B.A.R.E in the Woods festival took place over the weekend at Garryhinch woods in Portarlington, Co.Laois featuring The Sugarhill Gang, Natty Wailer, Raglans, Jupe, Fangclub, CPNHGN and many more. Photos by Peter O’Hanlon.
June is traditionally a stacked month in terms of live excursions around the country, but following its acclaimed debut last year, one-day festival B.A.R.E. in the Woods looks set to stake its place in the Irish festival calendar with an-already impressive line-out of music, and a brand-new comedy stage in the woods of Garrynahinch, Co. Laois. The music line-up is an exciting one to say the least, headlined by returning UK hip-hop legend Roots Manuva. The brutally-honest South Londoner is renowned for his multi-layered lyrics and rich vein of cultural references throughout his music, delivered in his inimitable style, a…