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ASH & The Happy Mondays Announced for Live At Leopardstown

April 29, 2013

No matter how metal this site gets, there will always be room for my pop rock fetish, ASH and me MAD:Chester maddies – The Happy Mondays and both bands are coming to Ireland this year. Can I please get a, ‘Ah hell yeah’! Both bands have been announced as part of this summer’s Live At […]

Review: The Happy Mondays – Live @ The Olympia (May 15th 2012)

May 28, 2012

It’s my belief that history is a wheel. “Inconsistency is my very essence” -says the wheel- “Rise up on my spokes if you like, but don’t complain when you are cast back down into the depths. Good times pass away, but then so do the bad. Mutability is our tragedy, but it is also our […]

The Happy Mondays – The Olympia Theatre – September 24th 2007

March 14, 2008

It’s a cold Monday evening as I approach the Olympia. There is no-one around the front doors and Dame street is nice and quiet except for people making their way home from work. Its a nice relaxing feeling. I’m on my way over to make sure that legendary Madchester band ‘The Happy Monday’ have in […]

Happy Mondays Add Extra Dublin Date

February 3, 2012

Due to the overwhelming demand on tickets this morning, MCD have announced the Happy Mondays will play an additional date at the Olympia on Monday, May 14th, the night before the previously announced date. Tickets are on sale now priced €49.65 plus booking fee from Remember, this is the original line-up you’re buying so […]

Happy Mondays Announce Olympia Date (Updated)

January 30, 2012

**UPDATED – 31st January 2012 – TICKET INFO** Tickets are priced €49.65 incl. booking fee and on sale this Friday, February 3rd at 10am from Ticketmaster outlets and online at Original Post Below… Happy Mondays indeed! News has just reached Tickets There (cheers Bru) that the original Happy Monday’s line-up are playing a number […]


August 31, 2009

What happened folks? In the mid 50’s, Mr. Elvis A. Presley walked into Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee and became the very first, the best, the symbol, legend, embodiment and icon of rock n roll. Like Sid Vicious to Punk, Frank Sinatra to big band, Johnny Cash to country and western or even Dana to […]


June 3, 2009

Always a sceptic of favourite Irish acts these day, I’ve decided to pick yet another of Ireland’s hotly tipped underground acts for the fourth Tickets There MySpace Review. Le Galaxie are making quite the name for them selves these days. Their dance beats are finding friends with indie heads, metal heads and pop fanatics, not […]

Tickets There: Top 50 Albums (2000 – 2009)

December 9, 2009

So, it’s decade ending time. All the music publications, webzines, blogs, fans everyone with a computer and the ability to type has a list of their top 5, 10, 20, 50, 1,000, 1,000,000 albums of the last ten years and the great, thoughtful, original minds that drive, create, nurture and bring you Tickets There have […]

MySpace Review – Sounds Of System Breakdown

October 17, 2009

Give it to the Mondays and it would have been a classic. Leave it with Sounds of System Breakdown and Ireland has its own club beat / indie styled classic.

HY-GIY?: Jape – Ritual

September 7, 2009

If you read my blog you should know three things. 1, I have a frightening love for Sheffield’s finest rock band, Def Leppard. 2, I like tearing into terrible bands and ridiculing them to the point where it just inst professional and I make very few apologies to fans or band members for the way I discuss them and three, I consider Jape to be one of Irelands finest talents ever produced and last year, he sealed that claim with his third album, Ritual.