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Countdown to Liss Ard 2012 is on..
With Liss Ard taking place during this bank holiday weekend’s ever growing list of festivals, Hot Press highlights the ones to watch and talks to local Cork boy Mick Flannery.
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 26 Jul 2012
Not sure who to see at Liss Ard? Hot Press give the ten must see acts of the festival. With a diverse list of acts ranging from Lisa Hannigan to Toots & The Maytals, Nicolas Jaar to author Paul Howard: Reading from ‘Triggs’. The full list and reviews can be read in the lastest issue of Hot Press.
Mick Flannery, the singing stonemason, talks to Monica Heck. His personallity comes through with his shy response to the mammoth task of knocking the queen of pop, Madonna, off her no.1 album spot. Recalling the moment he heard American country singer Shawn Colvin inculded a version of ‘Up On That Hill’ in her lastest album, he stated “It was a lovelly feeling to be honest.” Read the full interview in the lastest issue of Hot Press (Bruce Springsteen Cover).