Fundraising gigs’campaign for abortion rights (IE)

For those who do not live in Ireland, you may not know that still up to today abortion isn't allowed under most circumstances. Women are discouraged to abort regardless of circumstances and must travel to UK or other EU countries if they want to abort. The gigs took place last Friday 10th March 2017 at …

Various music styles benefit concerts to end homelessness

I attended the 'Home Sweet Home' Benefit concerts on Friday 20th January 2017 at Sin é pub, Dublin 1 (Ireland) to raise funds for homeless people in Ireland.   Apart from contributing to a wonderful cause, I enjoyed discovering new bands and singers-songwriters 🤓! The event is organised over 2 nights: Friday 20th and Saturday 21st …

‘Early House’ cover band live concert playing funk and soul

Thanks to the Dublin Event Guide, I heard about this amazing Irish live concert taking place at the Whelan's, Dublin 2 (Ireland) on Saturday 16th April 2016. I didn't regret attending it! Great musicians and singers. They played hits from famous singers such as James Brown, Amy Whinehouse, Doobie Brothers, Etta James, Sly and Family …

Plinny Phoenix and Dario Rodighiero- Live Jazz/Bossa Nova concert in Dublin (IE)

To my readers, apologies if I haven't been writing too many blog posts lately, I was very busy! But tonight, I'm catching up with all of you :). Last Saturday 2nd January 2016 I attended this amazing concert at Jazz Cafe Dublin, 17b Asdill's Row, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 and got the chance to meet both the …

Duckstein Festival Hamburg Hafen City 2015

The summer has been filled so far with lots of open air festivals in Hamburg (Germany), even if the weather hasn't always been perfect! I attended the duckstein festival at Madgeburg Harbour (in front of and next to the International Maritime Museum). As you may have already guessed, Duckstein, the main festival sponsor, is a …

Joey Badass live concert in Hamburg, Germany (July 2015)

Here is a little autobiography about Joey Bada$$ if you never came across his music before! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joey_Badass If you haven't had the opportunity yet to attend one of Joey Badass concerts, you may still be able to catch him at one of his tour dates as follow: http://www.bandsintown.com/JoeyBadass Here is also a nice article giving …

Street Dance Battles 2015 (Hamburg, Germany)

While planning for a holiday trip in Hamburg, I researched any interesting hip hop dance events happening in the city. I came across the dance battle event and received a free ticket for the dance live performances. Dancers were teenagers of different ages with one common goal: giving the best performance they could to the …

Dead Prez hip hop band live concert in Dublin, Ireland (2014)

Dead Prez, stylized as dead prez, is a hip hop duo from the United States, composed of stic.man and M-1, formed in 1996 in New York City. They are known for their confrontational style, combined with socialist lyrics focused on both militant social justice and Pan-Africanism. The duo maintains an ethical stance against corporate control …

UDO World Streetdance Championships 2014: Irish selections

This post is for those who want watch your performance or have missed the event and want to catch up with what has happened at it! At these streetdance championships, all hip hop dance styles were showcased, i.e New Style Hip Hop, Locking, Popping, Krumping, Locking, Breaking, House, in solos, duos and battles divided by …

2014 Juste Debout World Hip Hop Dance Championships (selections and finals) new collaborations – event pictures and videos

Juste Debout ("just upright") is an international and annual dance competition founded in 2001 by Bruce Soné in France which focuses on street dance styles. The four main categories are hip hop new style, house, locking and popping. They have also being welcoming experimental dances since few years. This year, Juste Debout has also organised …