First Wave of Acts Announced for Quarter Block Party 2018


Promising yet another weekend-long blitz of “pop-up concerts and performances in various different shops and outdoors spaces between Barrack Street and Shandon Street, presented by some of the most exciting and essential artists in music, theatre and dance” the first acts have been revealed to perform at Cork’s Quarter Block Party next year.

Returning to various venues in North and South Main Street for its fourth outing across Friday, February 2 to Sunday, February 4, TTA favourites Dublin three-piece Percolator (below), Waterford five-pice O Emperor and comedian Alison Spittle are amongst the first names confirmed to make an appearance.


With many more names yet to be announced, French dance production Gerro, Minos and Him will also perform.

Weekend tickets for the festival – priced at €45 for a weekend pass, €25 for day tickets and €15 for O Emperor – go on on Friday, November 10 here.

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