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#Music Festival

# music-festival - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Festival organisers in Spain 'devastated' after stage collapse kills one person and injures 17
# Spain
# Spain

Festival organisers in Spain 'devastated' after stage collapse kills one person and injures 17

Aug 13th 2022, 9:37 AM 44,790 Views 9 Comments

Heavy winds are believed to have brought the stage down in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# music-festival - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Pilot music festival gets go ahead to serve alcohol
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Pilot music festival gets go ahead to serve alcohol

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:31 PM 18,500 Views 0 Comments

Gavin James will headline the outdoor gigs at Royal Hospital Kilmainham early next month.

# music-festival - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Drug testing at music festivals will be ready to be rolled out by summer 2021
# Drug Testing
# Drug Testing

Drug testing at music festivals will be ready to be rolled out by summer 2021

Dec 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 49,330 Views 56 Comments

Junior Minister Frank Feighan says a working group has looked at the issues of drug testing and amnesty bins.

# music-festival - Thursday 22 August, 2019

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020
# Music Festival
# Music Festival

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020

Aug 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 22,807 Views 23 Comments

Tickets for the 2020 edition of the Waterford festival will go on sale next week.

# music-festival - Monday 8 July, 2019

Gardaí find weapons after dispersing large crowd of youths outside Dublin venue
# Lost Lane
# Lost Lane

Gardaí find weapons after dispersing large crowd of youths outside Dublin venue

Jul 8th 2019, 8:29 AM 139,031 Views 75 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested in connection with the incident outside the venue.

# music-festival - Sunday 30 September, 2018

19-year-old man dies after taking ill at music festival in Meath
# Fairyhouse
# Fairyhouse

19-year-old man dies after taking ill at music festival in Meath

Sep 30th 2018, 9:06 AM 65,536 Views 21 Comments

The man was taken to hospital in Dublin where he was pronounced dead.

# music-festival - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste
# Sustainability
# Sustainability

Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste

Aug 18th 2018, 11:00 AM 17,405 Views 27 Comments

Litter is a big problem at many festivals.

# music-festival - Friday 3 August, 2018

Saint Sister just released a new music video by the same director as Hozier's 'Take Me To Church'
# Music
From The Daily Edge
# Music

Saint Sister just released a new music video by the same director as Hozier's 'Take Me To Church'

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:06 PM 2,322 Views 0 Comments

It’ll make you nostalgic for lost love, even if you’ve always been a single cat lady.

# music-festival - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

4 events for... fun-seekers during the summer's last long weekend

4 events for... fun-seekers during the summer's last long weekend

Aug 1st 2018, 4:11 PM 399 Views 0 Comments

The All Ireland Scarecrow Championship and Fleet Foxes in Co Waterford, your weekend plans sorted.

# music-festival - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Iconic '90s music festival Féile is making a comeback this year (with a fancier feel)
# The Trip To Tipp
# The Trip To Tipp

Iconic '90s music festival Féile is making a comeback this year (with a fancier feel)

Apr 24th 2018, 8:04 PM 24,702 Views 37 Comments

Féile was the first multi-day rock festival to take place in Ireland.

# music-festival - Monday 18 December, 2017

DJ killed and three injured as stage collapses at Brazil music festival
# Atmosphere
# Atmosphere

DJ killed and three injured as stage collapses at Brazil music festival

Dec 18th 2017, 7:56 AM 28,334 Views 7 Comments

The collapse was blamed on adverse weather conditions.

# music-festival - Sunday 30 July, 2017

More than 22,000 evacuated after fire erupts at main stage of Spanish music festival
# Tomorrowland
# Tomorrowland

More than 22,000 evacuated after fire erupts at main stage of Spanish music festival

Jul 30th 2017, 9:35 AM 22,516 Views 8 Comments

One side of the stage was consumed by flames but no one was injured, organisers said.

# music-festival - Friday 14 July, 2017

Reports of festival goers 'getting crushed' in massive queues on the way in to Longitude
# Marley Park
# Marley Park

Reports of festival goers 'getting crushed' in massive queues on the way in to Longitude

Jul 14th 2017, 6:51 PM 47,480 Views 69 Comments

Reports on social media suggested that people were queuing up for well over an hour to gain entry to the festival.

