- 06 Dec 19
Dermot Kennedy and Johnny Marr set to headline! June bank holiday weekend 29-31 May 2020
June Bank Holiday Weekend 2020 will see brand new festival Saltwater take place in the beautiful grounds of Westport House, Mayo - one of Ireland’s best loved historic homes and estates. Set to become a highlight of the Irish Festival Calendar, Saltwater is brought to you by the people behind Sea Sessions and will showcase top International and Irish talent with over 60 acts playing across 3 stages.
Dermot Kennedy and Johnny Marr are set to headline Saltwater on the Bank Holiday weekend, 29-31 May 2020. They will be joined by a host of acclaimed international and Irish acts including Maverick Sabre, The Stranglers, Lyra, Lee Scratch Perry, Jerry Fish, Norman Jay, Joanne Keegan and Coda with many more to be announced over the coming months.
One of the first festivals of the summer, Saltwater Festival is an expression of life on Ireland’s rugged wild Atlantic coast. Celebrating Music, Food, Culture, Wellness and the rich heritage of Westport, the festival will bring together like minded people from home and abroad that want to feel the taste of salt in the air as they appreciate the best Ireland has to offer.
With an extraordinary career that has seen him shoot to global fame, Dermot Kennedy is known around the world for hits such as “Outnumbered”, “Power Over Me” and “Glory’. His music touches people’s hearts, and his set promises to be one of the defining moments of the festival. The legendary Johnny Marr needs little introduction, having spent nearly 4 decades in the music business as both a guitarist in The Smiths and as a celebrated solo artist. The rock icon’s set is not to be missed, and is sure to be jam packed with his greatest hits and fan favourites from his vast back catalogue.
Day and Weekend tickets go on sale from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and on www.ticketmaster.ie on Friday 13th December at 9am. Early Bird Tickets are priced from €144 or 3 days with camping options also available. There are also limited single day tickets available from €64. Check out www.saltwater.ie for more details.