- 13 Feb 18
Brand new Irish musical festival The Feis is launching this summer, Saturday July 7th, in Liverpool's World Heritage Waterfront and Van Morrison has just been added to the already impressive lineup.
The Feis has promised to be the biggest celebration of irish culture the city has ever seen. So far, the lineup includes; Chieftains, Imelda May, The Hothouse Flowers, Foy Vance, The Coronas, Aslan, Finbar Furey, Paul Brady, Hudson Taylor, The Stuning, Nathan Carter, Damien Dempsey, Dublin Legends (The Dubliners), Sharon Shannon, Mary Coughlan, Jack L & Mundy.
The festival is taking place in Liverpool to celebrate Liverpool's extensive Irish heritage and will be part of the Liverpool 2018 events programme which marks the 10th anniversary of European Capital of Culture.
Music promoter Vince Power who is in charge of the festival has also worked on gigs such as Glastonbury, Leeds and the world famous Fleadh Festival. Talking of the up coming festival, Power said "I'm proud and delighted to bring The Feis to Liverpool, a great city with such strong ties to Ireland,' saying he has always wanted to do an Irish festival in the City of Liverpool.
Tickets go on sale on Wednesday February 14th at 10am and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or directly from The Feis website.