Ray Davies, The Waterboys, Seasick Steve, Alison Moyet, Nick Lowe, Lloyd Cole, and Duke Special are among more than 50 acts just announced to take part in the inaugural Westport Festival of Music and Performing Arts.
The new festival takes place in the 400-acre grounds of Westport House over the weekend of June 23 and 24. It offers on-site camping and is being billed as "a grown-up festival for music fans who treasure their record collections."
Also announced to play on one of the three stages at the family-friendly festival are The Dubliners, Tom Baxter, Damien Dempsey, Mundy, Hothouse Flowers, Eddi Reader, The Minutes, David Kitt, Jerry Fish, The 4 of Us, The Kanyu Tree, The Riptide Movement, Bipolar Empire, Cars Love Girls, Rainy Boy Sleep and Eoin Glacken.
Further family attraction include the Westport House Pirate Adventure Park on the festival grounds. Families will be able to enjoy the Pirates Swinging Ship and Plunge Ride, Swan Pedaloe Boats, bouncy castles, and the Westport House Express miniature train ride.
Tickets, on sale now, are €75 incl b/fee for Saturday or €75 incl booking fee for Sunday or €130 incl booking fee for weekend.
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