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English singer-songwriter, author and YouTuber Dorothy Miranda “Dodie” Clark has announced a couple of March 2019 dates. Dodie who posts both original songs and cover songs on her main YouTube channel “doddleoddle” and posts vlogs on her side channel “doddlevloggle” has gained a huge following over the years.

Gigs coming up in Vicar Street in April 2019″ April 1st The Gig For Gav – Vicar Street April 2nd IDLES – Irish Tour 2019 Sold Out April 3rd Nando Reis – Voz e Violão April 4th Deirdre O’Kane – A Line of O’Kane April 5th Dermot & Dave Live! – Vicar St April 6th MusicTown 2019 – Dublin is all about Music April 7th MusicTown 2019 – Dublin is all about Music April 9th Glen Hansard live at Vicar Street April 10th Glen Hansard live at Vicar Street April 11th Marc Maron returns to Vicar St – 11 April April 12th MusicTown 2019 – Dublin is all about Music April 13th Flash Harry – Vicar Street April 13th Flash Harry – A Celebration of Queen April 14th Demetri Martin – Wandering Mind April 16th Dropkick Murphys live at Vicar St April 17th Dropkick Murphys live at Vicar St April 18th Dropkick Murphys live at Vicar St April 19th Jason Byrne – You Can Come In, But Don’t Start Anything – Vicar St April 20th Jason Byrne – You Can Come In, But Don’t Start Anything – Vicar St April 21st Dean Lewis – Vicar Street April 26th Joanne McNally […]

Formed in Bristol in 2011, IDLES have released two albums. The rockers’ debut was Brutalism in 2017. Joy As an Act of Resistance came out in August 2018 and is their attempt to be vulnerable and encourage vulnerability. They’ve even stripped back the songs and the lyrics in an attempt to bare flesh and allow each other to breathe and to celebrate differences. IDLES’ new record ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’ debuted at no.5 in the UK charts, breaking Rough Trade’s all-time record for most pre-orders and sales in day. It is currently the no.1 best reviewed record of 2018 (average rating of 88 across 25 reviews) at Album Of The Year and in the Top 10 on Metacritic. The band saw not only singles but the album itself A-listed at 6 Music and earned major features, amongst others, with the likes of Q, Mojo, The Guardian and covers with DIY, Loud & Quiet, So Young and NME. They’ve arrived internationally too with only last week NPR Music declaring “I am an IDLES addict. It’s like mainlining an uplifting and unifying assault on nationalism, racism, intolerance, and class inequality.” The band won Best Breakthrough at the Q Awards last […]

For over twenty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought- provoking comedy for print, stage, radio, online and television. Best known for his hit podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, Marc has interviewed iconic personalities such as Conan O’Brien, Robin Williams, Keith Richards, Ben Stiller, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lorne Michaels and former US President Barack Obama. It has become a worldwide phenomenon; averaging 6 million downloads each month, with nearly 450 million lifetime downloads. Maron currently stars in the hit Netflix original series, GLOW, alongside Betty Gilpin, and his critically acclaimed half-hour scripted television series, Maron, aired on IFC in the US and can be found on Netflix to stream. Marc has also performed guest starring roles in the series Girls, Louie, and Joe Swanberg’s Easy, and can be seen in the feature films Get A Job and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. He released his stand-up special, Thinky Pain, on Netflix in 2013 and as an album in 2014. His next special, More Later, premiered on Epix in the US in December 2015 and is also available on wtfpod.com. Maron’s most recent stand-up special, Marc Maron: Too Real, was released in 2017 and is currently […]

RIOT, the jaw-dropping, international smash-hit sensation is back! Thrilling, exhilarating, uplifting and utterly unique – RIOT will set hearts soaring and pulses racing once more during this very limited homecoming run in Vicar St. Tickets are from €30-€50, on sale this Friday 7 December at 10am. A disorderly cocktail of wild theatre, gut-punching spoken word,banging jigs, slapstick comedy and eye-popping circus, RIOT has left audiences around the globe dazzled, dizzy and ready to change the world. Infusing the magic of theatre with the excitement of variety and the energy of the dance floor, it’s your big night out, with a delicious twist. So meet the RIOT family at the barricades once more for a night of wild theatre, thumping tunes, slapstick comedy and jaw-droppingly sexy circus. Featuring Panti, Lords of Strut, Kate Brennan, Up & Over It, Ronan Brady, Alma Kelliher, Adam Matthews, Nicky Kavanagh, Megan Riordan and a surprise special guest each night.

