Other Voices Dingle 2022

Event Date

December 2, 2022

Performers

Sorcha Richardson

Gilla Band (Formally Girl Band)

John Francis Flynn

Gemma Dunleavy

Kynsy

Bricknasty

Celaviedmai

Pa Sheehy

SELLÓ

The Big Moon

Other Voices 2022 | Live + Online | 2 - 4 December 2022

This December we're coming home to Dingle to celebrate our 21st birthday live & online.

Across the weekend we'll have songs from the head & heart in the Church, the IMRO Other Room and along the Dingle

We'll be bringing you an incredible weekend of songs for the head & the heart from across the Dingle Peninsula.

Keep scrolling for the first wave of acts joining us at The Church and along the Dingle Gin Music Trail this December with many, many more to be announced!

Tickets for the Dingle Gin Music Trail are on now SOLD OUT

**Please note you will need a Dingle Gin Music Trail wristband to attend any Other Voices events taking place across the weekend. Church tickets are not for sale and will only be available through competitions in the coming weeks**

We're dreaming up something really special for this one and counting down the days until we see you all again in West Kerry but if you can't be with us in person we'll be streaming all the action from St James Church across YouTube and our socials.

Final details on The Church, tickets & more coming very soon. See you in Dingle!

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The Church of St James

We are thrilled to share the line up for this year's headline performances in The Church of St James with some more surprises to come in the next week.

Just announced: Loyle Carner, Paolo Nutini, Inhaler, Just Mustard & The Big Moon

Gemma Dunleavy

Returning to Dingle after a dazzling IMRO Other Room performance last year, it's now Gemma Dunleavy's time to take over the Church of St James with her unique blend of pop, club music and traditional storytelling all while celebrating her beloved community of Dublin’s Sheriff St.

Gilla Band

Following on from their ferocious legendary Church perfromance back in 2015, Gilla Band make a highly anticipated return to Dingle to play tracks from their critically acclaimed new LP album ‘Most Normal’. Their ferocious live shows have been described as chaotic and electrifying. Gilla Band are not just a band, but a force.

Inhaler

Dublin's indie-rock quartet Inhaler are joining this year’s OV lineup. Having racked up over 150 million combined streams globally, and played Glastonbury, Tramlines, Lollapalooza Chicago, they rounded off their summer festivals by supporting Arctic Monkeys on their European tour. Recent singles ‘These Are The Days’ and ‘Love Will Get You There’ are the first tracks to emerge from Inhaler’s forthcoming second album ‘Cuts & Bruises’ coming out Feb 2023.

John Francis Flynn

When it comes to traditional and contemporary folk, John Francis Flynn has mastered his craft. Having received numerous accolades for his incredibly moving and extraordinary debut album ‘I Would Not Live Always’, this multi-instrumentalist is guaranteed to deliver one powerful performance. He takes to the stage in the Church for the first time this December for what's sure to be an unforgettable performance.

Just Mustard

Dundalk’s Just Mustard have steadily built a reputation as one of Ireland’s most exciting new bands both live and on record. Their debut album 'Wednesday' received critical acclaim followed by their second album ‘Heart Under’, described by NME as ‘thrillingly untraditional’ while Pitchfork dubbed the album as ‘immersive and bewildering’.

Loyle Carner

South London's Loyle Carner is back with us at OV for what is sure to be another spellbinding performance. Loyle brings insight, honesty and poetic intensity to his confessional hip-hop music as showcased in his debut album 'Yesterday's Gone' earning him a Mercury Prize nomination. Carner’s highly anticipated sophomore record, ‘Not Waving, But Drowning’ in 2019 gave yet more evidence of his razor-sharp flow and his unique storytelling ability. He has taken his music to the world and back, with two albums that have cracked the top five of the Official Albums Chart, nominations at the BRIT Awards and won an NME Award. Having performed at Other Voices in 2017, we embrace Loyle Carner back with open arms and we can’t wait to hear new tracks from his recently released 2022 album ‘Hugo’.

Paolo Nutini

A phenomenal name added to the Other Voices lineup and a first from BRIT Award nominee and Ivor Novello winner Paolo NUTINI. He returned this year with a new album ‘Last Night In The Bittersweet’, a 70-minute epic that spans the distance from classic rock to post-punk to hypnotic Krautrock, in the process proving its value as his deepest, most varied, most accomplished, and ultimately most rewarding set so far. Two of his three albums to date, ‘Sunny Side Up’ and ‘Caustic Love’, have hit #1 on the UK album charts as he amassed 8 million global album sales and 1.5 billion global streams.

