Bell ringing, toe tapping tunes in Cork this summer

Tap your toes and put your finger on the pulse of trad music with the Pulses of Tradition sessions throughout Cork city this summer.

 

Of a higher note, the West Cork Chamber Music Festival takes place in Bantry, Co Cork at the end of June and into July

 

The colourful town of Clonakilty loudly celebrates its 400th birthday this July 6th with a brass and concert band treat while the people of Castletownshend in Cork delivers a classical music festival mid July through the wonderful looking glasses of a Mr Clarke.

 

Fast forwarding a few centuries and revving up the amps are the chart topping crowd at the Indiependence Music & Arts Festival over the August bank holiday weekend in Mitchelstown, Co Cork.

 

Turn the volume down in August when the town of Bantry plays host to more trad in a more gentler setting

 

The bells, the bells. If you fancy listening to the bell ringers of Cobh they will be in full swing at the end of August with a classical recital with choirs and opera to complete the ensemble

 

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