Irish Festival Guide 2016 – Interlude @ RHA


Another Festival to add to the list, and this one does not require wellies or a tent! The Interlude Festival takes place at the RHA between June 24th and 26th and has Lisa Hannigan, the Sugarhill Gang, Sample Answer and lots more besides. This promises to be a much bigger event than the previous Interlude, with an outdoor stage etc. Full details below.

INTERLUDE – RHA Gallery & Ely Place – 24 – 26 June 2016

INTERLUDE, Dublin’s newest city festival is set to return to the prestigious surrounds of the RHA Gallery from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 June 2016. Early bird weekend tickets are sold out having been snapped up by music fans. General weekend tickets, priced €69 plus booking fee, for Dublin’s new city festival this summer are on sale now from and outlets nationwide.

Following on from its inaugural festival in October, Interlude returns with a new Summer date, increased capacity and a new outdoor stage!  The three-day music, movie and art event is spread between five of the galleries impressive rooms and the outdoor courtyard and features three stages, a block party, food garden, cinema & record store plus a craft beer bar and a cocktail bar.

Lisa Hannigan : Dimitri from Paris : The Sugarhill Gang : Crazy P Soundsystem : Booka Brass Band : Alison Limerick : Billy Scurry :Donal Dineen : David Kitt : Nialler9 : Bon Voyage : exmagician : Interskalactic : CC Brez : Ships: Sample Answer : TooFools : Kelly-Anne Byrne : Buffalo Woman : Cian O’Ciobhain : Sally Cinnamon : The Disconauts

Festival Guide –

Offset – April 8th-10th

MusicTown – April 8th-17th

Bray Jazz Festival – April 29th-May 1st

Bealtaine – All through May

The Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots Festival – 29th Apr – 2nd May – Richmond Fontaine, Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones, Ryley Walker, Fernando Viciconte, The Weather Station, Lewis & Leigh, John Blek & The Rats, Hayes Carll…

Dublin Dance Festival – May 17th-28th –

International Literature Festival, Dublin – May 21st-29th

Life – May 27th-29th – Belvedere House and Gardens, in Mullingar – Paul Kalkbrenner. 2ManyDjs. Jamie Jones. Laurent Garnier. Jeff Mills. Hot Since 82. Mano le Tough. Ben Klock. John Talabot

Listowel Writers’ Week – June 1st-5th

Vantastival – Fri 3rd – Sat 4th June – Beaulieu House, Drogheda – Badly Drawn Boy, The Hot Sprockets, The Young Folk, Jinx Lennon, Elephant, Sample Answer…

Forbidden Fruit 2016 – Fri 3rd – Sun 5th June – The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham – Tame Impala, Young Fathers, Steve Mason, Mmoths, The Field (Live), Underworld, Flume, Jungle, Kiasmos Live, Battles, Groove Armada and many more…

Cork Midsummer – June 7th-19th, 21st, 24th-26th

Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas – June 10th-12th- Borris House, Carlow – Martin Amis, Chrissie Hynde, Kate Tempest, Michael Chabon, Joseph O’Neill, Lenny Abrahamson, Stephen Frears, Simon Callow, Martin Hayes…

Carlow Arts Festival – June 10th-19th

Bloomsday – June 15th-19th- Dublin

Dublin Pride – June 15th-25th

Body and Soul – 17th – 19th June  – The Gloaming , Santigold, St Germain, Hudson Mohawke, Floating Points (live), Mercury Rev, Neon Indian, BadBadNotGood, Wolf Parade, Sun Kil Moon

Santigold, St. Germain, Mercury Rev, Sun Kil Moon, Wolf Parade

Hay Festival Kells – June 19th-26th – Kells, Meath

Sea Sessions – 24th – 26th June – Bundoran in Donegal – Primal Scream, Tinie Tempah, Ham Sandwich, Bad Manners, Pleasure Beach, Raglans…

Interlude – RHA Gallery & Ely Place – 24 – 26 June 2016 – Lisa Hannigan, Dimitri from Paris, The Sugarhill Gang, Crazy P Soundsystem, Booka Brass Band, Alison Limerick, Billy Scurry, Donal Dineen, David Kitt, exmagician, Ships, Sample Answer

Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Sun 26/06/16 – Sigur Ros with support James Vincent McMorrow

Tue 28/06/16 – Disclosure with support Vince Staples

Thu 30/06/16 – Stereophonics, The Vaccines

Sat 2/07/16 – Faithless, Le Galaxie

Groove – Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd July – Killruddery House, Bray, Co Wicklow – The Academic,  The 4 of Us, Ocean Colour Scene, The Blades, Aslan and Jupe…

Castlepalooza – Fri 1st – Sun 3rd July – Charleville Castle, Tullamore – Caribou, Jurassic 5, Villagers, Cat Power, Romare, Tiger & Woods and many more…

Live at Iveagh Gardens – Through July

Jul 8 Fri – Bell X1
Jul 9 Sat – John Grant
Jul 10 Sun Wilco
Jul 14 Thu – Pixies
Jul 16 Sat – Elvis Costello & the Imposters
Jul 22 Fri – Richard Hawley
Jul 23 Sat – Little Green Cars

Laya City Spectacular – July 8th-10th and 16th-17th – Merrion Square, Dublin, before moving to Fitzgerald Park in Cork

Longitude – Fri 15th – Sun 17th July – Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer, The National, Róisín Murphy, Father John Misty, Jamie xx, Tyler the Creator, Action Bronson, Courtney Barnett, CHVRCHES, Mo, ASAP Ferg and more! ‪

Happy Days – July 21st-August 1st – Enniskillen lakelands – Samuel Beckett

Knockanstockan – July 22nd-24th – Blessington Lakes –

Indie Pendence – 29th – 31st July – Deer Farm, Cork – Editors, Bell X1, The Kooks, Ash, The Strypes, Hudson Taylor, The Blizzards, Idlewild…

Kilkenny Arts Festival – August 5th-14th

Electric Picnic – Fri 2nd – Sun 4th Sept – LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey, New Order, HAIM, Super Furry Animals, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Wolf Alice, Animal Collective, Wild Beasts, Broken Social Scene, Phosphorescent, Ezra Furman, Girls Names – Sold Out

Tiger Dublin Fringe – September 5th-18th

Culture Night – September 16th

Dublin Theatre Festival – September 29th-October 16th- Don Giovanni

Bram Stoker – October 28th-31st

Cork Guinness Jazz Festival – Oct 28th-31st

Other Voices – Dec 2nd-4th

NYF Dublin – Dec 30th-January 1st

Categories: Gigs, Header, Movies, Music, Talks

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