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Electric Picnic 2011: Unmissable Acts

August 31, 2011

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It’s that time of year again – how bloody exciting is it? Checking weather forecasts every ten minutes and hearing everything from localised flooding to heatwave… It could only be Electric Picnic week. Now, despite the line-up weighing a little heavily on the Saturday, there is plenty to see across all the days. Here a […]

Body & Soul Stage Announced

August 16, 2011

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It’s getting very close to that most exciting time of year – Electric Picnic 2011 is just over a fortnight away. The announcements are coming thick and fast the last few weeks, today bolstered by the confirmation of an utterly spectacular Body & Soul line-up. The likes of CW Stoneking and Austra had long been […]

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 […]

Festival Preview: Cork X Southwest

June 1, 2011

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Think You Can Wait returns from an exam related hiatus with the clearest indication that summer is here: festival season. This weekend sees two fantastic festivals in Ireland, one of which is looked at in this post. It is the Cork X Southwest event in Skibbereen.   Having grown from modest beginnings, Cork X Southwest […]