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Interview: Streets to stages with Keywest

2018-04-19 13:51:00


Andrew Kavanagh of Irish rockers Keywest on the band’s stunning new album, True North, and their unique bond with their fans.

Gig: Celtronic 2018 headliners have been announced

2018-04-19 11:48:00


Ireland's leading electronic dance festival will be kicking off for five days and nights on the 27th of June.

News: IFI presents: U2: Dream Out Loud documentary

2018-04-19 10:20:00


The brand new release will be shown next month and features fans all over the world.

News: Father John Misty has announced new studio album & FOUR Irish shows

2018-04-19 10:32:00


His fourth studio album so far will be called God's Favourite Customer.

News: The Script have released an intimate acoustic sessions EP

2018-04-18 11:40:00


The EP contains the already released track Crazy World which features Christy Dignam.

News: 'Screaming Females' to storm the Grand Social this autumn

2018-04-18 11:16:00


Sounding like a man's worst nightmare, the punk band will play the headline show in the wake of their latest studio album.

News: Rosborough has announced a national tour this summer

2018-04-18 10:53:00


Tickets go on sale this Friday.

Entertainment News: Netflix has released images from second season of 'Dark'

2018-04-18 10:17:00


Production is expected to begin in Berlin around the 25th of June.

Entertainment News: 'Hitler was left-wing' - Morrissey reveals how he feels about the press and more

2018-04-17 17:39:00


Morrissey has turned away from speaking to media and press in recent times, for strong reasoning of his own.

News: Orla Gartland to play Whelans Dublin in May

2018-04-17 12:38:00


The singer-songwriter / musician rose to fame after utilising her YouTube account to post song covers.

Main Event: Vantastival Festival announce line-up for their acoustic Glasshouse Stage

2018-04-17 11:59:00


The new line-up has the addition of a further 12 acts, boosting the festival's overall number to 84.

News: Alice Glass to reclaim number of old songs for upcoming tour

2018-04-17 10:59:00


Formally the vocalist and writer for electronic dance group 'Crystal Castles', Glass will embark on a US / Canadian tour for April and May.

News: Hermitage Green announce THIRD date for sold out Dublin gig

2018-04-16 15:47:00


Ahead of their upcoming June gigs, the group have accounted for the demand to attend the shows.

News: Munster group Pale Rivers have announced a new single and EP

2018-04-16 14:36:00


Their new single 'Don't Worry About Me' is available from today and has an accompanying music video.

Comedy: Donald Glover to host 'Saturday Night Live' this weekend.

2018-04-16 13:53:00


Also known by his stage-name 'Childish Gambino', the rapper / actor / writer / producer / comedian will take the reins for a memorable show.

News: Music Potential Belfast set to showcase work this Tuesday

2018-04-16 10:51:00


The project is facilitated by Oh Yeah Music Centre on behalf of London based Capital XTRA Radio. It is also one of the largest talent searches and music schemes available to musicians.

Main Event: Delorentos announce November gig at the Olympia

2018-04-16 10:22:00


The group recently sold out two gigs at Whelan's and now set their sights on their next headliner.

Commentary: The winners for the 2018 World Press Photos have been announced

2018-04-13 15:10:00


4548 photographers, 125 countries, 73044 images.

Gig: 'TOGETHER 4 YES' announce lineup for fundraiser gig at the Olympia

2018-04-13 12:09:00


The gig will take place on 2nd May and tickets are available now.

Gig: Ryan Vail and the Arco String Quaretet to perform at Moria Calling

2018-04-13 11:26:00


For one night only, the show will take place during the two-day festival.

News: 'Life On Earth' with Snow Patrol - out now!

2018-04-13 10:13:00


Hear the latest track from their upcoming album 'Wilderness'

Commentary: A shared experience: Laura Whitmore's article stirs up an emotive response

2018-04-12 13:26:00


Her experiences of sexual harassment and assault have reverberated across social media, with an outpouring of understanding, support and empathy

News: The Northern Ireland Female Punk Story: Open Call

2018-04-12 12:43:00


The Oh Yeah Music centre are seeking to tell the story of the punkette movement, with your help.

Theatre: Lyric Theatre Belfast announces co-performance of 'The Colleen Bawn'

2018-04-11 14:53:00


To continue celebrations of the theatre's 50th anniversary, the Lyric Theatre have teamed up with the Bruiser Theatre Company to tell a tale of a dark, infamous crime.

