Black Sun – Cork’s ‘weirdo’ music event is back

This Monday sees another of the weird and wonderful Black Sun gigs taking place in Cork city. Conceived by Vicky Langan and Paul Hegarty, Black Sun is a night quite like none other – a gathering of unusual, weirdo and avant-garde musicians who will perform in the historic Pavilion venue. This month, the gig will take place on 6 December to deliver the grand finale to the city’s ArtTrail festival, and will star snuff-jazz legends Borbetomagus and more. Says Vicky: “Black Sun is a space where the adventurous can gather, whatever their musical preference, to find something new, strange and … Continue reading Black Sun – Cork’s ‘weirdo’ music event is back

The Second Coming of Black Sun

Some of you may remember that back in May of this year, I wrote a blog post on a new music night in Cork called Black Sun. I had high hopes for the success of the gig, which was organised by a dear friend of mine, Vicky Langan, a musician, mum, curator and artistic soul who had spent many months organising the event. I was blown away on the night of the gig (which was held in the Granary Theatre) when it sold out within about 30 minutes, and I could really sense that something special was in the air … Continue reading The Second Coming of Black Sun