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Music Festivals in Skibbereen West Cork

This weekend taking place in the Main Car Park in Skibbereen on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July is the Skibb Beats Music Festival. An evening music event, Skibb Beats have organised free bus service from a host of West Cork towns to ferry people to and from the event, but have asked that those in need of a seat on return bus trips book these in advance with Dave Long Coach Travel. Alternatively for those looking for hotels in county cork, why not stay at our hotel in West Cork, which is in the heart of Skibbereen and a short walk to the venue. For West Cork accommodation we will be on hand to offer you advice and tips on how to get to and from your festival of choice!

The festival will see The Saw Doctors; supported by Chapter Two take to the stage on the Saturday night and Cathy Davey, Mundy and Jack L perform on the Sunday night. Doors open at 7pm with music starting at 8pm - 11pm on both nights. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster. The following weekend, Skibbereen is again the place to be, as we welcome the return of the popular Liss Ard Festival, taking place on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August in the grounds of the beautiful Liss Ard Estate. A festival for foodies, music and arts lovers the stunning Liss Ard Estate will be filled with the finest in food, music and arts, inspiring all with literary and music delight, not to mention the finest of West Cork cuisine. Taking to the literary stage will be Nile Rodgers, Jinx Lennon, Paul Howard and many more, whilst entertaining us musically will be Chic, Lisa Hannigan, Nicholas Jaar, Interference and many more other acts on the Saturday, followed by Mick Flannery, Toots and the Mayrals, Roy Harper, John Daly and many more acts on the Sunday. Again tickets for this event can be purchased through Ticketmaster. If you are looking for things to do in West Cork, look no further than these two fantastic festivals happening over two consequetive weekends in the wonderful West Cork town of Skibbereen.