The Rathmines and Portobello music festival Canalaphonic returns next weekend with a slightly different programme that doesn’t involve an outdoor stage (this might have something to do with it) but there will be over 50 acts playing across 14 stages in the area, kicking off with Culture Night on Friday 22nd.

The Saturday will feature followed a full day of water activities on the canal alongside Urban Markets’ Canal Bank Market Fair, a  kids zone in St. Mary’s College, a small stage at Swan Leisure, literary events in Rathmines Library, pop up music and spoken word performances in our coffee shops, main Making Waves Stage  at Whelan’s on both Saturday and Sunday,  along with Copan, Blackbird,The Bowery ,Mother Reilly’s , Rody Bolands and Bernard Shaw.

Saturday 23rd September

Whelans:

Saturday 23rd September

Main Room – Making Waves Stage
Vernon Jane
Synk
Tanjier
Caz9
Dasha Dag

Upstairs
Not Monsters
Rob Walsh and the Panik Attaks
Ross Breen
Molly Sterling

Front Bar
Kicking Bird
N.c. Lawlor

Sunday 24th September

Main Room – Making Waves Stage
Jem Mitchell Music
Scoops
Military Road

Front Bar
Beef Supreme

All other venues are Saturday 23rd:

Rathmines Library: 2.30-4PM
Stephen James Smith
Davina Brady & John Cummins
Tobin & Boyle
Old Ratmines & it’s environs – Local memories through photos and print.

The Bowery – Emerald Haze Takeover

Early Show 4-8PM: Rock The Bowery
Sub Motion
Vulpynes
Slouch
Bayonets

Late Show 8PM-12AM: Beyond The Ninth Wave
Malthusian
From The Bogs Of Aughiska
Raum Kingdom
Destriers

The Bowery Presents – 12 til close
WOLFF

Copan – Word Up Collective
Tebi Rex
DJ R3B
JyellowL
Anti-One
Sequence

Blackbird
DREAMING OF JUPITER
Special Guests – TBA

Slattery’s
The Kitchen Table presents

Rody Bolands
The Skatuesques

Mother Reilly’s
Marcas Carcas and the Trail Gang
Roisin El Cherif
Kolumbus
JaXon

Swan Leisure – 12PM Midday Zumba
Gin ‘N’ Juice

Swan Plaza Stage 2PM
Mutefish
Dasha Dag

Cafe Moda 3PM
Curtis Walsh
Melvin
Miriam Donohue

Alan Hanna’s Bookshop, Dublin 3PM
Grainne Hunt Music
Mikey McDonnell Music
Laura Keane

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