June 2011: Live Gigs Video Preview

Posted on May 31, 2011 in Music, News

 
 

 

The misery merchants at Met Éireann i have finally given in and decided to give us some fine weather for the weekend and, they say, if we're lucky maybe the whole of June which means this weekend’s big bash in Skibbereen could double the pleasure for punters.

 

Allegedly God got the idea for paradise from Liss Ard estate where the Cork xSouthWest Festival is kicking off on Saturday. A short distance south of Skibbereen the grounds (once purchased by the Swiss Government who thought they could use it as a cold war base if the Russians invaded) are a spectacular showcase of Cork’s beautiful countryside with a gorgeous lake to die for. But not to die in.

Check out the rest of the line up here:
www.corkxsw.com

..or our top five tips for the festival here:
http://www.peoplesrepublicofcork.com/articles/cork-xsw-festival-june-4th-5th

The rest of the month is packed with tons of great live music including the ressurrection of the much-maligned Spiegeltent which will appear at the old Beamish brewery on South Main Street (opposite An Spailpín Fánach).

Take a sconce at our monthly video and see what takes your fancy. 

For the full event guide click here

 
Pana Papers: Signup for a PROC Offshore Bank Account Today

Pana Papers: Signup for a PROC Offshore Bank Account Today

Got a langer load of spondoolies you need to hide from that tax grabbing crowd up in Dublin but would love your friends to know about? Join PROC bank today and let us make stashing your cash easier than playing hurling against Kerrymen.

Read More

‘Welcome to Cork’ Street Art - Part 2

‘Welcome to Cork’ Street Art - Part 2

There are political langballs all over the shop trying to divide nations and reverse integration and tolerance. We shouldn't take Cork's contrasting harmony for granted...

Read More

So Much Winning: Which double are you on about, bah?

So Much Winning: Which double are you on about, bah?

The FAI Cup double? The Cup and League double? Or the Men and Women double? Your guide to the mesmerising stack of Cork City FC victories, doubles and double-doubles...

Read More

Dundalk Fans To Receive Comeuppance Award

Dundalk Fans To Receive Comeuppance Award

After spending the entire FAI cup booing Cork City goalkeeper Mark McNulty and then witnessing his stunning cup winning penalty save, Dundalk fans are to receive a special award...

Read More

Traffic Box Mural - The Real King of Football

Traffic Box Mural - The Real King of Football

John Caulfield achieved the league and FAI Cup double this year clearly making him the king of world football...

Read More

 
 

Advertising