The increasingly popular annual festival ‘Soul in the City’ returns to the Victorian Quarter Cork this June Bank Holiday weekend.

Last year’s soul packed festival saw thousands of fans who enjoy great soul food and music flocking to MacCurtain St and its surrounds. This year expect another weekend jammed with live bands, mouth-watering eats and fun and craic galore.
This June Bank Holiday weekend, the Victorian Quarter of Cork city will come alive with soul as some of the country’s best Soulful Brother’s and Sister’s return to various stages around the Victorian Quarter culminating in the Grand Finale, Live At Saint Luke’s on Sunday 3rd where Karen Underwood will present ‘Soul Journey’.

Karen will lead a stellar soul band at St Luke’s with special guests Gemma Sugrue, Niall McCabe, Christiana Underwood, Leah Ahern and Isaiah G from Chicago Illinois.

Get on board the love train and visit the music of Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Minnie Riperton, Isley Brothers, Prince, Jay Z and Eminem and so many more. ‘Yeah baby I am bringing it. Meet you at the station.’ The Soul In The City’s festival reaches its final destination at ‘Soul Journey’, and will attempt to once again raise the roof, Live at St Luke’s.
Local restaurants will be embracing the festivities by serving up delicious soul food.
The origins of soul music is emotional, soul food eclectic in taste. This is what you can come to expect at Soul in the City around the MacCurtain St area on the Bank Holiday weekend.

People are encouraged to come rejuvenate their soul on June 1st to 3rd. From live performances throughout the Victorian Quarter, to Soul filled movies in the Village Hall, to delicious soul food and drinks. Bring your body into the city and your Soul will be replenished! We cannot wait!