There has been an amazing response to their first announcement, HALF the weekend tickets for Love Sensation are now sold out!
Love Sensation is the brand new ultimate queer festival brought to you from the people behind the legendary Mother club and here’s the T on what is going to be one of the hottest dates in everyone’s calendar this summer.
Taking over the grounds of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin on August 17 and 18, the two-day music and arts festival is aimed at the LGBT+ community and their many friends.
The pop sensation has been an LGBT+ ally for many years and is sure to rock the main stage of Love Sensation with hits such as ‘Fuck You’, ‘The Fear’ and ‘LDN’.
Kelis became a household name after the success of “Milkshake”. She has gone on to rule the charts with songs like “Trick Me”, “Bounce”, and “Acapella”.
Grammy award-winning trio Clean Bandit will be taking to the main stage. The band have a seemingly endless list of sensational collaborations with artists such as Jess Glynne, Marina, Demi Lovatoe, Anne-Marie and Zara Larsson.
Indie rock band Gossip is reuniting on tour to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their album Music For Men. The shows will bring Beth Ditto, Nathan Howdeshell and Hannah Billie back together on stage for the first time since 2012.
Love Sensation will be the final date on their reunion tour so it’s bound to be an unforgettable experience.
Conceived in June 2010, Mother is an old school club night for disco-loving gays and their friends. Packed into a cosy underground space, the club has become an institution of Dublin nightlife and has been named one of the “top five clubs in Ireland” by The Irish Times, Hot Press and Attitude magazine. Not only has the club raised the bar when it comes to queer club-culture in Dublin, but Mother is also a main player at creating magical moments at some of Ireland’s biggest festivals, last year named one of the top 13 acts at Electric Picnic this year.
Mother is coming back to Electric Picnic! Saturday & Sunday night, from midnight – 4am, Dublin's best dance party is kicking off in Strabally.SATURDAY:Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow: Midnight – 4am.The Mother Midnight Electric Rideshow.SUNDAY:Earthship Stage, Body & Soul: Midnight – 4am.From midnight on Sunday, drag your sequinned self to Mother for our annual epic closing party.Join us & check out full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/266604417402149/
Posted by Mother Club on Sunday, August 12, 2018
Soulé is the leading force in a new wave of emerging Irish music. The Dublin based electronic pop artist is here to make her mark with her bass-heavy sound and soft – soulful vocals. Born in London and raised in Dublin seaside town of Balbriggan, the singer songwriter’s innate charisma, natural talent and electronic pop influenced tunes have garnered her a cool, three million streams on Spotify.
Who else could host the main stage for the weekend, there really is only one woman for the job, step forward Panti Bliss!
The George Stage
Expect tons of surprises from The George stage, a Mother Dance Tent you won’t want to leave and a host of RuPaul Drag Queens brought to you by Dublin drag legends ‘Dragged Up’ including Monet X Change, Naomi Smalls, Jujubee, Laganja Estranja & Sonique!
The weekend will also see performances from Daithí, Horse Meat Disco, Andy Butler (Hercules & Love Affair), Kelly-Anne Byrne, & more.
AND we have more act announcements to come! Grab your tickets quick over on Ticketmaster!”
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