What was your favourite concert? That was the question posed by Michael Murphy (IADT lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Popular Music) and Niall McGuirk for their forthcoming book: In Concert: Favourite Gigs of Ireland’s Music Community. Denis Goodbody on Dublin City FM dedicated his show to the the book.
Live music is in the news. It is a hot topic, as the recent debate about U2 tickets being sold at huge prices after being ‘sold out’ on official ticket selling sties proves. It is clear that live music matters to people in Ireland. In their forthcoming book: In Concert: Favourite Gigs of Ireland’s Music Community, Niall McGuirk and Michael Murphy collected stories and memories from over one hundred members of Ireland’s music community.
Denis Goodbody included some of the memories of great gigs in his show. Here you can listen to musicians and writers recalling concerts by: