Cam­den Crawl comes to Dublin

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - Weekly Guide To Entertainment Friday 17.02.2012 -

The Cam­den Crawl will be com­ing to Dublin on May 11 and 12. It will be the first time the renowned gig binge, es­tab­lished in 1995, has moved be­yond its North London home. Acts al­ready con­firmed for the Me­te­or­spon­sored Ir­ish leg in­clude Clock Opera, Dutch Un­cles and D/R/U/G/S, as well as up-and-com­ing Ir­ish bands such as Tier­an­niesaur, Lit­tle Xs for Eyes, Lafaro, We Are Losers, and more.

Amongst the 15 par­tic­i­pat­ing venues are Whe­lan’s, The­work­man’s Club, The But­ton Fac­tory, The Bernard Shaw, The Mer­can­tile, The Grand So­cial and Twisted Pep­per. The acts have been se­lected by a panel of Ir­ish pro­mot­ers and me­dia pro­fes­sion­als. Both one-day (¤25 plus book­ing fee) and two-day (¤40 plus book­ing fee) passes are avail­able.

Cam­den Crawl founder Lisa Paulon told The Ticket that ex­pand­ing the show­case out­side London had been on the cards for a while, but it wasn’t un­til she took a trip to Dublin last sum­mer that she re­alised the per­fect lo­ca­tion was “right next door all along”. More acts will be added in the com­ing weeks .

She’s back, and this time, she’s blonde. Ma­rina and The Di­a­monds re­turn with new al­bum Elec­tra Heart on April 27.

Pro­fes­sor Green will be back at this year’s Trin­ity Ball, on April 20. The full line-up will be re­vealed via trin­i­ty­ on Mon­day morn­ing, with tick­ets on sale from Wed­nes­day.

Bren­dan Ben­son plays Dublin’s But­ton Fac­tory on May 24. His new al­bum, What Kind of World, hits the shops on April 20.

Noel Gal­lagher per­forms on tonight’s Late Late Show, along­side Snow Pa­trol and Six. Il­lus­tri­ous com­pany, in­deed.

Dutch Un­cles will play at Dublin’s Cam­den Crawl

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