It’s great to see live music returning to the city this summer, and the Dublin Quays Festival certainly gets things off to a cracking start with their stylish multi-venue festival showcasing sixteen acts over sixteen nights this August.
The festival line-up reveals a great series of incredible live shows featuring an exciting mix of emerging talent and established names, each performing live in four great venues along the banks of the Liffey.
Reflecting the energy and diversity of the music on offer, Paddy Hanna’s experimental quartet Autre Monde sees the Festival get off to a great start in The Workmans Club on Wednesday August 4th, while the thrilling noise assault of Bitch Falcon will wrap up proceedings in the same venue on Sunday August 29th.
In between there’s a host of brilliant new acts including Sprints, Keeley, The Bonk, Shakalak, Birds of Olympus, Rack & Ruins and A Ritual Sea, rubbing shoulders with such legendary bands as The Pale and Sack.
Rhymes and rhythms of the street are represented by an uber eclectic Word Up Collective line up in The Sound House on Thursday August 12th while Sin É hosts Leila Jane, Eileen Gogan, Emma Hynes and Ken O’Duffy, four terrific solo artists all currently promoting new record releases.
The full line-up is as follows:
Autre Monde | Shakalak | Sprints | Rack & Ruins | Word Up Collective (Sasha Terfous/Silent Ghost/Anna Jordan/Local Boy/Mutton Head/ Daire Patel) | A Ritual Sea | Birds of Olympus | Keeley | The Pale | Leila Jane | Emma Hynes | Eileen Gogan | Ken O’Duffy | The Bonk |Sack | Bitch Falcon
Tickets available here: www.universe.com
Featured Image: Autre Monde
Dublin Quays Festival is funded by the Live Performance Support Scheme. The organisers are grateful to Catherine Martin T.D and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media for making these shows possible and for supporting the Arts in Ireland.