Jeff Buckley: Hero that could have being king

What If? There is always a lot of “What ifs?” in the music industry, What if Elvis Presley or Jim Morrison were still alive? What if Jeff Buckley was with us? Would his popularity still be as big? Would he still have that cult following or would his popularity have faded away. I would like Read More

Lankum: Gritty folk act from the heart of Dublin

Lankum are a four-piece group from Dublin, Ireland with an alchemical ability to combine traditional folk roots with contemporary undercurrents to forge music that is dark, mysterious and transcendental. Comprising brothers Ian Lynch (uillean pipes, tin whistle, vocals), Daragh Lynch (vocals, guitar) alongside Cormac Mac Diarmada (fiddle) and Radie Peat (harmonium, accordion, vocals), Lankum channel Read More

The National are back with new album!!

News has just emerged today that American outfit The National will release a brand new album in May. The name of the album is titled “I am Easy to Find” and there is a preview of the new single “You Had Your Soul With You” The album will come out on 4AD record. The band Read More

A love letter to Bruce Springsteen from Castlebar

Probably one of the most common questions i receive as a promoter in the area when i am walking around town in Castlebar is when are you bringing Bruce to Castlebar? “Sure wouldn’t Mchale Park be a grand aul spot for it” I have being asked the same question so often now that i have Read More

Limerick act Fox Jaw return with cracking new song

A regular band that has performed at the Finbar Hoban Presents shows in Castlebar down through the years. Yes indeed, we are delighted to say that Limerick act Fox Jaw are back! We are excited the showcase the brand new track from the band titled “Madeline” Check out the video for the brilliant new track Read More