Interlude is a new mini-festival happening at the RHA from October 23rd to 25th and it will feature music, movies and art across three days including DJs Tom Middelton, Ashley Beedle, The Reflex, Justin Robertson, Get Down Edits, Keep Schtum, The Disconauts & Arveene and more to be announced.
There will be a live music room, club space, cabaret cinema in The 600 square metre Gallery One including Arcade Fire’s The Reflektor Tapes, cocktail club, craft beer bar, vinyl room with Vinyl & Wine, outdoor garden and pop-up restaurant too. More info to be announced soon.
Casa Bacardi have sent out the stage times for their Electric Picnic area and announced the winners of the #trystopme final that took place in the Sugar Club.
The Casa Bacardí Electric Picnic stage times:
22.00 – 00.00 Dimitri From Paris 20.00 – 22.00 Billy Scurry 18.00 – 20.00 Disconauts 16.00 – 18.00 Leigh Farrell
22.30-01.00 Greg Wilson 20.30-22.30 Ejeca 18.30-20.30 Jonas Rathsman 17.00-18.30 Ghostboy 15.00-17.00 Get Down Edits 13.00 – 15.00 Discotekken 12.00-13.00 Monophat
22.00-00.00 The 2 Bears (pictured) 20.00-22.00 Pleasurekraft 18.30-20.00 Nancy Whang 16.30 – 18.30 Mother 15.00 – 16.30 Decent Perks 13.30-15.00 Kelly-Anne Byrne 12.00-13.30 Eddie K
Congratulations also to Leigh Farrell who was the DJ winner of the #trystopme comp. He gets to play as above on Friday afternoon at Electric Picnic as a result. Congrats also to the the #TryStopMe Photography winner Erica Coburn and the ‘Wildbat’ Monophat. Erica will have her images projected on to the walls of CASA BACARDÍ, while Monophat will have his piece worked into the overall set design of CASA BACARDÍ throughout the weekend
Myself and mixed martial artist Cathal Pendred were the judging panel for #trystopme.
With Greg Wilson playing, there’s another opportunity to post this brilliant Essential Mix:
From Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th of August, The Grand Social is hosting an all-Irish lineup of musicians and DJs as an excuse to celebrate the summer featuring Lasertom, Sleep Thieves, Bats, Get Down Edits, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh and more. Details:
Thursday Aug 7th
The Loft: Diatribe Records presents: Solo Series II Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh/Cora Venus Lunny/Kate Ellis/Adrian Hart. Doors: 6.45pm till 11pm, Adm: €10/8
Friday Aug 8th
The Loft: Bats. Magic Pockets. Val Normal Grand Social & New Natives presents Doors: 8pm till 11pm, Adm: €8 (€6 cheaplist)
Later in The Loft: Get Down Edits & T/A/S/T/E DJs. Doors: 11.30pm. Adm: €5
The Ballroom: Shotgun – 1st Birthday Party DJ’s Rob Gilligan & Michelle Farley playing 60’s pop, beat, mod, soul & surf. Doors: 10pm. Adm: Free
Saturday Aug 9th:
The Loft: LaserTom. Sleep Thieves. Adeyhawke (Grand Social & Technoir presents) Doors: 8pm. Adm: €5
Later in The Loft: Burnin’ Up One year birthday of Kelly-Anne Byrne’s Disco night with Ruth Kavanagh of Mother DJs. Doors: 11pm. Adm: Free
The Ballroom: Indietronic DJ Eamon Barrett spinning indie & electro anthems and party classics. Doors: 10pm. Adm: Free
Sunday Aug 10th:
The Loft: Saucy Sundays Bitch Falcon, Punchface Champions, My Tribe Your Tribe & more… Doors: 6pm. Free admission.
Airbound is an annual mini-festival that has found homes in Berlin and Croatia before settling for the last couple of years in London. This year’s edition will be the fifth and it’ll take place from Friday 18th April in London over two floors of The Dutch Master boat on the Thames before moving to land on Autumn Studios (home of some of the BLOC parties).
There’s a day of rest on the Saturday before the Sunday kicks up again will more music and brunch promised. Early bird tickets are £20 plus fees from Resident Advisor with £30 the max price for a ticket.
This year’s lineup?
TR One (Apartment Recs) Colm K (Bastard Jazz) Get Down Edits (Disco Deviance) Lasertom (Live) House of Disco Hugh Cooney Shocko (Live) Sunday Times! Djs Lil’Dave (Nightflight) Saoirse Hidden Agenda Djs Dave Macdonogh (Bixon) Way Back Here Djs This Greedy Pig Melodic DJs Rory Donohue (Lowerstate) Hugh Fowler Chewy (Mother) Pablo (Fatty Fatty Phonographics) Marc Ibanez & Davey Ahern Rubio KTMC (Swooner Rather Than Hater) Mac (Sub:East) Hackney Dinner Society & More TBA