Ireland’s leading electronic music festival, CELTRONIC 2019 – Starts Tomorrow

Ireland’s leading electronic music festival, CELTRONIC 2019 - Starts Tomorrow

Ireland’s leading electronic music festival, Celtronic, celebrates its nineteenth anniversary this summer with five days and nights of music events, workshops, recording projects and much more across the city of Derry. From Wednesday, June 26th – Sunday, June 30th, some of Derry’s finest venues and event spaces. including The Guildhall, St Columb’s Hall, The Nerve Centre, Echo Echo Dance, Culturlann Ui Chanain will host the biggest, most relevant names in electronic music alongside the best local and national artists.

As always, the lineup at Celtronic 2019 has an international feel with key DJs, producers and live performers from Japan, Sweden, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany and Britain joining artists from across Ireland at the five-day festival. Headliners include KiNK, DJ Nobu, Mano Le Tough, Move D, Axel Boman, Dr Rubinstein, Courtesy and internationally renowned Irish artists Krystal Klear, Or: la,  New Jackson, The Cyclist, Ryan Vail and Elma Orkestra. An opening night concert at Echo Echo Dance will see the Ulster Orchestra perform orchestral arrangements of new music created at Celtronic Studios by Phil Kieran and 8 young musicians.

The diversity of Ireland’s electronic music scene is showcased via the Celtronic Emerge programme with live performances from acts from all corners of Ireland including Paddy Mulcahy, Hylo, Porphyry, The Fully Automatic Model, McConville and Optmst. The city’s leading club nights will also showcase at the festival including Bekuz x Influx, Acid Flex, Deep Fried Funk, Queen & Disco and Osilate.

Tickets for all events are on sale now at The Millennium Forum Box Office (00442871264455) and online at is supported by Derry City & Strabane District Council, PRS For Music Foundation and Youth 19.

For more info, check or follow @celtronic on Twitter.

The full lineup at Celtronic 2019 is outlined below.

Day 1: Wednesday, June 26th

Echo Echo Dance, Magazine Street, Derry

Ulster Orchestra & Phil Kieran

Featuring musical collaborations with Porphyry, John Leighton, Joe O’Hagan, Hannah Richardson, Aaron Thomas, The Fully Automatic Model, Cartin and Ryan Harling.


Advance Tickets:


St Columb’s Hall, Orchard St

Move D (Workshop – Source Records – Heidelberg)

Axel Boman (Studio Barnhus – Pampa – Stockholm)

Queen & Disco

Andrew Devine

9 pm – late

Advance tickets:: £12

Day 2: Thursday, June 27th  

The Nerve Centre, Magazine St

Electric Mainline (Live) with Stephen McCauley + special guests

6.30pm – 8pm

Broadcast Begins at 7 pm

Adm: Free

Sandinos, Water St, Derry

Dr Rubinstein (Berlin)

Courtesy (Kulør – Copenhagen)

Aaron Thomas (Live)
Bekuz.x Influx

Acid Flex

9 pm – 2 am

Advance tickets:: £12

Day 3: Friday, June 28th

Celtronic Emerge at The Grand Central
Michael McElroy (Live)
Voven (Live)
6 pm – 8 pm Adm: Free

Celtronic Emerge at The Guildhall Taphouse

Protocol (Live)

Shay Whelan (Live)
Emmett Gallagher (Live)

6 pm – 9 pm. Adm: Free 

at St Columb’s Hall, Orchard St, Derry

KiNK (Running Back – Live)

Krystal Klear (Running Back – Cold Tonic)

The Cyclist (Tape Throb – Hypercolour)

Deep Fried Funk DJs

9 pm – 2 am

Advance Tickets:


Advance tickets: £18

 Day 4: Saturday, June 29th

Celtronic Emerge at The Grand Central
Porphyry (Live)
Joe O’Hagan (Live)
6 pm – 8 pm.  Adm: Free 


Celtronic Emerge at Sandinos 

Optmst (Live)
The Crimson Underground (Live)
Simpson & Turner (Live)

6 pm – 9 pm Adm: Free

Celtronic Emerge atThe Guildhall Taphouse

Distinctive (Live)

Hylo (Live)
Nazir (Live)

6 pm – 9 pm Adm: Free

at Culturlann Ui Chanain, Great James Street, Derry

Elma Orkestra & Ryan Vail present “Borders”

Paddy Mulcahy (Live)
The Fully Automatic Model (Live)

mcconville (Live)

7pm – 10.30pm

Advance tickets: £12

at The Nerve Centre, Magazine Street, Derry

DJ Nobu (Future Terror-Japan)

Or:la (Céad)

Nez (Computer Controlled-DSNT)

Darren Allen (Underlying Form)

Osilate DJs


9 pm – late

Advance tickets: £13/15

Advance Tickets at

Day 5: Sunday, June 30th

At Long Tower Community Centre, Ann Street, Derry
Celtronic Kids

The electronic music event for 0-4 year olds and their parents/guardians

2.30pm – 4pm

Advance tickets: £4 

at The Guildhall

Mano Le Tough (Maeve)

Phil Kieran (Maeve-PKR)

New Jackson (Maeve – Permanent Vacation – Live)
Ryan Monaghan

8 pm – late 

Advance tickets: £15

For more info, check follow @celtronic on Twitter.  

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