# music-festival - Monday 3 July, 2017

Swedish music festival cancelled for 2018 following rape and sexual assault reports
# Bravalla
# Bravalla

Swedish music festival cancelled for 2018 following rape and sexual assault reports

Jul 3rd 2017, 4:21 PM 32,649 Views 95 Comments

Four rapes and 23 sexual assaults were reported at last weekend’s festival

# music-festival - Friday 23 June, 2017

13 pictures of bands at Glastonbury 2007 that'll take you right back
# Glasto
From The Daily Edge
# Glasto

13 pictures of bands at Glastonbury 2007 that'll take you right back

Jun 23rd 2017, 7:06 PM 10,752 Views 4 Comments

It was the year of Kate and Pete… and the Kaiser Chiefs.

# music-festival - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'Closer to The Hunger Games than Coachella': Fyre Festival hit with $100m lawsuit
# Bahamian Nightmare
# Bahamian Nightmare

'Closer to The Hunger Games than Coachella': Fyre Festival hit with $100m lawsuit

May 2nd 2017, 9:45 AM 22,741 Views 0 Comments

The festival was cancelled despite thousands flying to the Caribbean.

# music-festival - Sunday 30 April, 2017

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos
# Fyre Festival
# Fyre Festival

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos

Apr 30th 2017, 9:50 AM 56,698 Views 47 Comments

Tickets for the festival cost up to $12,000 with VIP packages rising to $250,000.

# music-festival - Thursday 23 March, 2017

The xx and Duran Duran have just been announced for this year's Electric Picnic
# Electric Dreams
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Dreams

The xx and Duran Duran have just been announced for this year's Electric Picnic

Mar 23rd 2017, 11:38 AM 16,209 Views 28 Comments

Her name is Riooooo and she dances on the saaaaaand!

# music-festival - Saturday 27 August, 2016

26-year-old man dies after falling ill at UK music festival
# CREAMFIELDS
# CREAMFIELDS

26-year-old man dies after falling ill at UK music festival

Aug 27th 2016, 4:13 PM 27,288 Views 25 Comments

The man collapsed at a campsite last night.

# music-festival - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Electric Picnic has made a lovely gesture to the good people of Stradbally
# The Field
From The Daily Edge
# The Field

Electric Picnic has made a lovely gesture to the good people of Stradbally

Jun 30th 2016, 1:44 PM 10,843 Views 2 Comments

A new football pitch for all your troubles!

# music-festival - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Garda awarded €30,000 after being hit on the head with stone 'the size of a melon'
# Music Festival
# Music Festival

Garda awarded €30,000 after being hit on the head with stone 'the size of a melon'

Jun 28th 2016, 7:02 PM 21,868 Views 30 Comments

The court heard the tinnitus was ongoing and the garda needed to avoid loud noise situations since being hit 5 years ago.

# music-festival - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Mud, traffic jams, queues and more mud: Glastonbury is no craic so far

Mud, traffic jams, queues and more mud: Glastonbury is no craic so far

Jun 23rd 2016, 10:26 AM 27,303 Views 40 Comments

Some clever people brought wheelie bins and airport trolleys to transport their gear.

# music-festival - Monday 11 January, 2016

Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks
# Music Festival
# Music Festival

Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks

Jan 11th 2016, 9:14 PM 22,734 Views 119 Comments

Police hadn’t mentioned the August incidents at the We are Sthlm festival until newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported on them.

# music-festival - Friday 25 December, 2015

'My life is over, I forgot to pack toilet roll': Essential festival phrases ... in Irish
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

'My life is over, I forgot to pack toilet roll': Essential festival phrases ... in Irish

Dec 25th 2015, 2:00 PM 12,828 Views 11 Comments

“An shifteálfá mo chara? … Cad fúmsa mar sin?”

# music-festival - Sunday 4 October, 2015

The 8 devastating stages of failing to get Glastonbury tickets
# No Glasto
From The Daily Edge
# No Glasto

The 8 devastating stages of failing to get Glastonbury tickets

Oct 4th 2015, 10:42 AM 3,106 Views 0 Comments

Don’t mention the war.

# music-festival - Thursday 10 September, 2015

These Gardaí were caught raving at Electric Picnic last weekend
# Who's A Funky Garda
From The Daily Edge
# Who's A Funky Garda

These Gardaí were caught raving at Electric Picnic last weekend

Sep 10th 2015, 5:59 PM 8,230 Views 1 Comment

YEAH YEAH FUNKY YEAH!

# music-festival - Sunday 6 September, 2015

'Should we just sit at home twiddling our thumbs just because we have children?'
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

'Should we just sit at home twiddling our thumbs just because we have children?'

