Open Ear announces lineup for Sherkin Island electronic festival


Open Ear festival is a small festival of returns to Sherkin Island, Cork, Ireland for its 3rd edition this June Bank Holiday Weekend (May 31st – June 3rd), bringing with it its most diverse and expansive musical experience to date.

Open Ear’s music runs the gamut from avant-garde to techno to experimental to ambient to housre and beyond.

This year’s lineup looks like this:


Thursday Night Opening Concert (separate ticketed event)

Roger Doyle / Áine O’Dwyer / Dreamcycles

Weekend Performances

The Cyclist / Whirling Hall of Knives / Autumns / Lakker / Eamonn Doyle / Lerosa / Davy Kehoe / LAIR / Somadrone / Wino Wagon / Mikron / ¡No! / Robert Curgenven / From The Bogs of Aughiska / Barry Major Problems / Don Rosco & Stacks / Minos / Byron / Danny Deepo / Breen / Vicky Langan / Rainfear / Shane O’Meara / Eoin / Endrift / Crevice / Section 5 / Now You’re Swingin’ / Little Movies / Flowers At Night / Soft Stone / Barry Lynn / Gavin Prior / Tuuun / Tonnta / Who’s The Technician …plus more TBA

Weekend Passes are €165 and available now from Eventgen while Thursday’s gig goes on sale February 6th.

Read my piece with the organisers from last year.

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