**Competition closed** Full line up and stage times have now been released ahead of next weekend’s Knockanstockan festival. Here’s your chance to head along.
By the end I was haunted only by the things I had not achieved – the glorious hot-tubs for instance or joining the National Clown Orchestra of Ireland (one of my favourite early morning finds). Body and Soul, my faith in all festivals has been restored. Thank you.
Dimensions Festival playground is Fort Punta Christo in Croatia , a 19th century fortress that once guarded the bay of Pula. Nowadays it offers protection against 21st century enemies (like sleep deprivation and line up clashes ) making it the perfect playing field. 27 – 31 August 2014.
It seems organisers have actually listened to festival-goers complaints because now, the logistics of the event are virtually faultless.
It doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as when the Starks use it, but the fact remains, it’s coming. Maybe 3 paychecks before most of the big ones will be sold out, at a push. Actually it kicks off in about 3 paychecks. Here’s a quick look at how it’s shaping up, so far.
A hitchhikers guide to Hard Working Class Heroes 2013.
The spoken word section of a festival can often be overlooked when pre-festival hype is in full swing, but never with Electric Picnic.
The Dirty Old Town Speakeasy with appearances from Jerry Fish, Nellies Fortune Consultations, The Brownbread Mixtape, Eleventyfour and The Longitude Burlesque Dance Troupe. We reckon this late addition will be the highlight of the weekend.
The festival of all festivals happened last weekend at Worthy Farm and unlike previous years this year was, for the most part, a scorcher.
The National have grown in popularity with each album, so much so that this time around, they headlined Live at the Marquee in Cork. Though they have graduated from sweaty clubs to the stadium circuit they retain the capacity to connect on a human level.