The Folly Announces

Alice Lynskey

We are delighted to announce that Alice Lynskey will appear at this year’s Folly Festival, and joins another top quality Irish act, The Finns, in this year’s line up!

Alice Lynskey is a singer songwriter who is on the rise. From Dublin and now living in Wexford, her music can be described as pop with hints of country and rock. A strong melody is always central to the song!  She has previously written a top ten track for The Stunning and has released three wonderfully received singles to date.

Early in 2018 she released her debut single “Devil In Me” gaining a lot of airplay, including being RTE playlisted, named KCLR song of the week and receiving great reviews from HotPress and Remys blog/Playlist to name but a few.

This was followed by “Lovesick Rollercoaster” which again was greeted with great reviews including the RTE/KCLR playlist and being named Hot Press ‘Track of the Day’.

Later in 2018, Alice released “Obscene Dreams”. Again receiving great reviews and also been included on The Acoustic Yard CD. It was made song of the week on KCLR and had its own ad on Beat 102-103 ! Alice’s next single release will be in May. Called “Souls” this single will be rockier than her previous singles with a strong toe tapping melody!


Having written songs from a young age, she entered RTE’s “The Hit” and reached the final. Her song “Run and Hide” was recorded by The Stunning reaching No 6 in the charts. Alice has played support to many great acts including The Stunning, The 4 of Us, Declan O’Rourke, Paddy Casey, Little Hours, ELLYD and Don Baker and Rob Strong.

In 2018 Alice performed at the “Wexford Spiegeltent festival”,“Dublin goes Country Festival” and “The little festival at the big house”. Alice is classically trained and has sung on many stages including The 3Arena, The Olympia, RTE TV, The Helix, Whelans, and Enniscorthy Castle.

Alice has been invited to sing at The Acoustic Yard Festival in Westport, this May and at a number of other venues yet to be announced!

“Alice mixes rock, country and pop into an irresistible musical compound which will take over the world given half a chance!”
"She sits right up there in song writing and vocals with Lana Del Rey”
Alice Lynskey The Folly Festival
The Folly
" Lyrical rhythm in songs is something I’m always interested in. The way Alice flips a rhythm between verse and chorus is very sophisticated "
Record Producer

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