THE WEST IS WELL AND TRULY AWAKE! (PART 2)

In this second part of “The West is Well and Truly Awake” article i decided to venture further into the unknown and bring you some of the original bands and artists that are making waves not just in  Castlebar but from around Ballina, Sligo and Galway. Only recently i have noticed the amount of acts Read More

THE WEST IS WELL AND TRULY AWAKE!!

The wonderful thing about original live music is knowing that it is well and truly alive in County Mayo. I have noticed a number of live original acts emerging from the county over the past seven or eight years. For the past few months i have being trying to find the right time to put Read More

THE ACCIDENTAL MASTERPIECE: My Bloody Valentine

THE ACCIDENTAL MASTERPIECE To many this was going to be a tough task, how do you follow up on one of the most influential alternative albums of all time! Rumors had being afloat over the past number of weeks that My Bloody Valentine were about to release a brand new album but no one knew Read More

HEADING ON DOWN TO THE VILLAGE

HEADING ON DOWN TO THE VILLAGE Conor O Brien  has a distinctive voice no doubt about it. I wasn’t a big fan of the Villagers first album. To be honest i have yet to see the band perform live for my own eyes to see and ears to hear. Sometimes it can be tough for Read More

Bruce Springsteen and the Irish Connection

  The Bossman Bruce Springsteen has decided to grace our shores once again in 2013! Why oh why Mr Boss man do you decide to announce you’re shows just weeks before the Christmas season every year! With ticket prices coming in at 90 to 100 euro you would think that in times of deep recession Read More

The Redneck Manifesto – November 23rd

I am very proud to announce that The Redneck Manifesto will be performing in Castlebar on Friday night 23rd November at The Velvet Lounge in the TF Royal Theatre. The Redneck Manifesto formed in August 1998 as a four piece composed of members of several prominent Dublin bands – Niall Byrne came from Jackbeast, Richie Read More