Friday 18 August 2017

Ireland's newest festival announces line-up with Pixies, James Vincent McMorrow, Gregory Porter and more

Musician James Vincent McMorrow will play at Ireland's newest music festival. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Coachella)
Musician James Vincent McMorrow will play at Ireland's newest music festival. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Coachella)
Chalking it up to experience: James Vincent McMorrow
A blunder in Trinity College left Ireland’s oldest university without any ranking in the world’s most prestigious universities’ league table. (Photo by Lisa Wiltse/Corbis via Getty Images)
(L-R) Sam Halliday, Kevin Baird and Alex Trimble of Two Door Cinema Club
Gregory Porter will perform at the Children in Need special

Ireland's newest music festival is taking place on the grounds of Trinity College this summer.

The Summer Series 2017 at Trinity College takes place between July 6 and 11.

The festival will host an open-air concert each day with concert promoters MCD.

The series opens on Thursday July 6 with Grammy-Award winner Gregory Porter.

A blunder in Trinity College left Ireland’s oldest university without any ranking in the world’s most prestigious universities’ league table. (Photo by Lisa Wiltse/Corbis via Getty Images)
A blunder in Trinity College left Ireland’s oldest university without any ranking in the world’s most prestigious universities’ league table. (Photo by Lisa Wiltse/Corbis via Getty Images)

On Friday July 7, one of the most popular Irish acts of recent years singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow, plays a special hometown show.

On the back of their incredible new album Arms, Bell X1 take to the stage on Saturday July 8. The band have wowed Irish audiences over the past year, with a sold out tour and main stage performance at Electric Picnic.

Gregory Porter will perform at the Children in Need special
Gregory Porter will perform at the Children in Need special

No strangers to Ireland, alternative rock icons Pixies make their return on Sunday July 9, performing their extensive catalogue of indie anthems.

On July 10 Irish indie rockers Two Door Cinema Club perform with special guests Circa Waves.

Closing the series on July 11, Mercury Music Prize winners alt-J make their first Irish appearance since their acclaimed headline slot at Longitude 2015.

Tickets for Gregory Porter, James Vincent McMorrow, Bell X1 & Two Door Cinema Club are priced €44.05 incl. booking fee.

(L-R) Sam Halliday, Kevin Baird and Alex Trimble of Two Door Cinema Club
(L-R) Sam Halliday, Kevin Baird and Alex Trimble of Two Door Cinema Club

Tickets for Pixies & alt-J: €54.65 incl. booking fee.

Tickets available through Ticketmaster and all usual outlets from February 10 at 9am.

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