Tag archive for "Concert"

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U2 @ Croke Park, Dublin 24/7/09

No Comments 27 July 2009

It has been almost eight years since the first – and only – time Guess List has seen U2 live. Then it was September 1, 2001 and an unprecedented second sell out night at Slane Castle. In a little over nine months time Fianna Fail would come within a handful of seats of winning an […]

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Guess List at Oxegen 2009

1 Comment 13 July 2009

Due to a combination of logistical and financial disasters, our Oxegen experience is limited to the 3rd and final day of the festival. We’ve missed out on a load of great bands and lot of rain – arriving into a muddy Punchestown feels like being sent to man the trenches. Reports from Friday and Saturday […]

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The Prodigy @ The Marquee, Cork

2 Comments 19 June 2009

It was somewhat fortuitously and very much at the last minute that Guess List headed to Cork’s docklands to see The Prodigy open the Marquee summer shows in the rebel county. En route we took in the split demographic who shell out to see Liam Howlett and co; on the one hand there are the […]

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Oasis at Slane 2009: 2 days to go!

No Comments 18 June 2009

*Update* Ticketmaster have released some more tickets! With the return of the annual Slane Castle concerts taking place this coming Saturday, here’s some useful info for anyone heading to see Oasis, The Prodigy & Co. Stage Times* 12.00 Carpark opens 14.00 Concert gates open 15.00 The Blizzards 16.00 Glasvegas 17.30 Kasabian 19.00 The Prodigy 20.30 […]

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Concert Tax Debate on The Last Word

No Comments 29 April 2009

At the risk of sounding like a broken record (following posts on the subject here and here), here’s the audio from yesterday’s (Tuesday, April 28) debate between Sean Sherlock TD and Stuart Clark of Hot Press on Today FM’s The Last Word. Last Word Debate I thought it was a good discussion on the matter, […]

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Gig tax update

1 Comment 27 April 2009

Grab a seat, this is going to be a long post. A while back a piece in the Irish Independent revealed that music artists visiting this country on tour do not pay a tax on their income similar to other countries. This in turn led to speculation as to whether or not such a tax […]

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Why are we paying so much for live shows?

9 Comments 03 April 2009

A topic that’s hardly fresh, granted, but it’s interesting to note Sam Smyth’s piece in the Indo on how the Government here have not been claiming tax from visiting acts. Here’s a snippet. Top Irish bands cannot understand why they pay taxes when touring abroad but the Government does not levy taxes on international artists […]

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