Forbidden Fruit 2020: Music festival reveals line-up for 10th-anniversary event

Underworld, Jorja Smith and Hot Chip among the main acts for Dublin festival

Underworld vocalist Karl Hyde: performing at Forbidden Fruit 2020. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Underworld vocalist Karl Hyde: performing at Forbidden Fruit 2020. Photograph: Dave Meehan

 

Jorja Smith, Underworld and Hot Chip are among the headline acts that have been announced for the 2020 Forbidden Fruit Festival in the ground of Royal Hospital Kilmainham, in Dublin.

Weekend tickets are already on sale for the 10th-anniversary festival, which is taking place over the bank-holiday weekend of May 30th and 31st, with Saturday-and-Sunday tickets available from €124.50. Day tickets go on sale at 9am this Friday, on ticketmaster.ie.

On Saturday the English R&B singer Jorja Smith will play her first Dublin show at Forbidden Fruit; the Brit Award winner will perform from her critically acclaimed debut album, Lost & Found.

She will be joined by the South Korean DJ Peggy Gou, one of the UK’s hottest rappers, Loyle Garner, and the electronic dance producer Fatima Yamaha.

The 1990s underground techno pioneers Underworld will headline on Sunday, when the bill also features Hot Chip, making their Forbidden Fruit debut, and the Dublin band The Murder Capital.

Forbidden Fruit is running a pop-up on Coppinger Row, in Dublin 2, from today until Friday, offering tickets at early-bird prices.