Having already announced one of the best festival line-ups of the summer including Caribou, Villagers, Cat Power, Jurassic 5, Daphni, Polica, Steve Davis, Field Music, Let’s Eat Grandma and a whole heap more, Castlepalooza 2016 has announced the stage times for the music, the comedy line-up @ the Laughter Lab, the Dingle Gin Courtyard Stage featuring the best in electronic and club music and a line-up of contributing visual artists.

Full music line-up for Castlepalooza 2016

Friday July 1st
Caribou, Minor Victoires, Polica, Daphni, Toby Kaar, Nialler 9, Lynched, The Altered Hours, Jarbird, Get Down Edits, Romare (live AV set), Bentley & Born, Like Chandeliers, Rosa Nutty, Sam Messasayeh, Melly, Sally Cinnamon, Hennessy/Higgins/BOT, T/A/S/T/E, Jamul Sul (Watermelon)

Saturday July 2nd
Jurassic 5, Tiger & Woods, Prins Thomas, Cut Chemist, Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi (DJ & pool set). Preoccupations, Let’s Eat Grandma, Lisa O’Neill, Hare Squead, Little Scream, Overhead, the Albatross, Slow readers Club, Daithi, Nanu Nanu, I Am the Cosmos, Sea Pinks, All the Luck in the World, Lumigraph, Morgan Buckley, Badlands, Oh Boland, J. Cowhie, Tandem Felix, Malojan, Bad Sea, Barry Redsetta, Pat Hyland, Toby Kaar (DJ set), Rory Bowens (NTS), Sonel Ali (All City), Minos (live), Daire Carolan (All City)

Sunday July 3rd
Villagers, Cat Power, Field Music, Baio, Cian Nugent, Son Lux, New Jackson, Paddy Hanna, I Have A Tribe, Orchid Collective, Gypsies on the Autobahn, Alle Farben, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Maxmillion Dunbar, Jon K, Hashman Deejay, Maurice Alexander, Somerville, No Monster Club, Other Creatures, Morning Veils, Nimono, Glacial Sound, Shreiken, Frankie Grimes, Slackk, Sim Simma

Line up for the comedy stage The Laughter Lab – one of Ireland’s greatest, wildest, boundary-pushing comedic talents Tommy Tiernan will headline on Saturday night and arch TV satirists Apres Match will headline on Sunday night. They will be joined by PJ Gallagher, Al Porter, Karl Spain, Fred Cooke, Alison Spittle, Edwin Sammon, Joanne McNally, Andrea Farrell, Davey Reilly, Chris Kent, ColmO’Regan, Gearoid Farrelly and Eleanor Tiernan.

Two more new additions to this year’s Castlepalooza are Banter hosted by Jim Caroll and Culture Vultures hosted by Tony Clayton Lea.

Photographer Ruth Medjber & pop culture journalist Louise Bruton bring their Women of Notes / Mná na Notaí exhibition to Castlepalooza this year. The project is a new photography and narrative series celebrating some of Ireland’s most prominent and successful female musicians.

Tickets for CASTEPALOOZA priced €134 (weekend w/ camping), €115 (weekend) and €70.45 (day tickets) are on sale now.

Castlepalooza supports the Charleville Castle restoration project. A portion of each ticket will go towards the on-going work carried out on one of Ireland’s most historic landmarks.



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