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All-star additions announced for Westport Festival
The Chieftains, Marc Almond, Horslips and Beth Orton will all play.
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 05 Apr 2012
Taking place June 23-24, the Westport Festival Of Music And Performing Arts will bring some massive artists to the West Of Ireland for one stunning weekend.
We already have the legendary Ray Davies, musical institution Jools Holland and Irish acts both young (Imelda May, Royseven, The Minutes) and seasoned (The Dubliners, Undertones) confirmed.
Now, we have a second strong wave. The Chieftains, celtic rockers Horslips, Soft Cell singer Marc Almond as special guest to Jools, and Beth Orton will all play.
Other distinguished additions include: Ryan Sheridan, Wallis Bird, Colin Devlin, Bronagh Gallagher, Sam Amidon, Liz Lawrence, The Plea, Touchwood, Red Empire and Rhob Cunningham.
And it really is a family affair, as children under 12 are welcomed into the festival free of charge. Adult tickets are €75 including booking fee for a one day ticket and €130 including booking fee for a two day ticket. Go to www.westportfestival.com for all the details.