first acts announced for Northern Ireland's Stendhal Festival

Paddy Casey, Mick Wilson, Little Bear, Trucker Diablo, and more

published: Mon 20th May 2013

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Friday 16th to Saturday 17th August 2013
Ballymully Cottage Farm, Roe Valley, Northern Ireland, BT49 0NQ, Northern Ireland MAP
£30 with camping
daily capacity: 1500
last updated: Mon 24th Jun 2013

Irish singer-songwriter Paddy Casey, current lead singer of 10CC, Mick Wilson and Celtic rockers More Power to your Elbow lead the first acts confirmed for the third edition of Stendhal Festival which takes place in the Roe Valley, Northern Ireland, on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th August 2013.

Combining music, art, dance, sculpture, poetry, and a host of other activities, this is a family friendly event that embraces the ethos of community, discovering different genres of art and above all, having a good time.

Also confirmed for 2013 are Little Bear, Trucker Diablo, Rainy Boy Sleep, Axis Of, Paul Casey, The Bonnevilles, Paddy Nash and the Happy Enchiladas, Paul Casey, Malojian, Sons Of Caliber, Our Krypton Son, Furlo, Triggerman, Wyldling, Amidships, The Clameens, De Fuego, Droids, Ruairi and The Owls, Chris Keys, August, Edwin Brooks and the Burning Glass, Intermission (acoustic), Antidote EmCee Showcase, The Steve Experiment, Alana Henderson, Limavady Big Band, John Deery & The Heads, Ria Maguire, Susie Blue, The Encore Contemporary Choir, Juma, Stumblebums, Tommy Shots, Brolly's Harp School, Hidden Highways, and Badgerdan with more to be announced in the coming weeks..

In addition to the music programmed over four stages, Stendhal Festival will also play host to a varied family programme of events for the kids to enjoy, art work, sculpture, a craft market, digital art installations, a fun fair and many more wee surprises.

Commenting on the line-up, event organiser Ross Parkhill said, "We are delighted with how the line-up is looking so far. We have a great mix of established artists and up and coming new talent which will combine to provide the most solid line-up our festival has seen to date."

Early bird tickets are priced at £25 for a weekend camping pass and £35 for a family weekend camping pass (2 adults and up to 4 kids under 18).

To buy tickets now, click here.

Friday 16th to Saturday 17th August 2013
Ballymully Cottage Farm, Roe Valley, Northern Ireland, BT49 0NQ, Northern Ireland MAP
£30 with camping
daily capacity: 1500
last updated: Mon 24th Jun 2013


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