My Little Pony Convention 2013 Highlights

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Quite why the animated TV show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has so many male adult fans (called bronies) can only be explained by the popularity of message boards. The highlights reel from their convention also shows that these guys are enthusuastic but terrible dancers and musicians.

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Win tickets to the Vodafone Comedy Festival


Day & Night is giving two lucky readers the chance to win tickets to this year’s Vodafone Comedy Festival at the Iveagh Gardens, Dublin from Thursday 25th – Sunday 28th July. A stellar line-up of comedians have been announced for this year’s festival, including John Bishop and Lee Mack, as well as Irish comedy legends Tommy Tiernan, Dylan Moran, Jason Byrne, Neil Delamere and many, many more!

For your chance to win a pair of tickets to the following gigs, answer this question and follow the instructions below to be in with more of a chance to win:

Thursday July 25th – Andrew Maxwell, Michael Che, MC Colin Murphy
Friday July 26th – Jason Byrne, Bernard O’Shea, MC Eric Lalor
Saturday July 27th – Luisa Omielan – What would Beyonce do! Geroid Farrelly
Sunday July 28th – Paul Foot, Will Franken, MC Eleanor Tiernan

John Bishop, who is performing at this year’s Vodafone Comedy Festival, features as a regular panellist on what UK base TV quiz show?

A) A League Of Their Own

B) A Question Of Sport

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In this week’s Day & Night: RIP the Irish music industry

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HMV shut up shop, EMI closed its Irish outpost, John Meagher asks if our music industry is with romantic Ireland in the grave

The awards, the stellar reviews and the Hollywood movies keep flooding in, but Dylan Moran insists to Eamon Sweeney that he is just a jobbing comedian who loves his work
From extreme sports to standing up to notorious perfectionist Warren Beatty, nothing will stop actress Felicity Jones, finds out James Mottram
The CSS frontwoman on intra-band |strife, the high price of early success and why she isn’t bothered about being an indie boy pin-up

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Spotify new album playlist: Jay-Z, Robin Thicke, Waxahatchee & The Mendicants

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Every Friday, John Meagher reviews a selection of new release albums in Day And Night and we’ll publish a Spotify playlist of the albums (where available) so you can listen and judge for yourself.

Today’s albums available to stream from the ones reviewed include Jay-Z’s Magna Carta…Holy Grail (“Prepare to be disappointed”), The New Mendicants (“jangle pop heaven”), Robin Thicke (“A handful of funk-soul songs are just as sonically captivating as the title track”) and Waxahatchee (“there is an undeniable whiff of hipster here”)

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Win tickets to Longitude Festival



To celebrate Heineken Live Project at Longitude festival and our special Longitude issue this Friday, Day & Night magazine and Heineken are offering one lucky winner a pair of tickets for the Saturday and Sunday of the Marlay Park festival (July 20th and 21st).

Some of the acts appearing on the Live Project Stage over the weekend include Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, SBTRKT, Jessie Ware, Mmoths and Paul Kalkbrenner.
In addition to the Live Project stage, there will be the return of Heineken Eco Exchange, an eco-initiative that rewards eco-conscious revellers with prizes, including tickets to September’s Electric Picnic.

To be in with a chance of winning simply answer this very easy question:

Heineken Live Project act SBTRKT is best known for wearing what
a) A tribal mask
b) A mouse head
c) A robot helmet

Enter via the widget below which gives you more chances to enter by liking us on Facebook or Tweeting about the comp. Enter below:

Winner: Anne Davidson. Congrats Anne!
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