Sep 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 31,623 Views 120 Comments

Should people have to hang up their wellie boots just because they have kids?

# music-festival - Friday 4 September, 2015

21 hilarious ways Twitter suggests you can experience #EPathome
# Epathome
From The Daily Edge
# Epathome

21 hilarious ways Twitter suggests you can experience #EPathome

Sep 4th 2015, 5:35 PM 6,547 Views 3 Comments

Create the festival atmosphere at home.

# music-festival - Thursday 3 September, 2015

9 wreck-the-heads you are guaranteed to meet at Electric Picnic
# Get Wrecked
From The Daily Edge
# Get Wrecked

9 wreck-the-heads you are guaranteed to meet at Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2015, 1:16 PM 9,802 Views 8 Comments

Because nothing’s perfect.

# music-festival - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Lily Allen 'grateful to be alive' after gas explosion in Glastonbury caravan
# Close Call
# Close Call

Lily Allen 'grateful to be alive' after gas explosion in Glastonbury caravan

Jun 21st 2015, 3:37 PM 21,126 Views 14 Comments

She warned festival-goers to be careful with gas stoves.

Lily Allen says she's 'grateful to be alive' after a gas explosion at Glastonbury
# Lily Allen
From The Daily Edge
# Lily Allen

Lily Allen says she's 'grateful to be alive' after a gas explosion at Glastonbury

Jun 21st 2015, 2:37 PM 4,155 Views 3 Comments

The singer is currently camping out ahead of the music festival this week.

# music-festival - Sunday 12 April, 2015

10 desperately important things you need to know about this year's Coachella
# Flower Crown Extravaganza
From The Daily Edge
# Flower Crown Extravaganza

10 desperately important things you need to know about this year's Coachella

Apr 12th 2015, 11:30 AM 7,516 Views 0 Comments

CLINT EASTWOOD IS THERE.

# music-festival - Friday 10 October, 2014

Raver found wandering naked in woods four days after music festival
# Rave In The Woods
From The Daily Edge
# Rave In The Woods

Raver found wandering naked in woods four days after music festival

Oct 10th 2014, 9:57 PM 7,108 Views 6 Comments

The man had been at the TomorrowWorld festival in Georgia.

# music-festival - Thursday 28 August, 2014

The 8 extremely emotional stages of Electric Picnic FOMO
# Not Going Out
From The Daily Edge
# Not Going Out

The 8 extremely emotional stages of Electric Picnic FOMO

Aug 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 22,347 Views 20 Comments

We’re here for you.

# music-festival - Monday 4 August, 2014

This man dancing joyously at a festival is the happiest person in the world
# Like Nobody's Watching
From The Daily Edge
# Like Nobody's Watching

This man dancing joyously at a festival is the happiest person in the world

Aug 4th 2014, 11:30 AM 4,796 Views 1 Comment

He’s the male version of Longitude girl. And we love him.

# music-festival - Saturday 2 August, 2014

7 simple hacks to improve your music festival experience
# Hack Of You
From The Daily Edge
# Hack Of You

7 simple hacks to improve your music festival experience

Aug 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 24,460 Views 13 Comments

Don’t spare the hand sanitiser.

# music-festival - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Airline forced to apologise after 'warning passengers to flush their drugs'
# Flush The Evidence
From The Daily Edge
# Flush The Evidence

Airline forced to apologise after 'warning passengers to flush their drugs'

Jul 31st 2014, 1:45 PM 3,633 Views 1 Comment

The flight was carrying people home from a music festival.

# music-festival - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Hozier got the Longitude crowd to sing Happy Birthday to his 12-year-old neighbour
# From Eden
From The Daily Edge
# From Eden

Hozier got the Longitude crowd to sing Happy Birthday to his 12-year-old neighbour

Jul 19th 2014, 4:38 PM 3,503 Views 0 Comments

Sweet.

# music-festival - Monday 30 June, 2014

Here's the truth about THAT viral 'Glastonbury' photo
# In The Nip
From The Daily Edge
# In The Nip

Here's the truth about THAT viral 'Glastonbury' photo

Jun 30th 2014, 8:22 AM 14,551 Views 2 Comments

Hint: It’s not from Glastonbury.

# music-festival - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Oxegen music festival will not take place this year
# MCD
From The Daily Edge
# MCD

Oxegen music festival will not take place this year

Apr 20th 2014, 8:44 AM 39,669 Views 57 Comments

Organisers MCD are citing financial reasons as well as a lack of headline artists.

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