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Your very last chance (un­til the re­union) to the see the Swedish trio in ac­tion in Ire­land as they’re call­ing a halt to tour­ing af­ter this set of dates to con­cen­trate on solo work. One last time then to whoop it up with Axwell, Se­bas­tian In­grosso and Steve An­gello and their shiny, pop-friendly trance block­busters such as Mi­ami 2 Ibiza.


The man who fea­tures on the head­lin­ers’ Mi­ami 2 Ibiza

an­them has been build­ing a fine head of steam in re­cent years with re­leases such as Disc-Overy, which showed he could pro­duce more – a lot more – than those breezy ur­ban hits of old such as Pass Out and is well-equipped to be­come a main­stream pop fix­ture. weath­ered well, added act­ing to his port­fo­lio and turned up on the last Go­ril­laz al­bum. Re­cently seen rock­ing out along­side the Tu­pac holo­gram at the Coachella fes­ti­val. The big­gest Jed­ward fan on the bill, the Scot­tish DJ and pro­ducer has been en­joy­ing a new lease of pop­u­lar­ity in re­cent times thanks to his work with Ri­hanna on her We Found Love mega-hit. Aside from col­lab­o­ra­tions with ev­ery­one from Kylie to Ch­eryl Cole, Har­ris is prep­ping his third al­bum for re­lease later this year. The Dublin trio are prob­a­bly get­ting used to big days out like this, now that slick, ra­dio-friendly hits such as Stars In My Eyes and Trav­el­ling Man have given them a grow­ing au­di­ence. One of the acts show­ing that acous­tic pop and hip-hop tex­tures can work in sur­pris­ing ways.

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