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WATCH: ‘Flames’ Set To Ignite Tralee Musician’s Blossoming Career

WATCH: ‘Flames’ Set To Ignite Tralee Musician’s Blossoming Career

July 26, 2017 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE singer-songwriter who has received great reviews for her music so far will release her new single this Friday (watch below). Twenty-seven year old Kate Dineen is from the Spa outside town, but is now based in Dublin. The former Presentation Secondary School student’s new single ‘Flames’ is the […]

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Tralee Native Following His Dreams On The LA Music Scene

July 25, 2017 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native is currently recording his debut album over in Los Angeles, where he has been living and playing to audiences for the past year. Steven Forde, a 24 year old recording artist/actor who performs under the name Stiofán, left Ireland in 2016 to follow his musical dreams in […]

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WATCH: Polish House DJ Pays Tribute To Tralee With New Release Inspired By The Town

October 21, 2016 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A POLISH electronic music producer who has lived and worked in Tralee for just over a year has paid tribute to the town and surrounding area by releasing the four track EP ‘Tra Li story’. Krzysztof Kwiatkowski, or ‘Krissky’, created the music during a 12 month stay in town which […]

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These Teenagers Weren’t Taking Any Chances With Beyonce Tickets

These Teenagers Weren’t Taking Any Chances With Beyonce Tickets

February 15, 2016 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

MID-TERM fell nicely for a group of teenagers from Presentation Secondary as they were able to queue up overnight for tickets to a concert this July. The Beyonce fans came prepared with umbrellas, sleeping bags, inflatable chairs and warm clothing as they settled in outside Ticketmaster agent B-Mobile on Sunday afternoon, […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Gardaí And Friends Raise Cash With Music On The Mall

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Gardaí And Friends Raise Cash With Music On The Mall

December 22, 2015 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU know Christmas is very close when you see Christy McCarthy belting out rock n roll favourites in the town centre (see video below). Christy was one of many guest singers who came up on a stage on the Mall for a charity event organised by Tralee gardaí. This year they were […]

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VIDEO: Funk Legend Gives White Boys His Seal Of Approval

VIDEO: Funk Legend Gives White Boys His Seal Of Approval

December 22, 2015 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE musician and his Cork based band got a massive seal of approval from Funk legend Bootsy Collins. Gary Keane and his band partner, Eoin Walsh, form the duo ‘White Boys’ and after posting an extra funked-up version ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ they got a  reaction from […]

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Some Of The ‘Other Voices’ Line-Up Has Been Announced…

Some Of The ‘Other Voices’ Line-Up Has Been Announced…

November 11, 2015 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Other Voices line-up for next month and sees former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes and rising star Gavin James among those performing. The annual event, beloved of music fans, is to take place from Friday, December 4 to Sunday, December 6 in the intimate surroundings of St James’s Church in Dingle. […]

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At the Christie Hennessy Festival 'Troubadour Club' in the Fels Point Hotel were, from left: Andrea Boffelli, Patricia Lynch and Corina Smyth. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Christie Hennessy Celebration Begins On A Good Note With Troubadour Club

October 31, 2015 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

PLUGGING in for another year of music, the Christie Hennessy Celebration got underway last night with the Troubadour club held in the Fels Point Hotel. The Club drew large crowds on Friday night with local and national talent on show. The event showcased the talents of ten artists and was presented by Francie Conway, […]

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Kieran Moynihan, Marilyn Moynihan, Emily Lynch and Paul Lynch at the Christy Moore concert in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sell-Out Crowd Enjoys Christy Moore In Ballyroe

August 29, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S not often Christy Moore ventures to the Tralee area, normally playing venues like the INEC in Killarney. No wonder then, that the Ballyroe Heights Hotel gig was a sell-out with just under 500 fans paying in to see one of Ireland’s finest artists. Christy was joined on stage by […]

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VIDEO: Gary Funks Up Hozier And Goes Viral Again

