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Poll: Should drug testing facilities be available at music festivals?
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Poll: Should drug testing facilities be available at music festivals?

Dec 29th 2020, 10:50 AM 31,004 Views 51 Comments

Drug testing could be up and running for music festivals next summer (if they are able to take place).

Poll: Have you bought any concert tickets for next year?
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Poll: Have you bought any concert tickets for next year?

Dec 9th 2020, 9:34 AM 32,939 Views 44 Comments

Tickets for the festival Longitude scheduled to take place in July 2021 have already almost fully sold out.

Public will not be refunded if concerts in 2021 are rescheduled, Varadkar warns
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Public will not be refunded if concerts in 2021 are rescheduled, Varadkar warns

Dec 3rd 2020, 2:31 PM 42,509 Views 21 Comments

The Tánaiste said it may be “some time yet” before mass gatherings are allowed.

Talks ongoing about holding large sporting events and concerts under Level 1 and 2
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Talks ongoing about holding large sporting events and concerts under Level 1 and 2

Oct 14th 2020, 7:00 PM 20,010 Views 14 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin says she hopes some smaller live performances will take place before Christmas.

Support package worth millions for live gigs and music industry to form part of Budget
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Support package worth millions for live gigs and music industry to form part of Budget

Oct 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,121 Views 92 Comments

Live music venues, big and small, will be able to apply for a minimum of €10,000 under the scheme,

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume
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Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume

Aug 31st 2020, 2:15 PM 18,759 Views 54 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and Minister for Arts Catherine Martin are meeting artists today.

Series of concerts held in Germany to study whether large events can safely resume
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Series of concerts held in Germany to study whether large events can safely resume

Aug 22nd 2020, 4:50 PM 25,978 Views 14 Comments

Only young, healthy volunteers were allowed to attend in a bid to limit infection risks.

Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing
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# Drumroll Please

Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing

Aug 15th 2020, 9:00 PM 43,880 Views 19 Comments

As music venues slowly begin to host live gigs again, they face a series of financial and logistical challenges.

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?
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Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?

Aug 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 69,397 Views 93 Comments

Images of a socially-distanced concert in England were widely shared during the week.

Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach
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Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach

Jun 16th 2020, 3:39 PM 36,494 Views 27 Comments

Cinemas could reopen in August, said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today.

Some fans weren't at all happy about the sound at last night's Stevie Wonder gig
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Some fans weren't at all happy about the sound at last night's Stevie Wonder gig

Jul 10th 2019, 7:48 AM 36,037 Views 72 Comments

The concert was his first show Irish show in over nine years.

Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts
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Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts

Jun 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 25,110 Views 20 Comments

Additional security and Garda resources will be in operation on Irish Rail trains over the weekend.

Some fans weren't happy about the sound quality at last night's Spice Girls gig
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# Spice Girls

Some fans weren't happy about the sound quality at last night's Spice Girls gig

May 25th 2019, 12:25 PM 41,162 Views 77 Comments

Spice Girls’ Mel B said she hopes the sound quality will be “much, much better” at future gigs.

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist
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# Deception

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist

Feb 20th 2019, 4:29 PM 25,412 Views 0 Comments

No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.

How John Reynolds changed the club and festival scenes - and Ireland along the way
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How John Reynolds changed the club and festival scenes - and Ireland along the way

Oct 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 28,087 Views 8 Comments

The death of the promoter has sent a wave of shock through the Irish music and festival scenes.

Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet
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Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet

Jul 24th 2018, 2:57 PM 19,199 Views 70 Comments

It would also prohibit the use of bot software to purchase tickets.

Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland
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# Touting

Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland

Jul 15th 2018, 7:45 AM 17,833 Views 32 Comments

The company has started to roll out this system in the United States in a bid to tackle touting.

Poll: Is it okay to chat through a gig?
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Is it okay to chat through a gig?

Apr 9th 2018, 2:09 PM 20,616 Views 49 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Dublin City Council gives the go-ahead for Rolling Stones Croke Park gig
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# Approves Like Jagger

Dublin City Council gives the go-ahead for Rolling Stones Croke Park gig

Mar 20th 2018, 3:21 PM 22,052 Views 34 Comments

Tickets will go on sale this Friday.

Lady Gaga cancels remainder of European tour citing 'severe pain'
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# Not Happening

Lady Gaga cancels remainder of European tour citing 'severe pain'

Feb 3rd 2018, 8:39 AM 23,414 Views 28 Comments

The singer suffers from fibromyalgia, a condition which can cause severe pain all over the body.

Aiken Promotions will apply for Croke Park gig to take place on 17 May
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# Big Gig

Aiken Promotions will apply for Croke Park gig to take place on 17 May

Feb 1st 2018, 11:12 AM 35,347 Views 62 Comments

It would join two Taylor Swift gigs on 15 and 16 June and Michael Bublé on 7 July.

Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes
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# Ticket Touting

Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes

Dec 14th 2017, 10:14 AM 8,936 Views 25 Comments

He used forged ‘all area access’ passes to bring concertgoers into the stadium.

