Music

Watch: Lina – I Wore It Better  (Three Irish Dates on Little Mix Tour)

Watch: Lina – I Wore It Better (Three Irish Dates on Little Mix Tour)

History-making international star, Lina, has been confirmed as the opening act for the entire Little Mix tour starting in October, including 3 Irish dates. The American Israeli-Palestinian songstress, who first found fame after winning The Voice Israel, will join the girls as their special guest for all 37 arena shows. Lina, who already counts Alicia Keys […]

Listen: Prime – Satellite

Listen: Prime – Satellite

This Monday morning, we bring you another great track from Prime, whom we featured in our July monthly edition of EILE Magazine. This multi-ethnic pop singer-songwriter is truly a citizen of the world, who was raised in New York City, and this is reflected in his music, which is an unusual mix of energetic beats, […]

Musical Review: Miss Saigon – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review: Miss Saigon – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Frances Winston feels that this is a ‘not to be missed’ production of Miss Saigon, which is both awe-inspiring and thought-provoking   Most touring productions passing through the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre run for around a week. The fact that Miss Saigon is booked in for six weeks is a testament to its enduring popularity. […]

Little Gem Records: Indie Label Day at Whelans – Sat October 14th

Little Gem Records: Indie Label Day at Whelans – Sat October 14th

Little Gem Records are excited to be a part of the first Indie Label Day, which is taking place this Saturday at Whelans of Wexford Street, Dublin. Indie Label Day is a day long fair, celebrating DIY music and culture on the island of Ireland. It is organised by Art for Blind and Penske, to throw […]

Indonesia: 51 Gay Men Detained By Police In Jakarta

Indonesia: 51 Gay Men Detained By Police In Jakarta

Indonesian police detained 51 men including several foreigners in a raid on what authorities described as a “gay spa” in Jakarta late on Friday, and some could face up to six years in prison under pornography and prostitution laws. The arrests are the latest in a spate of high-profile police actions, against gay clubs and […]

Australia: Macklemore Performs Gay Anthem At Rugby Final

Australia: Macklemore Performs Gay Anthem At Rugby Final

American rap artist Macklemore performed a gay anthem at a rugby league final in Sydney on Sunday, thanks to the sport’s bosses rejecting pressure from opponents of same-sex marriage, as Australia votes on liberalising its marriage laws. Macklemore sang Same Love to more than 80,000 fans of a sport traditionally associated with macho values, as […]

Watch: Julia Othmer – ‘Purple And Gray’

Watch: Julia Othmer – ‘Purple And Gray’

In our Sunday music slot at EILE, we bring you a real treat. Kansas-city native, Julia Othmer, singing Purple And Gray, from her new album, Sound. What a wonderful, slow, moody, dark ballad, totally pared back to reveal Julia’s soulful vocal. If you like the amazing Kristina Train’s Dark Black (both have colours as titles!) you […]