Castlepalooza takes place in Charleville Castle in Tullamore, Offaly for its 10th year this year on August Bank Holiday: 31st July, 1st & 2nd August 2015.
The lineup for the festival which takes place on the grounds of the castle features international guests like Hercules & Love Affair, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Aeroplane, Alex Metric, Fryars, Paul White, Murlo, Alexander Nut, Of Montreal but it really relies on Irish artists and DJs including Fight Like Apes, Hare Squead Jape, Vann Music, Buffalo Woman and Not Squares.
The full lineup is:
Adeyhawke, Aeroplane, Alex Metric, Alexander Nut, April Towers, Arman Giorgio, Baz Hickey, Benihana, Benny Smiles, Buffalo Woman, Cave Ghosts, Colour // Sound, Columbia Mills, Dear Desert, Disco Punks, DVO Marvel, Electro Sensitive Behaviour featuring Perry Blake, Elephant, Fight Like Apes, Florence Olivier, Frankenstein Bolts, Fryars, Handsome Paddy, Hare Squead, Hauer, Hercules And Love Affair, Heroes in Hiding, I Have A Tribe, Imploded View, Jape, JB The Dee Jay, Jenny Greene, Jon Phonics, Joshua Burnside, King Kong Company, Kobina, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Mo Colours, Mr Whippy, Murlo, Nialler9 (I’ll be DJing one of the nights), Not Squares, of Montreal, Overheard,Participant, Paul White, Plutonic Dust, Rocstrong, Row Hawke, State Lights, Slimzee, Synaesthete, The Albatross, The Cacks , Tu Ki, Vann Music, Voids.
This year, the festival adds another stage in the Bavaria stage. A Three Day ticket with camping costs €94 plus booking fee from the website.
Last week, the festival was in the news as successfully it put in an injunction against Abner Browns’ festival Canalpalooza for its intended use of the term ‘palooza’. The festival is now called Canalphonic.