King Kong Company

King Kong Company

King Kong Company King Kong Company are a band with “21st century swagger” (Irish Times), whose “live shows are events, built from sweat soaked late-night electronic buzz and rumble” (Last Mixed Tape) and who were recently crowned the Best Irish Live Act (2016 Pure M...
Hermitage Green

Hermitage Green

Hermitage Green Hermitage Green came together as a band in 2010 as a result of a spontaneous jam session between friends, but 2015 became their biggest year yet. Signing to Sony Music Ireland, playing sold out shows around the country and the UK, and releasing two...
Krafty Kuts ft MC Dynamite

Krafty Kuts ft MC Dynamite

Krafty Kuts with MC Dynamite Renowned and respected worldwide for his highly technical turntablism, meticulously crafted DJ sets and party-punching productions, Krafty Kuts is in a league of his own. One of the key pioneers in the UK breakbeat and bass movement,...
The Rubberbandits

The Rubberbandits

The Rubberbandits The Rubberbandits are an award winning theatre act who use a mixture of music, performance, video and social media to deliver ideas into peoples heads using their socially engaged artistic form known as Gas Cuntism. Distinctive for their plastic bag...
Slamboree

Slamboree

Slamboree Recently described as a mash up of Basement Jaxx and The Rocky Horror Picture Show performing at The Moulin Rouge, Slamboree are a one-of-a-kind ensemble who present a show that is unique to every performance. Led by award-winning producer Mike Freear,...
Ellll

Ellll

Ellll ◦ Composer, musician and DJ based in Cork City, Ireland. ◦ Makes techno under ELLLL. ◦ Presents monthly radio show on DDR – Dublin Digital Radio. ◦ Half of improvised electronics duo WRY MYRRH. ◦ Founder of Ireland’s first female electronic music...
Jeru the Damaja

Jeru the Damaja

Jeru the Damaja Jeru the Damaja (born Kendrick Jeru Davis) aka D. Original Dirty Rotten Scoundrel was born and raised in the East New York section of Brooklyn where the everyday occurrences around him from an early age later became the source from which his rhymes...
Om Unit

Om Unit

Om Unit As a producer and DJ, Jim Coles has been a significant and pioneering presence in various dance music circles for the past five years. Following a formative decade in the global hip-hop underground, Coles took the name Om Unit in the late 2000s and began to...
Solo Banton

Solo Banton

Solo Banton After a long career in the reggae music business as a top sound-man and producer, Solo Banton began as a recording artist relatively recently after linking with Kris Kemist of Reality Shock. Kemist persuaded him to jump in the booth & record a track...
Lolz

Lolz

Lolz Lolz joins us from the Galway, a welcome addition to the GC takeover. Booker and resident at the fantastic Bap to the Future she’s hosted impressive headline acts over the years including DMX Krew, Helena Hauff and New Jackson, among others, with regular...
Cait

Cait

Cáit Cáit co-founded and is a resident DJ at Dip. You can find her hosting radio shows on Raidio Na Life and Dublin Digital Radio & playing dance floor friendly house, techno and electro in a club/festival near you. “One of a slew of new DJs that’s been...
Dream-cycles

Dream-cycles

Dreamcycles Dreamcycles background in exploring sound might lull you into a sense of comfort at first but don’t let her subtle approach misguide you. She’s expertly trained to manipulate sound, her productions living up to her name with atmospheric ...
Brushy One String

Brushy One String

Brushy One String The King of the one string guitar, Brushy is the quintessential Jamaican artist; creative, ingenious, talented and entertaining. The son of legendary Jamaican artist, the late Freddie McKay, Brushy truly does sound like a complete band when he runs...
Lords of Strut

Lords of Strut

Lords of Strut DESTINTION DANCE: Corks favorite spandex wearing lads are on the mission to change the world with dance! Laughs come fast and hard as the boys leep around in less clothing than a naturalist at a bongo party and generally unleash a full dose of madness....
Ed Cox

Ed Cox

Ed Cox LIFE4LAND’s co founder Ed Cox’s ‘CLOWNCORE’ has had international recognition due to his unique performances. Fusing traditional music with ska, jungle and breakcore, Ed Cox wraps the lot in his live performances whilst playing the accordion. Producing tracks...
Goulash Disko

