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Beyond The Pale add 10 new acts: Arooj Aftab, Mad Professor, Janus Rasmussen, Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy and more

Beyond The Pale add 10 new acts: Arooj Aftab, Mad Professor, Janus Rasmussen, Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy and more


Beyond The Pale is the brand new festival making its debut in Glendalough Estate in Wicklow from June 10th to 12th this year, that has already marked itself firmly on the calendar with the response to its first edition.

With Bonobo, Orbital, Lisa Hannigan and Four Tet headlining a considered lineup of alternative and electronic music from Selective Memory, Hidden Agenda with Jenny Jennings on arts curation.

Today, the festival have announced ten new acts to their lineup.

  • Arooj Aftab
  • Mad Professor
  • Janus Rasmussen
  • Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy
  • Stephen James Smith
  • AE MAK
  • New Jackson (Live)
  • Soccer 96
  • Kerala Dust
  • Anna Mullarkey
  • Christian Wethered

Particularly nice to see Brooklyn-based Pakistani artist Arooj Aftab on the list, the album from last year, Vulture Prince, is a revelation.

Janus Rasmussen of Kiasmos and London-based Kerala Dust are back after recent Dublin shows.

Mad Professor will perform his dub reinterpretation of Massive Attack’s classic Mezzanine album.

A great DJ booking too in Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy, the selector mentored by New York DJ legends, will play a 3-hour set.

David Kitt’s New Jackson will performs a live set and there are slots for Irish favs AE MAK, Anna Mullarkey and Stephen James Smith.

There’s also London DIY punk duo Soccer96 and singer-songwriter Christian Wethered.

As for tickets, Tier 4 is currently at €249 plus fees. Campervan tickets are sold out but there’s glamping and comfy camping still available.

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