Archive for October, 2013

Birdy Vicar Street Dublin 2014 live concert date confirmed for Sunday March 2nd!

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments by Musicscene

Critically acclaimed British singer / songwriter Birdy has officially confirmed a brand new headline Irish tour date for 2014. Music Scene is delighted to reveal that Birdy will be performing live on stage at Vicar Street in Dublin on Sunday the 2nd of March 2014. Tickets for Birdy live at Vicar Street in Dublin are [...]

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U2 set to release new tracks on vinyl for Record Store Day Black Friday 2013!

Oct 31, 2013 1 Comment by Musicscene

U2 are slowly but surely creeping back onto the scene and are kicking things off in 2013 with the release of two brand new songs taken from the forthcoming Nelson Mandela movie; Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom. To coincide with Record Store Day Black Friday, U2 will release a strictly limited 10,000 copies of new [...]

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James Blake wins Mercury Music Prize 2013!

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments by Musicscene

Hats off to James Blake everyone – the 25 year old Londoner has won the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize for his amazing studio album ‘Overgrown’. Beating of stiff competition from the likes of David Bowie, Arctic Monkeys, Jake Bugg and Villagers plus many more, James Blake was pretty much considered an outsider in the [...]

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Fitz and The Tantrums Academy Dublin 2014 live concert date confirmed for Monday March 3rd!

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments

Los Angeles based six piece Fitz and The Tantrums have officially confirmed their Irish debut with a 2014 headline show scheduled for The Academy in Dublin this coming March! Music Scene is delighted to reveal that Fitz and The Tantrums will be performing live on stage at The Academy in Dublin on Monday the 3rd [...]

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Matt Cardle Academy Dublin 2014 live concert date confirmed for Wednesday April 2nd!

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments

Promoting the release of his 3rd studio album ‘Porcelain’, X Factor winner Matt Cardle has officially confirmed a brand new headline Irish tour date for 2014. Music Scene is delighted to reveal that Matt Cardle will be performing live on stage at The Academy in Dublin on Wednesday the 2nd of April 2014. Tickets for [...]

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Drake O2 Dublin 2014 live concert date confirmed for Tuesday March 18th!

Oct 31, 2013 2 Comments

Hip hop superstar Drake has confirmed a return to The O2 Dublin in 2014! Music Scene is delighted to reveal that multi-platinum selling Canadian artist Drake will be performing live on stage at The O2 Dublin on Tuesday the 18th of March 2014. Tickets for Drake live at The O2 Dublin are priced from €59.40 [...]

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Muse ‘Live at Rome Olympic Stadium’: DVD release details confirmed!

Oct 30, 2013 No Comments

Muse are finally set to release a new concert DVD! This will come as amazing news for fans of Matt Bellamy and Co. as their previous tour promoting their 6th studio album ‘The 2nd Law’ will finally hit the big screens as well as many living rooms and bedrooms worldwide. Released here in Ireland on [...]

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Irish Singles Chart Top 20 Week Commencing October 25th 2013

Oct 29, 2013 1 Comment

‘Royals’ by Lorde is #1 on the Irish Singles Chart once again. Considering the meteoric rise of airplay nationwide, there was no doubt that chart success would prevail for this fine New Zealander, knocking Birdy from the top spot. New entries from Lady Gaga, James Arthur, Union J and Icona Pop also debut Top 20 this week – click through for the full rundown…

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Listen to Arctic Monkeys’ cover version of ‘Walk On The Wild Side’ by Lou Reed!

Oct 29, 2013 1 Comment

Following the untimely death of the legendary Lou Reed on Sunday (Oct 27th), Arctic Monkeys decided to pay tribute to the Velvet Underground member with an extremely effective cover version of his track ‘Walk On The Wild Side‘. Arctic Monkeys pulled ‘Walk On The Wild Side‘ from their box of tricks on Monday night (Oct [...]

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Irish Album Charts Top 20 Week Commencing October 25th 2013

Oct 27, 2013 1 Comment

With 3 brand new entries debuting Top 20 on the Irish Album Charts this week, Pearl Jam have been knocked from pole position as pop queen Katy Perry lands straight in at #1 with ‘Prism’, her 4th studio LP release. James Blunt and Lisa O’Neill also debut with impressive charting placements. Click through for the full rundown…

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