Lower Fitzwilliam Street Big Stage
Eight of Ireland’s finest acts, showing the depth of live music in Ireland with a 7 hour show, hosted by RTÉ Radio 1’s Shay Byrne.
16 guitars for Easter 16. Dublin new folkies with a 16 Guitar Orchestra for 2 special pieces focusing on 1916 – including A Destroyer on the Liffey, The Bullet in the Brick, A Proclamation and The Lockout.
From a farm family near Blarney, Co. Cork, Mick has 2 Irish Chart topping albums to date, and brings his awesome 7 piece band with him for this show.
The Academic are an emerging foursome from Mullingar who were RTÉ 2fm’s choice for the first Irish act at Eurosonic 2016. For the moment they can do nothing wrong!
Seasoned Dublin songwriter Fiach Moriarty has his take on 1916 with The Revolution album of last year and songs such as Mount Street Bridge.
Lisa O’Neill, a native of Ballyhaise in Cavan, is one of our most distinctive female voices, and a hardened road warrior by now, having played around Europe and North America, including an Irish jaunt with Glen Hansard.
Formed around the 3 Ó Snodaigh brothers, the Dublin 8 member band has multiple albums, live shows and videos under their belt of nearly 30 years experience.
The rising young singer/songwriter from Dublin is now ploughing his own furrow to great acclaim, having toured with Gavin James for the past year or so.
Self-described music-making ginger weirdo, the singer/songwriter moves between London and her hometown of Dublin in between touring, recording and building on her already huge online presence.
Photograph courtesy of RTÉ Archives