JOE’s 5 go-to gigs in Ireland this week (Mar 21 – Mar 27)
The best of the live music gigs around the country this week.
Date: March 22
Where: The Button Factory, Dublin
This New York band are described as an electronic rock band so they must have a synthesizer or something to accompany the guitars and drums.
Regardless of their equipment, they have a great reputation for their live performances, so make sure you catch them in the Button Factory for this gig.
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Who: The 1975
Date: March 24
Where: 3Arena, Dublin
Indie pop darlings The 1975 come to Dublin to spread their guitar-riffed melodies around this dirty old town.
They've only released two albums, but both have been huge sellers and they have an army of fans. Go and see what the fuss is all about.
Clip via The1975VEVO
Who: Straight No Chaser
Date: March 24
Where: Vicar St, Dublin
Amercian a cappella group Straight No Chaser came to the world's attention a few years ago when their version of '12 Days of Christmas' went viral on YouTube and was viewed 18 million times. It led to a five album record deal with Atlantic Records.
The lads put their own spin on huge hits from over the years, just like this one:
Clip via Flexible7
Who: Hermitage Green
Date: March 26
Where: Roisin Dubh, Galway
Limerick's finest are on the march to Galway for this gig and a great show is guaranteed. Always a fantastic live act, this will be a corker of a gig.
Clip via HermitageGreenVEVO
Date: March 27
Where: Button Factory, Dublin
Sasha is one of the world's most successful DJs. He's been in the business since the dance scene kicked off in the late 80s and has won accolades the world over for his work.
He is bringing his decks to the Button Factory and a night of sweaty dance action is on the cards.
Clip via Late Night Tales