Words: Dylan Murphy
The festival has also added James Vincent McMorrow to the lineup alongside a host of other artists, live theatre and comedy.
After a huge first wave announcement of acts playing at the inaugural edition of Beyond The Pale in Glendalough Estate, the festival has revealed that James Vincent McMorrow now joins the billing as he kicks off his world tour at the festival.
Beyond The Pale takes place June 10 – 12 in Wicklow, this June with tickets limited to 5,000 people in what is shaping up to be one of the summer’s most intimate and tightly curated events.
Elsewhere, the festival has also revealed that Emmet Kirwan will perform his cult favourite show Dublin Old School alongside Ian Lloyd Anderson, while Clare Dunne brings her theatre show Sure Look It, Fuck It to the music and arts festival. Winner of Virgin Media 1’s The Big Deal Lisette Kroll performs her new pole and acrobat work Metamorphosis and Niall Sweeney’s Titans of Chlorologia art installation also etches itself into the festival’s grounds.
Music acts added to the festival lineup include: Nealo, Shakalak, Stefan Murphy, Koprmac, Elkka, Chloe Robinson, Pote, Elaine Mai, Toshín, Prymary Colourrs, Murli, Stephen James Smith, Cici, Anna Malarrkey, Loah, Glasshouse Performs Aphex Twin.
It comes after the festival revealed the likes of Ben UFO, Fourtet and Bonobo were heading to Ireland for the first iteration of the festival. The festival are also partnering with Whiplash to be the first Irish music festival to serve great, independently made Irish beer. Elsewhere, there’s glamping and a comfy camping area for those wanting to bring their own tent but enjoy additional comfort. For an extra fee, you can get a prime spacious location, phone charging service, access to a carpark to campsite buggy service, complimentary shower, hot tubs, sauna, massages and posh loos.
FULL MUSIC LIST
JAMES VINCENT MCMORROW/LISA HANNIGAN /ELDER ISLAND
THE MARY WALLOPERS/MOLCHAT DOMA/SHYGIRL/
SODA BLONDE/LEON VYNEHALL/THE COMET IS COMING/
PORTICO QUARTET/BEN UFO/MR. SCRUFF/ HAAi/BOY HARSHER/
JOHN FRANCIS FLYNN/ KORMAC / JOHN TALABOT/ROMARE/ KERALA DUST/
WILLIAM BASINSKI/ JANUS RASMUSSEN (KIAMOS)/ IRVINE WELSH// LOAH
MAD PROFESSOR DUBS MASSIVE ATTACKS MEZZANINE / ERIKA DE CASIER/
STEREO MC’s (CONNECTED 30TH anniversary)/ COLLEEN ‘COSMO’ MURPHY/
SAMA’ ABDULHADI/AOIFE NESSA FRANCES/ JAMZ SUPERNOVA/
GLASSHOUSE ENSEMBLE PERFORMS APHEX TWIN/ SOULÉ/ Æ MAK/ F
FULU MIZIKI KOLLEKTIV/ NEW JACKSON (LIVE)/ SOCCER96
ELKKA/CHLOE ROBINSON/POTE/NEALO/ELAINE MAI/TOSHÍN/PRYMARY COLOURS/MURLI/ STEPHEN JAMES SMITH/CICI/SKINNER/ANNA MULLARKEY
CARRIE BAXTER/STEFAN MURPHY/LETS SET SAIL/CRUEL SISTER/EMA/JIO/SIM SIMMA/SHAKALAK/SOUL JAM/ CHRISTIAN WETHERED/KID KARATE/
BYRON WALLEN GAMELAN ENSEMBLE performs BOARDS OF CANADA
Elsewhere on District: Khakikid, The Creator.