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Irish Singles Chart Top 20 Week Commencing December 14th 2012

Dec 15, 2012 No Comments

Our very own bunch of local artists have been knocked from pole position in the Irish Singles Chart this week, as ‘Tiny Dancer: A Song For Lily-Mae’ steps down to #2 to make room for X Factor winner James Arthur, with his debut release ‘Impossible’ achieving the highest status possible. Click through for the full rundown…

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Irish Album Charts Top 20 Week Commencing December 14th 2012

Dec 15, 2012 No Comments

One Direction can sit tight in the comfort of that beautiful number one placement for the fifth week running as Bruno Mars’ second studio LP ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ debuts at #4, becoming the only new entry in the Top 20 of the Irish Album Charts this week. Other than that, there is not much else happening since we reported 7 days ago, but you can click through for the full rundown…

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The Script announce Original Rudeboys as support act for European Tour Dates in 2013!

Dec 14, 2012 4 Comments

A very fitting support act we must say! Music Scene has received more good news regarding the ever increasing popularity of Dublin hip hop trio The Original Rudeboys. Not that they need to add any more status to an extremely successful 2012, but The Script have invited the lads to join them as special guests [...]

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Man dies ‘Gangnam Style’…

Dec 14, 2012 No Comments

So kids, do not try this at home. Below is the video for ‘Gangnam Style‘ by South Korean superstar Psy. Possibly the biggest single release of 2012, with over 1 Billion views on YouTube, it has become a dancefloor hit for millions of music lovers worldwide. Unfortunately the dance moves that correspond with this track [...]

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Jon Bon Jovi performs live on stage with Bruce Springsteen in New York!

Dec 14, 2012 1 Comment

As always, The Boss is epic live – but we couldn’t let this performance pass by our community of music lovers when we viewed it on YouTube yesterday. As part of a benefit concert in aid of the Hurricane Sandy Disaster, Bruce Springsteen took to the stage for a performance of his massive hit single [...]

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Dennis Locorriere (of Dr Hook) Vicar Street Dublin 2013 live concert date confirmed for Friday April 5th!

Dec 14, 2012 No Comments

With a voice that can make a woman’s pants fall down, Dr Hook legend Dennis Locorriere has officially confirmed a new headline solo Irish Tour Date for 2013. Music Scene is delighted to reveal that Dennis Locorriere will be performing live on stage at Vicar Street in Dublin on Friday the 5th of April 2013. [...]

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Ron Sexsmith Academy Dublin 2013 live concert date confirmed for Thursday February 21st!

Dec 14, 2012 1 Comment

Canadian singer songwriter Ron Sexsmith has officially confirmed a return to Dublin with a brand new Irish Tour Date scheduled for 2013. Heading straight for The Academy in Dublin once again, Ron Sexsmith shall be welcomed with open arms by his legion of Irish fans. Music Scene is delighted to reveal that Ron Sexsmith will [...]

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Matchbox Twenty Vicar Street Dublin 2013 live concert date confirmed for Saturday April 13th!

Dec 14, 2012 No Comments

Please note: An extra Dublin concert date has since been added – click here for full details. With more than 30 million records sold worldwide, it’s been a long time since American group Matchbox Twenty visited Ireland. Well guess what? Matchbox Twenty have officially confirmed a brand new Irish Tour Date scheduled for 2013. Music [...]

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Tickets on sale now for Body & Soul Festival 2013!

Dec 12, 2012 No Comments

Body & Soul Festival is making its fourth appearance next year and the organisers have officially announced the release of the first round of tickets for its summer solstice festival on the weekend of June 21st – 23rd 2013. The early bird tickets for Body & Soul are available at a reduced price of just [...]

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Ravi Shankar dies aged 92…

Dec 12, 2012 No Comments

Previously referred to as “The Godfather of World Music” by none other than Beatles legend George Harrison, Music Scene is sad to reveal the news that music legend Ravi Shankar has died at the age of 92 following the failure to recover from some surgery in San Diego, California, on Tuesday evening (December 11th 2012). [...]

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