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Creating a hullapalooza
All you need to know about the Castle Palooza Festival.
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 30 Jul 2010
Never before has Offaly been so cool. Castle Palooza is taking place down in Charleville Castle, Tullamore this weekend, and as usual the music and arts festival has a great line-up for all you lucky attendees. Now in its fifth year, the festival has some fun and unique events, including workshops in burlesuque and African drumming, a whiskey masterclass, classes from Re-Dress ethical fashion group, and if you just want to be pampered you can head over to the day spa.
Or if you just want to watch the bands – and with a line-up this great, we can’t blame you – here’s who will be playing:
Saturday July 31:
Main Stage: Mercury Rev, Fionn Regan, Adebisi Shank, Cast of Cheers, Funeral Suits, CODES, Colm Lynch, O Emperor, Funzo, The Blue Choir, Hot Press Winners Grand Pocket Orchestra and Joe Echo, Steve Reddy, Opening Party
Boudoir Stage: AV Kid, FTLO DJ set, Steve Reddy, Big Dish Go, Sarsparilla, Robotnik, Sunds of System, Attentin Bebe, Readers Wives, Mercy the Sexton, Neptune City
Sunday August 1:
Main Stage: Norman Jay, Noelle, Wave Machines, Cashier No9, The Lowly Knights, First Aid Kit, James V McMorrow, Alessis Ark, Sam Marais, The Candidates, DJ Baz
Boudoir Stage: Tu-Ki, Scribble Sound System, DJ Scope, Taylor McFerrin, Lonelady, Le Galaxie, Yes Cadets, Daithi O Dronia, The Dying Seconds, Heeos in Hiding, Band on an Island, The Bull Monro
Two-day camping tickets are €99, non-camping weekend tickets are €79 and day passes are €54. For more info on tickets or the line-up, check out castlepalooza.net