Jarvis Cocker will also play an acoustic set at Irish festival...

Pulp play their first gig in the UK or Ireland in over a year next month when they appear at the Liss Ard Festival in Cork, in the Republic of Ireland. Jarvis Cocker will also play a solo acoustic set the day after Pulp‘s set.

Joining a bill at the ten day festival that also includes Nick Cave, John Cale and Bernard Butler, at present it seems to be the only show that Pulp have planned for the foreseeable future.

The full running order of the bill so far is


August 27

The Frames John Martyn & Band

Saturday August 28

The Frames Well Of Voices Cian John Cale & Band Parting Glass Session Nick Cave and Guests

August 29

Well Of Voices Acoustic Session “Molloy” by Samuel Beckett Performed by Conor Lovett Andy Cairns, Michael McKeegan of Therapy? Nick Cave & Band Parting Glass Session David Berman (Silver Jews) Will Oldham


August 30

Will Oldham Parting Glass Session John Cale (Film)

August 31

Well Of Voices Acoustic Session Scott 4 Joolz Neil Sparkes Paul Lyalls Roger Robinson Salena ‘Saliva’ Godden Jared Hendrickson Parting Glass Session Mark Eitzel

September 1

Acoustic Session Well of Voices Liam O’Flynn and The Piper’s Call Band Smog Parting Glass Session

September 2

Liam O’Flynn Workshop Well of Voices Acoustic Session Cornelius Pulp Parting Glass Session Iarla O’Lion}ird (Sean nOs) and Yungchen Lhamo (Tibetian singer)

September 3

Noel Hill Workshop Jarvis Cocker Handsome Family Drugstore Afro Celt Sound System Bernard Butler Parting Glass Session

September 4

Drugstore Phunk City at Liss Ard Guest Curator: Paul Timoney Carl Craig Innerzone Orchestra Andy Weatherall Super Collider Plaid plus DJ’s

Sunday September 5

Carl Craig The Devlins Well of Voices Cran with Ronan Browne Handsome Family Arab Strap

Tickets are available from 00 3 53 2823015 or you can check out their website.