Book News: Dublin's International Literature Festival have announced their 21st anniversary program

2018-04-11 11:22:00


Celebrating 21 years of gathering the world's finest writers together, the program for 2018 is laden down with over 100 events across the city.

News: Up-and-comers Brand New Friend named as support for Snow Patrol Irish tour

2018-04-10 10:28:00


Fresh off an Irish support slot with FEEDER, the band have now announced their biggest shows to date.

Main Event: The Ards International Guitar Festival kicks off this week

2018-04-09 12:16:00


The festival will run this week for five days in various venues.

News: The 'REPEAL' mural has returned to the wall of Dublin's Project Arts centre

2018-04-09 11:54:00


Social media feeds from 'The Hunreal Issues' and numerous Twitter users showed the preparation and application of the stencil.

Main Event: AVA Festival have announced day splits for the full weekend

2018-04-06 17:50:00


The program for the two day Boiler broadcast has also been announced.

News: Azealia Banks releases banging new track 'Anna Wintour'

2018-04-06 12:36:00


The house track is the first peek into her highly-anticipated new album.

News: EELS drop their latest album 'The Deconstruction' and release new music video

2018-04-06 11:54:00


The stop-motion video for the second track has already gained positive criticism, in addition to the album as a whole.

News: Thirty Seconds To Mars release 5th studio album 'America'

2018-04-06 11:28:00


The 12 track album features guest vocals from A$AP Rocky and Halsey.

News: 'The Searcher' Original Soundtrack by Elvis Presley available now!

2018-04-06 10:14:00


The boxset includes the 18 essential Elvis Presley hits, powerful performances, and rare alternative versions of songs.

News: Fangclub release new track with accompanying lyric video

2018-04-05 12:46:00


This guitar-laden track with deep gritty basslines is one to hear today.

News: Tracy Chapman's self-titled debut album hits 30th anniversary

2018-04-05 12:26:00


The album was released by Elektra Records and recorded in Hollywood.

Interview: New to Hot Press: Skywriter

2018-04-04 17:45:00


Amy Quirk, AKA Skywriter, means business.

Interview: New to Hot Press: Pursued By Dogs

2018-04-04 17:40:00


The Dublin-based band who give it their all.

News: Duffer Brothers of 'Stranger Things' are getting sued

2018-04-04 14:19:00


The brothers behind the instant Netflix hit have found themselves embroiled in a lawsuit.

News: Bomba Estéreo to play first headline show in Ireland

2018-04-04 11:03:00


Combining a mixture of reggae and cumbia, electronic and tropical - this striking group get you throwing all sorts of shapes.

Reports: Spotify's introduction to Wall Street has stuck the right chords

2018-04-04 11:20:00


The initial introduction of the hugely popular streaming service has resulted in a market value of $27 billion.

News: IKEA to release FREKVENS - their record player and electronic party collection

2018-04-04 10:28:00


Estimated to launch early next year, IKEA are planning to cater to all the party people of the world in a way only they can do.

Movie: BAFTA Television Awards: The Irish nominees are...

2018-04-04 10:09:00


Categories include Female Performance in a Comedy Role, Best Supporting Actor and Best Actress.

News: The Spice Girls exhibition to come to London this summer

2018-04-03 12:12:00


Things are about to get... spiced up. It’s time to let your inner Spice Girl run wild.

News: John Gibbons is latest act to join Chainsmokers, Rita Ora and more this summer at the RDS

2018-04-03 11:29:00


Following his sold-out show at The Olympia, John Gibbons has now confirmed his place in the line-up.

News: LANY announce gig at The Academy Dublin

2018-04-03 11:17:00


In the midst of recording their second album, LANY have no plans for a quiet year.

News: Picture This release extra tickets ahead of headline show at the RDS

2018-04-03 10:34:00


If you've been wishing you could get your hands on a ticket for the sold-out Picture This at the RDS this summer, you may be in luck.

News: Ibrahim Halawa speaks out about his appearance on the Late Late

2018-03-29 15:45:00


Halawa appeared on the Late Late Show in November, two weeks after his return home to Ireland.

Frontlines: Solidarity march for rape victims shuts down O'Connell Street

2018-03-29 14:06:00


The rally was created as a Facebook group yesterday, in support of the victim in the Belfast Rape Trial.

