Festival news: Valentia Island

Isle see you in the morning...

Who needs sunshine and warmth when you can grab a cosy blanket and hop on a ferry for a festival experience offering something that little bit different to the usual humdrum events. Building on last year's hop, skip and jump from Caherciveen, the 2013 edition of Valentia Island Festival will feature an eclectic swirl of Irish bands and artists (such as David Holmes, New Jackson, Jape and Heathers) topped with an international stawberry in the shape of former LCD Soundsystem soundshifters Pat Mahoney & Nancy Whang who will spin some discs Robinson Crusoe-style during the 3-day weekend.

The line-up as confirmed so far:

Pat Mahoney & Nancy Whang-- Bronagh Gallagher-- David Holmes
Heathers-- Jape-- Daithí
R.S.A.G-- New Jackson-- Fish Go Deep
Elevens-- Billy Scurry-- Donal Dineen
Together disco-- David Kitt-- Arveene
Elaine Mai-- JMRS-- Get Down Edits
Oliver Cole-- The Disconauts-- Martin McCann
Stevie G-- Barry Redsetta-- The Mighty Stef
Dogs-- Paudi Cronin-- Hilary Rose
Generic People-- This Greedy Pig-- Richard Beard
Gugai-- Morgan-- Us Vs Them
Cat Dowling-- Kenny Funk-- Ghost Estates
Mairead McGarry-- Fallen Rule-- Morgan
Phayon-- Jonnie Walsh-- Flavo
Young Wonder*
*Not listed on the official site

For more on Valentia Island Festival visit:

- Valentia Island Festival takes place on Valentia Island, Co. Kerry from 13th-15th September 2013
- Tickets are priced at €35 (Sunday), €85 (weekend), €99 (weekend camping) and €129 (weekend campervan)
- For further info visit www.valentiaislefestival.com

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