On the first day of Forbidden Fruit, Hot Press' Roisin Dwyer was joined on the Speakeasy couch by BARQ, right after their unreal set on the Bulmers Live Stage. Jess Kav and co. told all about the origins of BARQ, their summer plans on festival stages and supporting The Coronas, and where their songs come from.
Watch the full interview below!
Featuring a mouthwatering line-up of three brilliant young acts, soul supremos Barq and Soulé will hook up with Booka Brass at the Sugar Club this evening.Read More
Jess Kav of Barq has had one hell of a year with her band, releasing hit singles like "Gentle Kind of Lies," and opening up for the Strypes. There's still a lot more we can expect from Barq as they go international in 2017, but first, Jess took the time to talk to Hot Press about her favourites of 2016.Read More
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Since the introduction of the 8th Amendment to the Constitution in 1983, women in Ireland have had to live with a shockingly restrictive regime on abortion, which has resulted in numerous deaths and untold trauma. Now, the Irish public is saying: no more…Read More
Jess Kavanagh's larger than life vocals never cease to amazeRead More
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With only a day to go until Longitude kicks off in the stunning Marley Park, we're pulling the best reviews, interviews and galleries from our archives to get you excited for a jam packed weekend in Rathfarnham. HP Loves Longitude!!!Read More
With a new and improved lighting set-up, the self-described 'aggro-soul' quartet Barq illuminated Whelan'sRead More
Jess Kav from rising stars Barq talks abour working with Hozier and Kodaline and explains precisely why she doesn’t have a five-year plan... yet.Read More