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
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# Islamic State

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square

Oct 7th 2017, 2:24 PM 21,261 Views 0 Comments

The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.

People have been queuing up since yesterday to get tickets to one of Ed Sheeran's Irish shows
# Eager Beavers
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# Eager Beavers

People have been queuing up since yesterday to get tickets to one of Ed Sheeran's Irish shows

Jul 7th 2017, 8:29 PM 18,530 Views 32 Comments

Tickets for these shows officially go on sale online and from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide tomorrow morning at 9am.

Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?
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Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?

May 24th 2017, 9:02 AM 25,431 Views 43 Comments

Up to 5,000 soldiers will be deployed on British streets following the attack.

South Dublin residents complain about concert-goers 'urinating at will all over the place'
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# Festival Season

South Dublin residents complain about concert-goers 'urinating at will all over the place'

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:49 AM 24,415 Views 42 Comments

A number of objections to alcohol sales at Dublin summer concerts were rejected.

How well do you know your big, big summer concerts?
# Boys (and Girls) Of Summer
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# Boys (and Girls) Of Summer

How well do you know your big, big summer concerts?

May 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,809 Views 23 Comments

The Boss is in town. What better time to check your knowledge of the biggest summer gigs?

6 moments you missed from Adele's Dublin gig last night
# Hello
# Hello

6 moments you missed from Adele's Dublin gig last night

Mar 5th 2016, 9:28 AM 12,994 Views 3 Comments

We could have had it aaaaaall.

U2 are being really sound to young Irish musicians
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U2 are being really sound to young Irish musicians

Sep 9th 2015, 8:10 PM 21,314 Views 69 Comments

They’re not pocketing all the cash from their Irish shows – some will go towards supporting the ‘next U2′.

Here's how we're going to avoid another Garth Brooks 'fiasco'
# AIKEN BREAKIN' HEARTS
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# AIKEN BREAKIN' HEARTS

Here's how we're going to avoid another Garth Brooks 'fiasco'

Jun 23rd 2015, 2:09 PM 13,610 Views 24 Comments

New rules are going to take effect from October.

Dublin hotel lashes out at Ed Sheeran fans in scathing Facebook post
# Watch Your Ed
# Watch Your Ed

Dublin hotel lashes out at Ed Sheeran fans in scathing Facebook post

Feb 26th 2015, 5:41 PM 11,034 Views 11 Comments

Charleville Lodge Hotel is at it again.

A college newspaper published Jack White's ridiculous rider and Jack White isn't happy
# Rock And Roll
# Rock And Roll

A college newspaper published Jack White's ridiculous rider and Jack White isn't happy

Feb 7th 2015, 11:53 AM 6,722 Views 8 Comments

“This is a no banana tour.”

Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year
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Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year

Dec 30th 2014, 4:37 PM 9,151 Views 39 Comments

The figure has increased since 2012.

Christy Moore cancels another gig due to severe lung infection
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# Get Well Soon

Christy Moore cancels another gig due to severe lung infection

Dec 30th 2014, 3:36 PM 13,157 Views 26 Comments

The musician has postponed his Castlebar concert.

Beautiful video tribute to all the miserable dads at One Direction concerts
# Best Dads Ever
# Best Dads Ever

Beautiful video tribute to all the miserable dads at One Direction concerts

Sep 15th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,360 Views 2 Comments

That’s what makes them beautiful.

There'll be no repeat of Garth Brooks debacle, insists Croke Park chief
# Garth Gate
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# Garth Gate

There'll be no repeat of Garth Brooks debacle, insists Croke Park chief

Aug 8th 2014, 1:45 PM 3,594 Views 7 Comments

Peter McKenna wants input from the residents the next time there are concerts in Croke Park

Here's how many times Garth Brooks was mentioned in Leinster House last month...
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# On The Record

Here's how many times Garth Brooks was mentioned in Leinster House last month...

Aug 4th 2014, 9:45 AM 10,737 Views 23 Comments

Did you guess ‘between three and five times’?… Nope, higher. Much higher.

Garth Brooks did this Irish tribute band 'a huge favour'
# Friends In Foe Places
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# Friends In Foe Places

Garth Brooks did this Irish tribute band 'a huge favour'

Jul 26th 2014, 10:00 AM 25,202 Views 18 Comments

Garth might not have been able to get five nights of gigs in Ireland but these guys had no problem.

Open thread: What are you doing instead of going to the Garth Brooks concerts?
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# Open Thread

Open thread: What are you doing instead of going to the Garth Brooks concerts?

Jul 25th 2014, 9:30 AM 14,183 Views 121 Comments

Had tickets for the ill-fated gigs? Tell us what you’re up to instead of going to them.

9 struggles everyone faces at an outdoor gig in Ireland
# Watery Beer
# Watery Beer

9 struggles everyone faces at an outdoor gig in Ireland

Jul 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 25,215 Views 18 Comments

We’re not built for it lads.

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