• Castlepalooza Reveal New Acts

    Having already announced the likes of Girl Band, Wild Beasts and Waze & Odyssey, Castlepalooza have today unveiled a new host of acts set to play this year’s festival, which returns to Tullamore’ Charleville Castle across August 4-6. With more yet to announced, joining the line-up: Oh Boland (pictured), Beach, Robocobra Quartet, Thumper, Le Boom, Frankenstein Bolts, Wolff, Aik J, Appella, Farah Elle, Participant, Rosa Nutty, Cinema, Damola, Phare, Nimino, Spud Gun, Video Blue, Show Fur, Tu-Ki, Lumigraph, Barry Redsetta, Apres Ski, Boca 45, Pete Isaac, Baz Hickey, HVMMINGBYRD, Let’s Sail, Phare and Beauty Sleep. Tickets for Castlepalooza 2017 range…

  • First Acts Revealed for Castlepalooza 2017

    With many more acts yet to be announced, Girl Band (an Irish festival exclusive, we’re told), Wild Beasts, David Kitt and Waze & Odyssey are amongst the first names set to play this year’s Castlepalooza when it returns to Charleville Castle in Tullamore across August 4-6, Shit Robot, I Have a Tribe, Heroes in Hiding, King Bones and Lumo Club are also amongst the first names. Elsewhere, Colm O’Regan, Kevin McGahern, PJ Gallagher and Deirdre O’Kane are the first comedy acts confirmed for the Laughter Lab. Tickets are now available to buy, ranging from €59 to €119.

  • Festival Mixtape: Castlepalooza 2016

    Set to return to Charleville Castle in Tullamore in Co. Offaly this weekend, the line-up for this year’s Castlepalooza is a perfectly balanced affair boasting everyone from Caribou, Villagers and Jurassic 5 to Cat Power, Field Music and Cian Nugent. Easily their strongest bill to date, this year’s genre-spanning schedule also features the some of the country’s very best homegrown acts including The Altered Hours, I Am The Cosmos and New Jackson. Got your ticket? Stream our twenty-five track Festival Mixtape below.

  • Castlepalooza Add More Acts

    With the likes of Caribou (pictured), Jurassic 5, Villagers and Cat Power already announced, Castlepalooza have added a host of new acts to its 2016 bill. Set to take place across Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3 at Tullamore’s Charleville Castle, the following acts making up the latest additions: Lisa O’Neill, Son Lux, Lynched, Policia, Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi (DJ & pool set), Little Scream, Slow Reader’s Club, Daithi, Hare Squead, New Jackson, Daphni, Field Music, I Am The Cosmos, Prins Thomas, Let’s Eat Grandma, Jarbird, Toby Kaar, I Have A Tribe, All the Luck in the World, Paddy…

  • Caribou, Cat Power and more for Castlepalooza

    Marking its tenth anniversary, Castlepalooza will return to Charleville Castle, Tullamore in Co. Offaly from July 1 to July 3 this year. With more acts to be revealed in the coming weeks, Caribou, Jurassic 5, Cat Power, Villagers, Romare, Colm Mac Con Iomaire and Cork’s The Altered Hours are amongst the first acts announced to play the annual summer festival. See below for the first announcement in full. Tickets for Castlepalooza 2016 are priced at €134 and €115 (without camping) and go on sale this Monday.

  • In Photos: Castlepalooza – Saturday

    Despite being a bit of a washout (who can control the weather, after all?) this year’s Castlepalooza still delivered a fantastic experience, and one-or-two unforgettable sets. Not in attendance? Bail early due to the downfall? Hang around, merrily embracing nature? Check out Tara Thomas’s photos from the Saturday of the festival – featuring the likes of Gruff Rhys, King Kong Company and Sounds of the System Breakdown – below.