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Barn Dance Festival, now shortened to BD Festival is the annual Good Friday one-day festival that takes place on the one non-drinking day of the year. This year, the festival is in Glendalough House, Co. Wicklow on April 3rd and I have first look on the lineup. First Lineup Leftfield DJ set Benoit & Sergio… Read more »

Posted on February 26th, 2015

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Longitude Festival today added some tasty acts to its lineup for the Marlay Park event from Friday July 17th to Sunday July 19th. We have: James Blake Metronomy Ibeyi Todd Terje Glass Animals Pusha T Danny Brown Daphni (Caribou also playing ) The Vaccines Everything Everything Toro Y Moi Jose Gonzalez Catfish & The Bottlemen… Read more »

Posted on February 20th, 2015

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Sea Sessions returns to Bundoran, Co. Donegal this summer from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st June and the festival of music and surf has just announced its first bands to play: Seasick Steve, Example & DJ Wire, Maverick Sabre, Sigma, Le Galaxie, Klingande, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Gavin James, Jape, Krystal Klear, Kormac’s Big Band, The… Read more »

Posted on February 18th, 2015

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Vantastival 2015 has unveiled its first names for the festival to take place in Bellurgan Park, north of Dundalk, from 1st to 3rd May and it includes Dublin indie rockers Delorentos and Welsh rap chancers Goldie Lookin’ Chain. The lineup Delorentos – Goldie Lookin’ Chain – Jinx Lennon – R.S.A.G. – Rackhouse Pilfer – The… Read more »

Posted on February 17th, 2015

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After its launch last year, Musictown has now revealed the lineup for the 2015 edition of the city festival that celebrates Dublin as a muse with performances in unusual locations and landmark buildings this April. Participants include Glen Hansard, Hank Shocklee of Public Enemy, Seán Mac Erlaine, Damien Dempsey and Aslan. The programme features: Sound… Read more »

Posted on February 17th, 2015

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Kilkenny Roots have announced their lineup for this year’s event which will happen in the first week of May over four days and features 20 paid gigs and 60 free events in pubs and venues of the city. This year’s lineup includes gigs from Calexico, I Draw Slow, The Barr Brothers, Clem Snide, Sara Watkins,… Read more »

Posted on February 12th, 2015

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12 Points, the festival which provides a platform for young jazz artists from Europe returns to Project Arts Centre in Dublin from Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th April and they’ve released the lineup of acts playing. Down to play are Strasbourg’s Auditive Connection (pictured), Berlin-based pianist Elias Stemeseder, Norway’s Moskus, Brussels band Stuff, Hungary’s A.M.P.,… Read more »

Posted on February 9th, 2015

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If you’re in Cork this weekend or looking for something to do nearby, then Quarter Block Party is the one you want. Three days of music, theatre and art as presented by Makeshift Ensemble and Southern Hospitality Board is promised from Friday to Sunday this weekend in venues like Triskel Arts Centre, Cork Vision Centre,… Read more »

Posted on February 5th, 2015

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After last week’s first announcement for the Forbidden Fruit lineup which included Wu Tang Clan, Fatboy Slim, Run The Jewels, Booka Shade, Joey Bada$$ and more… Today, the festival have added: Richie Hawtin Jamie xx Groove Armada (DJ set) Waze & Odyssey Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons, Mount Kimbie (DJ set) Kelela Disciples Booka… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2015

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