by / May 12th, 2016 /

Body & Soul new area and acts details

It’s not long now until one of our favourite weekends of the year, the Body & Soul Festival at Ballinlough Castle in Co. Westmeath. Even so, there are still announcements coming thick and fast. The main news is that the site will now feature a new arena, Second Nature, featuring the usual mix of B&S wonderfulness – The Woodlands Stage, The Sanctuary, Solas Bath House, Light House Cinema, the Pagoda Stage, art installations, theatre and performance, interactive experiences and Arbutus Yarns.

The acts added are as follows:

WOODLANDS STAGE

Holly Macve / Talos / Saint Sister (pictured) / Elm / TooFools / Forrests / Mario Batkovic / Daithí / Somadrone / Myles Manley / Plutonic Dust / Loah / Ocho / Aine Cahill / ÆMak / Elephant / We Eat Electric Light / Ailbhe Reddy / Ollie Bell / Niamh Regan / PRESENTED BY MUSIC NETWORK: Séamus Begley, Catriona McKay & Chris Stout / OKO / Christine Tobin / Bangers and Crash Percussion Trio / The Carducci Quartet / Donal Lunny, Máirtín O’Connor & Zoë Conway

PAGODA STAGE

Daniel McDermott / PolyGlove / BARQ / Auxiliary Phoenix / The Ocelots / Joni / Tracy Bruen / Katie Laffan / Shrubs Duo / Farah Elle / Feather / Apollonia Tribal Bellydance / Floating Ballroom / Publicity Machine / Johnny Rayge / El Grey / Roisin El Cherif / Candlelit Tales & Infinity Program: The Story of Eithlinn / Marangvla A&V / Arash