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Before next week’s preview posts, stage times and the now-annual Electric Picnic mixtape arrive, here’s something to aid your festival homework, a track each from as many of the acts playing in Stradbally next weekend as are on Spotify. The final tally ended up being 172 artists with close to 12 hours of music. They’re… Read more »

Posted on August 28th, 2015

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The stage times for Casa Bacardi for Electric Picnic are here for next weekend. Friday: 22.00 – 00.00 Joey Negro 20.00 – 22.00 The Reflex 18.00 – 20.00 Rayko 16.00 – 18.00 Steve Manning Saturday: 00.00-01.15 Ghostboy 22.00-00.00 George Fitzgerald 20.00-22.00 Idjut Boys 18.30-20.00 Oliver Nelson 17.00-18.30 Kokiri 15.00 – 17.00 Stevie G 13.30-15.00 Benefit… Read more »

Posted on August 27th, 2015

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There was disappointment a few weeks ago when Bjork cancelled all her festival appearances including the November hometown shows at Iceland Airwaves. Hot Chip were added last week to soften the blow and today, the festival have added 120 bands to the lineup including Kiasmos, Nao, Galway/London band The Drink, Chastity Belt, Formation, Lonelady, Anna B Savage and… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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Liv Foyn Friis from the Danish group FOYN TRIO performing at the 12 Points festival which took place in Umeå, Sweden in April

12 Points Festival is a nomadic festival by Improvised Music Company that alternates between Dublin and another European city. This year’s edition took place in Dublin and for 2016, it’ll move to a European city yet to be decided in April. The music is young WEuropean jazz but that also includes experimental and contemporary-related musicians…. Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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The Salty Dog at Electric Picnic is a sideways pirate shipwreck cum stage that hosts a weekend of entertainment at the edge of the woods. They’ve just announced who is playing there this year and it will feature: King Kong Company The Riptide Movement Mad Dog Mccrea Rsag And Special Guests Interskalactic Opera Theatre Company… Read more »

Posted on August 13th, 2015

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The Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival have announced the exciting addition of contemporary electronic music producer Holly Herndon to its Spiegeltent programme on Wolfe Tone Square from September 7th to 20th. U:mack will be bringing Holly Herndon for a gig there on on September 17th, in association with Science Gallery Dublin and their SECRET Show. Also… Read more »

Posted on August 12th, 2015

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Hard Working Class Heroes have announced their lineup for this year’s edition taking place on the weekend of october 1st to 3rd in The Workmans Club, The Mercantile, The Academy, Bad Bobs, The Grand Social, Hangar. Tickets are on sale now from €20 + fees per night or €45 for three nights. The festival will… Read more »

Posted on August 11th, 2015

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After last week’s Body & Soul, Other Voices and Comedy additions, Red Bull Music Academy have now added more names to the sold out Electric Picnic. The artists are: Friday: Daire Carolan, Paul Woolford, Space Dimension Controller Saturday: Wino Boyz (Morgan Buckley and Boya), Lerosa, Todd Terry, Sunday: New Jackson, Krystal Klear, Tr One, Lunar… Read more »

Posted on August 5th, 2015

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