Published on March 25th, 2015 | by Stevie Lennox0
Forbidden Fruit 2015
Probably the finest hip-hop and electronic-oriented festival bill we’ll see on the island this year, Forbidden Fruit returns to the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on the weekend from Friday, May 29 – Sunday, May 31.
Some of the highlights announced thus far are:
Friday – The hugely successful Fatboy Slim, the immensely talented The Wire & Luther actor Idris Elba, who’s been carving out a credible name for himself as an electronic & hip-hop artist between and during jobs, incredibly talented American-Chilean musician Nicolas Jaar & Disciples
Saturday – seminal NYC hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, Jamie XX, Earl Sweatshirt, a three-hour set from Mr Scruff, Mount Kimbie, a DJ set from Groove Armada, Joey Bada$$, Tensnake, Ejeca, Damian Lazarus and the Booka Brass Band.
Sunday – English/Canadian Detroit techno DJ and artist Richie Hawtin, Maya Jane Coles, incredible New York rap duo Run The Jewels, Adam Beyer, Booka Shade, Dusky, Waze & Odyssey and Matador.
Day tickets are priced at €49.50 for the Friday and €59.50 for Saturday & Sunday, or €119 for a weekend ticket, and they’re available from Ticketmaster.