More acts for busy fes­ti­val cal­en­dar

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - NEWS -

The Ir­ish sum­mer fes­ti­val sched­ule is grow­ing busier by the day, with the line-up for Castlepalooza, one of the coun­try’s most pop­u­lar in­de­pen­dent mu­sic events, just an­nounced. 2013 marks the Of­faly fes­ti­val’s eighth con­sec­u­tive year, and the line- up in­cludes Lon­don’s Ghost­poet as well as a host of Ir­ish bands in­clud­ing Fight Like Apes, En­e­mies, And So I Watch You From Afar, Soak, RSAG, Girls Names and The River Cry. More names will be an­nounced be­fore pa­trons de­scend on Charleville Cas­tle from Au­gust 2nd-4th.

Fur­ther ad­di­tions have been made to the Sea Ses­sions bill, too. Beardy­man, Nor­man Jay, Walk­ing on Cars, Raglans, The Hot Sprock­ets and Dead Prezi­dents join Xavier Rudd, Fat Freddy’s Drop, The Strypes and more in Bun­do­ran from June 21st - 23rd. See Jim Car­roll’s sum­mer fes­ti­vals round-up, page 4-5.

lmur­phy@irish­times.com

Ghost in the Cas­tle

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