Right now, tents and sleeping bags all across the country are being given the once-over. Boots are being cleaned and good flashlights sourced. That’s because Electric Picnic is just around the corner, less than two weeks away. While Ireland is lucky to play host to a wealth of cool festival options, enough surely to satisfy… Read more »

Posted on August 20th, 2018

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The August Bank Holiday has become a big weekend for Irish music festivals in the last 15 years. Castlepalooza and Indiependence had it to themselves for a while until Beatyard moved in several years ago. This year, All Together Now, Pod’s new festival added to the choice for punters. Of all of the above, All… Read more »

Posted on August 8th, 2018

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This past weekend was one of the busiest in Ireland for music festivals with Castlepalooza, Indiependence, Beatyard and All Together Now (more on that later) happening across the whole weekend. So bizarrely, Electric Picnic decided the time when a lot of their audience was maybe off to another festival or going on a long weekend… Read more »

Posted on August 7th, 2018

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Other Voices returns to Electric Picnic and the artists heading their way to perform for the cameras and crowds include Gwenno, David Kitt, Soak, Halo Maud and more. Huw Stephens (BBC 1) and May Kay will host the lineup, some of which will feature on TV shows broadcast at a later date. The lineup is… Read more »

Posted on August 2nd, 2018

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Strange Brew return with their annual summer series this Thursday 2nd August with a stellar line up of up and coming Irish artists. The multifaceted label, based in Galway’s Róisín Dubh, are famed for exhibiting the best of fresh Irish music talent so expectations will be high. Tickets are €5 and the first 100 people will get a free… Read more »

Posted on August 1st, 2018

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Kate Brennan Harding is more commonly known as a radio producer for Today FM, but Electric Picnic 2018 will see her exercise her event curating skills with the debut of Fat Puppy. Fat Puppy is an all-night party that will take place on the Saturday night of the festival from 10.30pm-4am at the Earthship Stage… Read more »

Posted on July 31st, 2018

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Body&Soul have announced the lineup for their area at Electric Picnic this year. For it’s 15th year, the Body&Soul area has sought a slight return to its roots. As a result, this year’s B&S will have a bit of party theme. With takeovers planned Fat Puppy & SUBconcious, there should be plenty on offer. Great… Read more »

Posted on July 31st, 2018

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Focal Festival is a three day open-air festival taking place in the Crescent Gardens in Belfast from Thursday 30th August to Saturday 1st September. The festival boasts a plethora of diverse activities including music, yoga, podcast discussion and an open air cinema. There will also be craft beer, local gin and local whiskey tastings. The music line up includes: Cora… Read more »

Posted on July 31st, 2018

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