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Johnny Cash’s Co Louth roots recalled 54 years on from Dundalk performance

54 years ago this weekend the legendary Johnny Cash performed at the Adelphi in Dundalk. In an interview a few days after his local show on October 13th 1963 with

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Hothouse Flowers to perform at Ferguson’s Bar next month

Top Irish rock group The Hothouse Flowers are to perform at Ferguson’s Bar in Gyles Quay next month. The band, featuring Liam Ó Maonlaí, Fiachna Ó Braonáin, Dave Clarke and

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Bagatelle announce Olympia Theatre show for next month

Top Irish band Bagatelle have announced a show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre next month. The band, who are fronted by Dundalk man Liam Reilly, will perform at the Dame Street

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Comhaltas Concert Tour visits Dundalk this Thursday

The Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Concert Tour will visit the Oriel Centre at Dundalk Goal this Thursday. The tour – featuring some of Ireland’s finest musicians, singers and dancers – got

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New open mic night gets underway in The Bodhrán tonight

A new open mic night will get underway in The Bodhrán bar in Bridge Street tonight. Organised by local musician Trevor Thompson, the event will get underway each Monday at

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BruFest to return to Dundalk in just over a week’s time

The BruFest Indoor Festival 2017 is set to return to Brubakers in just over a week’s time. The third year of the event hosted by the Park Street venue, this

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Dundalk IT music graduate recognised by world’s leading academic awards programme

Recent Dundalk IT music graduate Stuart Anderson has been named as a Winning and Highly Commended Entrant at the Undergraduate Awards 2017. Stuart, who has now completed his final year

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Pop up record and CD fair at The Spirit Store this Sunday

A pop up record and CD fair will take place this Sunday at The Spirit Store. Hosted by Real Cool Fairs the event runs from 10.30am to 5pm and is

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Dundalk Musical Society release sneak peak video for Me and My Girl

Dundalk Musical Society have released a sneak peak video ahead of their performance of the ‘Me and My Girl’ musical in just over a fortnight’s time. The show takes place

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Local singer Emma Cahill releases new song ‘A New Horizon’

Local singer Emma Cahill has released a new song dedicated to all loved ones who have passed. A New Horizon was released last week and has so far received over

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Dundalk entries sought for €5,000 Teen Classical Music Awards

Dundalk teens seeking a financial boost to their musical career can now tune up to enter the 2017 Top Security Frank Maher Classical Music Awards. There’s a €5,000 first prize

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Trad group Gatehouse to perform at the Oriel Centre this Saturday

Trad group Gatehouse will perform at The Oriel Centre at Dundalk Gaol this Saturday. The concert gets underway at 8pm with admission €12 for adults or €10 for concessions. Gatehouse

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The Corrs to release new album Jupiter Calling this November

Dundalk band The Corrs are set to release a new album this November. Jupiter Calling, their seventh album, will be released on November 10th it was revealed yesterday. The new

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Susan McCann to bring country music weekend back to the Carrickdale in the New Year

Country legend Susan McCann is set to return to the Carrickdale Hotel in the New Year for another superb weekend of music. Last January Susan and many of her friends

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Traditional Irish music to commence in Dundalk this Monday

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Craobh Dhún Dealgan will commence classes in traditional Irish music from this coming Monday. An enrolment and information night will take place at the Oriel Centre at