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Limrock Live series of concerts announced for Milk Market



Limrock Live – Concerts include shows from Emma Langford, Anna’s Anchor, Toucan, Alvin Purple Experience and The O Malleys

Limrock Live series of concerts announced for Milk Market

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Limerick gem Emma Langford, whose show has already been sold out

Limerick City and County Council in association with Dolans Presents have announced a series of live concerts on Fridays over the month of August to early September.


The concerts are being funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Local Live Performance Programming scheme.

‘Limrock Live’ will take place at the Milk Market every Friday night in August to welcome live audiences back to this popular venue as Covid-19 restrictions are gradually lifted.

The series will showcase a diverse range of local acts including Emma Langford, The O’Malleys, Toucan, Anna’s Anchor and the Alvin Purple Experience.

Following government guidelines, each performance will be strictly limited to a 200-person capacity with tickets sold as pods of four people.

Mayor of the city and county of Limerick, Cllr Daniel Butler said; “We’ve all been craving live music during the pandemic and missing the simple pleasure of going to an outdoor gig with our friends and family. I warmly welcome the fact that local artists are being supported through this Local Live Performance programming scheme and that the Council is collaborating with the superb team at Dolans Presents to make this summer event happen- I’m really looking forward to it.”

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Anna’s Anchor, who will be playing on Friday, August 13th

Speaking at today’s announcement, Neil Dolan of Dolans Presents said: “We are delighted to partner with Limerick City and County Council to deliver this great idea to Limerick audiences. The past 18 months have been difficult for both performers and audiences alike. The ‘Limrock Live’ series will be an opportunity for all of us to celebrate coming together once again to celebrate live music”.

“The Limerick music scene has consistently been delivering great things for many years. We thank the council for developing this idea to showcase local acts and to celebrate the musical talent this city has”, he added.

The first act on stage as part of the Limrock Live series will be:

Friday, August 6th Toucan

Friday, August 13th Anna’s Anchor

Friday, August 20th Alvin Purple Experience

Friday, August 27th Emma Langford

Friday, September 3rd The O Malleys


For more information and tickets go HERE 

For more stories on Dolans go HERE 

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.