Eight new acts have been announced for this year’s BBC Biggest Weekend in Belfast which takes place from May 25th to 26th.

Acts added include:

  • Orbital
  • Young Fathers
  • The Breeders
  • Ash
  • First Aid Kit
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • Little Dragon
  • Goldie

They will be joined by Beck, Courtney Barnett, Manic Street Preachers and Public Service Broadcasting.

Four-weekend shows in four UK and NI cities of Perth (Scotland), Swansea (Wales), Coventry (England) and Belfast (Northern Ireland) from May 25 – 28th this year under The Biggest Weekend.

Tickets for Belfast go on sale on Monday February 12th at 10am and are available from Ticketmaster.

Posted on February 7th, 2018


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‘Inner City Life’ is a classic 1994 drum and bass track from Goldie, one of the defining dance records from the decade as featured on the Timeless album.

With Record Store Day coming tomorrow (what’s happening live in the shops around Ireland), the enigmatic producer has remixed the song especially for Record Store Day on a release by Goldie that features the originator rebuild his own track.

It’s on a limited run of 1,500 12” 180 GSM vinyl at participating RSD shops so look out for it.

Posted on April 21st, 2017

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Body&Soul have announced the lineup for the Wonderlust Stage, in the walled garden in Ballinlough Castle, Co. Meath (There aren’t many tickets left for the festival by the way)

By day, there will be talks (with Goldie MBE), performances, stories and idea and by night, music takes hold.

Music expected?

Friday night, in association with Turning Pirate, presents Anderson, Ye Vagabonds, Old Hannah and Interskalactic. Other highlights including David Lyttle Jazz Trio, Altered Hours, Silences, The Great Balloon Race, Buffalo Woman, Anna B Savage, Evertides and Mongoose, along with DJ sets from Donal Dineen, Sally Cinnamon, Glammo and Cork’s Sunday Times crew.

By Day:

Experiences, stories, exchanges and performances that feature the people, ideas and current happenings that are animating culture and society right now.

Expect participation from people and collectives that are upgrading the system and changing the way change happens. We are delighted to host Legendary Drum ‘n’ Bass DJ & Street-Art Pioneer, Goldie MBE in a special conversation with Una Mullally titled How Creativity Saved my Life. We have also commissioned DJ MEK to mix a rebellion inspired set, which adds to the revolutionary themes that runs throughout the Wonderlust weekend.

Other Highlights include: Revolution 101 – a toolkit for change with Senator Lynn Ruane, Mairead Healy & Grace Dyas (THEATREClub) (This conversation will be hosted by Kathy Sheridan and recorded for The Irish Times Women’s Podcast), Extraordinary Everyday Feminism with Margaretta D’Arcy, Lian Bell and Róise Goan, Cumann Rhyme with Me with Vickey Curtis, Una Mullally & guests, Power As Medicine with Ruairí McKiernan, Ruth Meehan, Emmet Kirwan, & Noeline Kavanagh, Slow Series with Aoife McElwain, Lisa O’Neill and Mari Kennedy and Thrive School with Clare Mulvany and Emmet Condon. Saturday and Sunday will also start with live immersive experiences brought to you by House of Yoga and The Yoga Salon.

Posted on May 27th, 2016


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