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Top ten acts to see at Longitude music festival this Weekend

The highly anticipated Longitude music festival hit’s Dublin’s Marlay park this weekend, and we’ve put together of the best acts to see.

The three-day festival is a nice warm up before the massive Electric Picnic  at the end of August.

Here’s a list of gigs you shouldn’t miss this weekend.


1- Hozier

If you were lucky enough to nab a ticket for Saturday, then make sure to catch this guy.

Wicklow man Hozier seems to be the name on everyone’s lips these days and he’s playing main stage at 3pm.

The Take Me to Church singer has  had a massive year breaking America, with appearances on The Ellen Show and David Letterman .

His most recent gig was singing at Rosanna Davison’s third wedding in Powerscourt Hotel, Wicklow.

His self -titled album is due out in September and we can’t wait!


2- Disclosure

The electronic music duo will hit the main stage on Saturday at 9.30pm and are certain to draw in a strong crowd.

The Grammy nominated brothers have had huge success in the last few years with massive songs such as Latch which features Sam Smith who will also be playing the Main stage on Saturday. 

Two acts definitely not to miss out on.



This band is a must see act this weekend.

The Indie band – which is made up of three sister’s from California will grace the stage on Saturday at 8pm.

They are best known for their pop-rock catchy anthems such as If I could Change Your Mind and Don’t Save Me.

Haim recently played a Sold-out gig in the Olympia and we’re sure they’ll draw in the crowds again at the weekend.


4 – Colin Devine

The Dublin based DJ will be pumping out the tunes in  the Red Bull Music Academy stage on Friday at 4.30pm and you don’t want to miss out.

Colin – who holds residencies in some of Dublin’s most popular clubs know’s exactly how to get  the crowd going.

If you’re a fan of House or Techno then Colin is your man.

Colin Devine’s 2nd Essenchill Mix by Colin Devine on Mixcloud



Another act to check out on Saturday are these guys.

The Scottish electronic band will play the Main Stage on Saturday at 6.45pm.

These guys have been making waves across the globe since they formed in 2011.

After already playing huge festivals this summer such as Coachella and Glastonbury this is one band you don’t want to miss.


6-Massive Attack

We’re really excited about seeing Massive Attack this weekend.

They’re one of the most anticipated act’s of the whole festival and will be headlining the Main stage on Sunday at 9.15pm.

Mixing psychedelic sounds with alternative hip-hop, this is one show you don’t want to miss out on.


7- The 1975

It’s been all go for English Indie-Pop band The 1975.

Since their self-titled debut album was released in 2013, they have enjoyed sold-out tours, and a number one album.

They’ll be playing the Main stage on Saturday at 5.30pm and it’s sure to be a great show.


8- Conor Oberst

Oberst is an American singer-songwriter best known for his work in the band Bright Eyes.

With his Folky Indie tunes he’s sure to bring a great atmosphere when he plays the Wheelans 25 Stage on Sunday at 6.45pm.



Another must see act this weekend.

The British band are huge right now after bursting onto the scene with massive singles like Waiting All Night and Not Giving In.

They play the Main Stage on Sunday 6pm and it’s set to be one of the major highlights of the weekend.


10-Bombay Bicycle Club

Last but not least, you have to check out these guys.

The London band had massive success with their first number one album this year entitled So Long See You Tomorrow.

They play Main Stage on Friday at 6.30pm and are sure to bring a nice relaxed vibe with their Laid back indie sound.


The full line up



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