STARS COME OUT FOR THE HOT PRESS EXHIBITION
Tens of thousands of music-lovers converged on Dublin’s National Photographic Archive for the Hot
Press Covers Exhibition, a 40th birthday celebration of Ireland’s most fortnightly exhibition, which was launched by President Michael D. Higgins. Among them were
Bob Geldof, Brian O’Driscoll, The Strypes, HamsandwicH, BARQ, Mary Coughlan, Imelda May, Donal Gallagher, Mundy, In Tua Nua, The Radiators From Space,
The Stunning and Father Ted creator Arthur Mathews.
The exhibition’s U2 Wall was a fan focal point in July when 80,000 people crammed into Croke Park for Bono, Adam, Larry and Edge’s homecoming.
If you missed the exhibition, fear not, because about to hit the shelves is Covered In The Glory: The Hot Press Covers Book,a lovingly compiled tome that you can order from pledgemusic.com/ projects/hot-press-book