Irish Festivals 2013

We Irish are partial to a music festival or two

Upcoming music festivals:

**********July**********

The Show: Longitude
The Dates: 19th-21st July (no camping)
The Cast: Kraftwerk, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Villagers & more
The Place: Marley Park, Dublin
The Tickets: 1 day - €54.50, 3 day weekend - €149.50
The Rest: visit longitude.ie for more details

The Show: Knockanstockan
The Dates: 26th-28th July (camping)
The Cast: John Blek & The Rats, Nanu Nanu, The Altered Hours & more
The Place: Blessington Lakes, Wicklow
The Tickets: 3 day weekend - €95, Sunday day - €40
The Rest: visit www.knockanstockan.ie for more details

**********August**********

The Show: Indiependence
The Dates: 2nd-4th August (with camping)
The Cast: Bastille and more
The Place: Deer Park, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork
The Tickets: 1 day - TBC, 3 day weekend - TBC
The Rest: visit indiependencefestival.com for more details

The Show: Castlepalooza
The Dates: 2nd-4th August (with camping)
The Cast: TBC
The Place: Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
The Tickets: 1 day - TBC, 3 day weekend - TBC
The Rest: visit www.castlepalooza.com for more details

**********September**********

The Show: Valentia Island
The Dates: 13th-15th September
The Cast: David Holmes, Heathers, Jape and more
The Place: Valentia Island, Co. Kerry
The Tickets: Weekend Camping €99, Weekend no-camping €75 (early bird offers available)
The Rest: visit www.valentiaislefestival.com for more details

**********October**********

The Show: Hunters Moon
The Dates: 25th-27th October
The Cast: Rhys Chatam, School Tour, Bird People and more
The Place: various venues, Carrick-On-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
The Tickets: 3 day early birds €45
The Rest: visit huntersmoonfestival.com for more details

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Done and dusted but will return next year

**********May**********

The Show: Camden Crawl
The Dates: 3rd-5th May (no camping)
The Cast: The Black Lips, Dirty Beaches, Lanterns On The Lake, Squarehead, Hidden Highways, Bouts, O Emperor & more
The Place: various venues throughout Dublin city
The Tickets: 1 day - €38.50, weekend pass - €59.50
The Rest: visit www.camdencrawldublin.com for more details

The Show: Kilkenny Rhythm & Roots
The Dates: 3rd-6th May (no camping)
The Cast: John Grant, The Deep Dark Woods, Phosphoresent, Angel Olsen, Hurray For The Riff Raff & more
The Place: various venues throughout Kilkenny city
The Tickets: varies per show
The Rest: visit www.kilkennyroots.com for more details

The Show: Vantastival
The Dates: 3rd-5th May (camping)
The Cast: Damien Dempsey, And So I Watch You From Afar, Rachel Sermanni, Carried By Waves & more
The Place: Bellurgan Park, Louth
The Tickets: 1 day - €40, 3 day weekend - €89
The Rest: visit www.vantastival.com for more details

**********June**********

The Show: Forbidden Fruit
The Dates: 1st-2nd June (no camping)
The Cast: Kasabian, Primal Scream, Chic, Four Tet & more
The Place: Kilmainham, Dublin
The Tickets: 1 day - €54.50, weekend - €99.50
The Rest: visit forbiddenfruit.ie for more details

The Show: Body & Soul
The Dates: 21st-23rd June (camping)
The Cast: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, PiL, Kurt Vile, Willy Mason & more
The Place: Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath
The Tickets: From €55 to €139
The Rest: visit bodyandsoul.ie for more details

The Show: Westport Festival of Music & Food
The Dates: 29th & 30th June (camping)
The Cast: Elvis Costello, Martha Wainwright, The Silver Seas, Imelda May, The Stunning, Alabama 3 & more
The Place: Westport House, Mayo
The Tickets: From €40 to €130
The Rest: visit www.westportfestival.com for more details

*All details subject to change. Please make sure to confirm all details on the festival's official website

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