Riverfest Limerick scoops top award

first_imgLinkedin Riverfest Limerick wins big an Event Industry Awards. Pictured is Meghann Scully.Lyndsey Hall, Social Media Manager with Piquant Media, who were in charge of the social media output throughout the Riverfest Limerick weekend added: “We were so delighted to be involved in Riverfest. “Planning for it was a little injection of summer, through those dark winter days.  It was so much fun to be involved and I’m so delighted for Limerick that it won best event at the awards.” she explained.Riverfest Limerick will return from the 1 – 4 May 2020. Print Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live LifestyleArtsEntertainmentLimerickNewsRiverfest Limerick scoops top awardBy Cian Reinhardt – July 23, 2019 439 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Email Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Facebook Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live RIVERFEST has scooped a top award at the Event Industry Awards.The three day family friendly festival was named Best Event at this years awards.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up This year the festival broke records with more than 120,000 visiting the City on the May Bank holiday weekend.Limericks Riverfest finished with a speculator fireworks display. Pic Sean Curtin True Media.Sheila Deegan, Culture & Arts Officer with Limerick City and County Council said: “The increased investment by the elected members has ensured the development of Riverfest into a national event of scale.“In 2019 the footprint of the festival extended from Limerick Docks to King John’s Castle and the presence of locally based but internationally known Fidget Feet gave a real spectacle feeling to this year’s event.” she added.The 11th annual ceremony took place recently at Citywest Hotel in Dublin, where Riverfest Limerick won ‘Best Live Event’ and then won the overall prize of ‘Best Event’. Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Advertisement Previous articleExclusive: Limerick is the inspiration for Danny Vaughn’s new singleNext articleFire at Mungret College on Limerick City outskirts Cian Reinhardthttp://www.limerickpost.ieJournalist & Digital Media Coordinator. Covering human interest and social issues as well as creating digital content to accompany news stories. [email protected] WhatsApp TAGSAwardsBest Eventevent industry awardsFestivalKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostRiverfestRiverfest Limerick Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League openerlast_img read more


Victor Wooten Is Now Part Of A Progressive Metal Band Called Octavision

first_imgRenowned bassist Victor Wooten has worked in a lot of musical settings, but nobody could have predicted this. Wooten is apparently the bassist for a new project called Octavision, which describes themselves as “progressive rock/metal.”The band, who recently shared a preview of their first track “Three Lives,” features Wooten as part of a five-piece ensemble with keyboardist Steve Weingart, keyboardist Ara Torosyan, drummer Roman Lomtadze and guitarist Hovak Alaverdyan. According to Hovak, the band will release their debut single soon, and follow that up later with a full album.Watch the preview for the band’s first track, “Three Lives,” streaming below.While joining a metal band is certainly unexpected for Wooten, it’s not a total surprise. In his 2006 book The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music, Wooten talks about how becoming more open-minded allowed him to accept a role playing in a bluegrass-influenced band. That group, of course, is Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, and their unique fusion of bluegrass and jazz proved to be one of Wooten’s most well-known roles.As for Octavision, we’re liking what we see from Wooten already. To learn more about the band, we fortunately have a recently-shared note from guitarist Hovak Alaverdyan, who goes in-depth on the band, their origins, and their future plans. Read it below:Hello Everyone,First off, thank you all SO much for the kind words about what you have seen thus far. It’s very exciting for me to see such a positive reaction to just the teaser! I’m humbled and thankful. Secondly, I’d like to briefly introduce myself and the band. My name is Hovak, I am the guitarist, founder and primary composer of Octavision. Octavision is a project bringing together many different influences, elements, and styles of music from around the world. I am also humbled and honored to be part of a band that has some of the best musicians in the world, each brining their own unique individual performance style and virtuosity to the table. With that, I am happy to announce that the music video for our first single, “Three Lives”, will officially be released tomorrow, September 13th, 2016, at 6:00 pm pacific time on YouTube. The song will also be available for purchase tomorrow on first, and then across all digital distribution channels such as iTunes/Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, for purchase and streaming next week. Stay tuned to this page for more news. And lastly, for those wondering if this is a one-off project or not, I’d like you to know that this is a real project and there are more songs and releases to follow. So thanks again for all the great feedback and kind words and stay tuned for the official release of our first single for now and more music in the future. – HovakWe can’t wait for more from Octavision! Be sure to check back tomorrow for the band’s debut single…last_img read more


No. 2 Syracuse field hockey falls, 1-0, in overtime to No. 10 Virginia

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 15, 2016 at 3:31 pm Contact Charlie: [email protected] | @charliedisturco Locked in a 0-0 match, Virginia opened up overtime with three straight shots. Within five minutes, the Cavaliers drew a penalty corner and took its fourth shot of the OT period. They scored when Lucy Hyams put the ball in the back of the goal.That goal gave No. 10 Virginia (10-5, 3-2 Atlantic Coast) a 1-0 victory over No. 2 Syracuse (12-2, 4-2).While SU outshot the Cavaliers, 13-11, UVA goalie Carrera Lucas made all seven saves. SU’s Regan Spencer stopped three of four. In overtime, Virginia outshot the Orange 4-0.A defensive battle turned for the worst for SU, as the loss came just eight days after the Orange took home a victory over then-No. 2 Duke.The Orange looks to bounce back from the overtime loss next Sunday, Oct. 23 when it hosts No. 14 Boston University.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more