Whether you’re showing your true rainbow colours at Dublin Pride or rocketing off to see Elton John, June 2017 is full of incredible events
Summer has truly arrived with the gorgeous weather last week, so it’s time to dust off those flip flops, pop on some sun screen and get yourself to any of these incredible events happening around Ireland this June.
JUNE 3 – 5
Orbital, Giggs, Aphex Twin and tons more queer-loved performers converge upon Kilmainham’s Royal Hospital this month, forbiddenfruit.ie
Expect haunting, beautiful melodies from Danish singer songwriter Agnes at the Olympia Theatre, ticketmaster.ie
BARE IN THE WOODS
JUNE 9 – 11
Ireland’s latest ’boutique’ music festival, with performances by Rubberbandits, Right Said Fred and loads more, at Garryhinch Woods, Portarlington, bareinthewoods.ie
JENNY GREENE & THE RTÉ ORCHESTRA
JUNE 17 -18
2FM’s Greene (pictured) brings her deadly Dance Anthems show to Live at the Marquee, Cork, ticketmaster.ie
TASTE OF DUBLIN
JUNE 15 – 18
Four days of epicurian excellence at Dublin’s annual food festival at the Iveagh Gardens, tickets from €15, dubin.tastefestivals.com
ALL TOGETHER HUMAN
An exhibition for Irish Aids Day featuring leading artists including MASER, Aoife Dooley and Will St Leger, highlighting the human side of HIV at Filmbase, Dublin.
JUNE 18 – 24
This year’s theme is ‘find your inner hero’, so get cracking! Details of events will be out at the end of May, stay glued to dublinpride.ie. To celebrate Pride, Mother Pride Block Party will be taking place on Saturday June 24 in the Tivoli.
Elder statesman Elton will plays on (and on) at Live at the Marquee, Cork, ticketmaster.ie
JUNE 23- 25
Bundoran’s own boutique music festival is back with sets from Wyvern Lingo, Primal Scream, Shit Robots and lots more, seasessions.com
BODY & SOUL
JUNE 23 – 25
Hippy-ish music festival with performances from Mykki Blanco, Austra and Elaine Mai (interview on page 22), among others, bodyandsoul.ie
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