Dublin Rock n Roll Festival
The Dame District proudly present:
The Dublin Rock n Roll Festival
31st July - 2nd August
It’s back! But this time with an even bigger bang! And a new name! Formerly known as the Rock-N-Roll Conference, held in Dublin last year, will be working under a new name, The Dublin Rock-N- Roll Festival!
Celebrating music, cars, hairstyles, clothing, everything rockabilly and much more! A free event for lovers of all things 50s and 60s! If you are a lover of Rockabilly Music, Rock-N-Roll, Fast Cars, Motorcycles, 50s frocks and bobby socks, then this is for you.
Live Music all weekend
The best of Rockabilly Rock-N-Roll bands will be tearing it up in various venues throughout the weekend. Acts confirmed so far are The 45's ( UK), The Rockets, The Shades, Mongrel State, Dublin City Rounders, Slim Jim and the Bone Breakers and much more. Expect some of the coolest names in Ireland and beyond, all through the weekend.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Off presented by SwingScene.ie - The Mercantile – 8pm
Swing, Lyndy Hop, Boogie & Woogie, The Twist & more. Beginners to intermediates get to show off their stuff! The night will be curated by the kings of swing SwingScene.ie following by Live Music.
Vintage Car Show Hot Rod City – Classic American Motors Ireland V8 will be on hand bringing 18 of some of the most amazing Hot Rods and streetcars straight from the vintage days of the USA.
The Thomas House – Delta City Bombers 8pm (Ticket required)
The Mercantile – Rock ‘n’ Roll Fashion Show 8pm
Everyone dress up; dress down and all around Rock ‘n’ Roll! 50’s frocks and bobby socks, blue jeans and brylcreem. Rockabilly rules apply: Plaid, Polka Dot, Floozy, Swing & Circle Dresses, Stripes, Floral, Leather Jackets, Demin, Crinoline Skirts, Pencil & Pin Up Dresses.
Sweeneys – Abner Browns Stage
Home of the best Rock ‘n’ Roll in town.
Motorcycle Rally across Dublin. – From 11am
A heap of motorcycles will start at the Garden of Rememberance and work their way across the city. The ending will conincide with the finish of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon in Phoenix Park.
The Mercantile – Live Music from 8pm
Sweeneys – The Jazz Men Live