Belfast going 'Loco' with new festival featuring B*witched... and bingo?

B*witched, jumping

EYES down, there's a new festival in town: Locoland is a new Belfast music event from Ireland's top/only 'bingo rave' promoters Bingo Loco which features one of the weirdest bills you will see this week - English rap/pop/dance specialist Example and Ireland's own denim-loving 1990s chart toppers B*witched, together at last.

Example, sitting


It remains unclear at time of publication whether there will be any actual bingo played at Custom House Square when Locoland, er, lands on August 4, but punters are definitely promised "a variety of special guests, insane production, with the best of 90s/00 music, confetti showers, hilarious hosts, dance-offs, lip-sync battles and all the usual madness you've come to love and expect."

"Madness" like this:



Locoland's line-up also includes gospel choir pop covers specialists POP Gospel, ABBA Disco ("the complete ABBA experience re-imaged", it says here), Drag Queen Karaoke and the perennial festival favourites "much more". 

Tickets priced from £37.50 (plus booking fee) go on sale on Friday at 10am via

Now, enjoy having this in your head for the rest of the day: