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Arthur’s Day 2011 in photos

At 17:59 on 22nd September international acts including The Stereophonics, Scissors Sisters, Calvin Harris, The Saturdays, Paolo Nutini and Kelis as well as home-grown talent Bell X 1, Royseven, The Divine Comedy, Bressie and Ryan Sheridan took to stages in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Belfast followed by a surprise intimate pub gigs. We were at […]


Interviews: Carl Barat and Bressie – Arthur’s Day 2011

Wednesday the 21st September, Arthur’s Day eve, I met with Carl Barat and Bressie who were both on their way to Cork to kick off the Guinness birthday celebrations. There was a short stop taken in the Morrison Hotel where with thanks to the really nice people of WHPR, Guinness and the Arthur’s Day team […]

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Arthur’s Day 2011 tickets go on sale

Ryan Sheridan performing at the launch (video courtesy of @darraghdoyle) UPDATED @ 16:25 05/08 to take account of sold out gigs Tickets have gone on sale today for the Arthur’s Day 2011 (22nd September) gigs in Dublin, Cork, Belfast and Limerick across studio and pub venues. Earlier today, Guinness announced that, The Enemy, Seasick Steve, […]


Ad Nauseam: Poll – Your Favourite Guinness ad here

It struck me today that I let Arthur’s Day pass by last week without theming Ad Nauseam accordingly. How remiss of me, dear readers. Let me make amends by dedicating this weeks post to the black stuff. Now, everyone knows that Guinness have been producing advertising par excellence for the best part of 80 years, […]


Arthur’s Day is back for 2010

After an amazing Arthur’s Day last year to celebrate the 250th anniversary, Guinness are back with events taking place in Dublin, Cork and Galway on Thursday 23rd September. The three flagship venues will host acts like Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini, Heathers, The Magic Numbers, The View and a load more. In a unique twist for […]

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Competition: Tickets to see David Gray, Lisa Hannigan and more at Arthur’s Day

I’m delighted to be able to bring you this exclusive competition, thanks to Guinness. So, Arthur’s Day is September 24… (but I may have told you that already) Here’s the blog post featuring the full line-up for each venue Here’s the chat with Simon from The Chapters, one of the bands who’ll be playing Here’s […]


The full venue and pub line up for Arthurs Day on September 24

I was sent this via email today (as were loads of other bloggers, might I add) but here is where each band are performing on Arthurs Day on September 24, as part of the Guinness 250 celebrations. With just seventeen days to go until the Arthur’s Day celebrations begin in Dublin on the 24th of […]


Finding out about Republic of Loose with Mik Pyro

Mention Republic of Loose to most people in Ireland and like them or not, they’ve heard of them. A seven to fifteen member strong band, they’ve taken the music that they like – a lot of American soul, funk, blues, rap and hip hop and blended it into a fairly unique sounding style that gets […]


Finding out about The Chapters and their Arthurs Day plans

One of the many great acts for Arthur’s Day, coming on Thursday, September 24 as part of the Guinness 250 celebrations is up and coming Dublin band The Chapters. The Chapters are a five piece band comprising of singer Ross McNally, guitar player Simon Eustace, keyboard player Turlough Gunawardhana, drummer Ciaran Fortune and Offaly base […]