Earlier this month (June 2011), the music industry was hit with some very sad news. The legendary Clarence Clemons had died. Saxophone player extraordinaire, he had graced the stage with Bruce Springsteen as an official member of the E Street Band since we can all remember. At his funeral on June 21st 2011, The Boss [...]
Archive for June, 2011
You can’t beat a bit of graffiti, neon lighting, plenty of colour and some Coldplay! The brand new official music video for their new single ‘Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall’ has just been released on the web and here at Music Scene, we think Chris Martin and co. are onto a winner. The single takes [...]
Northern Irish trio General Fiasco have announced a headline performance at The Academy 2 of Middle Abbey Street in Dublin on Saturday the 22nd of October 2011. Tickets priced €15 including booking fee will be on sale from Friday July 1st 2011 through Ticketmaster and usual outlets nationwide. Please note that this is an over [...]
Danish hard rock gods Volbeat have officially confirmed details of an exclusive headline performance at The Academy of Middle Abbey Street in Dublin on Saturday October 22nd 2011. Tickets priced €13.50 will be on sale from Friday July 1st 2011 through Ticketmaster and usual outlets nationwide. Volbeat will also be performing at Spring & Airbrake [...]
Prince has revealed some interesting news regarding his 2011 touring schedule. Apparently he has his session musicians working overtime recently as they have been working through a catalogue of approximately 300 songs for his tour dates around Europe this Summer. He described himself as a loving tyrant and talks about recent rehearsals stating: “I’m probably [...]
Owen Pallett is a multi instrumentalist, songwriter, and orchestral arranger from Toronto who, for much of the ’00s, recorded under the name Final Fantasy. Pallett’s live shows find him looping numerous violin and keyboard parts into constructed songs. He’s also well known for having arranged albums by Arcade Fire, Grizzly Bear, the Mountain Goats, and the Last Shadow Puppets.
Thread Pulls are part rock band, stripped back to a core of drums and bass. Having acquired a considerable reputation for their raw and energetic live shows, the guys performed an amazing set live at Whelans of Wexford Street in Dublin on Saturday the 25th of June 2011 and Kieran Frost was there to take some snaps!
Legendary rockers Bon Jovi are back in town this week for two stunning live performances at The RDS in Dublin. These shows will take place on Wednesday June 29th and Thursday June 30th 2011. Music Scene is very excited about these shows and we are delighted to unveil the stage times and support acts for [...]
Janet Jackson set to perform virtual duet with Michael Jackson at Grand Canal Theatre in Dublin – Setlist revealed!
Good news for Janet Jackson fans! On her recent tour, Janet has been including a virtual duet with her legendary brother Michael Jackson in her live setlist which you can view below. The world famous track that she performs on her current tour is the number 1 hit single ‘Scream’. Commenting on performing the track [...]