- 21 Jul 21
With the combination of the Live Performance Support Scheme and the success of the Government's test gigs at the Iveagh Gardens and the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, we are on the verge of a huge explosion of music activity. As part of our Summer of Music 2021 special feature, we're taking a look at some of the most eagerly anticipated events of the summer...
Jack L at the Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre
Where: Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, Kilmangah, Co. Kilkenny
When: July 24 at 3pm (matinee) & 8pm (evening)
Who: Jack L
What: One of Ireland’s most respected performers, Jack Lukeman has toured internationally with artists like Imelda May, Jools Holland and The Proclaimers. That work stopped in its tracks, the Athy songwriter and performer achieved huge lockdown success with his Facebook Live shows online, subsequebtly releasing an album of songs titled Streamed: the Best of the Lockdown Sessions. His fans voted for their favourite tracks from his 90-minute Saturday shows, with Jack then re-recording the 15 most popular choices. With the series standing at over 400,000 views; Jack L is currently recording his new album of original material for release in 2022. His July show in Kilkenny will be a real treat.
Make sure to: Get there on time as there is no support act slated to perform.
Tickets: €27.37 from Eventbrite.ie
Read all of Part One of the two-part Summer of Music special in the new issue of Hot Press – out now: