Following on from a hugely successful festival in 2015 we are delighted to announce the return of
CANALAPHONIC on 23rd and 24th September 2016.
The festival is the result of an ongoing collaboration between Dublin City Council’s South East Area
Office and Abner Browns Barbershop, supported by Fáilte Ireland, Clancourt Group, Waterways
Ireland, Dublin City Council Arts Office, IMRO, Heineken, McGarrell Reilly Group and Rohan Holdings.
A community based festival using a mix of bars, coffee shops and local businesses to showcase
independent music and arts, this year we welcome on board the 5,000 capacity Leinster Cricket Club
as our main outdoor venue for the weekend.
Showcasing the best of Irish independent music and arts; more than 120 acts will participate
including Rocstrong, The Eskies, Zaska, Mongrel State, Barq, Mongoose, White_Mice, The Word Up
Collective, Mother Mooch, Late City Edition, Fox E and the Good Hands, Travis Oaks, Homebeat
Events, T.A.S.T.E and many more to be announced.
Launching in Copan Rathmines – in association with Heineken – next Thursday 5th May 8pm with live
music from Barq and Word Up Collectives’ Damola.
CANAPLAPHONIC Festival continue with their commitment to Play for Pay, whilst providing free
entry to all events for lovers of music, arts and culture. The return of Canal Bank Market at
Portobello and a family fun area in St. Marys College together with new venues this year including
The National Concert Hall Quarter’s “Vaults”, Opium and Whelan’s of Wexford St will make this one
of the coolest events of 2016.
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Watch highlights from CANALAPHONIC 2015: https://youtu.be/6Y4TU3Psg54
August 3rd, 2016