You can almost taste the hot whiskeys, and see the scarves being pressed for the return of Other Voices to Dingle this December 2nd – 4th.
The TV show and festival has announced 30 acts for the Dingle Gin Music Trail this year, along with the IMRO Other Room and the return of Banter, Jim Carroll’s series of talks in Foxy John’s.
There will be a Nialler9 DJ set this year, always a personal highlight for me to play in Dingle to like minded and there will be live sets on the trail from Skinner, EMBY, Elaine Howley, Daithí, David Kitt, Fears, Tara Kumar, Lemonade Shoelace, Mango X Mathman, Monjola, 49th & Main, Bklava and more with 80 plus acts playing over 16 venues.
Dingle Gin Music Trail Additions:
- 49th & Main
- Amy Michelle
- Caoi De Barra
- Caroline Keane & Tom Delany
- David Kitt
- Elaine Howley
- Henry Earnest
- Ispíní Na Héireann
- Katie Phelan
- Lemonade Shoelace
- Mango X Mathman
- Pa Sheehy
- Paddy Hanna
- Rebel Phoenix
- The Burma
- The Florentinas
- Tara Kumar
- Tommy & Saundra O’Sullivan
Weekend passes for the music trail are on sale and limited, priced at €75 plus booking fee.
IMRO Other Room
Dublin drill rapper SELLÓ, indie-rock artist Kynsy, former Walking On Cars singer Pa Sheehy and live punk jazz band Bricknasty are playing the IMRO Other Room, which will be broadcast as part of the Other Voices TV show next year, and will be open to the music trail. Performances from this year’s IMRO Other Room will be streamed via Other Voices YouTube from 2 – 4 December also.
Jim Carroll’s Banter returns to Foxy John’s for two days of good chat, talks and intimate performances. Speaking or playing are:
Nóirín Hegarty – Ireland Editor of the Sunday Times
Rory Hearne author of Gaffs, Assistant Professor of Social Policy at Maynooth University
Sorcha Richardson – singer-songwriter & Eve Hewson – actor
Colm Bairéad – Director of The Quiet Girl (An Cailín Ciúin)
Sally Hayden – author of the award-winning My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World’s Deadliest Migration Route
Edwina Guckian – traditional dancer, choreographer and cultural producer
Louise McSharry – writer, broadcaster and host of the Catch Up podcast with Louise McSharry.
Ireland’s Edge ides strand has also just added contributors to this year’s programme: Shon Faye – Writer, Cormac Begley, world-renowned concertina player and Larysa Samosonok, Director, Interaction. Plus, a very special surprise performance by The Mystery Big Time Band. Ireland’s Edge – The Good Life / Slí Bheatha takes place from 2 – 3 December and tickets are available here.
St. James Church Tickets
Tickets for the intimate TV recordings at St. James’ Church will be made available by competition only through Other Voices and partners’ social media and digital platforms. As always, performances from St. James’ will be live streamed into venues around Dingle town.
Other Voices 21 is made possible with the support and partnership of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Tourism Ireland, RTÉ, Dingle Distillery, Kerry County Council, IMRO & Jones Engineering.
Christmas in Guinness Storehouse?
Other Voices has also announced it will be returning to the Guinness Storehouse for a special night of live music from the Guinness Storehouse this December.