by Danielle Holian

Forbidden Fruit Festival 2016 will be held over the June Bank Holiday Weekend from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June at The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin 8.

Brand new acts have been added to the weekend’s line up, and more are still to be announced.

PUSHA T, a hip hop giant, will make his first Forbidden Fruit appearance on Friday. The former rapper is due to release a follow up album to King Push later this year and also runs Kanye West’s record label G.O.O.D. Music.

LEFTFIELD, an influential dance act of the 90s and masters of electronica, will take to the stage on Friday night. Sixteen years since their last album, the acts brand new record Alternative Light Source brings them back to the centre of the electronic scene.

Ireland’s only student full orchestra, Trinity Orchestra, will be at the event.They are gaining recognition for their incredible covers of various acts such as Arcade Fire, Pink Floyd, Daft Punk, Sigur Ros and LCD Soundsystem.

Dublin grown WHITE COLLAR BOY are a two-piece electronic-garage group. The duo share a love of electronic and new wave music.

FRIDAY – Al Gibbs | Back Dunne

SATURDAY –  Voxx | Eve DJ’s | 4WRD Grad

SUNDAY – Jack Thompson | Dan Stritch | Cian Toner | Aaron Nolan | Hidden Agenda DJS | Bruce Willis DJs | Hidden Flux DJS

Day tickets for Forbidden Fruit are priced €59.50 and weekend tickets are priced at €119.00 0818 719300

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