KNOCKANSTOCKAN ​ ANNOUNCE 1st 50 ACTS

Æ MAK | Raglans | Overhead, The Albatross | August Wells | Beach | The Altered Hours | Booka Brass Band | Vernon Jane | Pretty Beast | Enemies | Sample Answer  | ETC. | Feather | Meltybrains? | i am niamh | enkus | Jiggy | Malojian | MEGACONE | Spines | Mescalito | The Hot Sprockets | Oh Boland | Robocobra Quartet | Naoise Roo | New Secret Weapon | Orchid Collective | Shrug Life | Ye Vagabonds | The Vincent(s) | Pepp| The Eskies | Crow Black Chicken | Elm | Slackers Symphony | Mongrel State | Red Enemy | ZASKA | Search Party Animal (Formerly Bagels) | ProFound | Slouch | Come On Live Long  | The Hard Chargers | WhiteMice (Sinéad White) | This Other Kingdom | THUMPER | Paddy Dennehy & The Red Herring | TooFools | Val Normal | AikJ


#Knock​AN​Stockan Music & Arts Festival will be rocking the Blessington shores for it’s 10th year on Friday 22nd to 24th of July.

 
Celebrating in spectacular style over 3 days, on 7 stages and 150 acts with special honorary guests remaining anonymous.

This is only the tip of the iceberg as team KnockanStockan plan to announce a further 100 acts before July.

 
​”We are so psyched about the bands in this announcement, this really is our favourite time of year picking the lineup, and this is only the beginning, it’s better than Christmas!” Graham Sharpe, Music Director, KnockanStockan
** ​New Festival Features​ **
​The Animal Barn is a new musical performance and visual art venue brought to you by veterans of mischief with a travelling piano. Tunes will be 100% gluten free and created by the finesht musical vagabonds in all the land. Extra curricular activities will include Table Wrestling, Upturned Turtle Céili and the famous Sinclair Disco Bike. It’s a barn…that’s animal.
Riddim Shack and Native Cafe.  Native Spaces is an up-cycled café where quality is paramount. They are focused on using local seasonal produce to offer the best food, coffee and juices available. The music of this oasis is Reggae, RnB and soul for festival goers to chill and feel the sweet vibes. Dublin’s Art Clash, morning Reggae Yoga sessions, Afro-Brazilian head-wear workshops with Turbante, Reggae Yoga and , Dancehall Dancing with there very own instructors, and Capoeira dancing classes  African percussion workshops to name a few! 
​ As always there will be a collection of curious creative creatures performing and roaming around the festival ​as part of the performance art programme that seeks to ignite your imagination.
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