Line Up

Who / What / Where / When

Carlos Gallardo

In his 15 year career he has played in some of the best clubs around the world. He has been a We Party (Madrid) resident Dj for 4 years.


Bimbo Jones

From Miami to Marrakech, Hong Kong to Helsinki, South Africa to Ibiza he’s played many of the hottest clubs in the world



Eibhlín hails from the Southwest coast of Ireland. From a very early age, Eibhlín was heavily influenced by the dance music scene.



Richard Cutmore is fastly becoming one of the most sought after producers having worked with the cream of todays biggest artists


Phil Marriott

With over 17 years experience in radio, DJ and production work, Phil Marriott is an expert of his craft.


Paddy Scahill

Paddy got into DJing aged 16 and used his mate's decks to practice on until he was spinning proficiently at house parties.


DJ Pushee

Peter Puskas AKA DJ Pushee from Hungary is fast becoming a well respected and renowned DJ in Dublin Fair City!



Tickets are on sale now and available from www.e-tickets.ie from €25.50 plus booking fee.



Ireland's one and only LGBT music festival is ready to burst open. POP! One festival, one day, one attitude, one great line up = one hell of a time. So move your ass, make it happen and be a part of something truely special. The 25th June 2016 will see the RDS Dublin transformed into a magical place. That sweetness that gets your mouth watering before the candy has even passed your lips. POP! Sweet bubbles of festival goodness just 5 minutes from the city centre.

  • Saturday 25th June 2016, RDS Dublin
  • Tickets from €25.50 including booking fee
  • The OFFICIAL Pride Ireland fundraiser
  • Many acts, even more memories
  • Lose/find yourself

CandyPOP! has been created as a music event for the LGBT community to be enjoyed by all. 2015 saw a huge mile stone in our country’s history, when same sex marriage became legalised. At the core of the CandyPOP! Festival is to provide a platform to generate funding for Pride Ireland. Pride Ireland will help develop Pride festivals and LGBT events across Ireland. It will be particularly important for smaller festivals and events that may struggle to secure funding and sponsorship.

Our Mission:To create a memorable festival experience while generating funding for Pride Ireland

Our Aim: To foster pride and respect for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities locally, nationally and globally.

The RDS is situated in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

BY BUS: Merrion Road Stops: 27X, 4, 45, 4A, 5, 7, 7A, 8, 18. Anglesea Road Stops: 63, 84. There are also a large numbers of routes serviced through the Donnybrook Bus Garage stop which is located only 10 minutes walk from the RDS. Bus routes include: 10, 10A, 116, 118, 145, 25X, 37X, 39B, 39X, 46A/B/C/E/X, 47, 66X, 67X, 70B, 746, 7B, 7D, 84X. Check www.dublinbus.ie for further info.
  • Doors open at 12:30pm
  • Tickets cost €43.50 including booking fee. Tickets are available on Ticketmaster.ie NOW and are also available to purchase on the day.
  • Note: There is no parking at the venue. For public transport info go to Getting There.
Ticket Terms & Conditions:
Ticket price include booking fees and charges. No refunds or exchanges. Candy POP! is a strictly over 18’s event – photo ID will be required for entry. Other conditions apply
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**COMPETITION** How would you like to WIN 4 tickets to Candy POP - The biggest Pride party in Dublin on June 25th All you have to do is Tag 3 mates you want to bring in the comments below Don't forget to Like & Share! We'll announce the lucky winner next Wednesday (March 8th) Candy POP comes to the RDS on June 25th with state of the art production never seen at any other music festival in Ireland Grab your Super Early Bird Tickets below for just €25.50! http://e-tickets.ie/event/candy-pop-lgbt-music-festival/

Posted by Candy POP LGBT Music Festival on Tuesday, March 1, 2016


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The one and only DJ Eibhlín is onboard!

This is going to be whopper. DJ Eibhlín (Hed Kandi / Ministry of Sound) will be at the very 1st CandyPOP! to make our day. Get on it people!
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Bimbo Jones confirmed for first ever for CandyPOP!

We're delighted to announce Lee Dagger of Bimbo Jones has just confirmed! Bimbo Jones rocked the Harbour Party 2015 at this years Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.


Tickets are on sale now and available from www.e-tickets.ie from €25.50 plus booking fee.


Candy POP
Dublin 4

  +353 87 3813094


RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4