Lily Allen, Clean Bandit, and Kelis are among the acts playing Love Sensation, a new two-day music and arts festival at Dublin’s Royal Hospital Kilmainham this August, while three open-air shows have also been announced for Dun Laoghaire this June Bank Holiday.

The new festival is aimed at the LGBT+ community

Gossip, Mother DJs, Soulé, Horse Meat Disco are also on the line-up for Love Sensation, which is aimed at the LGBT+ community, on August 17th and 18th

Andy Butler, Daithí, RuPauls Drag Race stars: Monet X Change, Naomi Smalls, Jujubee, Laganja Estranja and Sonique are also on the bill, with more to be announced. 

Tickets for Love Sensation, which will be hosted by Panti Bliss, go on sale Friday March 29th at 9.00am from Ticketmaster, with super early bird weekend tickets priced from €96.25, including booking fee.

Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream

Primal Scream, The Charlatans, Deacon Blue, and Stereo MCs are among the acts set to play a series of open-air shows over the Dun Laoghaire Pier over the June Bank Holiday Weekend. 

Early bird tickets for the shows go on sale this Friday, March 29th at 9.00am and the full line-up is:

Friday 31 May: Deacon Blue with Basement Jaxx (DJ Set) and Stereo MCs.  Early bird tickets priced €39.90 inclusive of booking fee.

Saturday 1 June:  Madness with Lightning Seeds and Something Happens. Early Bird Tickets priced €49.90 inclusive of booking fee.

Sunday 2 June: Primal Scream with The Charlatans and Fun Lovin' Criminals. Early bird tickets priced €39.90 inclusive of booking fee.

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