BARE IN THE WOODS 2016
SATURDAY JUNE 11
Day Tickets €40/€50 with camping
Arriving in the middle of the best start to a Summer in years, BARE in the Woods 2016 kicks off the Irish festival season this Saturday June 11 and the running order and site map for the festival have been revealed by the organisers.
Already confirmed for their only Irish festival appearance of the summer are New York hip hop legends, The Sugarhill Gang – and they are joined by one of the most innovative dance producers of the last few years Paul Woolford, motley Irish comedy crew The Hardy Bucks, reggae legend Natty Wailer, Irish alternative stalwarts The Pale and many more . . . .
Joining the line up are King Kong Company, Raglans, Fangclub, Fox Jaw, Jupe, Dah Jevu, Pretty Beast, Slow Motion Heroes, Everything Shook, My Tribe Your Tribe, Suan, Mongrel State, Made by Pete, CPNHGN, Megacone, Laurie Shaw, Damsel, Whiskey Dick, Gemma Bradley, Peter Nji
Paul Woolford headlines an expanded Dance line-up this year to incorporate two of the most amazing stages on the Irish festival scene, The Island and The Crannog. These will host some of the UK and Ireland top DJs and collectives, featuring Made by Pete, DJ MEK, Dess & Connor C, Mix & Fairbanks, Dean Heavy & Shane Berney, Cinema (DJ SET), Maebh O’ Connor, District Magazine DJs, Sean Savage, Josh Mc Gowan, Jesse Jackson, Stephen Courtney and Kev Kinsella.
BARE of the Rhyme – a showcase of the country’s best talents in poetry is a welcome addition this year with comedy and spoken word taking place in The Crannog, and guerrilla performances around the festival site, with Lady Grew, Aidan Murphy, David Hynes, Richard Brennan, David Mallaghan, MC Cormac Lally and special guests Wasps Vs Humans. Also along the spoken word and comedy lines, The Word of Breda is a one-woman tour de force with Breda Larkin and Fergus Costello brings his Tell Me Lies Horse show to BARE in the Woods, while Tony Clayton Lea’s Culture Vultures makes its first appearance at the festival.
BARE in the Woods ambition is to create one of the best boutique festival sites in Europe and bring an event that has something different to offer the festival season in Ireland. The BARE festival site compliments its natural surroundings using timber sourced from the site itself to build some very creative stages and structures. It is also one of the best priced festivals in Ireland with camping tickets for the 24-hour event priced at only €40 for a Day Ticket and €50 with camping.
BARE in the Woods is located only 50 minutes from Dublin and is accessible via motorway networks to all major Irish cities in under two hours. The site is located close to Portarlington railway station and serviced by Dublin Coach, with a 24-hour service to Dublin, Limerick and Cork.