Wicklow music and arts festival, Beyond the Pale, announces line-up for 2024

Beyond the Pale have today announced 29 acts for their 3rd festival, and it’s shaping up to be their very best yet.

Beyond the Pale have confirmed the only Irish summer 2024 shows from the likes of Belgian electronic rock gods SOULWAX, Grammy-nominated xx front-woman ROMY, techno icon RICHIE HAWTIN, New York hip-hop legends THE SUGARHILL GANG, top- notch indie-guitar act like Canada’s ALVVAYS and Australia’s COURTNEY BARNETT, and a long-awaited first ever Irish festival appearance for Washington veteran trip-hop pioneers THIEVERY CORPORATION‘s as the bring their incredible renowned live show. Almost all these acts, will perform their first show in Ireland post-pandemic.

These acts join the bunch of acts already announced for the lineup including funk soul maestros JUNGLE whose recently-released fourth album has lifted them to a new level of popularity and pop sensation and multi Mercury Prize and 6-time BRIT nominee, JESSIE WARE, both of whom will bring their sophisticated sounds to their only live Irish setting next year

A diverse range of high-quality Irish acts are announced today for Beyond the Pale 2024, including enigmatic trad-metal fusionists THE SCRATCH, modern folk hero JOHN FRANCIS FLYNN, Belfast legendary producer and DJ DAVID HOLMES, hypnotic breakthrough singer and composer RACHAEL LAVELLE, the emotional folk songs of AILBHE REDDY, electronic pop from fast-rising Kilkenny duo 49th & MAIN and also the collaborative show by ELAINE MAI & MAYKAY, plus a very rare live show by instrumental post-rock heroes THE REDNECK MANIFESTO.

BTP’24 will also see debut Irish shows for exciting overseas acts such as UK-Nigerian singer and musician OBONGJAYAR – who is currently riding high in the charts and airwaves with his collaboration with Fred Again ‘Adore You’; London-based instrumental producer CATCHING FLIES and HOLLY WALKER, the singer-songwriter whose tracks with Maribou State have seen a reach to huge audiences recently.

Other exciting new additions to the BTP’24 line-up include French soul and hiphop DJ/Producer FOLAMOUR, Los Angeles’ nu-disco band POOLSIDE, UK producer JAMES HOLDEN’s BAND, German electro DJ HELENA HAUFF, blissful electronic indie-pop from Marseille’s KID FRANCSECOLI, innovative multi-instrumentalist LA PRIEST and the dreamy techno of Germany’s FEJKA.

Legendary Scottish writer IRVINE WELSH will travel back to his former home to perform at what he has declared his ‘favourite festival in the world’, and new wave cult band SHE WANTS REVENGE are also announced today, as are Austrian chillwave icons KRUDER & DORFMEISTER.

Tune back in, in the New Year as there are a lot more acts and events still to be announced in the lead up to the festival – including arts, comedy, theatre, food and wellness programmes – Beyond the Pale is again already shaping up to be the hit festival of the Irish summer.

Tickets go on sale at 10am this Friday 8th December only from the festival website ItsBeyondThePale.ie.  Only 3-day-tickets are sold (with camping included if preferred), no single day tickets will be sold at this time. 

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