With the annual Quarter Block Party only days away from making a welcome return to Cork City energy levels are ramping up for a great line up of music, word and performance.

Taking place over the weekend of February 3-5 in various venues around North and South Main Street in Cork city the festival presented by Makeshift Ensemble and Southern Hospitality Board is a series of unique events – aiming to present art in unusual locations; celebrate the street’s unique character; and open up the historic quarter of Cork over a vibrant weekend of fun during the quieter months.

Featured events include Brigid Mae Power, Naive Ted, Snake Talk, Volxkuche, Ian Whitty, Le Boom, Mira Fuchs, Crevice, Sissy, Ganglions, Wastefellow, Alternative Route, Oose, Gash Collective, Now Then A Prologue, Sky Horse & Death, Baby, Anna Mieke, Dowry, Lowli, The Rave Space, Arthuritis, Nature & History Tour, How Music Works, Bum Notes, Dragaoke, Not Earth, Super Silly, Rowan, Pale Rivers, Skinner, Myles Manley, Darragh McLoughlan, Paradise Poetry Dispenser, Triptych, Vinyl, Sing Along Social.

For tickets and information go to http://quarterblockparty.com/