The Garden Party

Featuring a stunning array of dance acts at Ballinlough Castle, County Meath on Sunday, the 4th of June.

Brought to you by the good people at Pod Concerts, The Garden Party is an intimate dance music festival with a stunning array of music and DJ acts in the beautiful 18th Century walled garden of Ballinlough Castle.

The Garden Party will features sets from The Orb, 2 Many DJs, Buck 65, Andy Cato, Asian Dub Foundation, Scratch Perverts, Books Shade, Greg Wilson, Alexander Robotnik, Guilty Pleasures Disco, Neosupervital, Tony Humphries, Superdiscount, Aim, Spank Rock, Carl Craig, 515 DJs, Pogo DJs and Choice Cuts DJs.

Originally topping the bill at The Garden Party were the legendary reggae legends, Toots & The Maytals, who had to cancel due to ill health. Toots was to be replaced by another reggae icon, Desmond Dekker but the news came last week of the untimely death of this greatn music legend.

The Garden Party still features great line-up featuring Andy Cato, one half of the global phenomenon, Groove Armada, who will provide a seminal soundtrack to The Garden Party with his enchanting, quirky work.


Asian Dub Foundation will be bring their heady brew of drum'n'bass and hip hop, Fat Freddy's Drop will lend a dash of quality soulful reggae and Guilty Pleasure will sprinkle a little unashamed crowd pleasing to party proceedings.


Following their massive 2005 hit, "Mandarine Girl", Get Physical's Booka Shade will make their Irish debut at the festival, Markey will provide a mix of Latin influenced drum'n'bass and the Bodytonic Dance & Electronic tent will showcase a diverse range of acts covering many musical bases.


The Scratch Perverts will be getting the party grooving, showcasing their formidable turntable skills while dipping into a range of eclectic sounds from indie, grunge and hip-hop.


The Garden Party will also feature two 80's disco legends, Italian Alexander Robotnik famous for his unique and quirky funk sound and the Hacienda's Greg Wilson, who is enjoying a massive return to the popularity in recent times with his mix of 70's and 80's electro classics.

And the music does not stop there, The Garden Party will feature sets from 2 Many DJs, Buck 65, Guilty Pleasures Disco, Neosupervital, Tony Humphries, Superdiscount, Aim, Spank Rock, Carl Craig, 515 DJs, Pogo DJs, Choice Cuts DJs with many more acts to be announced.

The open-air main stage at The Garden Party will be accompanied by cabaret, side shows, theatrical karaoke and a fully operational flea circus with a menu of tasty cocktails and a full range of healthy, organic and ethnically diverse cuisine.


Buy Tickets

Time: 2pm - 2am

Tickets: €65


Tickets are available from Ticketmaster outlets,


Ballinlough Castle


County Meath.

Tel: + 353 (0) 818 719 300