Forbidden Fruit announces tempting 2023 line-up

The initial line up for Dublin’s longest running music festival, Forbidden Fruit, has been announced.

Rina Sawayama at 3Olympia / Miguel Ruiz (Hot Press)

This year’s Forbidden Fruit marks the 11th anniversary of the much loved festival, which takes place annually on the grounds of the Irish Museum Of Modern Art at the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham during the June Bank Holiday Weekend (June 3th and 4th).

The 2023 line-up includes headliners such as Rina Sawayama, slowthai and Central Cee. Rising stars like “B.O.T.A (Baddest of Them All)” hitmaker Eliza Rose, DJ Interplanetary Criminal and grime artist Knucks are all due to perform at the festival.

Forbidden Fruit 2023 line up poster
Source: Forbidden Fruit

In previous years, festival headliners have included the likes of Tame Impala, Lorde, Skepta and Elbow.

Although this the majority of the acts announced are from the UK or further afield- up and coming Irish talent such as Malaki and April are also set to take to the stage across the Bank Holiday Weekend.

Tier One Weekend tickets sold out in minutes following their release on Friday, 3 February.

Like Forbidden Fruit 2022, this years festival will be a cashless event. “All bars, concessions, and traders will accept contactless payments or chip & PIN payments,” the festival stated on it’s website.

via @ ForbiddenFFest on Twitter

A day by day schedule as well as a select number of day tickets are expected to be released at a later date.

More acts are also set to be announced in the coming months as the count down to Forbidden Fruit 2023 gets underway.

You can keep up to date with news about the festival by following Forbidden Fruit on Instagram and Twitter accounts.

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