Day: March 29, 2018

Headline acts announced for Cork’s Right Here Right Now festival

Presented by Cork Opera House and Coughlan’s Live Promotions, Right Here Right Now is the festival of Cork and of Irish music. Right Here Right Now are delighted to be announcing a wonderful collaboration between Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra and Cork based musicians.  On Saturday 2 June the audience will be immersed in a rare and specially curated experience as the orchestra under the baton of John O’Brien will perform on stage with Marlene Enright and Band, Ye Vagabonds and Cork legends The Frank & Walters. This unique arrangement will allow the audience to hear the music of these performers in...

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Hothouse Flowers & Paddy Casey with special guest Saoirse Casey kick off Bulmers Live At Leopardstown 2018

Hothouse Flowers and Paddy Casey with special guest Saoirse Casey are the latest acts to be revealed for this summer’s Bulmers Live At Leopardstown series, taking place at the famous Dublin racecourse throughout June to August on Thursday evenings.    Kicking off this year’s festival, Hot House Flowers return to the racecourse stage on Thursday June 7. Hot House Flowers have remained a consistent live force on the music scene and remain huge fans’ favourites to this day. The band stormed the UK Charts last year when ‘Don’t Go’ reached Number 1 following the huge attention received from the launch of...

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Townlands Carnival announce fresh acts

Disco legends Sister Sledge and Kila join Leftfield and King Kong Company as headliners at Townlands Carnival 2018, taking place at Rusheen Farm, Co Cork this July.   In the history of music, there have been only a handful of musical groups which have managed to transcend time, genre, and culture . . . and Sister Sledge is without question one of them. Sisters Debbie and Kim have created some of the most defining tracks of the disco era, with ‘Lost in Music’ (co-written and produced by Nile Rogers) and ‘We Are Family’ spanning decades of playlists; dazzling audiences with a heady mix...

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