Forbidden Fruit Unveils First Acts

Forbidden Fruit Unveils First Acts

It heralds the start of the Summer Festival season and this morning it was confirmed that Forbidden Fruit would return to the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for a ninth successive year next June Bank Holiday weekend. Bulmers are back on board as headline sponsors again and...
Picnic Tickets Gone in a Flash

Picnic Tickets Gone in a Flash

The main bulk of tickets for the Electric Picnic 2019 went on sale this morning and were all snapped up within 15 minutes. It’s a remarkable testament to the Festival which has yet to unveil a single act but which clearly has sufficient credit with its fans that...
Gearing Up for Sea Sessions

Gearing Up for Sea Sessions

We may not yet know the headliners for the Electric Picnic or Longitude but the Festival space is a competitive one and hands in the air for Sea Sessions who have unveiled a number of acts today for the Bundoran celebration of sea, surf, sport and music next June....
Ballymore to Back Dublin Fringe

Ballymore to Back Dublin Fringe

Ballymore is to become the principal commercial backer of next year’s Dublin Fringe Festival. Ballymore’s patronage of Fringe is the latest in the company’s investments in the arts, including the Unity Arts Festival and The Line, London’s first contemporary art...
Dublin’s Booked For The Weekend

Dublin’s Booked For The Weekend

The Dublin Book Festival gets underway in the city tonight with a wide range of events spread across a host of venues from Smock Alley Theatre to the National Library and the Green Street Courthouse. It runs throughout the weekend across 13 main venues and hundreds of...
Blending Real and Virtual Festival Going

Blending Real and Virtual Festival Going

The lines between attending a Festival and watching it from the comfort of home could be blurring with MTV’s purchase of the SnowGlobe Festival in California which takes place in December. The size of the three-day event which combines music and winter sports...