Forbidden Fruit is back with the 11th edition of the unique 2-day Festival on the June Bank Holiday Weekend Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th in the heart of Dublin City Centre on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. There's some sizzling new additions joining the bill.
Adding to the already awesome lineup is internationally renowned DJ and broadcaster Annie Mac. Annie has grown from her club culture roots into a global force in music broadcasting, event curating and DJing and a prolific tastemaker in contemporary music.
Born and raised in Walthamstow, Olivia Dean is one of the UK’s brightest rising stars, Dean has been praised for her endearing, down-to-earth lyrics and magnetic, feel-good live performances. Since 2019 Olivia has been gathering fans apace, with over 1.68 million monthly Spotify listeners and supporters across BBC Radio 1, Beats 1, The Guardian, Sunday Times Style, Dazed, The FADER, NME, Clash and more tipping her for greatness. Check out 'Dive' taken from her debut album ‘Messy’ releasing in June.
With over 75 million streams to date, Rachel Chinouriri is fast making a name for herself as an ambassador of heartfelt indie, soothing her listeners with intimate, emotional storytelling. Praised for her 2022 EP ‘Better Off Without’ and starting 2023 with a spot on the BBC’s Sound of 2023 shortlist, Chinouriri’s year could not be looking brighter. To top it off she has also been shortlisted for the Ivor Novello Rising Star Award and won support spots with Sam Fender, Celeste, Tems, Kojey Radical, and more under her belt. For a taster check out her track 'I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Trying)'.
Making his Irish festival debut is American rapper, singer and producer Channel Tres. Best known for his singles "Controller" and "Topdown" the Compton-raised artist blends genres and musical influences and has collaborated and remixed with artists including Robyn, Tyler, The Creator, Disclosure and more.
Born and raised in Berlin FJAAK are an electronic music trio. These childhood friends have been making hardware-based techno together for a few years now, releasing a few EPs before landing on Modeselektor's 50 Weapons label in 2014. They have since attracted worldwide attention with an alternative and boundary-pushing take on classic techno, house and breakbeat.
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