The second season explores the aftermath of both Avery’s and Dassey’s convictions, focusing on Avery’s and Dassey’s families, the investigation and findings of Avery’s new attorney Kathleen Zellner, which corroborates the thesis of Avery’s innocence and him being framed for the murder of Halbach, and Dassey’s legal team’s efforts in arguing in court that his confession was coerced by prosecutors and his constitutional rights were violated.

Sophie-Ellis Bextor has been in the changing rooms of pop more than most. One of the genre’s great shape shifters: she morphed from sharp suited indie princess to Ibiza livener with Groovejet before becoming dance floor divinity with her first solo album Read My Lips. Her latest album Trip The Light Fantastic drags us back onto the dance floor. Sophie and her new material are not to be missed!

Shalamar is an American R&B and soul music vocal group, active in the mid-1970s and throughout the 1980s, that was originally a disco-driven vehicle created by Soul Train booking agent Dick Griffey and show creator and producer Don Cornelius. They went on to be an influential dance trio, masterminded by Cornelius. As noted in the British Hit Singles & Albums, they were regarded as fashion icons and trendsetters, and helped to introduce “body-popping” to the United Kingdom.[3] Their collective name, “Shalamar”, was picked by Griffey.

Tidal Wave is Taking Back Sunday’s seventh album. While most of their peers have either broken up, faded away or reunited to capitalize on the emo scene’s wildfire revival, Taking Back Sunday have always been the Pearl Jam of the scene in the sense that they’ve consistently plugged along and continued to reinvent themselves regardless of what was trendy at the time. “By the time most bands get to this point in their career they are pretty set in what they do but we were really mindful about approaching our musical ideas differently this time around and staying true to where the five of us are in our lives right now,” frontman Adam Lazzara explains. “This album is truly an expression of what Taking Back Sunday is during this snapshot in time as opposed to what we think people expect from our band.”

Tickets from €37.50 (additional charges may apply) go on general sale this Friday 22 February at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and www.ticketmaster.ie. Be the first to secure tickets for Beirut with Selective Memory’s exclusive pre-sale. Register for access now and don’t miss out on tickets at http://bit.ly/Beirut_SM. Pre-Sale is live from 10am on Thursday 21 February. Zach Condon, the mastermind behind Beirut, released his fifth studio album Gallipoli on February 1st 2019. To celebrate the release, Beirut are currently touring headline shows throughout North America and Europe and today have just announced 2 highly anticipated shows at Dublin’s Vicar Street this August 2019. The 12-track Gallipoli started life in the winter of 2016, with Condon returning to his old Farfisa organ, the same one used to write the first two Beirut albums (2006’s Gulag Orkestar and the following year’s The Flying Club Cup). Following recording stints in New York and Berlin (where he now calls home), Condon settled in Sudestudio, a studio complex deep in rural Puglia, southern Italy. It was here that he rediscovered the old joys of music as a visceral experience which became the founding principle for Gallipoli.

Russell Howard has announced UK tour dates, bringing his latest show Respite on the road. The tour follows the record breaking success of Round The World in 2017, and marks the comedian and presenter’s biggest global stand-up tour to date. He will be kicking things off on 19 September 2019 in Newcastle, and tour arena around the UK through autumn 2019.

Squeeze formed in 1974, shortly after teenage friends Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook began their songwriting partnership, brought together by an ad in a sweetshop window. By 1977 they had made their recording debut and enjoyed a string of hits that lasted until 1982. Over the years there have been solo careers and occasional separations, but the Ivor Novello Award-winning songwriting duo got back together in 2007 to relaunch Squeeze. Cradle to the Grave is the band’s latest and 14th studio album. It features the first collection of new songs from Difford and Tilbrook since 1998. Squeeze are touring the UK in 2017 with their Join the Dots tour.

Des Bishop is coming home after spending over a year in China. He has some fun stories to tell about that: from working in a restaurant in the North East for a month to trying to find a wife in a Marriage park; plus some great journeys with Leo his co-worker from the Abrakebabra days. But he also can’t wait to tell you about all the things he missed about home: democracy, milk, sarcasm and so much more. Most importantly though, Des just can’t wait to speak English without being censored. Absence makes the heart grow funnier, so come and check out this unique show.

Mary Black has long held the attention of the followers of Irish music as one of the finest female vocalists in the world. Mary’s distinguished career has spanned over 25 years from her early days in Dublin folk clubs through ever-escalating success with seven platinum solo albums including No Frontiers. Needless to say Mary Black is a seminal figure in Irish musical history and one of the artists responsible for it’s relatively recent blossoming on a global level.