Paul McLoone Show @Connolly’s Of Leap, Thursday 26th April 2018...

Showcasing some of Ireland’s best bands with the Paul McLoone Show at Connolly’s, Leap. Words by Anthony Kelly.

The Hedge Schools – Music From a Sacred Place Apr18

The Hedge Schools – Music From a Sacred Place...

The Hedge Schools return with a new album: ‘Magnificent Birds’ is another collection of beautiful songs worthy of your attention.

Arcade Fire live @ the 3Arena, Dublin 6 April 2018...

Anthony Kelly reviews Canadian indie kingpins Arcade Fire at the 3Arena, Dublin.

Best Irish Albums of 2017 Dec19

Best Irish Albums of 2017...

Anthony Kelly, our resident Irish music scene expert, chooses his ten favourite albums of 2017.

Best Albums of 2017 Dec18

Best Albums of 2017

Some favourite albums from 2017 – by no means a definitive list, but a selection of records that captured the attention during the last 12 months.

Live Review: Malojian @ The Set Theatre, Kilkenny 9 December 2017...

Anthony Kelly travels to Kilkenny to witness Malojian play on a difficult night for all concerned following the sad death of a local hero Willie Meighan.

Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life...

Stephen Rubbathan gives his verdict on the new album from Wolf Alice.

Live Review: The National @ The Cork Opera House, 16 September 2017...

Indie Kingpins The National make a triumphant return to Cork.

Transmission Club live at The Roundy, Cork...

Cork has always been a breeding ground for promising Irish bands – Transmission Club look set for greater things: live review by Anthony Kelly.

The Fontaines live @ the Crane Lane, Cork 25 May 2017...

A night of searing rock and roll at Crane Lane, Cork – Anthony Kelly watches the Fontaines strut their stuff.

Live Review: Right Here Right Now Festival 2017...

The very first Right Here Right Now Festival is a resounding success -Anthony Kelly looks back on some of the highlights.

Mew – Visuals

Another slice of dreamy guitar rock from Danish trio Mew.

Right Here Right Now Festival 2017...

Anthony Kelly previews the inaugural Right Here Right Now Festival in Cork with festival organiser Brian Hassett.

The Paul McLoone Show: Live at Connolly’s Of Leap, Cork, 20 April 2017...

Popular Today FM DJ Paul McLoone hosts a night of live music in Connolly’s, Leap watched by Anthony Kelly.

Marlene Enright live @ Coughlan’s Bar, Cork 13 April 2017...

Coughlan’s Bar, Cork welcomes two of Ireland’s brightest new talents in Ailbhe Reddy and Marlene Enright. Reviewed by Anthony Kelly.

Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked At Me...

An album exploring unimaginable grief – A Crow Looked At Me – Mount Eerie

Los Campesinos! – Sick Scenes...

Another wonderful album of sincere, big hearted guitar pop from Welsh ensemble Los Campesinos!

The Big Giant Head Tour @ Cyprus Avenue, Cork 30th March 2017...

Anthony Kelly reviews the opening night of the Irish leg of the Big Giant Head Tour in Cyprus Avenue, Cork.

10 OF THE BEST FROM ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN Mar30

10 OF THE BEST FROM ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN...

Arguably the most influential Post Punk band of the eighties: 10 of the best from Liverpool’s Echo and the Bunnymen.

James Vincent McMorrow live @ The Cork Opera House 26 Jan 2017...

One of Ireland’s most successful singer-songwriters James Vincent McMorrow returns to Cork for two sold out shows at the Opera House.