- 29 Jul 21
With the combination of the Live Performance Support Scheme and the success of the Government's test gigs at the Iveagh Gardens and the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, we are on the verge of a huge explosion of music activity. As part of our Summer of Music 2021 special feature, we're taking a look at some of the most eagerly anticipated events of the summer...
Féile Nasc 2021
Where: Marlay Park, Dublin
When: August 28th, 2021
Who: Damien Dempsey, The Bonny Men, Liam O’Connor, Cormac Begley, Niamh Farrell, Seán O’Meara, Ronán Ó Snódaigh, Steo Wall, Róisín Chambers, Nuadán, Hugh Healy, Dublin Lasses, Caitlín Ní Gabhann, Ciarán Ó’Maonaigh, Jamie Murphy, Bríghde Chaimbeul, Ultan O’Brien, John Daly agus go leor eile.
What: A traditional music and folk festival, Féile Nasc gives a platform to some of the best homegrown, local talent in Ireland, with 2021’s edition set to take place in Marlay Park in August. Thie festival will also feature talks and poetry on the theme of biodiversity and local folklore, with local crafts people and artists displaying their work. Féile Nasc will be run on an eco-friendly basis with all vendors committing to the use of compostable packaging and locally sourced food. Beer will be supplied by local brewers, and the event promises to cater for kids of every age group for family-friendly entertainment.
Make sure to: Catch Dublin pop/rock duo Sisterix (sisters Ornait and Síomha Hennessy). And, of course Damo!
Tickets: See nasc.ie
Read all of Part One of the two-part Summer of Music special in the current issue of Hot Press – out now: