Headliner Act

Riptide Movement will be headlining the Affidea Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon on 13 August!

Based out of Dublin, this rock quartet topped the charts with their 2014 album Getting Through and recently released their fourth studio album, Ghosts in late 2016.

Read more on Riptide Movement here.

Schedule

Finish Festival Concert

Finish Line Festival: Phoenix Park           10am – 1pm

Support Act: Santoria                               10:15am – 10:45am

Half Marathon Awards Presentation:         10:45am – 11:00am

Concert: The Riptide Movement              11:00am – 12:00pm

Support Act 2: Jive Cats                            12:15pm – 1:00pm

All runners and spectators are treated to a concert at the Finish Line Festival.  Concert admission is FREE and open to the Public.

Entertainment on the Course

Music every mile makes up the heart and “sole” of this event. Live bands and DJs will be playing a variety of music from alternative to classic rock, punk, funk and blues to jazz it up.

See course bands listed below.

Brain Donation

Location: Talbot Memorial Bridge
Play Start Time: 8.25am
Play Finish Time: 9.01am

Brain Donation are a 3-piece powerhouse of hard hitting, no nonsense alternative rock. Their close harmonies, grungy guitar, sucker-punching bass lines and heavy dance beats produce an enormous sound that could drive even the most miserable of men to dance.

Their debut Ep is available on Spotify, iTunes and all other major online outlets.

More than Machines

Location: DCC Building
Play Start Time: 8.28am
Play Finish Time: 9.12am

https://m.facebook.com/MoreThanMachines/

NC Lawman

Location: Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Play Start Time: 8.37am
Play Finish Time: 9.41am

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100007773855187

Rachel McCormick

Location: Sarsfield Road outside Cleary’s Pub
Play Start Time: 8.42am
Play Finish Time: 9.57am

Dublin City Rounders

Location: St Laurence’s Road before N4 flyover
Play Start Time: 8.47am
Play Finish Time: 10.14am

https://beardfire.wordpress.com/

John Byrne

Location: Chapelizod Gate
Play Start Time: 8.50am
Play Finish Time: 10.23am

Stolen City

Location: Islandbridge Gate
Play Start Time: 8.55am
Play Finish Time: 10.42am

Having started out as two duos and a marching band drummer from various parts of Dublin, these five young energetic acoustic rock lovers decided to merge together to form Stolen City.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/OfficalStolenCity/about/?ref=page_internal

Starr

Location: Wellington Road before internal path
Play Start Time: 9.00am
Play Finish Time: 11.00am

Water on Mars

Location: St Mary’s Lane (for both HM runners and 10k finishers)
Play Start Time: 9.25am
Play Finish Time: 11.50am

The Rockets

Location: Wellington Road (Bottom of Kyber pass)
Play Start Time: 9.20am
Play Finish Time: 11.30am

The Luna Boys

Location: Chesterfield Avenue
Play Start Time: 9.00am
Play Finish Time: 11.15am

From the foothills of Bray Head comes the irrefutable finest live band in the country. With over 1000 gigs together, the trio bang out all your favourite tunes with raucous symmetry.

https://www.facebook.com/TheLunaBoys/

Duelling Saddles

Location: Knockmaroon/Ordnance Survey/Furze Road junction (for 5km, HM and Fun Run)
Play Start Time: 9:30am
Play Finish Time: 1:00pm

From the foothills of Bray Head comes the irrefutable finest live band in the country. With over 1000 gigs together, the trio bang out all your favourite tunes with raucous symmetry.

https://www.facebook.com/DuellingSaddles/

*Also playing the Saturday 5K course!