- 30 Jul 21
With the combination of the Live Performance Support Scheme and the success of the Government's test gigs at the Iveagh Gardens and the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, we are on the verge of a huge explosion of music activity. As part of our Summer of Music 2021 special feature, we're taking a look at some of the most eagerly anticipated events of the summer...
Arcadian Field Festival
Where: Bellurgan Park, Dundalk, Co. Louth
When: September 3–5, 2021
Who: TBA, but 2020 was set to include The Turbans, Mike Garry, Mik Artistiks Ego Trip, Æ MAK, Juicebox Comedy, Orwells 84, Podracer, The Gakk, Alice Robinson, Dominic Jones, Hunting Hall, Future West, Annie-June Callaghan, Mark Corcoran, Niall Mc Guigan, Sophie Coyle, Kelso, Alice Robinson and fedr.
What: This boutique music and arts festival nestled at the foot of the Cooley Mountains takes place on the breathtaking grounds of Bellurgan Park. Theatre, storytelling, readings, poetry, talks, workshops, yoga and holistic healing will all form part of the fabric of the weekend centred around, and inside, an 18th century estate home. More details to be announced in the coming weeks after Arcadian received vital funding from the Government’s Live Performance Support Scheme 2021.
Make sure to: Take a walk through one of Ireland’s largest old-growth forests
Tickets: €149.37, on sale now via Eventbrite.ie.
Read all of Part One of the two-part Summer of Music special in the current issue of Hot Press – out now: