Worship: Ash, Stereo MCs, Whipping Boy, Lisa Hannigan are among the first names announced for Sligo’s Temple House Festival (June 10th-12th).
Tinseltune: They’ve come a long way from Grafton Street: Rodrigo y Gabriela have collaborated with Hans Zimmer on the soundtrack to the new Pirates of the Caribbean.
Forge ahead: A new venue on the Leitrim/ Roscommon border will be launched with a gig by folk-rockers Hal on May 14th. The Forge Club in Cootehall can be found at tinyurl.com/3fq3jsk.
Crazy heart: The debut album of actor Jeff Bridges will be released on Blue Note Records later this year.