Author: Musician IE

Sibín Stage brings roots, folk, trad, funk & ska to Townlands Carnival woods

   Townlands Carnival’s hidden jewel, the Sibín Stage, returns to the atmospheric and magical woods of Rusheen Farm Estate, Co Cork, this July 20 – 22.  A quite different experience within an already sumptuous festival experience, the music on the Sibín Stage is very much in tune with its surroundings and habitat; evoking backwoods parties with amazing organic music, folky fun,  designed and to be enjoyed with inhibition and abandon. The Latchiko’s are the very originators of Gyp-Hop (Gaelic gypsy hip-hop!); blending a raw mix of virtuoso violin, spoken word and raw driving Gaelic beats. Combined with the Carny Villains...

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Tom Keating Presents  All Tvvins

Following a sold out Irish tour earlier this year, All Tvvins return to Cork for their biggest show to date when they headline a standing show at Cork Opera House on Saturday, October 27th, as part of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. All Tvvins capped a triumphant 2017 by playing to 15,000 people at the 3Arena (2FM Xmas Ball), alongside a Choice Music Prize nomination for their excellent debut album, IIVV. A string of mesmerising singles as seen the band straddle both the commercial and alternative airwaves, while their increasingly mind-blowing live show has seen them fill venues like Dublin’s...

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Indiependence 2018 announces Day X Day line-up with Day Tickets on sale this Friday

Indiependence Music & Arts Festival today revealed the Day X Day line-up for INDIE18 and once again brings some of the brightest and biggest names of the summer festival circuit to Deer Farm in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, this August 3 – 5. FRIDAY sees Walking on Cars headline the Main Stage at INDIE18, with UK producer and DJ, Sigala, providing the beats leading up the opening evening’s grand finale. Joining them on a rapid-fire Friday night are Circa Waves, The Blizzards, HamsandwicH, Wyvern Lingo, Little Hours, Roe, Ailbhe Reddy, Inhaler, Sean OB, Mindriot and more . . . SATURDAY welcomes Indipendence debuts and a...

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Townlands Carnival announces line-up for Riddim Shack stage

The Riddim Shack is the latest addition to one of this summer’s most visually and sonically diverse festival – Townlands Carnival. Following headline announcements that include Sister Sledge, Leftfield (DJ set), King Kong Company, Kíla and the new Rising Sons Stage which features some of the best in new Irish music, the Riddim Shack is a welcome addition. Bringing a taste of Notting Hill Carnival and true sound system culture to Ireland, the Riddim Shack is one of the biggest dub, reggae and dancehall stages in Ireland, featuring a mix of eclectic beats, dub and sound system vibes to...

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Townlands Carnival reveals new Irish music line-up for  Rising Sons Stage  and Battle of the Bands contest to play TLC18

  Having nailed their colours to the mast with a first wave of announcements that includes soul legends Sister Sledge, UK electronic icon Neil Barnes (Leftfield) for a special DJ set, Waterford festival favourites King Kong Company and Kila, Townlands Carnival continues its commitment to supporting local music with the announcement of both its Rising Sons Stage and a county-wide Battle of the Bands, with seven heats during May and June. Working with Rising Sons craft brewery, a proud product of Cork city, the initiative sees an eclectic array of the best and brightest in Leeside music spotlighted over...

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