Full line-up confirmed, details of RTÉ Two Live TV broadcast from Other Voices on Sunday December 2nd announced! BANTER guests unveiled and Other Voices Dingle Music Trail revealed!
Other Voices season gets into full swing in the coming weeks, as further details of the TV music event are unveiled. The renowned music recordings show will take place in front of a live audience in St. James’ Church, Dingle, Co. Kerry on Saturday December 1st, Sunday December 2nd and Monday December 3rd, with the IMRO Other Room closed recording session taking place on Friday November 30th. While the day-to-day line-up has yet to be revealed, almost all of the artists performing at St. James’ Church over the three day music extravaganza have been confirmed: Aaron Dessner (The National), Kodaline, Local Natives, Luluc, Owen Pallet, Palma Violets, Paul Buchanan, SOAK, The Staves, The Strypes, The Unthanks, This Is The Kit and Villagers. The IMRO Other Room artists, as well as the Other Voices Viewer’s Choice nominees, will be announced shortly.
A new dimension to this year’s event is the announcement that RTÉ Two will broadcast live from St. James’ Church on Sunday December 2nd. The broadcast will bring a selection of performances to an Irish TV audience, who will be able to watch Other Voices live for the first time in its eleven year history. The broadcast will run from 7pm to 9pm on RTÉ Two on Sunday December 2nd and two artists confirmed for broadcast already are Villagers and Paul Buchanan, with more to be announced. Irish viewers will also be able to tune in and watch the performances live from Dingle on Sunday December 2nd and Monday December 3rd at www.RTE.ie
This year’s Other Voices Music Trail will feature artists performing at the Church and the IMRO Other Room, as well as many Irish acts including Daithi O’Dronai, Toy Soldier, Neon Wolf, Mick Heslin and In The Willows. Following the Dingle recordings, Other Voices will head north in February 2013 for a three day residency at Glassworks in Derry-Londonderry on February 8th, 9th and 10th, celebrating the city’s eminent status as UK Capital of Culture 2013. Already announced for the Derry-Londonderry leg of the three part musical journey are Marina and The Diamonds, Django Django, Neil Hannon and Jesca Hoop.
A number of tickets for St. James’ Church will be made available through competitions on Other Voices social media (Twitter: @OtherVoicesLive & Facebook: ‘Other Voices’) as well as on national radio shows. Please see Other Voices website for more details: www.othervoices.ie