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An Irish based alternative music blog. Music news, gigs, live reviews, album reviews... You'll find them here. If you want anything featured or removed, please shout. I hope you'll discover something new to love on this little experiment of mine. Currently editing the Music Section of the UCC Express and contributing to Motley magazine on campus, as well as writing for PopCultureMonster and 4FortyFour. Always looking for new projects so please get in touch if interested. Thanks for reading.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Indiependence Music Festival!

It's back and better than ever!

Indiependence, located just outside Mitchelstown, Co. Cork, have managed to secure a new and improved site for this year's festival. Details on the official website note a limestone basin (apparently this means that should it rain, it provides great drainage) and a vastly increased acreage that will provide ample space for the Bavaria Main Stage, the Cyprus Avenue Arena, The Square Stage, a comedy tent (yet another new addition to the festival), as well as indoor bars and great food.

The festivities will take place over the August Bank Holiday Weekend - July 30th to August 2nd.

So far the line-up includes: Reverend & The Makers | The Coronas | Jape | Delorentos | Fred | Codes | The Chapters | Wiggle | O Emperor | Fish Go Deep | The Flaws | Yes Cadets | Abedesi Shank | The Riptide Movement | Panama Kings | Hoarsebox | Disconauts | The Loaded Kings | The Vital Spark | Dashka | Heritage Centre | The Funeral Suits | Sweet Jane | Ghostcat | The 202’s | Pocket Promise | The Hot Sprockets | The Parade | Deaf Radio | Death Disco | DC Tempest | Autumn Owls | Ana Gog | Ladydoll

The organisers have promised to announce the festival headliners soon. In recent years we have seen The Proclaimers, the Frank & Walters, The Blizzards, the Sultans of Ping FC, Ocean Colour Scene and Super Furry Animals, so it could be interesting! However, there are already quite a few smallers acts announced who should be enough to garner significant attention.

Highly recommended anyway. Always enjoyable, and with a maximum capacity of 5000, it's a great way to see and discover bands in an intimate setting yet still enjoy the festival atmosphere.

Check out: http://indiependencefestival.com/

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