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Polish trumpet maestro Tomasz Stanko and his Nordic Quintet are the latest additions to this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival, playing Hotel Kilkenny on August 10th. Oxegen acts on the rebound with Dublin dates this autumn include MGMT (Ambassador, November 3), …

Fri, Jul 18, 2008, 07:14

   

Polish trumpet maestro Tomasz Stanko and his Nordic Quintet are the latest additions to this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival, playing Hotel Kilkenny on August 10th.

Oxegen acts on the rebound with Dublin dates this autumn include MGMT (Ambassador, November 3), Black Kids (Academy, October 21), British Sea Power (Academy, September 29), The Swell Season (Olympia, December 2) and The Script (Button Factory, September 20).

Catch Malian kora player Ballaké Sissoko when he plays the Salon Music series at Kilkenny Castle (Tuesday), Farmleigh House, Dublin (Wednesday) and Castletown House, Celbridge (Thursday). Tickets are free in advance from this website.