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Castlepalooza additions: Minor Victories, Baio, Cut Chemist, comedy, DJs & the Courtyard Stage & more

Castlepalooza additions: Minor Victories, Baio, Cut Chemist, comedy, DJs & the Courtyard Stage & more


Castlepalooza at Charleville Castle from July 1st to 3rd has just got bigger.

Having already announced the likes of Caribou, Villagers, Cat Power, Jurassic 5, Daphni, Polica and Steve Davisthe festival has revealed some  new additions to the live, electronic, comedy, and talks.

New are:

Minor Victories  – new band featuring Stuart Braithwaite from Mogwai, Rachel Goswell from shoe-gaze legends Slowdive, and Justin & James Lockey of the Editors,
 Cut Chemist – Jurassic 5 DJ & turntablist
Baio  –  Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio
Nanu Nanu – Laura Sheeran’s “alien-synth-pop”
DJ Donal Dineen 
DJ Nialler9 – My DJ Chart
Gypsies on the Autobahn
Other Creatures
Sam Messasayeh

The ever popular Courtyard DJ stage (sponsored by Dingle Gin) returns with its emphasis on club music and emerging Irish producers this year and features Maxmillion Dunbar, Jon K, Hashman Deejay, Slackk, Maurice Alexander, SIAS, Frankie Grimes, Toby Kaar (DJ set), Lumigraph, Morgan Buckley, Barry Redsetta, Pat Hyland, Sim Simma, Bentley &Born,T/A/S/T/E, Rory Bowens (NTS), Melly, Sally Cinnamon, Jamul Sul (Watermelon), Hennessy/Higgins/BOT, Sonel Ali (All City), Minos (live), Daire Carolan (All City), Glacial Sound and Shrieken.

The Laughter Lab: Tommy Tiernan, Apres Match,PJ Gallagher, Al Porter, Karl Spain, Fred Cooke, Alison Spittle, Edwin Sammon, Joanne McNally, Andrea Farrell, Davey Reilly, Chris Kent, Colm O’Regan, Gearoid Farrelly, Eleanor Tiernan and more to be announced.

Jim Carroll’s Banter talks will be there as will  Tony Clayton-Lea salon-type ‘words & music’ event Culture Vultures.

Photographer Ruth Medjber and Louise Bruton bring their Women of Notes / Mná na Notaí exhibition to Castlepalooza this year.

The Scene Of The Rhyme is a two hour spoken word performance, showcasing some of the country’s best acts in poetry, spoken word and theatre. This year we bring you Lady Grew (provocative hip hop cabaret-RTE, Edinburgh), Temper-Mental MissElayneous (Legendary Dublin based spoken word artist-RTE,C4), David Jackson (one of Ireland’s deepest soul searchers of the spoken word) and the Scene Of The Rhyme collective (a riot of hilarious, political, ludicrous, horrifying and just plain wrong spoken word and poetry).

Full day-by-day line-up for Castlepalooza 2016

Friday July 1st

Caribou, Minor Victories, Polica, Daphni, Toby Kaar, Nialler9, Lynched, The Altered Hours, Jarbird, Get Down Edits, Romare (live AV set), Bentley & Born, Like Chandeliers, Rosa Nutty, Sam Messasayeh, Melly, Sally Cinnamon, Hennessy/Higgins/BOT, T/A/S/T/E, Jamul Sul (Watermelon)

Saturday July 2nd

Jurassic 5, Tiger & Woods, Prins Thomas, Cut Chemist, Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi (DJ & pool set). Preoccupations, Let’s Eat Grandma, Lisa O’Neill, Hare Squead, Little Scream, Overhead, the Albatross, Slow readers Club, Daithi, Nanu Nanu, I Am the Cosmos, Sea Pinks, All the Luck in the World, Lumigraph, Morgan Buckley, Badlands, Oh Boland, J. Cowhie, Tandem Felix, Malojan, Bad Sea, Barry Redsetta, Pat Hyland, Toby Kaar (DJ set), Rory Bowens (NTS), Sonel Ali (All City), Minos (live), Daire Carolan (All City)

Sunday July 3rd

Villagers, Cat Power, Field Music, Baio, Cian Nugent, Son Lux, New Jackson, Paddy Hanna, I Have A Tribe, Orchid Collective, Gypsies on the Autobahn, Alle Farben, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Maxmillion Dunbar, Jon K, Hashman Deejay, Maurice Alexander, Somerville, No Monster Club, Other Creatures, Morning Veils, Nimono, Glacial Sound, Shreiken, Frankie Grimes, Slackk, Sim Simma

Tickets for CASTEPALOOZA are €134 (weekend w/ camping), €115 (weekend) and €70.45 (day tickets) are on sale now from Ticketmaster.

Minor Victories 'Breaking My Light'

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