Limerick Battle Of The Bands

Limerick Battle Of The Bands
Tuáthla Lucey
Tuáthla Lucey

9 May 2018

Townlands Carnival reveals new Irish music line-up for Rising Sons Stage and Battle of the Bands contest to play Townlands Carnival 2018. 

Townlands Carnival continues its commitment to supporting local music with the announcement of both its Rising Sons Stage and a county-wide Battle of the Bands, with seven heats during May and June. 

Across six different dates throughout May and June, music venues will get a flavour of the Townlands Carnival experience, as the Rising Sons TLC '18 Battle of the Bands comes to Fermoy, Youghal, Skibbereen, Macroom and Mallow, as well as Cork and Limerick cities.

Bands, artists and producers of all kinds of original material are welcome to apply for a spot on the billing, with regional heats leading to a final in Cork's esteemed Poor Relation bar and music venue. The winner not only takes home a slot at TLC18 itself, but a full day of recording in Co. Cork's Whitewell Studios, a world-class facility in the heart of the county.

Information on how to enter TLC Battle of the Bands can be found on the festival website -


  • May 11th  - Clancy's Bar, Youghal, Co. Cork
  • May 17th - Pharmacia, Limerick City
  • May 18th - Cheers Bar, Fermoy, Co. Cork
  • May 25th - The Tanyard, Skibbereen
  • May 27th - Ocanas, Mallow, Co Cork
  • June 1st - JC Murphy's, Macroom
  • June 18th - The Poor Relation, Cork City