eventsoja
Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock

When: June 2, 2018, 8:00 pm
Venue: Cyprus Avenue
Address: Caroline Street Cork , Ireland (map)
Organizer: Eventbrite (This event have been posted on Facebook first)
Robyn Hitchcock, one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers has announced a date for Cyprus Avenue on June 2nd, 2018
A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock's father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration). Since founding the art-rock band The Soft Boys in 1976, Robyn has recorded more than 20 albums as well as starred in ‘Storefront Hitchcock’ an in-concert film recorded in New York and directed by Jonathan Demme. Blending folk and psychedelia with a wry British nihilism, Robyn describes his songs as ‘paintings you can listen to’. His most recent album THE MAN UPSTAIRS is a bittersweet love letter to a vanishing world. Produced by legendary folk-rock svengali Joe Boyd (Pink Floyd, Nick Drake) the album was critically acclaimed by MOJO, UNCUT and THE QUIETUS.

"A gifted melodist, Hitchcock nests engaging lyrics in some of the most bracing, rainbow-hued pop this side of Revolver. He wrests inspiration not from ordinary life but from extraordinary imaginings..." - Rolling Stone

"As a performer, he’s as much a wandering bard as a rock star." - The Believer

“Some spectral, lingering, emotional thundercloud hangs over The Man Upstairs…harks back to that infinitely distant yet eternally resonant emotional big bang”— UNCUT

www.robynhitchcock.com/

Other events in Cork

Happy Paddy's Day!!! The luck of the Irish has finally paid off and Paddy's falls on a Saturday and gives us all a 3 day weekend to celebrate with, so you have no excuse not to join in our c...
Cork March 17, 2018, 1:00 pm
Hiya Peeps, Join us on this night for a good time on the dance floor in REDMONDS GAA CLUB, Cork City… 40 Tower Street, Cork City... Please help spread the word, invite all your fr...
Cork March 3, 2018, 7:30 pm
Friday 23 rd Feb is a Skool Katchup night for all past pupils of Carrig for the years 1975 to 1980 [the years are only a guide]. This is an informal chance to Katchup with friends from your school day...
Cork February 23, 2018, 9:00 am
-> UCC ENTS x DISTORTION RAG WEEK SPECIAL After such a good night on the Wednesday of Re Freshers, Distortion are back Rag week style in Cyprus Avenue, in association with the good folks who make...
Cork February 14, 2018, 11:00 pm
Rebel Rockers unite! Revelation Sound System in full effect with Rub A Dub Hi-Fi & World BASS Culture selectors. Booom vibes! Cork's Revelation Sound System are now twenty one years hosting ...
Cork February 16, 2018, 10:00 pm
More events in Cork

More events in Ireland

Dublin August 20, 2018, 6:30 pm

Events in Ireland by city

Find events in Ireland major cities like: Dublin - Cork - Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Wexford - Wicklow - Sligo - Dundalk - Letterkenny - Kilkenny - Ennis - Navan - Carlow - Mullingar - All cities