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Liss Ard festival line-up

First confirmed acts for the new Liss Ard festival taking place on the grounds of Liss Ard House, Skibbereen, Co Cork on August 4 and 5 are as follows: Chic (second Irish date this summer so far for Nile Rodgers …

Fri, May 18, 2012, 11:45

   

First confirmed acts for the new Liss Ard festival taking place on the grounds of Liss Ard House, Skibbereen, Co Cork on August 4 and 5 are as follows:

Chic (second Irish date this summer so far for Nile Rodgers and co)
Lisa Hannigan
Toots & The Maytals
Paul Buchanan
(new solo album sounds pretty good)
Bob Mould Band (playing “Copper Blue”)
Roy Harper
Interference
West Cork Ukelele Orchestra
Tieranniesaur
Mick Flannery
Rhob Cunningham
The MacRae Sisters.

Weekend camping tickets are €89.50, two-day non-camping tickets are €70.50 and day tickets are €39.50 (plus Ticketmaster kool-aid charges) and are now on sale.

The venue is the site of the infamous Liss Ard festival from the late 1990s which featured folks like Lou Reed, Pulp, Nick Cave, Will Oldham, John Cale and tons more, and it’s also where the CorkXSW festival was held last year.