Sorcha Richardson

Indie-pop singer-songwriter Sorcha Richardson will no doubt light up St James’ Church with her captivating signature sound. Following her highly anticipated second album, ‘Smiling Like An Idiot’ which garnered wide critical praise, Richardson's debut Church performance is sure to be a highlight of the weekend.

The Big Moon

Another huge Other Voices debut comes from Mercury-nominated, alt-pop four-piece THE BIG MOON. Their third studio album ‘Here Is Everything’ written during lockdown captures an emotional phase for the band. Together since 2014, the powerful bond between the indie-rock band is clear as they showcase pop-tinged belters filled with flawless harmonies. This performance is set to be one joyous, cathartic and celebratory intimate live experience.

Livestreaming & Tickets

All Church performances will be streamed live to world via the Other Voices YouTube. As a reminder you cannot buy tickets for The Church performances. These will only be available via competitions. Follow us on socials for the latest news and stay tuned for many more acts to be announced in the coming weeks.

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IMRO Other Room

Just announced: Celaviedmai

Kynsy

Dublin artist Kynsy, fuses elements of indie, rock and electronic music. Selected as a 2FM Rising Artist, her live performances have marked her out as one of Ireland’s most exciting new talents

SELLÓ

Named as Irish Times 50 Best People to Watch in 2022 and earning the prestigious cover page in January edition, the 22 year old has pioneered ‘Gaelic Drill’,  a fusion of traditional Irish culture with the modern drill/ hip hop sound,  a new era of music that is heavily focused on reviving classic samples and giving them a new lease of life for his generation.  His debut mixtape 'Sellotape' debut in the Top 10 on Official Irish Album Charts, first Irish Drill Rapper to do this.

Bricknasty

Rapidly becoming one of the most talked about live acts in Ireland, Bricknasty emerged from Ballymun at the beginning of 2020 as a lockdown studio project that has developed into a band taking in members from across the country - singer and guitarist Fatboy, drummer Korey Thomas and bassist Dara Abdurahman. Featured in District Magazine’s Future of Irish music 2021 feature and described by BBC Radio 1’s Jack Saunders as his favourite type of jazz mixed with every other genre under the sun, they draw influence from Neo-Soul while putting their boisterous and eclectic nature on full display. From infectious energy and soulful chords to its soft, woozy vocals, the band combine R&B, hip-hop and an anarchic musical approach that stems from singer Fatboy’s roots in the Balbutcher Lane flats and exposure to a range of cultures, from traditional ballads to hip-hop, rave and 90s garage.

Pa Sheehy

Following the success of his debut EP ’The Art Of Disappearing’ a Top 10 and No.1 independent release in Ireland along with a Sell Out run of Headline shows in Ireland. After a string of festival shows this Summer and having just completed a Sold Out European tour, former Walking on Cards frontman Pa Sheehy joins us in his hometown for a very special solo debit in the IMRO Other Room.

NB There will not be an audience for these performances. All IMRO Other Room performances will be streamed live to world via the Other Voices YouTube and in some of Dingle's most beloved venues across the weekend. Stay tuned for streaming details coming soon.

Celaviedmai

Galway artist Celaviedmai (aka Mai) is turning heads in Irish music for her penmanship and live shows. Known for her hard hitting lyrics and explosive live performances, Mai has been raising the bar when it comes to entertaining a crowd. According to Vice.com "few MCs in Ireland are as bold."

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The Dingle Gin Music Trail (SOLD OUT)

After three long years we're over the moon to announce the return of the Dingle Gin Music Trail to West Kerry from 2 - 4 December 💜 Tickets are now SOLD OUT.

We can’t wait to fill Dingle's beloved bars, backrooms & basements with three days and nights of blistering live sets from some of Ireland's most exciting voices. Check out the amazing line up below with a couple more surprises to be announced!

Weekend wristbands will give you access to every show* along the Music Trail including some special gigs in An Diséart and the iconic Hillgrove Hotel. This year you'll have more chances than ever to see your favourite bands live with most acts playing twice, giving you 80+ live sets to catch at 16 venues across the weekend!

*As always shows will be available on a first come, first served basis so make sure you get down early!

