All Together Now is the newest festival on the August Bank Holiday weekend block and it already has one of the best lineups of the summer with the likes of Fleet Foxes, Underworld, Nils Frahm, Chaka Khan, Villagers, Yasiin Bey, Hercules And Love Affair, and more at the Curraghmore Estate in Waterford, which by all accounts on the visit last week is one to behold.
Now, the festival has revealed a further 15 acts, along with a site map and a video trailer for the August 3rd to 5th weekend.
- Mashrou’ Leila
- David Kitt
- Sing Along Social
- Persons Of Interest
- Dj Deece
- Mount Alaska
- West Cork Ukulele Orchestra
- New York Brass Band
- Crinkle Cuts
- Bring Your Own Brass
- The Jenova CollectivE
The festival will host is 16 stages of music, theatre, comedy, spoken word, food, workshops and theatre.
Food Writer Joe McNamee (Irish Examiner, Sunday Business Post) who also acts as ringmaster for the weekend, hosting two action-packed days, crammed with events in its own dedicated space on the festival grounds. With a lineup of star names from the Irish food world, amongst them all congregating for a suitably irreverent 48 hours of food-filled fun including a Chef’s Obstacle Course, The Kenwood Kwiz – A Food Quiz and Children’s Cookery Competition.
The Waterford Way Farmer’s Market / A Taste Of Waterford’s Finest Foods
Déisí Foods / Paul Flynn’s Gospel Brunch
Vanessa Clarke’s Theatre Of Food / Richard Corrigan
Drinks, talks and tastings
Food For Life By Kevin Thornton
An hour long 3 course unique dining experience. Kevin will cook for a small number of diners in a secret garden at ATN.
The Festival has partnered with kids event producer, Mel Wilds to produce the world of Kids Together. Mel is founder and director of Continental Drifts, a multi award-winning event, entertainment and music company. She has managed and programmed hundreds of events such as Lollibop Children’s Festival in London and Glastonbury Festival.
Tier One and Tier Two tickets are now sold out.
Limited Tier Four Tickets are now available from €179.50 + booking fee
NEW ACT BIOS
MASHROU’ LEILA is a five-strong indie band based in Beirut. Born out of a late night / early morning jam session at the American University of Beirut, these incredible Lebanese musicians. They have released 3 critically acclaimed records, one of which debuted in the top 20 Billboard World Charts.
Australian born HAAI’s absorbing & slow-release style makes for sets that deal in long lasting pleasures rather than instant hits of gratification, part of the reason she was installed as resident at London club Phonox. As well as 2017 marking her first solo releases under the HAAi moniker, it’s a year that has seen her touring career take off.
We’ll also welcome the amazing DAVID KITT. Fresh from releasing Yous, his first solo record for nine years as “the most free I’ve felt making a record since my debut Small Moments”. David Kitt’s sense of freedom is bound up in themes of renewal, movement, and a constant reshaping of his musical preoccupations. The last number of years have seen him touring and recording as a member of Tindersticks, producing other musicians’ work, exploring techno, disco, and house under his New Jackson moniker, remixing everyone from Shit Robot to The XX, and producing intriguing, eclectic DJ sets and radio shows. Yous is one of Kitt’s best, and most personal musical statements, to date and we cannot wait until his live show with us!
The SING ALONG SOCIAL is a zero-commitment choir designed for people who can’t sing. Created by singing enthusiast Aoife McElwain, the Sing Along Social has been facilitating caterwauling craic at parties, weddings and festivals in Ireland, the U.K. and beyond since 2015., Aoife will bring in the expert assistance of Chief Craic Mechanic Anna Jacobto ensure peak levels of craic are reached and maintained
We’ll be delighted to welcome Jamaican band PERSONS OF INTEREST – a group of fabulous musicians, entertainers and producers who’ll be bringing their patented brand of party music to Curraghmore.
DJ DEECE has been banging out memorable shows on what seems like a weekly basis! His Deece Series party has seen him welcome Jackmaster, Baba Stiltz, Jack J and Denis Sulta to Dublin. On top of this, Deece recently joined Jackmaster as part of his Mastermix tour and Bicep on their Irish tour!
Former members of the band Halfset, Stephen Shannon and Cillian McDonnell now produce music under the moniker MOUNT ALASKA. The Dublin duo are seasoned stalwarts of the Irish music scene. Their combined efforts result in experimental electronic tracks with a mix of machines and synthesizers.
FEHDAH is an eight piece future afro soul band led by Emma Garnett. The music combines Emma’s African roots with her and her band’s irresistible hip hop and funk forays to create a sound that’s simultaneously forward looking and referential to the past. Largely influenced by the Wassoulou music of West Africa and Neo – Soul of North America, Emma’s polyphonically driven music brings a soupy mix of rhythm and harmony from two sides of the globe.
Producer and DJ, R KITT has released 2 critically acclaimed records in the last year. His live sets are filled with synths and drum machines, resulting in high octane, thumping, melodic and euphoric performances. Bring comfy shoes, don’t hesitate to get sweaty and get ready to dance.
BASCIVILLE are Wexford brothers Cillian and Lorcan Byrne, who fuse their own unique blend of rhythm and blues with jazz, folk and orchestral harmonies – cementing their reputation as a must see live act
The WEST CORK UKULELE ORCHESTRA is comprised of 9 disparate musical talents brought together for one purpose: to rock the planet, ukulele-style! Leapfrogging over barriers of genre, time and taste, The WCUO plunder the last 60 years of musical awesomeness to put on a rip-roaring show full of lush harmonies and death-defying ukulele-playin
NEW YORK BRASS BAND are North Yorkshire’s only contemporary New Orleans inspired Brass Band. Hailing from the ancient streets of York the band are at the forefront of a funky brass revolution that is sweeping the UK. Inspired by Rebirth Brass Band, Soul Rebels, Hot 8, Youngblood and Brassroots, NYBB pack a powerful punch of relentless drums, rumbling tuba and wailing horns… nothing kicks a party into gear like the sound of a smokin’ New Orleans Mardi Gras Jazz Band
Fresh with a capital PH, CRINKLE CUTS deliver you a blasting of tantric funk, smooth reggae and new-wave latin ska woven together in a bombastic psychedelic tapestry of good vibes for an eccentric, exotic and eargasmic live performance.
BRING YOUR OWN BRASS! Here comes the sucker punch! These sweaty brassophiles are taking over and you better watch out. Expect the naughtiest noughties mashups, spine-tingling hip-hop licks, some tasty latin and tropical flavours, and a generous portion of original bass for your face.
THE JENOVA COLLECTIVE are a 7 piece British dance band with an intense electrifying show. Fusing the worlds of dance music and live performance these guys have been tearing up international clubs, venues and festivals since they formed in 2014. Their electric combination of vintage samples, gypsy-jazz guitar, funky bass, screeching sax, dirty synths & live drums all fronted by an enigmatic front woman is distinctly unique and throws down an irresistible party at every occasion.
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.