At this year’s Last Night of the Proms, acclaimed American mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato took to the podium to sing, dedicating her performance to her many gay friends, colleagues and supporters, and in particular, wants to highlight and speak out against the terrifying homophobia that is deepening in Putin’s Russia. Oh and the conductor was lesbian too. Woman power!
Robin Thicke reminds me of Amy Poehler’s character in Mean Girls- “I’m not a regular mom, I’m a cool mom.” He dresses like a used car salesman, dances like your dad and is insecure about his masculinity.
Country-inspired singer-songwriter pop is hardly new territory for queer female artists. Emerging artist Tylan follows firmly in the footsteps of country giant k.d. lang with her debut album, One True Thing.
We asked you to pose your questions and we sent them on to Ms Peace. See how good we are to you? Heather Peace is performing a special finale show at the Springfield Hotel in Kildare on Saturday, 23rd March. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yJQqNz8aikg You lot – We had lots and lots (and lots) of queries from [...]
Lesbians are everywhere, even on the opera stage. Shoegirl gives us the low down on cross-dressing, gender-bending and singing like an angel.
Yes, dear reader, we’re offering you the chance to ask Heather Peace anything. Anything at all. The actress-cum-singer-cum-’ere is coming to Ireland in March for one night only and wants to hear from her fans. So what do you want to ask her?
When I heard this news, I flailed wildly, unable to control my limbs or emotions. Wicked! In Ireland! One of the greatest musicals of our time! Here – In Dublin!
The Scissor Sisters playing Dublin has become something of an annual tradition recently. They’ve played the Olympia every year for the last three years, so there is something of a familiarity between them and the venue.
Awkward the new music video from Saucy Monky, describes running into an ex at a party. And not just any ex, the ex. You know the one. That bitch.
We have already seen the Pink’s new album The Truth about Love, peak at number three in the Irish album charts, but I’m surprised as I’d go as far to suggest this is one of her best albums yet.
The Icelandic six-piece, indie/folk band,Of Monsters and Men, have come out of nowhere and completely dominated the Irish airwaves recently. Goodbye Somebody I Used To Know and hello to the newest indie song caressing our eardrums, Little Talks.
Leanne Harte headlines The Odessa Club in Dublin this Thursday, 13th September. Harte will be showcasing tracks from her upcoming Restless Sleepers EP alongside Bob Gallagher on backing vocals, Sharon Hussey on violin and Limerick’s Yvonne Conaty on bass. With support from Aaron Finn, the night’s going to be a good one!
Hot Press reports that Phil Lynott‘s mother, Philomena, has “reacted strongly” to the use of “The Boys are Back in Town” by Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. She said, “As far as I am concerned, Mitt Romney’s opposition to gay marriage and to civil unions for gays makes him anti-gay – which is not something that Philip would have supported.”
Veda, one of everyone’s favourite queens from the Dublin drag scene is back with a second album. Veda’s new album, Transphibian will be the sound of the summer if my Facebook homepage is anything to go by!
Last week Una Mullally gave a run-down of her top 11 acts to watch out for at this year’s Forbidden Fruit Festival at Dublin’s IMMA. Myself and the misses headed along on the Sunday, and the highlights for me were Grimes and Kool Thing. So let’s take a look and listen
It’s time to list off a few more women we admire, this time we are talknig about ladies whose names start with C. I’ve written about some musicians I know but would love to hear from you who I have left out.
Every person who comes out acts like a beacon to so many people. Tom Gabel, lead singer and guitarist with Against Me! will be no exception, congratulations to her for standing up for her truth