- 03 Sep 19
The Cork City festival, which kicks off next week, has announced additional events featuring Denise Chaila (pictured), God Knows, Junior Brother, Emmet Kirwan, Lemoncello, I Have A Tribe and more.
With one week to go, Sounds From A Safe Harbour has added 40 free events to its already action-packed line-up. Taking place in over 30 venues across Cork City from September 10-15, the festival is curated by Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National, festival director Mary Hickson, Cillian Murphy and Enda Walsh.
As well as presenting an impressive selection of international artists, including Feist, Jon Hopkins, Efterklang and Sam Amidon, Sounds From A Safe Harbour also places an emphasis on celebrating local emerging artists and new projects. Take a look at some of the newly announced free events taking place below:
Sans Chateaux (album launch show) :: Boa Morte (album launch show) :: Jack O’Rourke :: Sam Clague :: Dan Walsh :: Bad Bones :: Gareth Quinn Redmond :: Paul T + Greg Crowley :: Bantum + Denise Chaila + God Knows
Vinyl Brunch with DJ Ian Fiasco :: Shahzad Ismaily :: Gyda Valtysdottir :: Junior Brother :: Denise Chaila :: JFDR :: 37d03d Mixtape :: DJ Sally Cinnamon :: Gaff E :: David Chalmin/La Terre Invisible :: Crash Ensemble :: Metropolis Ensemble :: Nealo
Drag Brunch :: I Have A Tribe :: Merope :: Slow Moving Clouds :: Lemoncello :: Dowry :: Emmet Kirwan :: Elaine Malone + Laurie Shaw :: Niall McCabe :: Joyero :: The Mary Wallopers.
Additionally, in a special free concert taking place at the Kino on Saturday 14, Crash Ensemble will celebrate the launch of CrashLands. First premiered live in rural locations around Ireland in 2017, CrashLands is a studio recording of nineteen works by some of the leading composers of new music. They will also present the Cork premiere of Grey Area by local composer Sam Perkins.
See the list of acts announced to date below, and explore the full programme of events here:
Cork Opera House:
Feist // Damien Rice // // Teaċ Daṁsa’s Loch na hEala (Swan Lake) // Lhasa - a live tribute to Lhasa de Sela by Andrew Barr (The Barr Brothers), Bryce Dessner (The National), Clarice Jensen, Dustin O'Halloran, Emma Broughton, Joel Shearer, Leslie Feist (Feist), Mélissa Laveaux, Pauline DeLassus (Mina Tindle) & Todd Dahlhof // Don’t Fear the Light by Minimalist Dreamhouse Quartet
At Live at St Luke’s:
Efterklang // Grandbrothers // Sam Amidon // Caoimhín O’Raghallaigh with Thomas Bartlett
At The Everyman:
Richard Reed Parry’s Quiet River
At CIT Cork School of Music:
Spiritual America by William Brittelle
At Coughlan’s Live:
Rosie Carney // La Force // Mélissa Laveaux
Jon Hopkins // Romare (live) // Pariah
At The Kino:
Odyssey (Leslie Feist, Shahzad Ismaily, Todd Dahlhoff + a Greek Chorus) // Sir Was // Crash Ensemble
Fish Go Deep // HappyAlone
Heartship - a new project by Dorothy Cross featuring Lisa Hannigan