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Amazing Music Festivals In Dublin You Have To Go This Summer

22 March 2018 · 2 min read
People enjoying the music at Electric Picnic

Arranging plans in Dublin? Whether you’re a local or planning on visiting the city over a weekend during the festival season, we have an awesome selection of festival that you must check out.

Forbidden Fruit – June 3rd to 5th

You can’t beat the buzz of a festival over a Bank Holiday weekend in Ireland. Located right on the beating heart of the city, this festival combines music, spoken word, fashion, art and food! Located on the spectacular grounds of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, this multi-stage music and art festival promises to have once again a coloured and cutting-edge line up to suit all tastes. After-parties in official locations around the city are to be expected as well as good vibe through the entire weekend in the City.  You can check the full line-up on their website here.

Summer in the City – June 23rd to 24th

Summer in the city is a two-day open-air event held at the RDS in Dublin. This exciting event will feature Ireland’s band of the year Picture This and the world-famous duo The Chainsmokers…. This is Ireland’s newest open-air event and this what we know so far! You can keep yourself updated on this website page.

Longitude – July 13th to 15th

Longitude is one of the biggest Irish music Festivals taking place this July in Marlay Park, Dublin. Big names are to be expected alongside brand-new bands. This festival is renowned to cover the pop culture and featuring pop, EDM and rap artist. Over the years the music style changed slightly and this year will delight every hip-hop buff with a line up heavy on rap and RnB, but the best thing to do is to look at the crazy line up here.

Electric Picnic – August 31st to September 2nd

Located few kilometres from Dublin in Stradbally Hall, Co.Laois this festival was originally billed as a boutique music and art festival. It is now the 14th edition and all festival lovers are anxiously awaiting for the line-up. This unique festival is different from others in that the music choice is more electric than mainstream music. Its history includes international acts such as Björk, Arcade Fire, The Chemical Brothers, Gary Numan, Sex Pistols and many others. To keep yourself up to date you can check the festival website here.

Now that you have your event list, you simply have to save the dates and start planning your trip to Dublin. You can check our other blogs for things to visit while in Dublin and follow The Alex HotelDublin on Twitter for our local tips.

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