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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, June 6, 2010

The Complete List of Ireland's Best Independent Music Festivals

...According to me anyway...

Over the last week I have been counting down the top ten independent music festivals in Ireland. The links to the original posts will be below if you want some more information, but the entire list is reprinted here if you want to have a quick read.

http://bit.ly/9gQT9x [Numbers 10 & 9]
http://bit.ly/aYTU5M [Number 8, 7 & 6]
http://bullblacknova.blogspot.com/2010/06/countdown-top-ten-independent-music.html [Number 5 & 4]
http://bullblacknova.blogspot.com/2010/06/countdown-top-ten-independent-music_02.html [Number 3]
http://bullblacknova.blogspot.com/2010/06/countdown-top-ten-independent-music_03.html [Number 2]
http://bullblacknova.blogspot.com/2010/06/countdown-top-ten-independent-music_04.html [Number 1]

10. Cork Midsummer Festival [Interference, Jerry Fish & The Mudbug Club, Mick Flannery, Julie Feeney]
9. Flake Lake Music & Arts Festival [Jack L, Mundy, Shane McGowan, Crystal Swing & Lily Allen]
8. Castlebar Blues Festival, Castlebar Town [Imelda May, Willie Nelson, Status Quo]
7. Athlone Music Festival, Athlone Town [Sharon Shannon & The Big Band, The Understones]
6. Knockanstockan, Blessington Lakes, Co. Wicklow [And So I Watch You From Afar, Prairie Dawgs, Mute Fish]
5. Sea Sessions Music & Surf Festival, Bundoran, Co. Donegal [Fun Lovin' Criminals, Frank & Walters, Paul Weller]
4. Castle Palooza, Cherleville Castle, Tullamore. [Fionn Regan, James Vincent McMorrow, Mercury Rev]
3. Cork X SW, Skibbereen, Co. Cork [Martha Wainwright, Bonnie "Prince" Billy & The Cairo Gang]
2. Astral Plains, Birr Castle, Co. Offaly [Paul Brady, Cathy Davey, FRED]
1. Indiependence Music Festival, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork [White Lies, Alabama 3, Jape]

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