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The Antlers to Play Cork

June 21, 2011

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A long way off this, but I’m still very excited… It was confirmed today that Brooklyn band the Antlers will be playing Cork’s Cyprus Avenue this coming November. On Friday the 18th, the band will bring their latest offering “Burst Apart” to the city – and it should be a spectacular show. The band shot […]

The Quad is Dying

June 18, 2011

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The alternative scene in Cork was dealt a critical blow over the last few days when rumours circulating regarding the potential closure of the Quad Bar on Tuckey Street were proven to be true. It will be sadly missed. While Cork is not short on music venues (we are in fact blessed in comparison to […]

Festival Preview: Cork Midsummer Festival

June 13, 2011

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Now in its 15th year, the Cork Midsummer Festival passes unnoticed under some people’s radars, but for the rest of us it as an eclectic, varied and exhilarating myriad of culture. This post will look at the musical events on offer this year, though there is plenty more to check out. The Midsummer Festival runs from June […]

Festival Preview: Live at the Marquee

June 10, 2011

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Cork’s now annual summer extravaganza, Live at the Marquee, kicks off tomorrow night at the Docklands site. Running since 2005, the Marquee has brought international acts to Cork on numerous occasions and has rapidly become a cornerstone of the musical landscape of the Cork summer. The Live at the Marquee festival began in 2005 as […]

Focus: C!ties

April 18, 2011

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Irish band C!ties blew away all who caught them in their short time as a band. They are set to play in Cork as part of their farewell tour this Wednesday with Agitate the Gravel – we take a look at the band before they leave us. A three piece instrumental act from Ennis, C!ties […]

Gig of the Week [Cork]: O Emperor @ The Pavilion

April 16, 2011

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This is (yet another) weekly feature on the new blog. I will select a gig over the next seven days that is near unmissable for music fans in Cork. In another entry, I will select one for the whole island.  This week: O Emperor at the Pavilion. Who? O Emperor. Waterford/Cork mongrel O Emperor were […]