Music

Groove’s rocking line up will play host to over 25 acts across two stages over the two day festival this August 19-20.

Ireland’s hottest new band Hudson Taylor, music supremos Jerry Fish and Hothouse Flowers, all take to the main stage over the two day festival alongside headliners; UB40, the world’s most successful reggae band featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey plus British rock sensation, Primal Scream.

The Sony Xperia Stage will feature a line up of the most exciting new talent on the music scene, curated by Turning Pirate who offer vast experience in the local and international music industry.

 

 

Main Stage

Saturday

PRIMAL SCREAM

PRIMAL SCREAM

Primal Scream are a British rock band originally formed in 1982 in Glasgow by Bobby Gillespie

Hudson Taylor

Hudson Taylor

Dynamic Irish duo Alfie and Harry will bring their energetic live show to Groove Festival this summer.

Kormac Live

Kormac Live

A Dublin native who has collaborated with a diverse array of other artists including Irvine Welsh, Speech Debelle, Micah P. Hinson and DJ Yoda.

Jerry Fish

Jerry Fish

A highly charismatic performer who refuses to countenance audiences having anything but a good time.

Chasing Abbey

Chasing Abbey

Tullamore group Chasing Abbey bring a unique pop, dance and hip-hop style to the fore.

Columbia Mills

Columbia Mills

Based in Dublin and Wicklow, this exciting band have shaped their musical style with a guitar driven sounds and emphasis on electronic foundations.

Sunday

UB40 (feat. Ali, Astro & Mickey)

UB40 (feat. Ali, Astro & Mickey)

The world’s most successful reggae band returns to Irish shores this August at Groove Festival

Cry Before Dawn

Cry Before Dawn

A Celtic Rock Band from Wexford who fuse modern rock with traditional Irish pipes and whistles to create a lively and exciting live experience.

Hothouse Flowers

Hothouse Flowers

Something amazing happens when Hothouse Flowers step onto the stage – shaped by over thirty years of singing and playing all over the world, yet no two shows have ever been the same!

Spring Break

Spring Break

Ireland’s favourite 80s tribute band.

Stomptown Brass

Stomptown Brass

Blending sounds of funk and blues with a raucous cacophony of powerful driving rhythms, Stomptown Brass are a 10-piece urban street-funk band not to be missed!

Na Fianna

Na Fianna

Na Fianna continue to transcend generational barriers with their unique interpretation of Ireland’s rich heritage through storytelling and song

Sony Xperia Stage

Saturday

Daithí

Daithí

Known as an Irish fiddle player, Daithi has been using electronics to boost traditional Irish music into something unique and different.

Katie Laffan

Katie Laffan

From a debut EP of lo-fi bedroom funk pop to last year’s subtle, affecting ‘Trophy’, Katie Laffan delights in taking […]

Farah Elle

Farah Elle

Farah Elle is a songwriter with an alternative pop sound influenced by an eclectic taste of genres; from hiphop to R&B and ska, while featuring Arabian echoes from her Libyan background.

Third Smoke

Third Smoke

A group of multi-instrumentalists that deliver a performance built on raucous gang vocals, sweat and the fluid swapping of instruments throughout.

Chris Wise & The Hidden Revolution

Chris Wise & The Hidden Revolution

“Epic sound, one of the best new bands. It would be foolish not to expect bigger things for The Hidden Revolution” MCR Music

Ailbhe Reddy

Ailbhe Reddy

Dublin based singer-songwriter whose deeply personal heart-on-her-sleeve lyrics and a memorable voice lingers with you long after your first taste

Jamie Duff

Jamie Duff

Jamie is a singer/songwriter from Dublin. Jamie is a musician whom makes his presence felt on stage by creating an energetic, […]

Sunday

John Smith

John Smith

Acclaimed independent guitarist and singer-songwriter.

The FitzaFrenic

The FitzaFrenic

An amazing ska-pop band with their second album in the final stages of production and due for release over the summer.

Carron

Carron

CARRON are an Indie-Folk duo from Dublin, led by the sisters Meabh and Mella Carron.

King Bones

King Bones

6pc band from Dublin, Ireland

Jack O’Rourke

Jack O’Rourke

Whether performing his startlingly honest ballads solo or driving Spectorish rock with his band, Jack’s plaintive baritone, ethereal falsetto and piano are core

Bocs Social

Bocs Social

Bigger and better than before, Bocs Social are quickly becoming Ireland’s best live ska band.

I am Niamh

I am Niamh

Dublin based solo project artist, Niamh Parkinson. Her musical style is considered Avant-garde, shown through her classically trained voice with idiosyncratic tendencies in her music.

INFORMATION

Stage times announced soon!