Seminal Irish acts unite for Pieta House charity show in The Olympia on November 1st.
In Tua Nua, Paddy Moloney of the Chieftains, Blink, The Pale, PictureHouse, Friends of Emmet, The Songs in the Key of D Choir as well members of Cactus World News and The Fountainhead and other special guests are amongst the acts confirmed to appear at the annual Pieta House benefit show.
Speaking about the show Brian McEvoy of Pieta House said “We are extremely grateful to all the acts for once again choosing to perform for Pieta House at this wonderful event. Events of this kind are essential not only to fundraise, but also to raise awareness of suicide and self-harm in our communities. Last year’s event was a wonderful success and we have no doubt that it will be once again this year.”
Kevin Hines, author of the best seller “cracked, not broken” whose experience formed the basis of The Friends of Emmet single “Coming Apart” will also join Friends of Emmet on stage.
Tickets priced just €20 are on sale now from ticketmaster agents throughout the country.
LISTEN TO THE REMIXED ‘CELLO’ HERE
Irish indie legends “Blink” have announced a comeback show in The Button Factory on October 25th to celebrate the 20th anniversary of “A map of the universe” and a career spanning greatest hits compilation “CATCH THAT MOMENT” out on October 24th.
Best remembered for hits like “Cello”, “Going to Nepal”, “It’s not my fault”, Blink had a string of top 10 singles, 3 hit albums, one of which was Billboard Album of the Month in the US, Meteor award nominations and in between the even found time to be the first ever band to appear on the old Eircom Phonecards as well as a much publicized spat with some guys who wanted to be in Blink too. They changed their name to Blink 182.
“Catch this moment” is out on October 24th and a remastered remixed version of “Cello” will be released in advance.
Blink play their first show in 9 years in The Button Factory on October 25th. Tickets are expected to sell fast, you can get them from Ticketmaster.ie
The Band will be on the Irish Music Show on Sunday 12th October