British electro-pop outfit Metronomy and Dubin-based duo Mango x Mathman are among the first acts to be announced for the Body & Soul festival in Westmeath this summer.

The festival, which is taking place on June 19 -21 in Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath, is set to "champion Ireland's homegrown talent" at the popular event.

Longtime Body & Soul brethren King Kong Company returns with their signature blend of unpredictable and raucous performance.

Dubin-based duo Mango x Mathman hit the stage amidst a blur of praise for their most recent release Casual Work while Choice music prize nominee Daithí is back with his immense new album.

America's feminist MC Princess Nokia is a barrier-breaking, Afro-Latin American artist from Spanish Harlem and is one of the fiercest rappers in the game today. 

The latest addition to Ireland's own rapper royalty, Kojaque, makes his Body & Soul debut hot on the tails of a Boiler Room feature-doc and nailing it on NME's 2019 list of essential artists.

Also joining the line-up are: Róisín Murphy, Marc Rebillet, Khruangbin, Sampa The Great, Kneecap, TPM, Jape, Hare Squead, God Knows, The Clockworks, Elm, PowPig, Aoife Nessa Frances, Aimée, Alex Gough, Conchúr White, Denise Chaila,Somebody's Child, Kitt Philippa, Thumper, Nealo and Soda Blonde. 

The 2FM Rising 2020 artists will take over the woodlands stage on Friday,  June 19 on what is set to be one of the festival weekends on the year. 

Alan Swan, Director of Music for 2FM, said: "This is year three of the 2FM Rising partnership with Body & Soul a perfect symmetry between us and the festival championing incredible acts in a truly exceptional setting. 

"This year’s line up shows how exciting the Irish music scene is right now."

Also, to mark its contemporary twist on the age-old tradition of The Summer Solstice, Body&Soul has invited Burning Man Temple Builder Geordie Van Der Bosch to Ballinlough to design a 35-Foot Temple as a centrepiece to the festival.

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