• SoFFT Nights Reveal 2022 Line-Up

    Lisa O’Neill and Tolü Makay are among the names set to play this year’s SoFFT Nights. Making its return to Dunderry Park in Co. Meath across 4-5th June, the festival will also play host to Elaine Mai (with MayKay and Sinead White), Pastiche, Moxie, Kíla, and Séan Fitzgerald with Lankum’s Daragh Lynch across the weekend. Beyond live music, there will also be activities including astronomy talks, bat walks, shamanic journeying, reggae yoga, sound baths, active imagination workshops, music for young children, and site-specific theatre. “We put on the very first festival in the midst of covid in October 2020 and over the course of…

  • First Acts Announced For Another Love Story 2022

    Consistently one of Ireland’s most well-curated festivals, Another Love Story has announced the first selection of artists set to play next year’s edition. The 2022 edition is set to return to the rolling meadows and cosy corners of Killyon Manor, Co. Meath, on August 19th-21st, and the first names seem a positive indicator for the kind of tastefully-selected eclecticism typically on display at the festival. Set to play are legendary Manchester selector, event creator & personality Luke Una, emerging Irish composer & singer-songwriter Rachael Lavelle, Berghain regular Barker, Choice Prize nominee Niamh Regan, live electronics from Leipzig’s Map.Ache, and Cork psych outfit The Altered Hours. Tickets are on sale now and available here, priced…

  • Tyler, The Creator, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky and More Announced for Longitude 2020

    Talk about a first line-up announcement. Kendrick Lamar, Tyler, The Creator and A$AP Rocky are among the first names announced to play next year’s Longitude festival. Returning to Marlay Park in Dublin across July 3-5, the festival have also revealed the following in the first line-up announcement: J Hus, AJ Tracey, Young Thug, Dababy, Aitch, Playboi Carti, Lil Tecca, Mabel, Charli CXC, Jay1, Earthgang, Pop Smoke, IDK and Santi. More acts are to be announced. See the day-by-day headliner breakdown below. Friday July 3rd: Kendrick Lamar & J Hus Saturday July 4th: Tyler, The Creator & AJ Tracey Sunday July…

  • Waterford’s Imagine Arts Festival Announce Programme

    The eclectic line-up for this year’s Imagine Arts Festival in Waterford has been announced. Set to return to various venues in the city, the festival will host a across October 18-27, the multi-disciplinary festival with host 80 full-bodied and well-balanced events spanning music, theatre, dance, visual art discussion and debate. Among the musical highlights this year include Cat Dowling, and fast-rising Northern Irish artist Kitt Philippa (pictured) with support from Laura Duff. For more info about what this year has in store – as well as tickets and full schedule – check out the Imagine Arts Festival website here.

  • Electric Picnic 2019 Line-Up Announced

    The line-up for this year’s Electric Picnic has been announced. With more acts to be announced over the coming months, the first wave includes the likes of The Strokes (pictured), Florence & The Machine, Hozier, The 1975 and many more. See the full first line-up below. Returning to Stradbally Hall in Co. Laois across August 30th-September 1st, go here for more information about this year’s festival.

  • Final Acts Announced for Vantastival 2019

    Vantastival have announced the final acts to play this year’s festival. Beauty Sleep (pictured), Tanjier, TAU, The Bonny Men, Rebel Phoenix, Amy Montgomery, Ghost Accuser, Coscán, Little Dove, Bajjna, The Roomkeepers, Kelso, Music Generation Louth and The Samba Mamas will play the Drogheda festival’s tenth-anniversary outing across May 31-June 2. The festival has also announced that Repak ELT is the official support of the Glass House Stage, which will showcase singer-songwriters including Australia’s Tailor Birds, The Midnight Union Band’s Shane Joyce, Gemma Bradley, Rachel Grace, Ojo, The Finns, Bayonets, Bawn, Little Oak, Niamh Rebekah, Rosco Flanagan, Kloé and more. Revisit our recent…

  • Final Acts Announced for Knockanstockan

    Knockanstockan have announced the final names to play this year’s festival. Joining the previously announced Just Mustard, Bicurious, Punk Podge & The Technohippies, Hot Cops, Kitt Philippa, BATS, Slouch, Myles Manley, Rachael Boyd, Tebi Rex and Dowry, amongst many others, are the likes of The Bonk, Arvo Party (pictured), Naive Ted, Zaska, Eve Belle, Chancer, Jinx Lennon and many more. Check out the full line-up below. Returning to Blessington Lake in Co. Wicklow across July 19-21, tickets for the festival can be bought here.

  • Final Acts Announced for Open Ear 2019

    Hands down one of the must-attend festivals in the Irish summer festival calendar is Open Ear, which returns to Sherkin Island, West Cork across May 30 to June 2. Today, organisers have announced the final acts to play this year’s outing. And true to form, it’s a wonderfully genre-spanning affair. Joining the likes of Radie Peat, Maria Somerville, Patrick Kelleher & His Cold Dead Hands, Woven Skull, T-Woc, Áine O’Dwyer and many more include J Colleran, S>>D, Zeropunkt, Ocean Floor, 101 Beats Per Minute, Donal Dineen, Ordnance Survey, Son Zept, Gadget and the Cloud, Dublin Digital Radio and more. See…

  • First Names Announced for Stendhal

    Long one of the country’s very best summer festivals, Stendhal returns to Ballmully Cottage Farm in Limavady, Co Derry/Londonderry across August 15-17th. Today, organisers have announced the first acts to play this year’s outing and it’s a strong mix of established and fast-rising, international and homegrown. With many more to be announced, among the highlights is a DJ Set from Basement Jaxx, Borders aka Elma Orkestra and Ryan Vail (pictured), Dublin indie rock quartet Bouts, Mob Wife, Amy Montgomery, Lost Brothers, David Keenan, Roe and Stevie Scullion aka Malojian. Check out the first line-up announcement in full below and go here…

  • Knockanstockan Announce Second Wave of Acts

    Knockanstockan have announced their second wave of acts for this year’s festival. Joining the likes of Just Mustard, Bicurious, Punk Podge & The Technohippies, Hot Cops, Cherym and Kitt Philippa, who were among the first names announced last month, include Robocobra Quartet, Slouch, Dowry, BATS, Jyellowl, Myles Manley, Rachael Boyd, No Spill Blood, Tebi Rex, Happyalone, The Wood Burning Savages and more. Returning to Blessington Lake in Co. Wicklow across July 19-21, tickets for the festival can be bought here. Watch the second line-up announcement video below.