Interview: Be a Soft Boy: In conversation with Kojaque

2018-03-28 13:56:00


Separate yourself from your work, do it yourself and a love/hate relationship with Ireland - some life lessons from the latest emergence in Irish hip-hop.

News: RTÉ 1 to broadcast live performance of 'The Gloaming' on Easter Sunday

2018-03-28 13:29:00


The event itself takes place at the National Concert Hall Concert Film.

News: Music Network announces the Music Network Artist Residency 2018

2018-03-27 15:34:00


The residency aims to provide professional musicians with suitable funding for a series of gigs and audience development come Autumn 2018.

News: Lighthouse Cinema announce three more dog-friendly screenings of 'Isle of Dogs'

2018-03-27 14:46:00


Wes Anderson's most recent film has gained a huge amount of attention, not only due to the animation but also the special screenings that have been popping up in select cinemas.

News: Season Two of Queer Eye has been confirmed

2018-03-27 13:58:00


The Netflix show has garnered a huge amount of attention in recent weeks and now fans can expect a second season down the line.

News: Keywest will release third studio album ahead of show at Olympia Theatre

2018-03-26 11:49:00


Titled ‘True North’ the album is to be a wake-up call in all the noise of social media.

Reports: RTÉ's Miriam O' Callaghan will not be hosting her summer chat show this year

2018-03-20 15:22:00


Promising to return with the summer favourite next year, O'Callaghan revealed in the current edition of the RTÉ Guide her plans in lieu of the cancellation.

Commentary: Jackie Hayden to Speak About Bob Dylan and Dylan Thomas at Wexford Library

2018-03-20 10:26:00


The Hot Press writer will deliver a talk on how they found the Welsh poet through Bob Dylan and The Beatles.

Main Event: Ye Vagabonds to settle down for a night at the Kilkenny TradFest

2018-03-15 17:17:00


Ahead of their gig at the Kilkenny TradFest which falls on what will be the most Irish weekend of the year, Hot Press spoke to Brían Mac Glionn of Ye Vagabonds.

Entertainment News: TV3 seeking new formats for Documentary and Entertainment programs

2018-03-15 13:50:00


The three brands - TV3, 3e and be3 - are seeking new formatting for the 18/19 television schedule.

Entertainment News: Would an Oasis film be on the cards for Domhnall Gleeson?

2018-03-15 13:29:00


During conversation on The Ian Dempsy Breakfast Show on Today FM, Gleeson pondered aloud over taking the role of one of the Gallagher brothers.

News: Music Cork to host showcase of up-and-coming Irish artists at Cork Opera House.

2018-03-15 12:01:00


The three-day event will see music industry professionals mingle and successful Irish artists being highlighted to international visitors.

News: Filmmaker Vanessa Engle produces documentary film titled 'The Funeral Murders'

2018-03-15 11:19:00


The production includes archive footage and previously unheard testimonies surrounding events at two separate funerals in Belfast, 1988.

News: U.S. Artist Jared Dylan Embarks on Bountiful Irish Tour

2018-03-15 10:35:00


The 23 year old has made his mark in the States and now plans to carry out an Irish tour and embark in new music production with Irish artists during his stay.

News: Pearl Jam release first single since 2013 titled "Can't Deny Me"

2018-03-13 12:42:00


The release of the new single hints at a potential album this year also.

News: Fall Out Boy to host and headline Gun Prevention Concert in Washington D.C.

2018-03-13 11:32:00


Their announcement comes after almost twenty-four school shootings so far this year in the States.

News: Death Grips to produce new music with 'Shrek' director Andrew Adamson

2018-03-13 10:54:00


Having tweeted an image of Adamson in the recording studio, what are Death Grips planning for their next release?

Tech: The first Pro-Choice App is now available online

2018-03-12 12:17:00


The 'Eight-App' will keep users informed of upcoming events regarding the 'Repeal' movement.

News: ‘Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling’ Film Rights Acquired

2018-02-27 12:59:00


The acclaimed production company Element Pictures, responsible for The Lobster and Room have been given the green light to go ahead on a film based on the novel.

News: Pussy Riot Members Olya Borisova and Sasha Sofeev Found Safe After Vanishing in Crimea

2018-02-27 11:49:00


A initial tweet from the official Pussy Riot account was gaining rapid traction online.

