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Wednesday, 10th July 2013

As one of Re:Publiks favourite live acts / production team over the past 10 years, CRAZY P Soundsystem make their Waterford debut at Crystal on Spraoi Bank Holiday Sunday alongside house legends, FISH GO DEEP. Classics such as "Stop Space Return" and "Changes" will be performed live by vocalist Danielle Moore from Crazy P while Greg Dowling & Shane Johnson bring their usual deep style house to set the tone for the night. Tickets are 15 euro and doors open 10.30pm. More info in the coming weeks of Re:Publiks next event to mark their 8th Birthday with one of the nest DJs on the planet. Tickets available from http://www.republikmusic.net

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Wednesday, 10th July 2013

The Beachcombers return to Masons this Thursday made up of 3 outstanding local musicians headed up by local favorite Hippy on vocals and playing instruments such as Giutar,Double Bass,Bohrain and flute which gives them an unbelievable sound along with the powerful voice of Hippy these guys go down a storm with the crowd one for the diary Thursday 11th July live on stage 11.30pm Masons Live Music Venue.

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Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

Friday sees the return of The Jam Tarts to Masons Bar this very popular 4 piece has been around for over 10 years and has built up a large and loyal following playing a wide and varied array of covers from artists such as The Beatles, Monkees, Cure, Stone Roses, Al Green to name but a few. The band are very well known for delivering a highly energetic & powerful performances.

Catch the lads Friday 7th July @ Masons Bar 11.30pm.

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Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

Dj Rob is on hand every Saturday as our resident Dj @ Club Masons and since taking control of the decks he has been a major hit with clubbers due to his passion for music which is ever present in his performances and his Boyish good looks haven't escaped the attentions of our female clubbers. Catch Rob every Saturday @ Club Masons. Doors 11pm ID Required.

A new Waterford collective "Substance" will be launching their club night on the 6th of July in the Mojo Lounge on John Street. Substance will be opening two rooms for the night, using the main room as a Techno based,"BPM Junction" room. The roof-top bar will be hosting an Alternative/Rock night. The club hopes to fill the void for Rock and Techno music in Waterford. The BPM Junction record store is a self managed, platform

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Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

This July 11th Hive Emerging is due to launch its new premises at 25 Michael Street (former News & Star headquarters), Waterford City.

Its inaugural show, 'Wet’ will comprise of works which define new Irish emerging art.

The exhibition will feature artworks created within the last year from across the wide spectrum of artistic disciplines by artists Gerry Davis, Conor O'Grady, Damien Magee & many more. The opening of 'Wet’ will be the launch event for this year’s AVENUE festival & will be opened by a special guest speaker.

The exhibition opens to the public on the 11th of July, with the launch event, accompanied by wine reception & music, starting at 8.00pm. The show will run until July 28th, opening Tuesday to Saturday, 12.30pm – 5.30pm or by appointment. Contact – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need

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Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

What can we say? It’s been a roller coaster ride of fun, frolics and music lots and lots of music !

A heart felt thank you goes out to all our loyal customers and artists who have supported us and have made us the first choice for music fans in our beloved city.

Join us Saturday July 6th as we throw the mother of all parties with the Forkin Spoon live in the bar, The Revenge on the Terrace and Beat 102 103’s massive Old School club tour in Crystal, it’s a night not to be missed. Watch this space as we have further news coming about the venue that is going to see us go up another gear. Music is not what we do……it’s who we are!

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Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

This Wednesday 3rd of July is the date that welcomes back the return of Waterford’s hottest property, be prepared to be infected by a musical performance that will leave you nothing else but short of breath, The Suspects are a Waterford based band who in their brief yet exciting life so far has managed to climb the entertainment ladder and perform in some of Ireland’s top venues and alongside some of the country’s most sought after bands. With a jam packed calendar this is certainly one of Ireland’s hardest working groups. The powerful stage performance creates an almost enigmatic symbiotic relationship between the crowd and the band as people are brought through dynamic and diverse genres of music, from the trumpet grooves of Stevie Wonder, the reggae beats of Bob Marley, the classic scream of Led Zeppelin, the modern flow

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Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

Music at the Museum is delighted to present Jordan’s Rigout to kick-off the second series of Sunday Lunchtime Concerts at the Medieval Museum on 14th July. This series, running from July to November, will continue to support local performers in addition to bringing acts from further afield. The Bishop’s Palace has come on board with the Medieval Museum to offer guided tours at the reduced price of €2 with concert ticket. Café Royal, located at the Theatre Royal and, Geoff’s Café Bar, join the Munster Bar in offering a 10% reduction on lunch with concert ticket. Music, history and great food; that’s Sunday sorted!

Jordan’s Rigout is a collective of Waterford-based musicians brought together by the simple pleasure of playing music. Born in the back snug of Jordan’s American Bar roughly two years ago, this group of musicians has been warming

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Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

The Irish Red Cross Waterford City Branch will host a cartoon character family fun day on 14th July RSC, Cork Road Waterford

Meet over 30 characters and superheros, have photos taken and autographs signings with them. Take part in Buzz Lightyear penalty shoot out, dance with princesses, race with Mickey Mouse and his friends including Kung Fu Panda and many more.

Enter the baby competition, play on bouncy castle and slide. With face painting too and lots more fun events lined for the day.

Family tickets e20:

Single ticket e5, available at the RSC entrance on the day.

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Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

Earlier this year Waterford Youth Arts decided to finally make a move into the music field and in particular the whole area of original music inc. pop, indie, rock and also the support of trad music. To this end they advertised under the Jobbridge programme for a music coordinator to help create the conditions to help young local musicians and songwriters. There was a huge interest in the position and Ken Lally emerged as the successful candidate. Originally from Dublin he has been on the rock music scene here in Waterford for many years playing with various bands. He was instrumental in helping the emergence of various music sessions in the Wacky Apple and the Electric Avenue.

Initially Ken has aimed to make contact with young musicians locally through music teachers, music support groups, school teachers and youth organisations. Then he

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    Time for a breakJust as the height of Summer begins it seems that it is also the time when our politicians begin their yearly departure from Dail Eireann. While not many professions get as much holiday time as politicians do you have to ask the question whether they merit such long breaks?There are many who would immediately answer that they don't really deserve such long holidays, that they barely seem to spend any time in the Dail at all and after all they are well remunerated for the long hours …

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