Left Of The Dial Music


Recommended Gigs, Bands & Songs That Aren’t Quite Mainstream.

We started a Playlist to give you an idea of the type of artists we promote or love including Wild ChildFM AttackSocial DistortionShuraRobyn HitchcockNew OrderJames McMurtryJustin Townes EarleWalker Lukens & many more.

Stay tuned to the Page for News, Recommendations & Gigs.


RIP Justin Townes Earle

Shocked & saddened to hear this

From Justin’s Facebook/Instagram

” It is with tremendous sadness that we inform you of the passing of our son, husband, father and friend Justin. So many of you have relied on his music and lyrics over the years and we hope that his music will continue to guide you on your journeys.
You will be missed dearly Justin 💔

“I’ve crossed oceans
Fought freezing rain and blowing sand
I’ve crossed lines and roads and wondering rivers
Just looking for a place to land”

by @thejoshuablackwilkins “


WOLF CLUB‘s Whelan’s May 8th date has been rescheduled to Saturday Oct 31st.
Tickets from May will be valid for the October date or contact info@whelanslive.com if the new date doesn’t suit.
Some tickets, for only €16.50 incl booking, are still available from:
WOLFCLUB just released their new album R U N A W A Y S that charted over the weekend, the album is available on iTunes, Bandcamp & most other music platforms!  Have a listen to “Rush” at the link below;

Mark Olson (Ex – Jayhawks) & Ingunn Ringvold to release new album June 5th 2020


Ex The Jayhawks founder & Americana Pioneer Mark Olson and Norwegian musician Ingunn Ringvold have announced a new LP “Magdalen Accepts The Invitation” to be released June 5th 2020 on Fiesta Red Records.

The new single “April In Your Cloud Garden”, which sounds like a combo of The Mamas & The Papas & The Byrds, was recently added to Spotify & can be found at the link below




The Rise of the Synths movie narrated by John Carpenter – The Master of Horror will have it’s Irish Premiere in the Light House Cinema Saturday March 14th.

Organised by Doc’n Roll Ireland this movie charts the rise of Synthwave & 80’s nostalgia that is relentlessly reflected today in film, television video games – and of course, also in music.

Tickets are available from Lighthouse Cinemas website with a Q&A & Afterparty following the show;