The Limerick Electronic Arts Festival (LEAF) has been announced for 2020. The festival, running from March 5th to 8th, shall bring together musicians, social media figures, E-Sports stars and tech innovators in order to showcase the electronic arts. LEAF promises live performances to come from ‘the godfathers of electronic music’ as well as other high profile acts.
Events across the weekend include Intersection, a business and creative symposium at the new warehouse space at the LCFE campus on March 6. The symposium will see keynote interviews and panels on topics from A Digital First Society and AI & Art – Friends or Foes, Sleeptech Workshops and speakers from Facebook, LEGO and the EU amongst others.
Creation is the youth element of the weekend featuring talks and panels on E-sports, YouTube, music creation and the world of online collaboration and monetisation from Depop to Spotify, targetted at teenagers.
Alongside this, Cleeve’s Factory will be home to installations, events, workshops and major electronic musicians across the weekend. Saturday will also see a Nialler9 free music trail for all ages showcasing upcoming Irish electronic musicians at various venues across the Limerick. The line-up is set to be announced in the coming months.
Early bird tickets are available now.