May 6, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE musician, Gary Keane, has produced a cover version of Hozier’s, ‘Take me to Church’ as part of the cork based neo-soul duo White Boys and it’s getting a lot of attention (see video below). Gary and his partner in funk, Eoin Walsh, who is from Cork, have knocked […]

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Denise McKenzie, Michelle Quinlan, Aoife McDonnell and Jennifer Conway  at the opening night of Quarters Nightclub on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Party People Pack Quarters On Opening Night

May 3, 2015 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A CAPACITY crowd rocked the opening night of Quarters Nightclub at Godfrey Place on Saturday. After much anticipation over the past few weeks, the doors opened at 9pm where Q14 played a gig in Quarters Live. At 11pm the large queue of people lining up were allowed in to get […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Man Tastes The High Life As Part Of Daft Punk Tribute Act

VIDEO: Tralee Man Tastes The High Life As Part Of Daft Punk Tribute Act

May 2, 2015 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

A GOOD idea and a lot of neck has thrusted a man from the Kerries into the world of the rich and famous. Armed with two helmets, Tralee’s Eugene McGrath and his friend James O’Malley have stepped into the spotlight vacated by reclusive electronic music giants Daft Punk and reaped the benefits […]

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REVIEW 2014: Like Music? We Pick Our Favourite Albums Of The Year

REVIEW 2014: Like Music? We Pick Our Favourite Albums Of The Year

January 2, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

We’re pretty music-mad here in TraleeToday.ie, so we decided to pick our favourite albums of the 2014. First up is Gavin O’Connor’s choices with a key track from each record underneath… 1. The War in Drugs – Lost in The Dream Over a blatant influence of 80’s ‘Dad rock’, there is […]

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AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

September 13, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

ON Tuesday we told you about Killarney-based band, The Kingdom, who will release “Come on Kerry Live the Dream” on Monday in support of Kerry’s bid to win back Sam Maguire. Well we’ve got the audio here so have a listen to it and sing along to the lyrics below to get you […]

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Junior Abdulsalam: Songs In The Key Of Life

Junior Abdulsalam: Songs In The Key Of Life

August 29, 2014 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

JUNIOR Abdulsalam is the bass player for local band Sumdaze who recently put out a new single called ‘All Smiles Around the City” Here are some of the songs that shaped his musical upbringing.  Oasis – Some Might Say I was about nine or 10 at the time. Long before […]

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Great New Single From Ian As The Sound Of Wedding Bells Approaches

Great New Single From Ian As The Sound Of Wedding Bells Approaches

August 9, 2014 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

  IAN O’Doherty’s new single ‘Heartbeats Shifting’ was released on Friday and it’s another step in the Oakpark man’s ever changing repertoire. “The first single Woven did well, particularly with regional radio stations, so we’re hoping to add to that with ‘Heartbeats Shifting’,” said Ian. “This is the second single in […]

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Gary Needs Your Vote For A Better Spot At the Picnic

Gary Needs Your Vote For A Better Spot At the Picnic

August 9, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING on from the great news that local musician, Gary Keane has earned his spot at the Electric Picnic music festival, he now has the chance to play one of the main stages. All he needs now is your votes. Gary made it to the final of the 2FM ‘Play The Picnic’ […]

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Denis O’Sullivan: Songs In The Key Of Life

Denis O’Sullivan: Songs In The Key Of Life

August 8, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

One of the Tralee’s most unique voices, Denis O’Sullivan, has chanted down the pubs of Tralee for a few years now, either flying solo or fronting his band Sumdaze, who have just released a new single. Here is a selection of the songs that shaped his musical outlook. Richie Valens […]

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Sabrina’s On Song With Her Second Album

Sabrina’s On Song With Her Second Album

August 6, 2014 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL singer Sabrina McKiernan has recently released her second album and she’s found a great audience online. ‘I Am The Song’ is a collection of songs from the visually-impaired singer from the Mitchels area of town and TraleeToday.ie caught up with her to ask her about her love of music. […]

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Tony Monaghan will be giving it the 'heavy, heavy monster sound' with his 'Oi Oi Soundsystem at the Electric Picnic next month.

