The Folly Announces
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 from Dublin and currently 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 4 wonderfully received singles to date.
Alices most recent release “Souls” was released in May 2019 to great acclaim. A strong rock/pop anthem which has you playing air guitar and air drums at your desk within mere seconds of hearing it. It was Hotpress song of the day on release and also received brilliant reviews from Pure M and many others. It was KCLR song of the week, played on Dan Hegartys RTE 2FM show, was RTE 1 playlisted and played across the nation.
Along with The Acoustic Yard Festival in May, Alice has been invited to sing at the Folly Festival Laois in July 2019. It is Irelands first gender balanced festival and is in its 2nd year! It’s a sister festival of The Electric Picnic. Then in August Alice will be performing at The Playing Fields Festival in Kildare. In its first year it includes The Stunning, The 4 of Us, Declan O’Rourke and Jerry Fish.
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 and to name 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.
In October 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 !
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.
In 2014 Alice entered a song into RTEs “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, Peachface and Don Baker and Rob Strong