Tuesday 19 June 2018

Local street vendors to feature in mini art and music festival tonight

Artist Vanessa Power, DJ Jamal Sul, and Sinead and Dee from H&G Creations.
Artist Vanessa Power, DJ Jamal Sul, and Sinead and Dee from H&G Creations.
Geraldine Gittens

Geraldine Gittens

A food, art and music mini-festival is hitting three venues in Dublin from tonight.

‘The Hop House’ begins tonight at The Bernard Shaw pub near Portobello, Dublin, and will continue in two more venues later this month and in May.

Organisers say the event will be an interactive experience, “with plenty of flavours, sights and sounds”.

Local street food will be available at the events - from vendors including Hang Dai, The Big Blue Bus and the Brazilian Kitchen at Wigwam.

Interactive art stations from Signs of Power will also feature at the events.

The first event will kick off in The Bernard Shaw, Richmond Street South, followed by Wigwam on Middle Abbey Street and Whelan’s on Wexford Street.

MUSIC LINE-UP:

April 13: The Bernard Shaw

Yankari Afrobeat Collective (Live)

Watermelon DJs

Telephone DJs

April 26: WigWam

Jimmy Rouge (Orange Tree Edits)

LUMO DJs

Telephone DJs

May 11: Whelan’s

SHIPS (Live)

LUMO DJs

Telephone DJs

Tickets are on sale via www.thehophouse.eventbrite.ie and are priced at €12.00 including booking fee which includes a complimentary pint of Hop House 13 and local street food.

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