Goulash Disko

Goulash Disko Russian Disko, Oriental House, Gypsydelic, Tropical Grooves or Ethno Dub? Goulash Disko has it all! Since its first Balkan/Gypsy night in Dublin, the Goulash movement kept on growing and parties have been taken place in over 20 cities in Europe. Every...
Soothsayers

Soothsayers

Soothsayers Soothsayers are the most recent signing to leading UK label Wah Wah 45s. With new releases ready for release in May 2017 and October 2017 (album) , Soothsayers have proved themselves to be an unstoppable music force. A unique and universally uplifting...
Stomptown Brass

Stomptown Brass

Stomptown Brass Stomptown Brass have come of age in 2016. With the release of their debut EP, a hugely popular Irish tour, and a headline show at The Sugar Club, which sold-out days in advance, the 10-piece urban street-funk band have outgrown their superficial image...
Jack O’Rourke

Jack O’Rourke

Jack O'Rourke The lone figure of Jack O’Rourke hunched over piano keys and moody synths,  is one that Irish gig goers are becoming more accustomed to seeing. Whether performing his startlingly honest ballads solo or driving Spectorish rock with his band, Jack’s...
Les Frères Zeugma

Les Frères Zeugma

Les Frères Zeugma An atypical rock band, composed of 6 musicians, interpreting a collection of about thirty original compositions built around multiple influences. The recipy of Les Frères Zeugma is: 6 doses of rock n ‘roll, 3 spoons of funk, 100g of swing. Add...
DJ Red I

DJ Red I

DJ Redi DJ Red’i’ est. for 20 years (Bootleg Bailey Aka Paul Bailey – Due to the “Mash-up’s” he’s famous for!). There is only one Dj-Redi don’t be deceived by any impostors playing tribal /drum and Bass as they are not the...
Le Boom

Le Boom

Le Boom Le Boom’s energetic live performances have attracted media attention in the US and Ireland. The electro-indie-house-pop duo formed in June 2016 and have played shows in New York (tour), Iceland (Airwaves) and to their ever-growing following at home in...
Grand

Grand

Grand Described as a melting pot of influence ranging from Blues to Ska, Reggae, Swing and on toward Punk, Gypsy Folk and Irish folk (or ‘skappalacian’ music as we like to call it). The group was conceived through a shared love of these types of music; however our...
Cian Finn

Cian Finn

Cian Finn Irish Reggae artist Cian Finn is set to release one of the most eagerly anticipated albums of the year. Blending the vintage with the contemporary, the Irish with the Jamaican, ‘This Applies’ is guaranteed to be one of the most exciting and unique Reggae...
Paddy Dennehy

Paddy Dennehy

Paddy Dennehy Paddy Dennehy & The Red Herring are a group who draw influences from as far back as the early 1900s right up to the present day. You can hear hints of Tom Waits’ theatrical warble; feel the passionate intensity of Louis Armstrong’s delivery; and be...
Humans of Sesh

Humans of Sesh

Humans of Sesh HUMANS OF THE SESH join us this year taking over the Goat Shed bringing their session knowledge to share with the ravey Goats and farmyard friends. Their Humans of New York parody page has earned the respect and admiration of people around the globe...
Rub A Dub Hi-Fi

Rub A Dub Hi-Fi

Rub A Dub Hi-Fi Rub A Dub Hi-Fi are a young Soundsystem from Dublin making big inroads on the national and international scene with their hand-built custom Sound. Rub a Dub play a combination of old and new styles with a wide selection from classic Roots tunes to...
Aoife O’Neill

Aoife O’Neill

Aoife O'Neilll Kerry bred, Cork based Aoife O’Neill has become a prominent player on the Irish DJ scene in the last year. With a string of weekly and monthly residencies, her name has not gone unnoticed. She has made appearances at bars, clubs and festivals...
Drokkr

Drokkr

Drokkr With an ever-expanding musical horizon, DROKKR’s music has been getting tougher and rowdier over that past few years. Leading to gigs in Dublin, London, Glasgow & Edinburgh, and Berlin and most recently the Bangface Weekender. You can expect the harder...
Brian Diolún

Brian Diolún

Brian Diolún Brian Diolún is a Cork based musician from Limerick. When not producing tunes under the pseudonym Roam, he occasionally DJ’s world music for the craic.   Follow TLC facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram 2018 Tickets Coming Soon Buy Tickets More...
Stephen Springall

