This years festival is filled with some very special guests.
Here is a quick introduction to our Thursday night opening acts.
Celeste de Moriae
Celeste will also be a Judge for this years competition. She is Classy, Mystic elegant, sometimes with a hint of Comedy, but also a powerful neo performer. Also know as “the face” she is a professional singer and showgirl.
Celeste is also Producer and founder of the Croatian Burlesque and Cabaret Festival, producer and founder of the European Burlesque Congress, producer of Bastards meets Burlesque in Germany, Co-producer of the Manège Rustique Show in Stuttgart. She is a Multi Award winner, who has headlined Shows in England, Poland and Croatia. Performed as s Special Guest at many international Shows and Festivals. We are delighted to have her join us to open the 2018 DBF.
House Band – Dublin City Rounders
Since forming in 2013 the Rounders have performed over 400 live shows across Ireland and the UK including playing for Irish President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina at their Residence, the US Ambassador to Ireland Kevin O’Malley, headlining top venues like Whelans and The Sugar Club and festival favorites at Kilkenny Roots, Dunmore East and the Dublin Rock N Roll festivals. They also appear regularly on national Irish radio and television, and in 2015 they were finalists on the Busker Abu talent show on Irish national station TG4.