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eir Other Voices 2016.

eir Other Voices enlisted Irish musician Lisa Hannigan to announce the first artists who will make the journey to Dingle this December.

Performing in St.James’ Church from Friday 2 and Sunday 4 December, the fifteenth series will air on RTÉ2 in 2017. Returning to hosting duties are BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens, Dublin born/London made DJ and broadcaster Annie Mac and Fight Like Ape’s leading light May Kay.

Following the exclusive performance filmed in Berlin, Lisa confirmed hip hop artist Rejjie Snow, UK singer and writer Pixie Geldof, Californian musician and singer Margaret Glaspy, Irish indie act Girl Band and musician, poet and artist Kojey Radical.

The annual Music Trail, where more than seventy artists from s will perform free concerts in venues throughout the town and beyond, before and after the church shows, which will be streamed in Dingle also.

The recording will also be edited with clips from Other Voices Texas sessions to include Willie Nelson, Mumford and Sons, Conor Oberst, Cage the Elephant, Gregory Porter, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Wild Child and a host of others. 

The IMRO Open Call has also whittled down it’s final acts that will depend on public voting, which you can cast yours here.

Music Trail 

The Other Voices Music Trail is a series of free concerts in venues throughout the town and beyond. Playing over the weekend are Arborist, Bad Bones, Beauty Sleep, Craig Gallagher, Cry Monster Cry, Damola, David Kitt, Emily Barker, Fangclub, Farah Elle, Jack O’ Rourke, Jealous of the Birds, John Cummins, Katie Laffan, Land Lovers, Maija Sofia, Marlene Enright, Og, Orchid Collective, Pat Dam Smyth, Phil Kieran, Planet Parade, Ports, Rosa Nutty, Ruth, Ryan Vail, Slow Riot, Soule, Strange Attractor, Too Fools, Windings and many more.

Stay tuned to the eir Other Voices facebook and twitter for details on how to grab tickets and info on fringe events.