Tony To Touch Bass At Electric Picnic

July 31, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE ELECTRIC PICNIC beckons again for another Tralee creative. Tony Monaghan, will be bringing his  ‘Oi Oi  Soundsystem’ reggae experience to the famous music festival at the end of this month. The ‘Oi Oi Soundsystem’ will be rubbing shoulder with such world renowned artists as, Outkast, Beck, Blondie and Chic. […]

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Tralee band Sumdaze launch new single 'All Smiles in the City', from left: Junior Abdulsalam, Hugh 'Shug' Gallagher, Omar Abdulsalam, Denis O Sullivan.

All Smiles For Sumdaze’s Single Launch In The Blasket

July 26, 2014 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click above ad for more TRALEE band Sumdaze launched their new single entitled “All Smiles Around The City” in the Blasket last night (Friday).   The rockers also had a viewing of the video for the single.  “All Smiles Around The City” is the second single off the yet to […]

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Martin Hurley: Songs In The Key Of Life

Martin Hurley: Songs In The Key Of Life

July 25, 2014 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Martin Hurley is a well known face that has played the pubs of Tralee. He’s also a member of the Contempory Folk outfit Oracle. Here is a selection of the songs that shaped his musical outlook… Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms Where It Began One […]

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€5,000 Prize Up For Grabs In Rose Festival Music Competition

€5,000 Prize Up For Grabs In Rose Festival Music Competition

July 14, 2014 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more CALLING all musicians! A prize pot in excess of €5000 is up for grabs in the  ACCESS competition which will take place during this year’s Rose of Tralee festival. The competition is open to all solo artists, duos, groups or bands who can submit an […]

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Tralee People Urged To Get Gary To The Picnic

July 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more TRALEE musician Gary Keane is making a charge to play The Electric Picnic festival this summer and needs your votes to get him there! Gary has been shortlisted on the 2FM website along with 30 other artists from around the country and now […]

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VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

June 29, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge AN IT Tralee lecturer, who recorded a musician in Cuba over three years ago, has finally launched a CD of the sessions. Friends and music lovers gathered in Roundy’s Bar on Friday night for the launch of Erdwin Garcia’s debut album, ‘Removiendo’ which has been […]

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Mark Leen with his new concert DVD 'The Final Curtain' filmed at his farewell shows in the INEC back in January 2013. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mark’s Fans Face ‘The Final Curtain’ On Concert Film

June 26, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S been 18 months in the making but Mark Leen’s final shows as Emerald Elvis have finally made it to the small screen with the release of ‘The Final Curtain’ Concert DVD. Singer-songwriter Mark played three sell-out shows in the INEC in January 2013, […]

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Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 26, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Having played in numerous bands that have rocked the pubs and clubs of Tralee down the years, Ross Brassil is a well known musician in town. Here is a selection of the songs that have shaped him… Pearl Jam – Alive I was fortunate enough […]

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Jay Fitz: Songs In The Key Of Life

Jay Fitz: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 19, 2014 at 9:32 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more Jay Fitz is an electronic music DJ in Tralee, and plays with the Eclectoballs collective in town and further afield, here’s the music  that shaped his musical upbringing…  Prodigy – Everybody in the Place Since the age of 12 I have been into electronic music […]

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Niall O’Brien: Songs In The Key Of Life

Niall O’Brien: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 10, 2014 at 10:20 am 1 comment

Tralee singer/songwriter Niall O’Brien picks the music which has shaped his musical path… David Gray – White Ladder For me growing up there was never a real montage of music within my family tree but I do remember very vividly the first artist that tattooed a memory in both mind and […]

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