2006 in Irish Music

2006 in Irish Music

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. This is a summary of the year 2006 in the Irish music industry. January 4 saw the 20th anniversary of the death of Phil Lynott, lead vocalist of legendary Irish rock band Thin Lizzy. U2 dominated the 2006 Meteor Awards held on February 2, winning three awards; Best Irish Band, Best Irish Album (for How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb) and Best Live Performance (for their Croke Park gigs as part of their Vertigo Tour in 2005). February 20 saw the official announcement of the first acts that would perform at Oxegen 2006. These included The Who, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand and Kaiser Chiefs.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Vertpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613614705X
  • 9786136147055