Music Industry Ireland > Top Original Festival acts this Summer
This Summer sees some of Irelanda��s top music performers hit the 2018 festival circuit.
From the veterans of the scene to top emerging acts, wea��re definitely spoilt for choice this summer.
Whether youa��re seeking to feel the nostalgia or experience the very best quality Irish performers wea��re sure youa��ll find something to peak your interest.
Here wea��ve listed our favourite acts we think you shouldna��t miss this Festival season:
Irelanda��s powerhouse chart topping band are on the road again for their a�?Feel No Shamea�� 2018 tour. Which includes some notable festival pit stops.
The Hugely acclaimed Dublin band – Who regularly tour internationally throughout the world return to Ireland for a number of headline shows including – Sea sessions music festival, Live at the Marquee, Cork and the 3 arena, Dublin.
Youa��ll find out all the relevant information via their website here.
Catch the unique and intriguing show from start to finish by the satirical showman at a venue near you. Everyone is going crazy for the comical but insightful a�?Blindboy Live podcast recording Toura��
A touch of nostalgia, a hint of history and 100% musical brilliance. GIlbert is still to this day drawing crowds with his explosive live show with huge hits from over the years and now with added tracks from his brand new Album.
Declan is one Irelanda��s most listened to folk artists of his generation. With his 2017 album release a�?Chronicles of the great Irish Faminea�� generating fantastic review, his enormous live performance and beautiful songwriting adds a fresh new take on this troubled time in Irish history. Declan has had a string of live dates since ita��s release and continues tour the album throughout this year across Ireland and beyond – His live show is one not to be missed.
Never stopping – Ryan continues to excite his fans with live performances that bring s energy and all round fun. Ryan and his aw insighting drummer are a team to ignite any festival audience. With a number of international dates youa��ll be sure to catch him this festival season.
Irelanda��s top acoustic folk performer never fails to draw a crowd. Catchy tunes and audience participation is the key to Paddya��s performances. Playing some top Festivals and also achieving a week long residency at Dublina��s historic a�?Olympia theatrea��. With the likes of 00a��s hit a�?Saints and Sinnersa�� and more from his brand new album a�?The Secret Life Ofa�� you wona��t be able to help but sing along. He is an artist of huge acclaim and is of high recommendation for gigs to to see this summer.
Emerging pop band Keywest have had some huge success over the past number of years and more recently have SOLD OUT Dublina��s Olympia Theatre. This year the guys are set to headline the hugely popular Hype festival in Longford, Ireland and will be performing throughout the summer season.
Stay in the loop with their tour schedule here