Reports: Siberian Freeze "Beast From The East” Arrives On Irish Coasts

2018-02-27 11:37:00


Met Éireann has issued both a Status Orange and Status Yellow weather warning effective from today, due to expected freezing temperatures and snowfall.

Interview: New to Hot Press: Vicky Sergeant

2018-02-26 14:22:00


Leaving a full-time job is not something that many young people in Ireland would consider doing right now. But Dublin-based singer-songwriter Vicky Sergeant chose to do exactly that, in order to pursue music full-time.

Interview: New to Hot Press: ROE

2018-02-26 14:09:00


Roisin Donald, AKA ROE, has had a whirlwind two years.

News: Director Kevin Smith Survives Major Heart Attack

2018-02-26 10:29:00


The 47 year old actor, writer and director suffered a heart attack after a show in Oxnard, California.

News: Save The Date: 'Votes for Repeal' to take place on International Woman's Day.

2018-02-23 10:53:00


Along with the confirmed legislation wording for the abortion referendum, Abortion Rights Ireland have announced the date for their next March.

Movie: Minister Madigan to launch Kilkenny National Youth Film and Animation School alongside Kilkenny Animated Festival 2018

2018-02-22 17:30:00


Kilkenny city to gain another creative edge with the launch of the youth-aimed projects.

News: Primordial Release ‘To Hell or to Hangman’ Music Video

2018-02-21 17:25:00


The song is the second single from their upcoming album.

News: Louis Brennan Releases Captivating Music Video for ‘Airport Hotel’

2018-02-21 14:55:00


The track will appear on his upcoming debut album ‘Dead Capital’

News: Chris Haze To Release New Single and EP

2018-02-21 12:26:00


Highly anticipated on the Irish music scene, multi-talented Haze is set to launch his most successful work yet

News: Referendum Date Set for The Eight Amendment

2018-02-21 11:18:00


The draft wording of the proposed bill has also been approved.

News: Jamie Dornan and Sam Claflin to Join Cast of Brian Kirk’s Borderland

2018-02-20 16:29:00


The action thriller will be based around the IRA and British intelligence.

News: The Hot Sprockets to Drop a New Single, Album and Nationwide Tour Dates

2018-02-20 14:32:00


Coming into the year hot - the Dublin soul rockers are keeping busy.

News: Joel Baker Looking Forward to First Irish Show

2018-02-20 11:24:00


Hailing from Nottingham and now based in London, Joel Baker has seen it all in the music industry.

News: Waltons Music Store Officially Closes Dublin City Doors

2018-02-19 12:08:00


Originally opening on North Great Fredrick Street in 1922, the shop has been passed from hands of Martin Walton, to his grandson Niall Walton creating a proud history for the business name.

Interview: In Poetic Conversation with Iron & Wine

2018-02-13 10:30:00


Purple skies, gentle sounds and pure joy - Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, waxes lyrical with us ahead of his Valentine’s Day show in Dublin

News: Live Report: The Script Welcomed with Open Arms at the 3Arena

2018-02-09 12:41:00


With three Dublin dates at the start of their Freedom Child tour, The Script embraced their Irish fans with arms open

Content: 'Ireland’s Version of the Queen' - Philomena Lynott Unveils Her Waxwork

2018-02-07 17:28:00


The National Wax Plus in Dublin welcomed the grace and warmth of Philiomena Lynott earlier today, as she unveiled her new waxwork to the tune of 'The Boys Are Back In Town'.

News: Good Vibrations to be put on stage as part of Lyric Theatre 50th Anniversary celebrations

2018-02-06 14:09:00


The 2012 film, which tells the story of "the undisputed Godfather of punk", Terri Hooley, is getting the stage treatment this year.

News: Pillow Queens to Play Biggest Headline Show Yet

2018-02-05 11:43:00


Dublin queens to bring their attitude, grace and infectious tunes to The Workmans Club this year.

News: The Wonder Years to Play The Button Factory

2018-02-05 11:47:00


The Wonder Years are blasting into the Button Factory this year, bringing pop punk, rock ’n’ roll, and a ‘genuine emotional energy’ to the stage.

News: Social Media Comedian Alex Williamson to Perform in Dublin

2018-01-31 12:59:00


Bringing his banter to The Sugar Club this April - it’s the comedic maverick Alex Williamson. Following the huge success of touring in his native Australia, Williamson now plans to take his dark and laddish routine to Dublin.

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