Get ready to do the Camden Crawl
The full line-up for showcase festival the Meteor Camden Crawl Dublin has been announced. On May 11th and 12th, more than 100 Irish and international acts will descend on 15 venues around the city.
Friday’s line-up includes sets by last week’s Choice Music Prize winner, Jape, as well as ASIWYFA, Rubberbandits, The Ambience Affair, Funeral Suits, Duke Special and many more. American indiepoppers We Are Scientists will also play, alongside new UK acts including Dutch Uncles, Let’s Buy Happiness, Bastille, DELS, Alpines, Clock Opera and Trophy Wife. Saturday’s bill features a set by former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes, as well as Mercury Prizenominated hip-hop artist Ghostpoet, Mystery Jets and New York buzz band My Best Fiend. The Irish contingent for Saturday’s bill includes Tieranniesaur, Cashier No. 9, We Are Losers and Katie Kim, with more acts for both days still to be finalised.the running order for bands will not be announced until the day of performances. camdencrawldublin.com
The March 30th deadline for a Paul Brady scholarship at Blas, the trad summer school at University of Limerick, is approaching. See blas.ie for more. Damon Albarn has co-produced Bobby Womack’s first album of new material in 18 years. The Bravest Man in the Universe is out in June.
Fan of Irish metal? Tune in to Phantom 105.2FM this Monday at 10pm, when DJ Ray Mcgowan presents the fourth Irish special.
Bob Dylan is recording his 35th album. The 70-year-old’s latest may be out this year and is said to have a Latin-american influence.
Dutch Uncles do the Crawl