Latest Irish Music Stories

2014-02-01 20:22:18

WESTON, Mo., Feb. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, January 25, 2014, also the eve of the 56(th) Grammy Awards presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Irish Music Association released its list of "The Best of the Best" in Irish Music from the U.S., Ireland, the European Union, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom for 2013. The Irish Music Association, which recognizes outstanding Irish artists in 18 different categories, held its 6th Annual Irish Music...

2010-04-29 10:30:00

Also on Sale in The Hangar: Purple Reign - The Prince Tribute Show (August 4);Mark Wood & The Parrot Head Band - A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett (August 6); Jumping Jack Flash - The World's Greatest Rolling Stones Live Concert Re-Creation (August 8) Also on Sale in the Action Sports Arena: Extreme Rodeo (July 21);Bull Riding (July 22); Fiesta del Charro (July 23) Tickets on Sale to the Public on Saturday, May 1, at 10 a.m. COSTA MESA, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John...

2010-04-14 10:00:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fab Four Sgt. Pepper's Experience will perform Saturday, August 7, and Blondie will perform Sunday, August 8, as part of the Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2010 Fair. As always, concert tickets include Fair admission. Also on sale are tickets for shows housed in The Hangar, OC Fair's newest entertainment complex. The shows on sale this week are: Dog 'N' Butterfly - The Ultimate Tribute to Heart on Sunday, July 18;...

2009-09-08 11:25:00

DUBLIN, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With just seventeen days to go until the Arthur's Day celebrations begin in Dublin on the 24th September, GUINNESS is today revealing the latest impressive line-up of artists, A-list presenters and international broadcast partners taking part, as the countdown begins to the global festivities. Around the world amazing talent will perform at Arthur's Day events including Sean Paul as headlining act at the live show in Lagos, Nigeria and The Black Eyed Peas...

2008-08-13 21:00:18

By Kerry McKittrick If you haven't heard of Belsonic yet, been to Belsonic yet, or indeed actually heard Belsonic yet while wondering around Belfast, then you might just be the only person in the world left who hasn't. Belsonic - Sound In The City kicked off on Monday with the fabulous Flaming Lips. It will continue this week on Thursday and Friday night, and it really will be the only place to be in Belfast. Thursday night will be headlined by shockingly talented The Enemy. These guys...

2008-07-21 18:00:32

A WELSH music-lover was stunned when a mini tornado appeared to suck a two-man tent up to 100ft into the sky before dumping it back down yards from where he stood. Daniel Granger was at the three-day Oxegen music festival in County Kildare, Ireland, where about 80,000 people flocked last weekend to watch some of the biggest names in music perform. Daniel, who is from Connah's Quay but moved to Ireland to work in 2000, captured the freakish weather phenomenon on his mobile phone and...

2008-07-04 18:00:15

SEXY model Sara Kavanagh got into the festival spirit yesterday as the countdown to Oxegen began. And her advice to gig-goers was don't forget your wellies or your hat because, whether or not it rains for Kings Of Leon or the sun comes out with REM's Shiny Happy People, the Irish weather is bound to play a headline role. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

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