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The lineup for Casa Bacardi at Electric Picnic has been announced today. Nancy Whang (Sunday), Dmitri From Paris (Friday), Pleasurekraft, The 2 Bears (Sunday), Jonas Rathman, Ejeca (Saturday), Greg Wilson, Billy Scurry, Discotekken, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Mother DJs, Billy Scurry and Ghostboy are among the DJs lined up to play. Bacardi is also looking to give… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2014

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Summer Rising is the name given to IMMA’s Festival taking place from Friday 18 to Saturday 26 July. The art, music, food and performance festival features day and night events takes place in the gardens and the North Wing of the building in Royal Hospital Kilmainham and celebrates the exhibition Propositions by Brazilian artist Hélio… Read more »

Posted on July 4th, 2014

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Electric Picnic is coming up at the end of August, 29th to 31st, in Stradbally and while it has the most expansive and international lineup of the festivals, it’s just announced the lineup for the Trenchtown reggae area in the forest with a warning that early bird weekend tickets of €194.50 ex-fees are available until… Read more »

Posted on June 25th, 2014

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Body & Soul 2014 by Colm Moore

Body & Soul is the most beautiful festival in Ireland. It helped that the weather made everything and everyone look their best but beyond that, the attention to detail in the stage construction, the installations, the random sculptures, the Midnight Circus stage; everything was made with love or set in a place like the walled… Read more »

Posted on June 25th, 2014

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Anyone on the fence or thinking about going to Indiependence in Mitchelstown, Cork this year may be interested to know that the festival has announced their day-by-day breakdown for August 1st – 3rd for the main acts. FRIDAY: Tom Odell, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Walking on Cars, Dan Croll, We Cut Corners, TVVINS,… Read more »

Posted on June 24th, 2014

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Sea Sessions, the Music, Sea and Surf Festival takes place in Bundoran, Co. Donegal this weekend and they’ve shared the timetable and site map for those interested. Friday Main Stage 23.30 – 01.00 – Dj Yoda 22.00 – 23.15 – The Dandy Warhols 20.30 – 21.30 – Hayseed Dixie 19.15 – 20.00 – Ports (Formerly… Read more »

Posted on June 24th, 2014

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This weekend sees the fifth year of Body & Soul’s own festival that started as an enclosed area at Electric Picnic. Every year, reports from Ballinlough Castle in Westmeath have been positive and mostly, sunny. I’ll be there Saturday, at 2pm for the State of Music talk FYI with these sound folks. Here are the… Read more »

Posted on June 19th, 2014

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A handpicked selection of some of the best festivals, gigs and events coming up in the next three months this summer… Body & Soul Festival @ Ballinlough Castle Co. Westmeath (€139 / €55 for Sunday) Friday June 20 – Sunday June 22 A growing reputation as the best boutique festival in Ireland that draws in a… Read more »

Posted on June 18th, 2014

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Body & Soul Festival stage times have been announced for next weekend! Grab a PDF or a JPG. As for the all-important festival clashes? It’s looking pretty manageable. There’s also the Wonderlust stage down there among many others not listed yet. I’ll be participating in a talk about music at 2pm on the Saturday with… Read more »

Posted on June 13th, 2014

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