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Making a Mark at Longitude

Longitude's weekend didn't get off to a great start when the US Embassy issued a warning to citizens not to attend because of the threat of violence. By that time though trying to persuade the largely teen audience they were going to be anywhere else for the weekend...

Westlife to Rock Croke Park

Croke Park will play host to 150,000 fans of Westlife this evening and tomorrow as the band takes to the biggest stage on its Twenty reunion tour. Reviews from the five sold out shows they played at the Belfast SSE Arena at the start of the tour were strong with fans...

Aikens Issue Warning on Ticket Resellers

Aiken Promotions has taken a step further than most promoters in issuing a formal warning to fans to beware of purchasing tickets for concerts from secondary websites. Ahead of the release of general tickets for German metal band Rammstein at Belfast’s Boucher Fields...

Sweet Launch for New Experiential Agency

Marketing agency, Because XM, has announced a new, rebranded experiential marketing agency in Ireland and New York, HONEY+BUZZ. The agency, co-founded and led by brothers Jonny and Paddy Davis, specialises in creating remarkable brand experiences through strategic,...

AIB Goes ‘Tappy’ at Kaleidoscope

In a first for Irish festival goers, AIB will be on site at Kaleidoscope this weekend with an innovative cashless solution for those who are attending the debut event from the team behind Electric Picnic. The AIB 'Tappy' wristbands have been developed in partnership...

Off The Ball Goes 24-7 on GoLoud

Off The Ball has launched a new 24-hour sports radio station, OTB Sports Radio. Including 40 hours of live programming each week the show will be produced by the same team that generate so much content through Off The Ball on Newstalk, OTBAM across social media...

Three Launches Second Year of Made By Music

Three Ireland has unveiled its plans for this year’s ‘Made By Music’ initiative, and it will include two new collaborations between six leading artists. The campaign was a big success last year and a central feature of Three's activations at Festivals, The theme is to...

Streaming By the Numbers in 2019

Nielsen has this week revealed its first half of the year statistics across music and entertainment in the US and there are some figures that leap out. On demand streaming across audio like Spotify and video like Netflix rose an incredible 31.6 per cent over the same...

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