Comedy line-up confirmed for Forbidden Fruit festival

The organisers of this year's Forbidden Fruit festival have today announced the line-up for the Comedy Stage.

Comedy line-up confirmed for Forbidden Fruit festival

The organisers of this year's Forbidden Fruit festival have today announced the line-up for the Comedy Stage.

The bill aims to mix newest, exciting comic talents alongside some of the most experienced acts on the circuit.

Andrew Stanley will act as the MC for both days at the festival, which takes place in the grounds of the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin on Saturday May 31 and Sunday June 1.

Foil Arms and Hog join the bill fresh from a sell-out show at Vicar St. Jarlath Regan will also appear, after his 'Irishman Abroad' podcast topped the charts in recent weeks, along with fellow internet sensation, ‘Irish Mammies’ tweeter Colm O’ Regan.

TV stars Patrick McDonnell (‘Father Ted’), John Colleary (‘The Savage Eye’), Patser Murray (‘Love Hate’) and Tom O Mahony ('Damo and Ivors') are some of the other highlights.

Eric Lalor, recently voted 'Irelands best comedian' will also take to the stage, along with Bec Hill, Danny Dowling, Kevin Gildea, Paul Tylak, Rory O Hanlon, James Goldsbury, Colm Tyrell, Niamh Marron and Donal Vaughan.

Tickets for the no-camping festival are available from Ticketmaster outlets, at €59.50 for one day, or €110.00 for two days.

Comedy Line-up:

Saturday, May 31: Kevin Gildea, Patrick McDonnell, Donal Vaughan, Eric Lalor, Niamh Marron, Paul Tylak, James Golsbury, Bec Hill & John Colleary.

Sunday, June 1: Rory O Hanlon, Danny Dowling, Jarlath Regan, Patser Murray, Colm Tyrell, FF Talent Search Winner, Tom O Mahony, Colm O’ Regan, Foil Arms and Hog.

Music Line-up:

Saturday, May 31: The Flaming Lips, Bell X1, Flying Lotus 3D show, F*** Buttons, Nils Frahm, Thundercat, Captain Murphy, The Young Knives, Kid Karate, To Kill A King, Vann Music plus more to be announced.

Sunday, June 1: 2 Many DJs, Wild Beasts, Warpaint, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Public Enemy, Little Dragon, Gold Panda, Klangkarussell (live), The Range, Brian Deady plus more to be announced.

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