It’s festival bank holiday weekend and that means there are 3 major music festivals happening in Dublin, Cork and the Midlands (four if you count the smaller Arcadian Field in Bellurgan). Here are 10 recommendations for acts and performances I would see if I was at all of Beatyard, Castlepalooza & Indiependence. 1. Air The… Read more »

Posted on August 3rd, 2017

Tags:

Artists: , , , , , , ,

Indiependence has revealed its day by day lineup for the Mitchelstown festival from August 4th to 6th. Headliners include Tom Odell (Friday), The Coronas (Saturday) and Manic Street Preachers (Sunday). IMRO will host the IMRO Big Top Stage and recommended acts playing the weekend include All Tvvins, Talos, Jack O’Rourke, Barq, Le Boom, Jonny Rep,… Read more »

Posted on April 18th, 2017

Tags:

Artists:

Indiependence Music & Arts Festival have added a load of music acts at its launch this evening in Cork. Added are: All Tvvins Frank Turner The Riptide Movement Tom Odell Hermitage Green Brian Deady We Cut Corners The Minutes Raglans Overhead the Albatross Stephanie Rainey Fang Club Talos Craig Gallagher MindRiot Eve Belle Super Silly… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

Tags:

Artists:

Making their pitch to the Christmas present market, Cork festival Indiependence have announced their first three bands to play next August 4th to 6th in Mitchelstown: Manic Street Preachers, The Coronas and Sigma . Tickets for the 12th year are: 3-DAY WEEKEND CAMPING – €119 VIP INDIE GARDEN UPGRADE – €50 Tickets are available online… Read more »

Posted on December 14th, 2016

Tags:

Artists: , ,

Indiependence have added some new things to this year’s festival in Deer Farm, Mitchelstown from July 29 – 31st. On the live front: Cronin, August Wells, Jack O’Rourke, Slow Motion Heroes and Jamie Stanton The Red Bull Bar Arveene, Disconauts, Get Down Edits, Stevie G, Eddie Kay, Kaily, Bedlam DJs, Deep Blue, Izzy Bartak-Healy, Aishling… Read more »

Posted on June 9th, 2016

Tags:

Artists:

Indiependence’s first lineup for Mitchelstown festival on August Bank Holiday was quite an established indie-rock announcement with names like Ash, Editors, The Strypes, The Kooks and Idlewild in there. Today, the festival have added a local indie stalwart, The Frank & Walters along with these names: Wyvern Lingo Otherkin Bitch Falcon Mind Riot CC Smugglers… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2016

Tags:

Artists: , ,

Cork indie festival Indiependence has revealed its first lineup today (is it announcement day?) The festival returns for its 11th year to Deer Farm, Mitchelstown from Friday July 29 – Sunday July 31 and playing will be: Editors Bell X1 Ash The Strypes The Kooks Pleasure Beach Idlewild Hudson Taylor The Blizzards Little Hours King… Read more »

Posted on February 24th, 2016

Tags:

Artists: , , ,

In partnership with Vodafone Centre Stage, I’ve been previewing the summer festivals and this weekend two of the most established medium-sized festival take place in Tullamore and Mitchelstown. There are previews for Castlepalooza and Irish debuts to check out to, with more to come this week, here is a playlist of acts playing Indiependence and… Read more »

Posted on July 29th, 2015

Tags:

Artists:

Indiependence returns to Deer Park, Mitchelstown for its 10th year this year on the August Bank Holiday weekend July 31st toAugust 2nd. Today, the festival have revealed who is playing what day, as you can see above with Basement Jaxx on Friday, Ash on Saturday and Kodaline on Sunday. The festival has also added bands: Cloud… Read more »

Posted on May 12th, 2015

Tags:

Artists:

Indiependence returns to Mitchelstown for its 10th year this year on the August Bank Holiday weekend July 31st – August 2nd and they’ve announced their big lineup for the festival. Playing the festival are: Basement Jaxx, Ash, Jape, Kodaline, Mark Lanegan Band, The Dandy Warhols, Hamsandwich, R.S.A.G, Gavin James, Embrace, Wyvern Lingo, Foy Vance, Admiral… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2015

Tags:

Artists: , , , ,

Indiependence Music & Arts Festival, as its called is back in Deer Farm, Mitchelstown, Co Cork from July 31st to August 2nd for its 10th birthday. They’ve just announced their first 10 bands. Ash The Dandy Warhols Mark Lanegan Band Jape Gavin James The Flaws Wyvern Lingo Little Hours The North Sea Admiral Fallow. A… Read more »

Posted on March 10th, 2015

Tags:

Artists: , , , ,

Colm Moore was down in Mitchelstown over the weekend to capture the sights and (pictures of) sound at the Indiependence festival in Cork. Check out his gallery of images which feature Public Enemy, Dan Le Sac, White Lies, The Sultans Of Ping, The Frank & Walters, Codes, Hozier, Delorentos, The Minutes and more.

Posted on August 6th, 2014

Tags:

Artists: , , , , , , , ,

The Bacardí bar returns to Indiependence Festival in Mitchelstown, Cork this Bank Holiday weekend for the third year running with some class DJs lined up including Horse Meat Disco (pictured), Stevie G, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Jacques Renault, Lil Dave, Mother, Hidden Agenda, KC and more. You can see the full lineup here but as tickets are… Read more »

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Tags:

Artists:

Stage times for Indiependence are up. Chloe Howl has withdrawn from the bill due to recording commitments. If you’d like some recommendations: highlight this lot: Friday: Tvvins, We Cut Corners, The Altered Hours / DJs: Lil Dave, Mother, Saturday: The Sultans of Ping, Delorentos / DJs: Horse Meat Disco, David Holmes, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Stevie G…. Read more »

Posted on July 29th, 2014

Tags:

Artists: , ,