Summer Festivals in Ireland: Check Out the 2024 Music Event Lineup 

The warmest season of the year starts on June 1st (tomorrow) and runs until September. During this period, the country transforms with a variety of summer festivals that cater to all tastes: live shows, electronic music, performances, literature, theater, folk, and much more. That’s why we’ve highlighted the 9 main summer festivals happening in Ireland this year. Check them out: 

Forbidden Fruit 

Event Date: June 1-2 | 

Summer in Dublin kicks off in style with Forbidden Fruit, a two-day music and arts festival set in the beautiful gardens of the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham. This year’s lineup features Nelly Furtado, Groove Armada, Bicep, and Freddie Gibbs. 

Galway Folk Festival 

Event Date: June 5-9 | 

If you love traditional and folk music, the Galway Folk Festival is a must-see. Featuring performances by Irish artists like Declan O’Rourke and Beth Orton, along with family and food activities, this festival is one of Ireland’s most traditional. 

Summer Concerts at Malahide Castle 

Event Date: June 21 – July 7 | 

Imagine enjoying incredible concerts in the stunning setting of Malahide Castle. In 2024, you can see performances by artists and bands such as Take That, LCD Soundsystem, Shania Twain, SZA, Nicki Minaj, and Arcade Fire with Echo & the Bunnymen. 

Beyond the Pale 

Event Date: June 21-23 | 

This three-day festival in Wicklow offers music, art, and gastronomy. Featuring artists like Jungle, Jessie Ware, and Richie Hawtin, along with circus performances, cabaret, contemporary art, and more, Beyond the Pale is a unique experience. 

Braza Block Party 

Event Date: June 28 | Collins Barracks, Dublin 

Kicking off Pride weekend in Dublin, Braza Block Party features headliners Pedro Sampaio and Gloria Groove. With multiple stages, bars, and food vendors, this event offers a vibrant and multicultural experience. 

Mother Pride Block Party 2024 

Event Date: June 29 | Collins Barracks, Dublin |

Dublin’s biggest LGBTQIA+ party features artists like Sasha Velour, Princess Superstar, and Robin S. Come celebrate with incredible performances and lots of fun. 


Event Date: June 29-30 | Marlay Park, Dublin | 

Longitude is one of the most anticipated festivals of the summer, with artists like 21 Savage, Becky Hill, and Doja Cat. Two days of fantastic music in Marlay Park! 

Summer Concerts at Iveagh Gardens 

Event Date: July 6-30 | Iveagh Gardens, Dublin | 

The enchanting Iveagh Gardens host concerts by Van Morrison, Sugababes, Glen Hansard, Phoenix, and many more. A series of unmissable concerts in a charming setting. 

All Together Now 

Event Date: August 1-4 | Curraghmore Estate, Waterford | 

Get ready for an unforgettable experience at All Together Now 2024! With artists like The National, The Prodigy, and Jorja Smith, plus comedy and varied entertainment, this festival promises to be one of the highlights of the summer. 

Enjoy the Summer Festivals in Ireland and Stay at Leevin Hostel! 

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