Boutique music festival Valentia Isle 2015 will take place in Kerry this weekend (Friday, July 10th to Sunday, July 12th) including headline performances from Daddy G, Norman Jay (MBE) & Jerry Dammers. With such a wide-array of acts performing at the event, here is TLMT’s 10 acts not-to-be-missed.
Cork duo Young Wonder continue to tour their stunning debut album Birth with a must-see set at this year’s Valentia Isle festival. Read TMLT review of the album here.
Dream-pop act Elastic Sleep are always a visceral, attention grabbing live act, the group are in the middle of a slew of festival dates including an upcoming performance at Indiependence later this month.
The big, booming sound of R.S.A.G will descend upon Valentia Isle this weekend. The combination of the scenic west-coast Island will make for the perfect festival experience.
My Tribe Your Tribe
Following a well-received appearance at Body&Soul last month, My Tribe Your Tribe make the trip to Kerry as the duo continue to build momentum in the lead-up to their debut album next year.
After a breath-taking album launch at the Twisted Pepper recently, alternative-rock artist Naoise Roo brings her brooding live show to Valentia Isle 2015.
This Other Kingdom
This Other Kingdom’s Telescopic album ushered in the psych-rock band’s full-on dynamism, coupled with the group’s live reputation their upcoming festival appearance this weekend will be a must.
Hot on the heels of their brilliant sophomore E.P. the Perfect Day, Columbia Mills bring their all-encompassing live show to Valentia Isle.
Rock ‘n’ roll three-piece Exploding Eyes take to the Radiomade stage at Valentia Isle this weekend. The band’s ferocious sound will make for an attention grabbing set.
With their recent live shows, Travis Oaks have become the show-stoppers of the Irish music scene. Unpredictable and engrossing, the band’s Valentia Isle show could provide something very special indeed.
Laura Ann Brady
Singer-songwriter Laura Ann Brady is an artist who has been consistently impressing with live appearances of late, with the musician’s recent set at the Window Sessions at Mish Mash being a particular highlight. Brady’s dark-folk sound will play well surrounded by the intimate surrounds of Valentia Isle.
Valentia Isle festival 2015 will take place on Valentia Isle off the coast of Kerry from Friday, July 10th to Sunday, July 12th. For more information visit valentiaislefestival.com. Tickets are on sale now via eventbrite.ie.