BARE in the Woods has gone from a one-day festival to a three day one and today, it’s revealed much of the lineup to come and it’s markedly different than the other Irish festival offerings for June 9th – 11th at Garryhinch Woods in Portarlington.
Headlining the main stages across three days are Canadian electro-pop artist Kiesza, 90s
one-TWO-hit-wonders Right Said Fred, American Irish lads House of Pain, American alternative rock band Helmet followed by Rubberbandits, Jon Stevens (INXS), Mike Skinner & Murkage present Tonga, Whomadewho and Ham Sandwich.
Also announced across the weekend were The Frank & Walters RSAG, Dan Shake, Cinema, Damiano Von Eckert, Phare, Mr Beatnik, Josh McGowan, Brave Giant, Super Silly, Katie Laffin, Pranks, Sound of System Breakdown, Katie Cassidy and Emma Jai.
DJs include Orange Tree Edits, Adultrock, Quinton Campbell, Mix & Fairbanks, Lumo Club, The Early Shift, Four/Four, Bedlam, 045 Recordings, Long Island Sound and more.
Areas include the KOKO Burst Stage and Dance Arena a party island on a lake, chill out spots hidden amongst the trees and a full sized Crannog hosting the spoken word stage, which includes John Cummins, Ri Ra, David Jackson, Cormac Lally, Stuart Wilde, Tempermental Missy Elayneous and more, while the Comedy Stage will be headlined by Andrew Maxwell and Karl Spain.
BARE in the Woods is located only 50 minutes from Dublin and is accessible via motorway networks to all major Irish cities in under two hours. The site is located close to Portarlington railway station and serviced by Dublin Coach, with a 24-hour service to Dublin, Limerick and Cork.