Bank Holiday Urban Fleadh a highlight of Northside Music Festival

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Dublin City Council has announced details of this year’s Northside Music Festival which is sure to energise parks and open spaces on Dublin’s Northside every weekend this August. It’s a free, family friendly music extravaganza that will showcase music from all over the world, including Irish trad, reggae, rock, and hip-hop.
 
The festival opens with an Urban Fleadh at Wolfe Tone Square, Jervis Street, during the Bank Holiday Weekend ( Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August). The Fleadh will feature Sean Nos dancing exhibitions, the Tolca Ceili Band, live music session tents and headline concerts The Ronan O’Snodaigh Trio on Saturday and The Woodbines on Sunday.
 
Northside Music festival, now in its seventh year, is organised by Dublin City Council. It is supported by Dublin City BID, The Church Bar and Restaurant, Ceoltoiri Chluain, axis Ballymun and local groups and communities.
 
Admission is free to all events. Music sessions at Urban Fleadh and drumming workshops in Fairview Park and The Red Stables are available to book on the day and are subject to availability. Please come prepared for changeable weather.
 
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For full programme details see: https://twitter.com/LabDCC   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Northside-Music-Festival/120285324731335?fref=ts
 
Northside Music Festival 2013 Timetable (Programme correct at time of release but subject to change)

 Venue  Dates  Acts
Wolfe Tone Square Sat 3rd & Sun 4th Aug  An Urban Fleadh 
 Ceoltóirí Chluain Tarbh
The Rónán Ó Snodaigh Trio
The Woodbines
 Fairview Park Sunday 11th August    Simeon Smith
DJ Gally
Morro 16
Bionic Rats   
Father Collins Park Sunday 18th August
 
Parade of the Almost
Big September
Vann Music
Key West
Killer Ceol 
 
The Plaza
Ballymun
Saturday 24th August   TM MissElayneous
Ponybois
Crossing Borders
Break Dancers
Dublin Thunder
Nucentz  
The Red Stables
St Annes Park
Sunday 25th August
 
    Brian Fleming
Killer Ceol
Barry K
Tig Linn