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COVID-19 STATEMENT

As per Government Directive all events have been cancelled due to take place up to and including 19th April 2020

Accordingly, Aiken Promotions is postponing all events scheduled during this time.

Aiken Promotions are currently working to reschedule dates and will provide an update for each event.

 

Eastbound Dublin 2020

Main Artist:

Eastbound returns in 2020!

Dublin’s New Music Festival 2020 in association with RTE 2FM

Featuring the very best new and breaking artists over six nights in some of Dublin’s best music venues: Vicar Street // The Sound House // The Workman’s Club // Grand Social // Whelan’s // Button Factory // Sugar Club.

May 12-17th 2020

Aiken Promotions are delighted to announce the return of EASTBOUND for its second year running, the festival which creates a live space for the best in new and breaking to Irish and International artists. Aiken Promotions have teamed up with RTE 2FM as the media partners for 2020. RTE 2FM are known for championing new and breaking acts, providing air play and a platform for fresh talent to be heard on National radio. 

 

NEW ARTISTS JUST ANNOUNCED:

BIG MOON // CHUBBY & THE GANG //  MISS JUNE //

plus:

LAZARUS KANE announced as special guests with SQUID

VIDEO BLUE announced as special guests with THE BIG MOON

DETAILS ARE HERE:

 

THE BIG MOON // Thu 14 May // Whelan’s

Who are they:  Superb 4-piece from London, just opened for 2 x sold out Bombay Bicycle Club at Vicar St, new record is flying!

Big song:        ‘Your Light’ -YOUTUBE

For fans of:      Bombay Bicycle Club, Wolf Alice, Blossoms, Inhaler

 

VIDEO BLUE will open for The Big Moon // Thu 14 May // Whelans

Who is he:       Dundalk-born, London-based artist Jim O’Donoghue Martin

Big tune:         ‘What Have You Got’ - YOUTUBE

For fans of:      The Murder Capital, The Streets, Whipping Boy, Kate Tempest

 

CHUBBY & THE GANG // Sun 17 May // Grand Social

Sounds like:     Explosive London rock band specializing in big, loud punk rock.

Big song:        ‘Chubby & The Gang Rule Ok?’ YOUTUBE

For fans of:      The Damned, Shame, The Jam, The Clash, Fucked Up

  

LAZARUS KANE will open for Squid + Kiwi Jr at Button Factory, May 17

Lazarus Kane is from Speedy Wunderground Records, the label that brought you Squid and Black Midi

Narcissus – YOUTUBE

 

FULL LINE UP:

SHAME + special guests Odd Morris & THE GOA EXPRESS // Vicar Street // May 12

Tickets €23.50 on sale now

  

CONCHÚR WHITE // Upstairs at Whelan’s // May 13

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

 

DREAM WIFE + special guests His Father’s Voice // Whelan’s // May 13

Tickets €16.00 on sale now

 

LIZ LAWRENCE // The Sound House // May 13

Tickets €15.00 on sale now

 

FRANKIE STEW & HARVEY GUNN // The Workman’s Club // May 13

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

 

BROOKE BENTHAM // The Grand Social // May 14

Tickets €15.00 on sale now

 

EMMA STEINBAKKEN + special guest Vaughan // The Sound House // May 14

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

 

THE MYSTERINES + special guests Butter Girl // The Workman’s Club // Sept 24

Tickets €15.00 on sale now

 

EMMA MC GRATH // Whelans (Up) // May 14

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

 

THE BIG MOON + Special guest Video Blue // Whelans // May 14

Tickets €15.00 on sale now

 

SMOOTHBOI EZRA + special guest Hey Rusty // The Sound House // May 15

Tickets €12.50 on sale now

 

MAIJA SOFIA + special guests Dark Tropics // The Workman’s Club // May 15

Tickets €15.00 on sale now

 

MODERNLOVE. + special guest Joey Maxwell // The Grand Social // May 15

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

  

TAYLOR JANZEN + special guest Molly Payton // The Grand Social // May 16

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

  

DRY CLEANING // Whelan’s // May 16

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

 

ULY // The Sugar Club // May 16

Tickets €13.00 on sale now

 

KITT PHILIPPA // The Sugar Club // 16 May

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

 

SQUID + very special guests Kiwi Jr + Lazarus Kane // The Button Factory  // May 17

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

 

YENKEE + special guests Coach Party // The Sugar Club // May 17

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

 

Tokyo Police Club + very special guests Wild Front // The Workman’s Club // May 17

Tickets €15.00 on sale now

  

CHUBBY & THE GANG // Sun 17 May // Grand Social

Tickets €13.50 on sale now

EASTBOUND - Brought to you by Aiken Promotions in association with RTE 2FM

 

MAHALIA  // Vicar Street // August 26

Tickets €26.00 on sale now

 

Venues:

Vicar Street:                    www.vicarstreet.com

The Sound House:          www.thewileyfox.ie/thesoundhouse

The Grand Social:          www.thegrandsocial.ie

The Workman’s Club     www.thegrandsocial.ie

Whelan’s:                       www.whelanslive.com

The Button Factory:       www.buttonfactory.ie

The Sugar Club:             www.thesugarclub.com

 

Keep up to date with information on Eastbound:

Twitter:                                  Eastbounddublin

Instagram:                             Eastbounddublin

Join the convo:                     #EastBoundDublin

May 12th, 2020
Doors: 07:30 pm
Shame
August 26th, 2020
Doors: 07:30 pm
Mahalia