by / February 16th, 2012 /

Camden Crawl comes to Dublin

Long one of the major fixtures on the UK festival calendar, the Camden Crawl has established itself as the key event for new live music across the water. Now that experience is coming to Ireland, with the first sister event launching here in May. The Meteor Camden Crawl Dublin will take place on 11th and 12th in venues across the city, including Whelan’s, The Village, Workman’s Club, The Grand Social and Twisted Pepper.

The initial round of line-up announcements include Alarmist, Becoming Real, Clock Opera, Dutch Uncles, D/R/U/G/S, Hands Up Who Wants To Die, Jogging, LaFaro, Laura Sheeran, Lemonada, Lethal Dialect, Le Galaxie, little xs for eyes, Last Days of 1984, Melodica Deathship, Tieranniesaur and We Are Losers, with more to follow over the coming weeks. Keep an eye on the festival Facebook page for details.

The acts are being selected by committee which includes Chris Jones (AU), Eoin Cregan & Trev (Bodytonic), Donal Dineen, Una Mullally (Irish Times), Jim Carroll (On The Record), Niall Byrne (Nialler9) , Gary Sheehan (Note), Gugai (Roisin Dubh), Dan Hegarty (2FM) , Charlene Hegarty (Smalltown America) , Mick Roe (Richter Collective), Aoife Barry (Sweet Oblivion/2XM) , Dave Allen (Whelans) and Peter O’Sullivan (Word Of Mouth).

Tickets for the Meteor Camden Crawl Dublin are available as single day or weekend passes. Tickets are on sale from today from, Ticketmaster,, and HMV stores across the country. Weekend Tickets €40.00/Day Tickets €25 (excluding booking fee). Tickets are to be exchanged for wristbands which allow free entry to each of the participating venues throughout the festival as individual capacities permit. Wristbands and programmes announcing the full line ups and timings for the event are obtainable from 5pm – 10pm each day at the ticket exchange point located at Whelan’s, Wexford Street, Dublin 2.

State is delighted to be a media partner in the event and will bring you all the news of the festival between now and May.