Another Love Story, the boutique little festival of music, art, fun, talks and installations by Homebeat & Happenings in Killyon Manor, Meath has announced its first list of acts for this year’s festival from Friday 18th – Sunday 20th August. Katie Kim Overhead The Albatross JFDR This Is How We Fly I Am The Cosmos… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2017

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The Women’s Work festival is an initiave of the Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast to shine a light and give a platform to women in an industry dominated by men. Taking place from 24th to 29th May, Women’s Work takes place in venues venues Oh Yeah, Start Together Studio, the Black Box, Pavilion and Strand Arts… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2017

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The festival Moira Calling, which takes place just outside Belfast on Friday September 8th and Saturday September 9th has announced its main stage. Playing live are: Eliza and the Bear, Flyte, Emerald Armada, Girls Names, Stomptown Brass, Brand New Friend and Franklyn. The festival’s second stage is to be announced. It is the festival’s second… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2017

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BARE in the Woods has gone from a one-day festival to a three day one and today, it’s revealed much of the lineup to come and it’s markedly different than the other Irish festival offerings for June 9th – 11th at Garryhinch Woods in Portarlington. Headlining the main stages across three days are Canadian electro-pop… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2017

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Belfast electronic festival AVA Festival has added some names to the conference part of its programming of workshops, panels and sessions in association with Output Belfast including Jeff Mills, Leftfield’s Neil Barnes, R&S Records founder Renaat Vandepapeliere, Native Instruments, Moxie, New Jackson and Resident Advisor. Also lined up are panel discussions exploring the relationship between… Read more »

Posted on April 5th, 2017

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Body&Soul Festival today announced a second round of artists for June 23-25 in Ballinlough Castle and they are: Mykki Blanco Austra Sinkane The Moonlandingz Parcels Mario Batkovic maeve HomeBeat Alice Club Night  Æ MAK TooFools Ailbhe Reddy Shookrah  Sing Along Social  LE BOOM Joniiiiiiiii Ollie Bell Jinx Lennon BARQ Katie Laffan  John Conneely Music That… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2017

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Emily Eavis today tweeted out the first big lineup for Glastonbury’s Worthy Farm this year and it includes names we already know (Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Ed Sheeran) and names we don’t: the xx, Katy Perry, The National, Chic, Barry Gibb (Bee Gees), Stormzy, Lorde, Alt-J, Solange, Boy Better Know, The Jacksons, Run The Jewels, Anderson… Read more »

Posted on March 30th, 2017

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Forbidden Fruit Fruit added some regular visitors to Ireland and some new names to Dublin’s June Bank Holiday music festival for The Royal Hospital from June Bank Holiday Weekend, 3rd – 5th June with the addition of: Saturday, June 3rd Bonzai 67 (South London grime) Icarus (Bristol electronic duo) Sunday, June 4th Mura Masa (Live)… Read more »

Posted on March 30th, 2017

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Townlands Carnival returns to Rusheen Farm Estate, Macroom, Co. Cork from July 21st to 23rd this year and its first lineup has just been revealed. July 21 – 23 First acts to play the festival with an emphasis on reggae, soul, hip-hop and comedy are: Rubber Bandits, Bushy One String, Stomptown Brass, Le Boom, Krafty… Read more »

Posted on March 29th, 2017

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A new festival to take place by the seaside Enniscrone, Co. Sligo has been announced for 26th and 27th of May and the lineup features predominantly indie, rock, pop. folk and jazz. The all-ages family-friendly festival will feature headliners like Hothouse Flowers, The Riptide Movement along with Rusangano Family, Wyvern Lingo, Meltybrains?, Interskalactic, The Side… Read more »

Posted on March 28th, 2017

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Castlepalooza already announced the first bands and comedy acts for this year’s festival in Charleville Castle, Tullamore from August 4th to 6th this year and here are the latest acts added. Thumper Le Boom Frankenstein Bolts Wolff Aik J HVMMINGBYRD Oh Boland Apella Farah Elle Participant Rosa Nutty Cinema Beach Damola Phare Nimino Spud Gun Video… Read more »

Posted on March 28th, 2017

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The Punchestown Festival filled that Oxegen-shaped hole on the Irish festival circuit for pure nostalgia last year when Lionel Richie headlined the one-day festival. For 2017, it’s now up to two days on Saturday July 29th and Sunday July 30th and with a “relive the magic tag.” Playing over two days and to a much… Read more »

Posted on March 27th, 2017

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Electric Picnic tickets went on sale this morning and all of the tiers are already sold out. So if you were one of the lucky ones who got some tickets, here’s who is lined up to play in Stradbally from September 1st to 3rd this year, as was leaked via Twitter this morning, and it’s a… Read more »

Posted on March 23rd, 2017

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Northern Ireland’s only three-day music and arts festival Sunflowerfest has announced its first acts headed for Tubby’s Farm, Hillsborough from 28th – 30th July 2017. Under the theme of A Parallel Universe, the following acts are playing: 
Rubber Bandits King Kong Company Beans on Toast Electric Swing Circus Le Galaxie Malojian Mr B The Gentleman… Read more »

Posted on March 20th, 2017

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Whoop. Beatyard, the festival by the sea just announced its headliners for the August bank holiday weekend in Dun Laoghaire and they include a rare live set from Air and a Mark Ronson Dj set. Here is how the lineup looks including previously announced artists. AIR Mark Ronson [ DJ Set ] Bananarama Toots and… Read more »

Posted on March 16th, 2017

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