- 01 Feb 22
Tickets go on sale this Thursday for Ireland's first-ever black Irish music festival.
For The Culture, Ireland's first-ever black Irish music festival, have revealed that Hare Squead and Sello are among the first wave of acts announced for the event.
Other acts joining them include Aby Coulibaly, Tebi Rex, Erica Cody, Plantain Papi, Alicia Raye, Andre Fazaz, DJ GEO, DJ SAZ, DJ Dacosta, DJ Safarii with more acts expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
The festival founded by Black & Irish will take place at the Fairyhouse Racecourse in Co. Meath on May 28, this year.
"The festival focuses on representation in the community but is open for all to attend" and aims to "spotlight artists, entrepreneurs and black-owned businesses around the country," according to a press release.
Black & Irish was founded in June 2020 to highlight and celebrate the identity of Black and mixed-race Irish people.
Established after the death of George Floyd, their mission is to spread awareness about the experiences, struggles and successes of the community – and engage with wider Irish society through authentic discussion. Over the last year, they have made an impact across the areas of Education, Business, Politics, Media, Community and Entertainment.
For The Culture tickets go on sale this Thursday at 9 am from Eventbrite.
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