The 12 Gigs Of Christmas, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2013-12-12

Well hello again, it’s my annual attempt to pick out 12 gigs to catch in Cork over the Christmas period. I’ve tried to pick something from every live music venue in the city; I’ve erred towards original music and because of the economy I’ve made a lot of the gigs I recommend are free! ThereContinue reading “The 12 Gigs Of Christmas, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2013-12-12”

Interview With Villagers, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2013-12-12

Text below photo   Conor O’Brien, who performs under the name of Villagers, has had an incredibly busy 2013, their second album {Awayland} was nominated for both the Choice Music Prize and the Mercury Music Prize (as was it’s predecessor ‘Becoming A Jackel’ in 2010). Ahead of Villagers upcoming concert in The Savoy, Conor spokeContinue reading “Interview With Villagers, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2013-12-12”

Interview With Jinx Lennon & Wasps Vs Humans, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2013-12-5

Text below photo     Two of the more raucous and verbose voices in the Irish music scene play in Bradleys on Barrack Street; Ronan Leonard spoke with both Jinx Lennon and Carl Plover of Wasps Vs Humans ahead of the gig. Firstly, they have frequently shared bills around the country over the years, whatContinue reading “Interview With Jinx Lennon & Wasps Vs Humans, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2013-12-5”