Archive for the ‘Belfast’ Tag

Album: Mojo Fury – Visiting Hours of a Travelling Circus

I recently started writing for, but I plan to keep tipping away on this auld yoke all the same. Here’s my first album review for the site.

Having formed in 2004 and with three EPs under the belt, it was about time Northern Ireland’s Mojo Fury released their debut album. That said, when we consider the face-lift the band has experienced,going from a three piece to foursome with Michael Mormecha migrating from behind the drum kit to front the band as vocalist and guitarist, the delay becomes understandable….

Read the review in full here.

Gig: Gold Panda

The man behind the gorgeous LP Lucky Shiner will be playing across Ireland in June.

June 8th – Auntie Annie’s, Belfast.
June 9th – Roisin Dubh, Galway.
June 10th – The Pavillion, Cork.
June 11th – the Workman’s Club, Dublin.

Weekly Watch

This weeks top three gigs to catch:

God is an Astronaut supported by Caspian –  3rd Nov Dolans Limerick, 4th Nov  Roisin Dubh Galway, 5th Nov  The Forum Waterford, 6th Nov The Academy Dublin, 7th Nov The Limelight Belfast

Halves -4th Nov Roisin Dubh Galway, 5th Nov The Model Sligo

Tokyo Police Club – 5th Nov The Academy Dublin

Weekly Watch

Jazz weekend is upon us again. It’s that one weekend in the year when every langer on leeside suddenly remembers he “fucking loves the jazz, tis daycint, like!” So for those looking to click their approval, there’s plenty on offer. Brand New Heavies are bringing their brand of jazz, soul and R&B to the Savoy Theatre on Saturday. Herbie Hancock Band play alongside Jason Moran and the Bandwagon in the Everyman Palace Theatre also on Saturday.  The Savoy hosts Maceo Parker Band on Sunday. If like me however you’re looking for a little something different then check out Jazzsteppa playing in Cyprus Avenue on Saturday.


Meanwhile back at the ranch…

Yeasayer, Olympia Theatre Dublin, Mon 18th, €23


Fake Blood, The Academy Dublin, Sun 24th, €23.50


Yann Tierson, Mandella Hall Belfast Fri 22nd, The Village Dublin 23rd, The Pavillion Cork 24th, Roisin Dubh Galway 25th



Mogwai to Play in February

Very excited to hear post-rock giants Mogwai announce dates in Belfast, Galway and Dublin in early February. I’ve seen the Glasgow outfit twice before and can promise these gigs will leave your ears ringing for days, in a good way. Book early as tickets are sure to be snapped up quickly. They play Mandela Hall on the 13th, Galway’s Radisson Hotel the 14th and The Olympia theatre on the 15th.