FFF WITH Arthur's Day a distant memory, music fans have been kept entertained with a series of secret gigs from top headliners London Grammar and Ellie Goulding with the Guinness Amplify festival. Surprise gigs by the likes of Kodaline and Duke Dumont have delighted unsuspecting fans at pubs throughout the country and now the festival is going to hit Dublin pubs from October 9 to October 12. Listings of acts due to play your local are available on www.guinessamplify.com and surprise acts are sure to be announced as well.
FFF PROST! Oktoberfest is returning to Dublin's IFSC until October 5. Head down to enjoy Bavarian food and drink, take part in the Bavarian games or yodel contests to win great prizes or dress up like a Bavarian with your friends for funny pictures. Wristbands are needed to gain entry to the festival after 10pm and cost €12, which includes entry, a meal of your choice and a donation to their chosen charities.
FFF For those looking for something different to the panto this Christmas, musical comedy Elf will be taking to the stage at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre from December 16 to January 10, 2015. The show is based on the hit film about a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Tickets are priced between €20 and €60 and are on sale now from the theatre box office and www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie.
FFF Hozier fans should keep an eye on gig listings as the Bray native is set to announce dates of an Irish tour after his album went platinum in Ireland after its first week in the charts. The Take Me to Church singer currently has 10 songs in the Irish charts and is set to appear on Saturday Night Live in the US on October 11.