Stephen Springall

Stephen Springall With a height of 6ft 2” and a full beard by the age of 14 Stephen would rarely go unnoticed. Pair this with an unusual surname, the guiltiest smile you ever did see and a healthy interest in doing what he shouldn’t, Stephen spent a lot of his...
Scene of the Rhyme

Scene of the Rhyme

Scene of the Rhyme Scene of the Rhyme is delighted to be bringing their two hour showcase back to the Townlands Carnival. Strap yourselves in for the best of spoken word, comedy and music with SOTR’s Cormac Lally, David Mallaghan, Richard Brennan and David...
Benji Revelation

Benji Revelation

Benji Revelation Benji Revelation should need no introduction to reggae audiences in this part of the world. One half of the rebel county’s mighty Revelation Soundsystem, he has been organising, producing and playing sound system dance events since Revelation...
Dynamite MC

Dynamite MC

Dynamite MC Dynamite MC, aka Dominic Smith, grew up around the world… Germany, Ireland, Brazil, Gloucester, Bristol and now London. One of the biggest names in the global MC world, he originally gained prominence in the jungle and drum and bass arenas, but has since...
Kirsti

Kirsti

Kirsti Joining us from the UK is Null+Void’s Kirsti. Running the brilliant label and music site she promotes some of the most interesting electronic music from the UK and abroad. Her null+void shows which launched on Rinse FM in 2014 propel the listener into some very...
OutOut

OutOut

OutOut OutOut’s Harry & Reich have been hosting parties and introducing Irish electronic music zealots to each other in Cork for a hot minute. Practicing community and improvisation on the decks, expect records from the far reaches of house, techno, electro and...
Welfare

Welfare

Welfare Welfare is an Irish electronic music DJ/Producer/Promoter/Label owner/Sound System Operator currently based in Galway He’s played more than 300 gigs all over Ireland, the UK, the U.S, Canada, India and on continental Europe alongside an impressive wave...
Stevie G ft Dancer Andrea Williams

Stevie G ft Dancer Andrea Williams

Stevie G ft Dancer Andrea Williams Stevie G ft Dancer Andrea Williams ​​Stevie G is a DJ from Cork City in Ireland. He has been djing regularly all over the country and beyond for 20 years now and is known for helping expose a lot of people to hip-hop, soul, r&b,...
Sully

Sully

Sully Long before the UK garage revival kicked in and “future” garage had even been dreamt up, Sully began finding a space between 2step’s swing, dubstep’s edge and breakstep’s drums, all underpinned by the rude spirit of jungle. While he has preferred to keep a...
Jonezy

Jonezy

Jonezy Coming out of the modern rave tradition which goes 80s reggae, 90s jungle, 00s dubstep and 2010s bass music mash-up, Conor Jones aka Jonezy links all these forms masterfully. Over the last decade, Jonezy has blown up more venues than a NATO bombing campaign....
Ricky Force

Ricky Force

Ricky Force Officially recognised as Irelands eighth biggest export after people, whiskey, Foster & Allen CDs, Saoirse Ronan, embarrassing news stories, Bono, Father Ted and Daniel O’Donnell, Ricky has had a long and illustrious career in the Jungle world since...
Inflatable Fuhrer

Inflatable Fuhrer

Inflatable Fuhrer Originally from Cork, Ireland, Inflatable Fuhrer is the founder of Act Normal Records. Based in Brighton since 2012 he has quickly made a name for himself on the festival and club scene across the UK playing varied styles including Garage, Bassline...
Yeahbuzz

Yeahbuzz

Yeahbuzz The most exciting thing to happen in Monasterboice since those monks built that round tower, YEAHHBUZZ cut his teeth back in the heyday of mutant bass, and is no stranger to the rave. Playing a high energy blend of bass and techno, along with a smattering of...
Gash b2b Hadean

Gash b2b Hadean

Gash B2B Hadean Gash is Brighton based In the Face label boss, producer, and all round bass merchant. He produces dubstep/bassline influenced music and jungle beats, with remixes out on Mutant Bass, Off Me Nut, Bass Hound Records, Bitcrusher Records and Audiobean....
Bastardo Electrico

Bastardo Electrico

Bastardo Electrico This year Cork’s well known clubnight and record label run by Irish techno DJ and producer Jamie Behan joins us to bring a taste of the club to our SubAtomic stage. With a vast knowledge of techno, house and all things electronic he’ll be selecting...