by / July 30th, 2009 /

Kilkenny Arts Festival – Highlights

Kilkenny Arts Festival 2009 kicks off next Friday the 7th and runs through to Saturday the 16th, offering a feast of visual art, classical music, theatre and dance, jazz world and traditional Irish music, literature, film, architecture, indie music, craft and children’s events.

There are many expected highlights; of particular excitement to State are the likes of Low and Amiina playing in the unique setting of St. Canice’s Cathedral. This will be a rare chance to see these acts in such an astonishing venue.

A full listing can be found here, below is our selection of musical acts to catch.

Saturday 8th – Julie Feeney, St Canice’s Cathedral, 1pm – €13/€11
Saturday 8th – RSAG, Set Theatre, 10.15pm – €12/€10
Sunday 9th –Amiina, Katie Kim & Geppetto, St Canice’s Cathedral, 8pm – €30/ €25.50
Tuesday 11th – Morla & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Cleere’s Pub & Theatre, 8pm – €15/€13
Thursday 13th – J Spaceman & Si Schroeder, The Great Hall in Kilkenny Castle, 8pm – €30/ €25.50
Saturday 15th – Low, Mick Turner, & Adrian Crowley, St Canice’s Cathedral, 8pm – €30/ €25.50
Saturday 15th – Ibrahim Electric, Set Theatre, 10pm – €22/€19

Here’s Katie Kim playing The Odessa Club in Dublin a couple of months back (shot by Ian Cudmore).