Whether it’s true crime, news or comedy, everybody’s got a can’t-miss podcast these days.
Now a clever new festival will bring podcast fans together for a weekend of fascinating talks and events in venues across the city.
Cork Podcast Festival will run from Friday, October 11th until Sunday, October 13th, 2019.
Ed O’Leary and Joe Kelly of The Good Room, the duo behind IMRO Award Winning Live At St. Luke’s concert series, have teamed up with Cork Opera House to host events in various venues including Cork Opera House, Crawford Art Gallery, The River Lee, Plugd Records, pubs, book shops and other nooks and crannies.
The festival line-up, due to be announced throughout July, will feature a broad palette of talkers, thinkers and doers, covering everything from fact and fiction, stories and tales, sports to comedy, and beyond.
“Having watched the evolution of podcasting from a small and unique listenership to the huge fanbase now, we felt that the time was right host a weekend of podcasting in Cork.” explains Joe.
“Some of the acts that we have been dealing with over the years have created audio content with huge success.”
The full line up will be announced in July. In the meantime, here’s a quirky video with the details…