August Féile 2014

31 July - 10 August

Ireland's largest community festival plays host to headlining music from home and abroad, plus a diverse range of dance, literature, drama, exhibitions, family fun, sports events, tours and walks, discussions and debates and Irish language events.

This year's headline act are The Kaiser Chiefs.

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The Kaiser Chiefs - 9 August
Falls Park
£25

One of the biggest rock bands in recent history, the Kaiser Chiefs have released 4 hit albums, umpteen hit singles and accumulated 3 Brit Awards since they first burst onto the music scene in 2005 with platinum-selling debut album 'Employment'.  Since then they've enjoyed top ten singles success with the likes of 'I Predict a Riot', 'Oh My God' and 'Never Miss a Beat', plus a number one smash in 2007 with 'Ruby'.

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Other highlights of the festival are:
Boyzone - 2 August
Falls Park
£25

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Jason Manford - 7 August
Falls Park
£15

This year's Féile comedy night doesn't disappoint, with one of the very biggest stand-up names in the business. Jason Manford has become a household name in the past decade and is currently the host of the BBC's brand new A Question of Sport Super Saturday. A northern English writer, comedian, actor, radio and television presenter.

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Frances Black (with support from Brigid O'Neill) - 5 August
Clonard Monastery
£15

When Nanci Griffith called Frances Black "the sweetest voice of Ireland," she was paying tribute to someone who has been one of Ireland's best-loved and most enduring artists since the late 80s, with a string of best-selling albums, awards and other accolades behind her.

Soul II Soul (with Jazzie B and Caron Wheeler) / Paul Young - 3 August
Falls Park
£20

80s legends Soul II Soul and Paul Young will be performing in a double-bill of live music that'll bring the old school disco dancefloor right to the heart of Falls Park. Soul II Soul had a string of hits in the 80s and 90s including the number one smash Back to Life and other classics.

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The Selector - 10 August
Falls Park
£10

Mixing punk, ska and reggae "Too Much Pressure" contains the irresistible hits "On My Radio", "Three Minute Hero" and "Missing Words". It successfully reflected the social and political issues of the early Thatcher years in Britain and gave a voice to disaffected youth across the racial divide.

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Wolfe Tones - 8 August
Falls Park
£10

They're back at Féile by popular demand! The Wolfe Tones have been kings of the Irish music scene for near on five decades now.

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Féile Dance Night - 1 August
Falls Park
£25

Laidback Luke, Blasterjaxx, Juicy M, D.O.D. Laidback Luke was voted #46 on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs list in 2008, before jumping to #27 in 2009 and jumping up 10 places in 2010. Blasterjaxx are Thomas Jongkind and Idir Makhlaf. In 2012, they released the Reborn EP was released with D-Rashid containing two tracks: "Reborn" and "Where We Go" with Laidback Luke signing the tracks at his own label Mixmash Records.  Juicy M is one of the top electro/ progressive house DJs in the business. She has opened for Black Eyed Peas, Backstreet Boys, Jay Sean, Willow Smith, Afrojack, and Skrillex.

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