A festival dedicated to Irish acts, this year's line up is looking alternative and diverse as ever. Here are the 6 acts the $quick team can't wait to see
1. Craic Boi Mental Feat Whip Girl
Unbelievably this is craic bois debut festival showing, Along with his partner in crime whip girl he'll be performing all the classic hits that have made him the household name that he is in Irish music today. Anyone that appreciates creativity and authenticity will be at this.
Stage Time: 6pm - 7pm Saturday @The Rasher Factory
2. Post Punk Podge & The Technohippies
The band have been consistently putting out class tracks all year and fresh from Glastonbury they're ready to destroy Knockanstockan. They also performed at the festival last year in front of their adoring fans. A band one should not miss
Stage Time: 10pm - 11pm Sunday @The Rasher Factory
3. Lk Takeover
Preceding Post Punk Podge will be a collective of Limericks finest rappers including some of which we have already covered such as Strange Boy, Gavin Davinci and Hazey Haze. The scene is very vibrant at the moment and their set is a much catch for all hip hop lovers. Naive Ted another artist out of the city can be caught on Friday night from 1.30 also in the rasher factory
Stage Time: 6pm - 10pm Sunday @The Rasher Factory
The Dublin native is going from strength to strength and with a sold out show in his home city and a very well recieved set at longitude to his name already this year he's one of Irish hip hops most sought after rising stars. We'll catch him after Craic Boi Mental & Whip Girl
Stage Time: 10pm - 11.20pm Saturday @FarieField
5. Mango & Mathman
Two lads who need no introduction, they'll be headlining the festival and bringing their typical energetic set to the main stage and we can't wait for it. Two of the most established figures in Irish hip hop no one should miss their set.
Stage Time: 12:40 Am - 2Am Sunday @Spirit Animal
Fresh from their class set at Body & Soul, Tpm will be performing for a second year in a row at Knockanstockan. The lads will be performing jams off their latest folk ep and personally we can't wait to hear them perform "Fuck Rte"
Stage Time: 12:15 am - 1am Saturday @The Rasher Factory