The Irish lionheart Damien Dempsey will headline the fourth annual Vantastival 2013 in Bellurgan Park in County Louth for the upcoming May bank holiday weekend.
He will be joined by an array of class acts including Altan, Tupelo, Mark Geary, Daithi, Niwel Tsumbu, The Barley Mob, Nanu Nanu, Elaine Mai, Sound of System Breakdown, Rachel Sermanni, Cat Dowling, The Inishowen Gosepl Choir, Wicker Bones, Choice, In Their Thousands, Boy Lights Fire, Carried By Waves, Swords, MOO, Protobaby, This Side Up, Champagne Animal, Familiar Creatures, The Statics, The Eskies, We Town Crier ,The Blue Choir, Cfit, Morgan MacIntyre, The Midnight Union Band, Icarus Rising, Super Turbo Ninja Club, Juliets Rescue and Kerouac.
The festival won an award at the Irish Festival Awards and is shortlisted for the IMRO Music festival of the Year award. Earlybird tickets cost you €70 for three nights camping and are only available until February 22nd 2013.
Headliners are still to be announced for the festival and many more acts will be confirmed over the coming weeks. The festival runs from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th May.