Thanks to the amazing crew at Dingle Gin!

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Ireland’s Edge - The Good Life / Slí Bheatha

Just announced: Pulitzer-nominated journalist Carole Cadwalladr

Other Voices' ideas strand Ireland's Edge also returns to Dingle this December to present Ireland’s Edge - The Good Life / Slí Bheatha taking place in the Dingle Skellig Hotel from 2 - 3 December.

Ireland's Edge - the ideas and discussion strand of Other Voices returns home to Dingle this December as part of #OV21.

Taking place from 2 - 3 December, this year’s line up of leading speakers, artists and thinkers will explore the theme of 'The Good Life / Slí Bheatha' through a series of inspiring and thought-provoking discussions and performances

This special strand of Other Voices provides a unique space during the weekend’s festivities for curious minds to connect, share ideas and explore new perspectives.

‘The Good Life / Slí Bheatha’ informs an action and activist-oriented discussion across a wide range of topics and issues. These timely and thought-provoking conversations will explore how change has been and is being wrought in society, politics, the economy, culture, technology and the environment through collective and individual action.

Line Up: John Kamphner, Author, Broadcaster, Commentator, Executive Director, UK in the World project, Chatham House // Sally Hayden, Journalist and Writer, Winner of the 2022 Orwell Prize for Political Writing // Séamas O'Reilly, Journalist and Writer // Aoife Moore, Journalist, Political Correspondent, The Sunday Times // Frankie Fenton, Writer, Director // Kathryn Kennedy, Kennedy Films // Iida Ruishalme, Biologist // Leo Clancy, CEO, Enterprise Ireland // Cúán Greene, Chef; Writer of The Ómós Digest // Edwina Guckian, Dancer; Artistic Director of Leitrim Dance Project // Aideen Barry, Artist // Jake Harper, CEO + CoFounder, SOOT // Chorca Dhuibhne Imbhuanaithe, Creative Climate Action // Shon Faye, Writer // Cormac Begley, world renowned concertina player // Larysa Samosonok, Director, Interaction // The Mystery Big Time Band /// Carole Cadwalladr, Pulitzer-nominated journalist

Full details on Ireland's Edge here

Please note, entry to Ireland's Edge is not included in a Dingle Gin Music Trail wristband, but there are some early bird tickets still available for the IE happenings.

Now in its eighth year Ireland’s Edge is supported by leading partners Intel Ireland and further supported by Jones Engineering and Kerry County Council.

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BANTER at Other Voices

On Saturday and Sunday afternoon Jim Carroll will be having the chats with some of Ireland's sharpest minds to find out what makes them tick ⚡️

BANTER line up: Nóirín Hegarty Ireland Editor of the Sunday Times, Rory Hearne author of Gaffs, Assistant Professor of Social Policy at Maynooth University, Sorcha Richardson, singer-songwriter & Eve Hewson actor, Colm Bairéad, director of The Quiet Girl (An Cailín Ciúin), Sally Hayden author of the award-winning My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route, Edwina Guckian traditional dancer, choreographer and cultural producer, Louise McSharry writer, broadcaster and host of the Catch Up podcast with Louise McSharry and Ruadhán Mac Cormaic, Irish Times Editor.

The Banter soundtrack has also been announced with acoustic performances coming from Caoi De Barra, Nicole Dhubhshláine & Kyle Macaulay, Niamh Regan & Sorcha Richardson across the weekend 💜

Full details on Banter here.

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Cogar

Other Voices' Irish language strand Cogar also returns to Dingle this year with a A micro-festival for the senses celebrating the arts and our native tongue.

Across the weekend there will be art, performances and live music from Roisín Ní Chionnfhaolaidh, Aisling Wharton, Siobhán de Paor, Cáit Ní Riain, Donal McConnon, Julie Flavin, Rob Ireson, Seán Ó Treasaigh, Morley Hill, Jenny Prahin, Caroline Keane and Tom Delaney, Vúdú & Segotia and more!

Full details on Cogar here.

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Volunteer at OV

If you're near Dingle in early December, we're on the lookout for some amazing people to join the OV volunteer crew this year! You can apply to be on the team here.

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PS. We will once again be joining forces with the amazing team at the Home Of Guinness for a special night of songs and stories live from the Guinness Storehouse this December - watch this space for full details in the coming weeks 🖤