Sleaford Mods, Metronomy and Lambchop announced in first batch of acts for Body & Soul

Body & Soul music festival have revealed the first acts who will be heading to Ballinlough Castle, Westmeath, this summer.

Among the main headliners announced are Metronomy, Vitalic, Lambchop, Sleaford Mods and

Optimo20.

Also announced are La Femme, Songhoy Blues, Hundred Waters, Birdy Nam Nam, Tiggs Da Author, Anna Meredith, Formation, Idiotape, King Kong Company, A Tribe Called Red, Mammút, Elaine Mai, DBFC, Weval, Avalon Emerson, Mr TC, Miss Red & The Bug, Loah and Kelly-Anne Byrne.

Glasgow duo Twitch and Jonnie Wilkes are celebrating 20 years of their vibrant Glasgow club Optimo, and will curate a night in the festival’s Midnight Circus tent, featuring many of the acts listed.

This year the festival will be holding its capacity at 15,000, after several years of expansion. The festival has also introduced an over-20s age limit to the event.

The festival takes place on the summer solstice weekend of June 23rd to 25th. Further acts and art events will be announced in the coming months. Tickets priced at €165 for three days including camping are now on sale from ticketbooth.eu.

 

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