin; 7.30pm; €55.50; ticketmaster.ie It takes an artist of some standing to effectively disappear from (...)

‘It was the best of times and the worst of times,’ says Robbie Williams of his bad-boy days. Photograph: Columbia Records/Sony Music

It’s that boyish grin. It’s broken a million hearts, forgiven him his Adidas years, and kept him the UK’s leading male solo star 20 years after his f(...)

Jeff Buckley: the biggest artist that never was? Photograph: Hans Van Der Bogaard/Sony

Depending on your frame of reference, Jeff Buckley might be the biggest artist that never was, his short but impactful career ending after a fateful n(...)

To think that The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face and Dirty Old Town came from the same writer is testament to the three dimensional qualities that(...)

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