Techno heavyweights set for 909 Festival in Amsterdam

Techno and house legends including Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth, Len Faki, Carl Craig, Secret Cinema, Dimitri and Dave Angel are among those set to play this year’s 909 Festival, which

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Loveland has announced a SERIOUS lineup for its 25th anniversary edition…

Sasha, Jeff Mills, Richie Hawtin, Solomun, Rødhåd and Dave Clarke are among the heavy hitters set to grace the 25th edition of the Loveland festival, taking place at Amsterdam’s Sloterpark

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Awakenings has just released its 20th anniversary lineup, and we can’t breathe…

There are festival lineups, and then there’s the lineup for this year’s Awakenings, which has just been announced. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the legendary techno fest, with

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“We had waited so long, and now it was a reality…” How Homelands Ireland 1999 changed everything

On an otherwise gloomy autumn day, 20 years ago, a small seaside resort in County Meath was the centre of the universe. Or at least that’s what it seemed like

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Another Love Story demonstrates that ‘festival sustainability’ is possible, if we all try hard enough…

Last weekend was a bumper one for Irish music festivals, with artists such as Kelis and Lily Allen rocking Love Sensation in Kilmainham, a stellar lineup of Irish and international

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It was 50 years ago today… five of the best performances from Woodstock

This weekend marks marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock – the legendary festival that welcomed 500,000 revellers to upstate New York for ‘Three Days of Peace and Music’. For those that

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Beatyard 2019 takes place this weekend. Here are five of our top memories from the last few festivals…

Beatyard 2019 takes place at Dun Laoghaire Harbour this Saturday and Sunday, with Groove Armada, Chvrches, Jungle, Grandmaster Flash, Greg Wilson and a host of others set to keep the

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“This is one of life’s happy moments…” Five epic dance performances from Glastonbury over the years

For those of us unlucky not to get a ticket to this year’s Glastonbury Festival, the next couple of days will likely bring plenty of wine-fuelled cursing at BBC’s coverage

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Creamfields Ireland 2001 took place on this day 18 years ago… [June 2001]

Following its inaugural jaunt across the Irish Sea in June 2000, Creamfields Ireland 2001, which took place on this day (23 June), 18 years ago, stepped things up with an

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Why there’s nothing surprising about KFC’s Colonel Sanders performing a DJ set at Ultra Music Festival

It’s been said that in this era of Trump, Brexit et al, that politics is beyond satire. In the realm of Electronic Dance Music (or should that be Event Driven

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