In Waking Up In Dublin, Neil Hegarty takes readers on a personal tour of Dublin's multifaceted music scene, talking to performers and promoters in areas as diverse as modern rock, traditional folk, classical, avant-garde, jazz, cabaret and choral music. Candid and insightful interviews with leading industry figures like Glen Hansard of The Frames, folk musician Cormac Breatnach, cabaret singer Camille O'Sullivan and Horslips legend Barry Devlin are mixed with essential travel information for music fans.
Full-colour maps of the city centre and larger Dublin area
'Top 5' lists, with maps, of live venues for rock, traditional folk, classical, jazz and more
'Essential Dublin Discs,' as provided by the musicians themselves
Mini-bios on bands like The Frames, Planxty, and The Crash Ensemble
Over fifty black and white photos
Whether you're visiting Dublin or a native to the city, Waking Up In Dublin will help you discover countless Irish musical treats – and understand why this city continues to influence music around the world.