summer season is officially here which means it it time to hit the festivals. make sure to get your tickets before they sell out, here are our favourites!
body and soul
body and soul never disappoints. now in its 10th year, body and soul returns with the likes of talos, soak, kate tempest, dream wife, santigold, coely, princess nokia and modeskeletor all lined up for the june festival. it will take place from June 21 – 23 at ballinlough castle, co. westmeath.
love sensation is an exciting new addition for 2019! taking place at dublin’s royal hospital kilmainham in dublin on august 17 and 18. lily allen is the headliner with clean bandit as well as gossip, kelis and soulé also making an appearance. a guaranteed fun filled weekend!
everyone’s favourite campervan festival vantastival marks its 10th year and promises to be a great one. a firm favourite irish band, king kong company will headlining on saturday! vantastival will take place from may 31 to june 2, returning to the beautiful grounds of beaulieu house, outside of drogheda.
another great festival that takes advantage of the stunning surrounds of blessington lakes in co. wicklow, is the eccentric knockanstockan. back with a line-up bursting with local up and coming acts. those who have been before will know that knockan is much more than just the music with all sorts of weird and wonderful happenings expected over the weekend of july 19-21.
another love story
the unique weekender of music, art and conversation makes a welcome return to killyon manor in co. meath from august 16-18. another love story created by the artistic team hunt and gather is back again this year. acts include christian löffler, the redneck manifesto, glasshouse presents: holocene – the music of bon iver. This will be a spectacular weekend!
this seaside festival returns again on the august bank holiday weekend in dublin’s harbour town, dun laoghaire. groove Armada, todd terje and grand master will headline the saturday while chvrches, jungle and marc rebillet will bring the noise on sunday. beatyard is great for families too with eatyard set up with food stalls and fun play areas. also good for those seeking out one day of fun, day tickets and full weekend tickets are available.
bundoran’s favourite surf and music festival returns and this year’s line-up is fantastic – two door cinema club, clean bandit, sigrid, wild youth and the sugarhill gang will headline the weekend. sea sessions takes over bundoran in co. donegal from june 21-23 and tickets are on sale now.