The line-up for this year's Hard Working Class Heroes festival has been announced with 101 acts playing in various Dublin venues this October.
Officially billed as Ireland’s Annual Showcase Festival & Conference for New Music & Digital, the event takes place from Thursday, October 3rd to Saturday, October 5th with a line-up featuring bands from all over the country.
Previous HWCH alumni include Villagers, Jape, Delorentos and We Cut Corners and over 70 of the 101 acts this year are new.
Among the artists this year are established names such as The Pale and Cat Dowling, new names such as Fallen Rule and PRINCESS, and the very promising Bouts and Come On Live Long.
Check out www.hwch.net to hear tracks from all the selected artists.
The complete line-up of acts is (big breath): Affleck / Anderson / Benny Smiles / Biggles Flys Again / Blades Club! / Bouts / Carriages / CARRIED BY WAVES / Cat Dowling / Cave Ghosts / Cfit / CLU / Come On Live Long / Conor Walsh / Cove / croupier / Daithi / Death In The Sickroom / DOGS / Dott / Dylan Tighe / Elaine Mai / Elastic Sleep / Fallen Rule / Fears / Floor Staff / Frankenstein Bolts / Garret Moore / Ghosts / Gorgeous Colours / GRIM / Groom / Halves / Haüer / Hozier / I <3 The Monster Hero / I HAVE A TRIBE / I’m Your Vinyl / Inni-K / Jet Setter / Jethro Pickett / John Cathal O’Brien / Joshua Burnside / Julie Hawk / KaraKara / Kobina / Las KELLIES / Lasertom / Leanne Harte
Let’s Set Sail / Lie Ins / Little Rivers / little xs for eyes / Liza Flume / Maria Somerville / Mark Geary / Maud In Cahoots / Myles Manley / NANU NANU / Niall Colfer / Overhead, The Albatross / PLUTONIC DUST / PRINCESS / Rachel Boyd / REID / REPLETE / RYAN VAIL / September Girls / Ships / Silences / Silverbacks / Skelocrats / SLEEP MCEVOX / Sleep Thieves / So Cow / Spies / Sweet Jane / Swimmers / swords / Tandem Felix
TELL NO FOXX / The Altered Hours / The Boxing Plot / The Clameens / The Crayon Set / The Dying Seconds / the Freakles / The Hard Ground / The Heads Of State / THE LATE DAVID TURPIN / The Manhattan Syndrome / The Notas / The Pale / The Vincent(s) / The Young Folk / Thinkerrs / This Side Up / tieranniesaur / UNKNOWN / Wild Promises / windings