SLIGO LIVE extends to 11 days and celebrates 15 years with
The Blindboy PODCAST Live
Tue. 22th Oct. 2019 – IT Sligo Knocknarea Arena
Sligo Live celebrates its 15th year of quality music on the Wild Atlantic Way over 11 days from
18th – 28th October 2019
Sligo Live In association with AMA Music Agency is delighted to announce The Blindboy PODCAST Live @ IT Sligo Knocknarea Arena on Tuesday, 22nd October 2019 at 8pm. Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, 28th May 2019 at 10.30 a.m. €25.00 + s.c. from Sligolive.ie and from the Hawks Well Theatre (071 916 1518).
Blindboy’s increased notability away from his band Rubberbandits, has allowed for him to explore wider avenues and create perhaps outrageously mind-altering brainchildren which can only be described as courageous, yet bonkers. With a number one selling book under his belt and a podcast that has reached interest not only in Ireland but internationally, the satirist could possibly single-handedly change people’s mind set on mental health and the deafening stigma it surrounds.
Outspoken, informed and empathetic, Blindboy engages his audience with an unusual touch of realism. There is a very authentic feeling of “freedom” he exhumes which allows his listeners and participants to openly speak their mind without judgement and no topic off limits – certainly an air of belonging encircling the space you find yourself in when listening or in company of Blindboy.
His latest innovative creation, The Blindboy podcast not only indoctrinates mental health issues but reaches further into a wide spectrum of current topics, may it be gun laws, feminism, racism or a bit of history. Blindboy has it covered.
Sligo Live programmer Willie Kelly said “With Sligo Live Festival happening over 11 days this year, we really wanted to incorporate some shows with a difference. We’re delighted Blindboy is bringing his live podcast to Sligo, he covers a lot of the most pressing issues in our modern Irish society in a really engaging way. The show is a phenomenal success both on the airwaves and live”.
“The big issues top 100 thinkers in the world, for his International podcast”
“His uncanny ability to articulate what nearly everyone is thinking is unparalleled and something that is sorely needed in Irish society”.- The Daily Edge
The Blindboy Podcast joins Jools Holland and his R&B Orchestra, John Bishop, The Indigo Girls, The Delines, and All Tvvins on the Sligo Live Festival bill running from 18th to 28thOctober 2019. Tickets for this live podcast show are available at €25 + s.c. on-line from Sligolive.ie or from Hawk’s Well Theatre by phone (071) 9161518 or in person.