Dublin’s TXFM is the Official Music Station of Longitude 2015, continuing its association with the event after last year.
The station will broadcast live from the three-day festival at Marlay Park, from Friday 17th – Sunday 19th July which has Hozier, The Chemical Brothers, Alt-J, The Vaccines and Jungle performing.
Presenters Joe Donnelly and Orlagh Donnelly will kick off the weekend on air with a TXFM Drive special on Friday, then Transmission presenter Derek Byrne will team up with TXFM Evening presenter Kelly Anne Byrne (pictured) for an exclusive DJ set to be broadcast live on TXFM from Marlay Park.
Presenters Cathal Funge, Brian Keaveney Paul Donegan, Kelly Anne Byrne, Nadine O’Regan and Paul Lynskey, plus DJs Claire Beck and Nialler9 will also broadcast live from the event.
TXFM will be broadcasting live from Longitude 2015 supported by Three Ireland, one of the main sponsors at this year’s festival.
Commenting on the partnership, Elaine Carey, Chief Commercial Officer at Three said, “Longitude is our first festival of the summer season and Three is delighted to be partnering with TXFM. At Three, we understand live music fans have high expectations. To live up to this, we have created a unique and innovative partnership with Maser, one of Ireland’s most exciting visual artists, to give music fans the ‘best the view in the house’ from ‘3Deck’ at Longitude – a custom built viewing platform which Three customers will be able to access exclusively through the brand’s new rewards programme, 3Plus. Through the 3Plus app, festival goers can book their favourite acts time slot two hours before, to secure the top spot.”
TXFM Programme Director, John Caddell said: “Everyone at 105.2 TXFM is really looking forward to Longitude 2015. Broadcasting and DJing at last year’s festival was one of the highlights of our year as a station, and we’re thrilled to be back even bigger and better for Longitude 2015”
TXFM will broadcast live from Longitude at the following times: Friday 17th July (3pm – midnight), Saturday 18th July (1pm-7pm) and Sunday 20th July (1pm-7pm).