Anarchy in Letterkenny

The Drumacanoo Punx Picnic line-up has been announced.

Birmingham ska legends The Beat and Leeds spiky-hairs Abrasive Wheels headline the Drumacanoo Punx Picnic, which takes place on June 27 and 28 at The Rock, Churchill, Letterkenny.

Billed as “Ireland’s biggest independent punk and underground music festival”, it also features A-Political, Paranoid Visions, Clash Jam Wallop, Red Eyes, Constant Fear, Runnin’ Riot, Excuses, Pocket Billiards, Stunt, Dirty Love, Blitzkrieg, Inner Terrestrials, Monkfish, Sexman 3, Zafaranchos and loads more.

Weekend tickets are €60 in advance and €70 on the gate – see www.myspace.com/DRUMACANOOPUNXPICNIC for full details.

Pictured: Deko from Paranoid Visions

 

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