by / May 31st, 2012 /

Forbidden Fruit Fringe Parties

What’s a festival without a host of Fringe activities. The Button Factory, Twisted Pepper, Sin É, The Market Bar, Sweeneys and Pygmalion will all be running late night parties and extra gigs around this weekend’s Forbidden Fruit in Dublin.

Here’s a breakdown:

Friday 1st June
The Forbidden Fruit Opening Party in The Button Factory with Planningtorock making her Irish debut appearance (Dj/Vocal Set), a live set from the brilliant Tieranniesaur and a Dj Set from Belin based Kool Thing. Doors are 10pm for this event and there will be a FREE pint of Bulmers upon entry – what a great way to kick off your weekend! To RSVP email with PLANNINGTOROCK in the subject.

Saturday 2nd June
The Twisted Pepper will host a Dj Set from one of the highlights of Forbidden Fruit this weekend, Friendly Fires who will no doubt be fresh from an electrifying performance on the grounds of IMMA! To top this off, Horse Meat Disco will follow their Dj Set at the festival and play a few tunes down at the Pepper! Doors 11pm, Entry €10 with your Forbidden Fruit ticket stub, €12 without

The Button Factory will bring you a live performance from Swedish techno artist The Field who play the Main Stage earlier that day along with a live performance from Toby Kaar and full audio visual show from Arveene & Misk. Doors are 11pm, entry is €5 with your Forbidden Fruit wristband, €10 without.

Sunday 3rd June
Sunday is our big night for Forbidden Fruit Fringe parties with a host of parties across 6 venues in Dublin’s City Centre:

The Button Factory brings a bumper lineup with Modeselekor and The Rapture djing in the Temple Bar Venue. Doors 11pm, Entry €10 with Forbidden Fruit Ticket, €20 without.

The Twisted Pepper have techno dj Ben Klock playing along with Forbidden Fruit performers Real Estate and Peaking Lights both djing. Doors 11pm, entry €10 with Forbidden Fruit Ticket, €15 without.

The Market Bar will host our comedy Fringe Party! We have a very special secret guest, along with MC Danny Dowling (‘Come Dine With Me’ TV 3 Winner), John Colleary (‘The Savage Eye’ RTE 2) and Kevin Gildea (Fr Ted/The Veiw RTE 1). Doors 11pm, entry €5 with Forbidden Fruit Ticket.

Sin E on the quays will host a dj set from Dublin’s band of the moment Cast Of Cheers. Entry FREE

Sweeney’s will welcome Cleveland, Ohio’s Cloud Nothings for a dj set following their performance at the festival that day. Entry FREE

Finally, Pygmalion will host a double header with dj sets from Com Truise and Shit Robot. Entry FREE

Monday 4th June
Join us in The Button Factory for the official wrap party with special guests and late night tunes. Entry FREE

Ticket details for the main event:

Day Tickets: €49:50 / Two Day Tickets: €89.50 / Weekend Tickets: €115
Ticket prices include booking fees, available from usual outlets nationwide.
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