The second annual Cork Sound Fair takes place from Thursday 28th-Sunday 31st March across the city's striking settings of St Peter's Church, The Crypt at St. Luke's, The Kino, Millennium Hall, Nano Nagle Place & more. with installations and live performances.
The non-profit weekender follows the successful first edition, and will feature a host of emerging & established artists working in experimental music, sound art, electronic music, field records & video art. Opening things is Cork audio-visual artist Darren Kirwan's Diaphone; Diaphane installation. Friday sees experimental hip-hop from the Japanese puroresu mask-wearing Naïve Ted, industrial beats & glittering ambient backdrops from Lighght, a tape-centred project from Mark Waldron-Heydon, Underling, an experimental digital & video composition by Eoghan Horgan, Rachel Ní Chuinn & Renata Pekowski's improvised halogen-light-centred project Mare Tenebrosum, Last Eden by Aileen Wallace, UCC Javanese Gamelan Orchestra, on their tuned bronze percussion instruments, and UCC's Sound Sound Day, a full programme of established experimental sound artists & graduates from UCC Experimental Sound Practice Masters.
Also performing are Bliss Signal - featuring James Kelly of Wife & Altar of Plagues - Crevice, Dream-Cycles and Repeater.
Tickets are available from Eventgen, priced €10 for the opening concert and €60 for the weekend pass.