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Jape, 'This Chemical Sea' album cover

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The final full line-up has been announced for the BD (formerly Barn Dance) Festival scheduled to take place on Good Friday.

Jape and The Academic have just been announced for the Good Friday festival which will also feature headline sets by Leftfield, Benoit & Sergio, Ben Sims and Omar S.  Also featuring are Mundy, The Hot Sprockets, Smash Hits, Eskies and Interskalactic.

Following the January release of the highly acclaimed album This Chemical Sea and a sell-out gig in the Academy last month, Richie Egan a.k.a Jape will bring his highly acclaimed live show based on his latest album to BD Festival this Good Friday.

Despite only forming in 2013, The Academic have an impressive back catalogue of gigs in Ireland including Other Voices, Electric Picnic, Longitude and Benicassim. The Mullingar foursome are releasing their debut EP in late April but are already reaching Irish airplay heights with their first single Different.

Given it's held on Good Friday, April 3, it's a BYOB festival which also has visual art and food to complement the tunes.

BD was voted Ireland's Best One Day Festival at the Irish Festival Awards this year after eight years on the go and this year they're adding Whelans, Abstract, Subject, and Together Disco on board.

A bus service will run from Custom House Quay from 3pm and every 30 minutes thereafter with tickets priced from €10 on www.bdfestival.ie, return bus tickets must be purchased in advance or on entry. Limited parking will be available along with a taxi drop off point.

Festival tickets are €60 plus booking fee and are available from www.bdfestival.ie and at tickets.ie retail outlets nationwide. BD Festival is a B.Y.O.B. event and is strictly over 18's. Subject to License.

LEFTFIELD DJ SET | JAPE

BENOIT & SERGIO | BEN SIMS | OMAR S

MUNDY | HOT SPROCKETS | SMASH HITS | THE ESKIES | INTERSKALACTIC | THE ACADEMIC

HARE SQUEAD | HEROES IN HIDING | DISCOPUNKS | PUSHER | BRIAN DEADY | LEROSA

MODE 1 + LEE KELLY | DAVE O’SULLIVAN | MULLJOY | KAILY | ROOM 19 | ALL CITY DJS

THIS GREEDY PIG | SOUTHPAW | SHAKE | THE RAID | THE MALIBU CLUB | SHANE LINEHAN

TOGETHER DISCO CONFESSION SESSION

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