It’s festival bank holiday weekend and that means there are 3 major music festivals happening in Dublin, Cork and the Midlands (four if you count the smaller Arcadian Field in Bellurgan). Here are 10 recommendations for acts and performances I would see if I was at all of Beatyard, Castlepalooza & Indiependence. 1. Air The… Read more »

Posted on August 3rd, 2017

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Castlepalooza is only a few weeks away in Charleville on the August Bank Holiday weekend and this morning they released their stage times. Among the artists playing this year are Le Galaxie, Denney, Wild Beasts, Waze & Oddysey, I Have A Tribe, Shit Robot, David Kitt Lumo Club, Bitch Falcon, Cinema, Daithí, Le Boom and… Read more »

Posted on July 17th, 2017

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Castlepalooza is one of Ireland’s coolest little music festivals but you can have a big time there on the grounds of a haunted castle in Charleville on the August Bank Holiday weekend. Among the artists playing this year are Le Galaxie, Denney, Wild Beasts, Waze & Oddysey, I Have A Tribe, Shit Robot, David Kitt… Read more »

Posted on July 5th, 2017

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Castlepalooza is one of the nicest little music festival in Ireland and this year’s festival has just added a load of acts for Tullamore Castle from Friday August 4th to Sunday August 6th. Joining the lineup are: Le Galaxie Denney Hiva Oa Liza Flume Oddsocks, Bad Sea Bitch Falcon Daithí Dublin Ukulele Collective Dreaming of… Read more »

Posted on June 6th, 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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Castlepalooza have announced the first bands and comedy acts for this year’s festival in Charleville Castle, Tullamore from August 4th to 6th this year (the festival moves back to its original dates this year). Announced today are: Wild Beasts Girl Band Waze & Oddysey I Have A Tribe Shit Robot David Kitt Lumo Club Heroes In… Read more »

Posted on February 14th, 2017

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Whew. With Body&Soul, Forbidden Fruit, Sea Sessions and Interlude festival down, we’re into the endurance test of July for the festival season. Coming this weekend in Tullamore is the resuited and rebooted Castlepalooza Festival from Friday to Sunday with a whopper lineup including Caribou, Jurassic 5, Villagers, Cat Power, Polica and more. Stage times are… Read more »

Posted on June 27th, 2016

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Castlepalooza at Charleville Castle from July 1st to 3rd has just got bigger. Having already announced the likes of Caribou, Villagers, Cat Power, Jurassic 5, Daphni, Polica and Steve Davis, the festival has revealed some  new additions to the live, electronic, comedy, and talks. New are: Minor Victories  – new band featuring Stuart Braithwaite from Mogwai, Rachel… Read more »

Posted on June 8th, 2016

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Castlepalooza have revealed more acts for the impressive looking festival in Charleville Castle from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July in Tullamore. With new bargaining power in the form of Aiken Promotions, the festival has just added: New Jackson Daphni Field Music Little Scream I Am The Cosmos Lisa O’ Neill Son Lux Lynched Policia… Read more »

Posted on April 26th, 2016

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Castlepalooza today has announced a new partnership with Aiken Promotions for its 10th year that sees them bring in bigger names and move the festival from the August bank holiday weekend to Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd July. On the way to a redesigned site at the haunted Charleville Castle in Tullamore this year are:… Read more »

Posted on February 25th, 2016

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The Irish often think of themselves as underdogs but time and time again, we prove ourselves on a world stage. Right now, the Irish are making a splash. Nialler9 talked to Jape, Fight Like Apes, Florence Olivier, I Have A Tribe, Overhead The Albatross and more down at Castlepalooza Music Festival for Vodafone Centre Stage… Read more »

Posted on August 12th, 2015

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My 12 picks of the festival this weekend in Tullamore are right here. As listed below, I’m also DJing on the Saturday night at 9:30pm. Clu and Frank B were also added today. There’s also a last chance to win tickets. Stage times – enlarged.

Posted on July 27th, 2015

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With Castlepalooza around the corner, I’ve teamed up with Vodafone Centre Stage to give you some festival anticipation through a guide to 12 bands to see and a Spotify playlist too. There’s also a competition for tickets too so get on that. You can also catch me DJing at the festival on Saturday night. 1…. Read more »

Posted on July 23rd, 2015

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Taking place next weekend in Charleville Castle in Tullamore, Castlepalooza is back for its 10th year on the August Bank Holiday and features: Hercules & Love Affair, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Aeroplane, Alex Metric, Fryars, Paul White, Alexander Nut, Of Montreal, Fight Like Apes, Hare Squead Jape, Vann Music, Buffalo Woman, Not Squares, a DJ… Read more »

Posted on July 23rd, 2015

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Tullamore D.E.W. and Castlepalooza are looking for acts with true character to take the limelight in front of the festival audience on the August Bank Holiday weekend at Charleville Castle. Performers of any kind: musicians, actors, poets, dancers, acrobats, performance artist, anything so long as the act is original, imaginative, witty, and true to character… Read more »

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

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