BD Festival returns to Glendalough House, Co. Wicklow for its 11th year on Good Friday, and with the no-alcohol rule on that day law now repealed, it’ll be the first time the festival has an actual bar.

The festival has grown from a 400 capacity party to a 4000=capacity festival and the stature of the electronic and dance artists have grown along with it.

  • Kerri Chandler
  • The Magician
  • Boots & Kats
  • Perc
  • Fleetmac Wood
  • Bingo Loco
  • Smash Hits
  • Le Boom


Tickets are available on and are currently priced at €45.00 + €4.50 Fee

Getting There

A bus service will be operated from Dublin and details of this will be released in due course on the Facebook page. Limited parking will be available along with a taxi drop off point.

Posted on February 1st, 2018


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Dublin dance promoters Subject turn 10 this year and as part of the celebrations, they will have Kerri, Ben Klock, The Black Madonna & Sunil Sharpe over the weekend of Saturday July 29th & Sunday July 30th at both District 8 & Index in the city under the name Circles.

Circles: Day 1

Sat July 29th at District 8: Kerri Chandler – 4 Hour Set
+ Subject DJs & Friends
The King of House Kerri Chandler returns “home” to play a special 4 hour set… Expect an amazing journey through the finest classic & upfront House music.
Tickets from €18: DICE, Eventbrite & Resident Advisor.

Circles: Day 2
Sun July 30th at District 8. All Day Party.: Ben Klock – 4 Hour Set, The Black Madonna + Subject DJs & Friends

Tickets from €20: DICE, Eventbrite & Resident Advisor.

Sunil’s show will be announced shortly.

Posted on April 27th, 2017

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After the announcement of Forbidden Fruit night earlier this week, the city festival has announced new names for the June Bank Holiday weekend from Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th June at The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham.


  • Pusha T
  • Leftfield DJ Set
  • Kerri Chandler
  • Detroit Swindle B2B Gerd Janson
  • Octave One
  • Trinity Orchestra
  • Al Gibbs
  • Jack Dunne


  • Tom Misch
  • Clu Live
  • White Collar Boy
  • Voxx
  • Eve DJs
  • 4WD Grad


  • Brame & Hamo
  • Jack Thompson
  • Dan Stritch
  • Cian Toner
  • Aaron Nolan
  • Hidden Agenda DJs
  • Bruce Willis DJs
  • Hidden Flux Djs

Day tickets for Forbidden Fruit are priced €59.50 including booking fee through and outlets nationwide. Weekend tickets are priced at €119.00\


FF weekend NEW ACTS (1)

Posted on April 29th, 2016


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Dublin venue District 8 has become the go to place to see visiting international dance and electronic acts with the closure of the Twisted Pepper last year as a venue.

For the upcoming season, a coterie of bookers:Subject, Archetype, Hidden Agenda alongside Bodytonic, Bedlam & Connection have a lot of events coming up including gigs to look forward to from Kerri Chandler, Karenn, Skream, Fatima Yamaha & Jackmaster on the same night, Axel Bowman, Marcel Dettman, Ejeca, Ame, Daniel Avery, Kolsch and The Magician at the end of this month.

All shows are listed on RA and are on sale now.

Fatima Yamaha’s ‘Sooty Shearwater, King of Migration’ is my jam right now.

Meanwhile, next Saturday sees DJ Deece graduates to a headline slot of his own for The Deece Series.

Posted on January 17th, 2016


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