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Old 10-05-2012, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Falling At Your Feet View Post
As U2 performances go, it was good, but it did not quite hit the mark(even for me), a huge problem was the water on the stage which meant that it was a lot more restrained than normal. A friend managed to get side of stage passes and one of his sons was roped in with putting down gaffer tape, it was extremely slippy underfoot.

They also don't like it when they are so far away from the crowd, compared to their own gigs, where the stage is built deliberately to have the crowd as close as possible.

If you think Glasto was good, then it's nothing to what they are capable of live. For the record, they didn't have to do it, they wanted to do it for years. It was actually their first (full set) festival performance since 1985. Did it for the dosh ?- don't think so. Why take the risk if that was the case, especially in the middle of a U.S. tour.
indeed i have seen u2 on many occasion and know all about their dream to play glasto for years which they done very well

oh yah aslan are shite
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Ice Tae View Post
I was at Glastonbury and it was a very impressive performance from U2 -Lots of people i was talking to were saying it was the highlight of the weekend
I was there as well and thought it was poor enough tbh. Good in parts but the sound was really hampered by the rain. Highlight of the set was David bowie at the start.
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:09 AM
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Aslan have cancelled their headlining gig at Tallaght Stadium on June 30 following poor ticket sales - despite slashing ticket prices by 50%.

The Finglas band were due to be joined by Kaiser Chiefs and Royseven to celebrate 30 years in music in what was to be the first concert in Tallaght Stadium, the 6000 capacity venue which opened in 2009 as the homeground of Shamrock Rovers.

Poor tickets sales for the show, which could have accommodated 15,000 fans with standing included, prompted promoters Ragline to slash prices by 50%. However the move did not yield enough sales to enable the concert to go ahead.

Speaking about the cancellation, Aslan's Billy McGuinness said: "We are all devastated, making the decision to cancel the show has been incredibly difficult and we are truly sorry to the thousands of fans that were looking forward to celebrating with us on June 30th.

"It's a real sign of the times, we did everything we could to make it work. It costs a lot to run stadium shows, you look around and many of the big shows seem to have difficulty selling these days. People just don't have the spare cash.

"We tried our best but it just wasn't to be. We'd have loved to have celebrated our 30 years in such a huge way, but we will find another occasion to do this with the Aslan fans."

All tickets should be returned to point of purchase for a full refund.
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:37 AM
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most honest press release i have ever read

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Old 08-06-2012, 09:42 AM
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So their going from tallagh stadium to the old oak -after all those ads and neils playing of that awful song in all
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The Lee Sessions
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St.

Tuesday 17th June @ 9:30 pm

PROC Gig Guide
Factory Acts
Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St., 9pm

The Lee Sessions
Sin É, Coburg St, 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
Sin É, Coburg St, 6:30 pm

Pat Carey
The Parnell, Parnell Place, 9:30 pm

Ian Whitty and The Exchange
The Roundy, Castle St., 9pm

Ceol Coolroe
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 7pm

The SG's
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 11:55 pm

Crazy Chester
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 10pm

Ceol Coolroe
The Oliver Plunkett, 7pm

Reardens, Washington St., 10pm

Declan O'Rourke
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 8pm

The Woodford, Paul St., 9:30 pm

Tim Mullane
The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place, 10:30 pm

Bone Dog Blues
Charlie's, Union Quay, 10:30 pm

Lunchtime Concert By Cork Academy Of Music
Cork Vision Centre @ St. Peter's, 1:15 pm

Terriers with Guilty Optics
Mr. Bradleys, Barrack St., 9:30 pm

The Planted
The Grafton, Oliver Plunkett St., 10pm

De Barras, Clonakilty, 10:30 pm

The Japans
Bru, 10pm

Moon Seisúins
Carroll's Bar, 9:30 pm

Traditional Concert with Geraldine O'Callaghan (Fiddle), Aid
Ionad Cultúrtha, 8:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St., 9:30 pm

Csn Live 'N' Gigging Showcase
Firkin Crane, 8pm

DJ Val
Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St., 11:30 pm

Our House Presenting Playhouse & Special Guest Remix
Eclipse Nightclub, 11pm

The Joint Is Jumpin'!
The Porterhouse, Sheare's St., 9:30 pm

Living It Large Presents Simon Patterson
The Savoy Theatre, Patrick St., 10:30 pm

'Fallen Angel' Short Film Premiere
The Imperial Hotel, 8pm

The Matchmaker
The Everyman, MacCurtain St., 8pm

Fred & Alice
Half Moon Theatre, Half Moon St., 8:30 pm

My Education, My Future
James Barry Exhibition Centre, CIT Bishopstown Cam, 10am

Views: An Exhibition By Elisenda Caamano
The Beggarman, Gillabbey Street, 6pm

Kids Arts & Crafts Classes
Cork Vision Centre, North Main St, 11am

Lifelong Learning Festival Chance To Dance
Firkin Crane, Shandon, Cork, 2pm

Cork City FC V Sligo Rovers Fc
Turners Cross Stadium, 7:45 pm

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