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HeadStuff & Aiken Promotions are proud to present the first ever Dublin Podcast Festival featuring a stellar line-up of international and homegrown live podcast events, discussions and workshops taking place in various venues in Dublin City, covering everything from crime to food to music to literature to football, film, comedy, and so much more.

We will have events based on some of the most listened to Podcasts in the world including:

Brian Reed, the host of the This American Life produced hit murder mystery podcast S-Town will join us for an evening at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

The surrealist wonderland of Welcome to Night Vale will come to life on the stage on the National Concert Hall.

Rebel actor/rapper/poet Scroobius Pip will finally bring the brilliant Distraction Pieces podcast to Dublin.

Elsewhere we’ll have a brilliant double-bill of the Radiotopia produced Criminal and The Memory Palace in Vicar Street.

Also in Vicar Street will be the hit British comedy podcast My Dad Wrote A Porno.

Jarlath Regan will host a very special episode of An Irishman Abroad as he interviews special guest writer and national treasure Roddy Doyle.

Senior Podcast Producer at the Guardian Ben Green will be presenting a masterclass in Podcasting in association with ConArtist.

James Richardson of Guardian Football Weekly & Football Italia fame will present a Film podcast in association with ConArtist for the essential Little White Lies Magazine focusing on the cult film classic Alien.

Soccer pundit Graham Hunter in association with ConArtist will present the Big Interview with very special guests focussing on the Republic of Ireland World Cup qualifying campaign.

Elsewhere, HeadStuff will host a slew of workshops and live podcasts from their many shows including NO ENCORE with very special musical guests Overhead, the Albatross and Daithi, The Alison Spittle Show, food podcast With Relish, Juvenalia, Reviewables, Personality Bingo, Fascinated with Gearoid Farrelly, Dubland presented by PJ Gallagher & Suzanne Kane and many more to be announced.

All events will go on sale on Monday July 31st at 9am from unless otherwise indicated.

Criminal + The Memory Palace – Vicar Street Sep 19th

Fascinated with Gearoid Farrelly – Vintage Room, The Workman’s Club – Sep 20th 

Distraction Pieces Podcast – Tivoli Theatre Sep 21st

My Dad Wrote A Porno – Vicar Street Sep 21st  

An Irishman Abroad featuring Roddy Doyle + Personality Bingo – Tivoli Theatre Sep 22nd

Truth & Movies: A Little White Lies Podcast (and Screening) with James Richardson – Liberty Hall Theatre Sep 23rd

Masterclass: The ultimate guide to creating a successful podcast with Ben Green, Senior Producer at The Guardian – Kevin Barry, In association with The National Concert Hall.

The National Concert Hall Sep 23rd  

Dubland (with PJ Gallagher & Suzanne Kane) + Reviewables (with Cian McGarrigle and Edwin Sammon) – The Sugar Club Sep 25th

The Alison Spittle Show + Juvenalia (with Alan Maguire and Ellen Tannam) – Tivoli Theatre Sep 27th

With Relish (food podcast with Harry Colley & Aoife Allen) – The Fumbally Sep 27th

Tickets available exclusively through

No Encore featuring musical guests Overhead, the Albatross, Daithi & more - Whelan’s Sep 28th

The Big Interview – LIVE with Graham Hunter: Ireland World Cup Qualifiers focus with very special guests. Tivoli Theatre Sep 28th

Welcome To Night Vale – All Hail! - In association with The National Concert Hall.

Starring Cecil Baldwin, with Special Guests, live music by Disparition and Erin McKeown as "The Weather" National Concert Hall Sep 28th

Tickets available from / Box Office +353 (0)1 4170000

Brian Reed on Creating S-Town – A New Way To Tell A Story – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre - Sep 29th

Many more events to be added in the coming weeks