Competition | Win a pair of tickets to Mongrel State, Kicking Bird & more at the Grand Social

The Last Mixed Tape is giving readers a chance to win a pair of tickets to Mongrel State’s forthcoming gig at the Grand Social on August 7th. Coming as part of upcoming Summer Social three-day festival (read full details & line-up info – here) Mongrel State, Mama Kasbah, Kicking Bird & Kingston will all the Dublin venue…

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Mongrel State, Paddy Hanna & Burnin’ Up 2nd Birthday set for ‘Summer Social’ at the Grand Social

The Grand Social in Dublin is set to host a three-day festival of live music and DJ sets from Friday, August 7th to Sunday, August 9th.  The Summer Social will take place next month at the Dublin venue and will include live music from acts such as Mongrel State, MKAI, Paddy Hanna, Cronin, Cal Folger Day & more,…

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Photos | Mongoose – Sugar Club

jazz-folk group Mongoose celebrated the release of their debut album with a show at the Sugar Club last Friday night (May 22nd). Support on the night came from Kicking Bird. Photographer Julie McCoy (juliemccoy.ie) was there to cover the event for the Last Mixed Tape. See full photo gallery below. Kicking Bird: Mongoose:

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Odessa Club 10th birthday celebrations

Dublin venue the Odessa club will celebrate its 10th birthday this November with an array of music events taking place over the course of the month.  The scene of many a memorable live music show (including the very first gig I ever reviewed as a budding music writer) the Odessa club will reign in 10…

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Oxjam at Electric Picnic timetable

The timetable and running order of artists for the Oxjam stage at this year’s Electric Picnic festival has been confirmed. Each day the Oxjam stage will be helmed by a different curator: Friday is bespoke event organisers Homebeat,Saturday is music website State.ie and Abner Brown’s barber shop will close proceedings on Sunday. Featuring as part of the…

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10 must see acts at Jack of Diamonds 2014

This year’s Jack of Diamonds Rhythm & Roots festival will take place this weekend Friday, August 15th to Sunday, August 17th. Including a wide-array of artists performing in several venues across Dublin city centre, here is the Last Mixed Tape’s 10 must see acts. Conor Linnie – Button Factory, Friday August 15th (9pm) Always a great performer in…

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Jack of Diamonds festival 2014 timetable

The full artist running order and timetable for this year’s Jack of Diamonds Rhythm & Roots festival has been unveiled. The Jack of Diamonds festival 2014 will take place from Friday, August 15th to Sunday, August 17th across four indoor venues (The Button Factory, Sweeney’s Bar, The Grand Social & The Mercantile) and an outdoor…

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Abner Brown’s announce Electric Picnic OXJAM stage line-up

With the Electric Picnic news beginning to gather momentum once again (read about the Body & Soul stage line-up here) Abner Brown’s barbershop have announced the acts that form his line-up on this year’s OXJAM stage. Following the announcement earlier this month (read the full article here) that Abner Brown’s, Homebeat and State.ie would all…

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Jack of Diamonds 2014 full line-up announced

The full line-up of acts performing at this year’s Jack of Diamonds Rhythm & Roots music festival has been announced. Taking place from Friday, August 15th to Sunday, August 17th across four indoor venues (The Button Factory, Sweeney’s Bar, The Grand Social & The Mercantile) and an outdoor stage (Shack of Diamonds) in Dublin city’s…

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The Strypes to return to Sweeney’s for 5th birthday celebration

Irish rock ‘n’ roll outfit the Strypes are set to return to the scene of one of their first ever live show as they headline Sweeney’s 5th birthday this Friday night, July 11th. Making the announcement today Sweeney’s promoter Bettine McMahon has been quoted as saying about the Strypes upcoming appearance at the venue that:…

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