Live Stage
Check out The Music Show Live Stage breakdown!

Check out The Music Show Live Stage breakdown!

With so many top Irish acts confirmed for The Music Show, anticipation for the Live Stage is reaching fever pitch! The live stage opens at 12 noon with a very very very unique TV appearance. Shadowplay, the winners of the Lift Off competition will open proceedings at 12.20pm and warm up the crowd for Bressie,...
The Music Show Program: For View/Download

The Music Show Program: For View/Download

The Music Show 2012: Download The Program HERE Looking for full details of The Music Show ? Here’s a very handy 24 page program for you to enjoy! Complete with details of exhibitors, panelists, seminars, workshops and the day by day breakdown of the live stage!
Bell X1 confirmed for Live Stage!

Bell X1 confirmed for Live Stage!

The Music Show returns on February 25 and 26 in the RDS with the ultimate weekend of music equipment, seminar discussions, master classes and of course, a live stage packed with Ireland’s best acts. Just confirmed are the ever-impressive Bell X1, who enjoyed a tremendously successful 2011 with the release of fifth studio album Bloodless...
Bressie added to Music Show line-up!

Bressie added to Music Show line-up!

Having amicably parted ways with The Blizzards after nearly a decade of hit-making, Bressie headed in 2010 to London where he promptly landed himself a deal with Simon Fuller’s 19 Entertainment stable. As well as writing and producing for other artists, he found time last year to release his debut solo album, Colourblind Stereo, which...
The Cast of Cheers set for Music Show

The Cast of Cheers set for Music Show

The Dubliners were barely known outside of hip indie circles when in 2010 they decided to give their Chariot debut away on Bandcamp. The album promptly went viral with tens of thousands of people from all over the world discovering their post-punk with a pop twist wares. Currently based in London where they’re causing a...
Leaders Of Men for Music Show Live Stage

Leaders Of Men for Music Show Live Stage

These anthemic Tallafornians were thrust into the national spotlight last September when they won the Arthur’s Day ‘Play On The Day’ competition, which resulted in them sharing the Guinness Hopstore stage with Paolo Nutini and Stereophonics. Their powerhouse performance that night confirmed them as band capable of going all the way. Four things you might...
Royseven confirmed for The Music Show

Royseven confirmed for The Music Show

Coming together in 2003 through mutual friends and a ‘Musicians Wanted’ ad in Hot Press – we’re glad to have been of service! – Royseven are not only huge in Ireland, but also in Germany, Austria and Switzerland where they’ve played with such heavy-hitters as Bryan Adams, Duran Duran, One Republic and Reamonn, the Hamburg-based...
Jerry Fish set for The Music Show

Jerry Fish set for The Music Show

There’s a tendency for the word “unique” to be bandied around a little too freely in music circle, but that’s the only way to describe Jerry Fish’s genre-bending style. A highly charismatic performer who refuses to countenance audiences having anything other than a good time, Jerry routinely fill the country’s biggest venues, and in addition...
Original Rudeboys for Music Show Live Stage!

Original Rudeboys for Music Show Live Stage!

It’s people power which has established The Original Rudeboys as one of Ireland’s hottest acts. Eschewing the capital’s higher profile venues, the band started out gigging in their native Northside where they amassed a huge live following who immediately warmed to their patented blend of ska, pop, rock and rap. The rest of the country...
Whipping Boy added to Music Show line-up

Whipping Boy added to Music Show line-up

Irish bands don’t come much more legendary than Whipping Boy who formed in Dublin in 1988 and for 12 years were one of the country’s most critically-acclaimed outfits. Their not-so-secret weapon is Fearghal McKee, a grab ‘em by the scruff of the neck frontman who’s equal parts Mick Jagger, Robert Plant, and Marilyn Manson on...
Sharon Shannon to perform live

Sharon Shannon to perform live

A virtuouso accordion and fiddle player, Shannon has been wowing crowds since the age of 14 when she was a member of Co. Clare tradsters Dirsit Tola. Since then she’s been a founder member of Arcady; spent 18 months as a member of The Waterboys; appeared on the record-breaking A Woman’s Heart compilation; and scored...
Aslan confirmed for Live Stage!

Aslan confirmed for Live Stage!

Named after the central character in CS Lewis’ Narnia series of books, Aslan burst onto the scene in the mid-’80s with ‘This Is’, which became the longest ever playlisted single on RTÉ 2fm. Its parent Feel No Shame album remains one of the great Irish debuts, going gold at home and coming tantalisingly close to...