Can’t go to the picnic? Solution #1 Harvest Blues
Contrary to what the national airwaves might indicate, there are actually other festivals on this weekend.
From Friday 'til Sunday, jazz, blues and bluegrass bands from all over America and the wider world will descend on Monaghan town for the Harvest Blues Festival.
The fantastic King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys will bring their 1940s-style rhythm and blues to the festival's main stage on Friday, while Saturday's bill is topped by Seattle blues-rock outfit Too Slim and the Tail Draggers. There'll also be loads of gigs in the pubs around the town.
It's €50 for all three night's at the main stage or ...