- 11 Aug 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...
Summer Songs – Inland & By The Sea
Where: Various venues in Bray, Laragh and Arklow
When: August 14 (Bray) & 21 (Laragh) and September 5 (Arklow).
Who: Wyvern Lingo, Cathy Davey, Hothouse Flowers, Pillow Queens, Mary Coughlan, Leslie Dowdall, The Booka Club, Bróna Keogh and more
What: Across several days this summer, Wicklow County Council are celebrating artists who are from, living in, or have strong connections to Wicklow – with a series of intimate outdoor shows, spanning a wide range of genres. “It’s a rare opportunity to catch these musicians in boutique crowds,” says County Wicklow Arts Officer Jenny Sherwin, “where the audience’s view will be up close and personal in unique settings.”
Make sure to: Listen to Wyvern Lingo's cover of No Doubt's 'Just A Girl', featuring Loah – coming to streaming platforms this Friday.
Tickets: €120 for a group of 6. See summersongswicklow.eventbrite.ie for more info.
Read all of Part Two of the two-part Summer of Music special in the new issue of Hot Press – out now: