by / April 8th, 2010 /

Castlepalooza 2010 line-up revealed

Year five for Castlepalooza promises to be a good one, with no less than 45 acts set to feature at the festival, which takes place on July 31st and August 1st at Charleville Castle in Tullamore. The line-up is headed by Mercury Rev, who’s performance will be their sole Irish appearance this summer.

Here’s the full list of acts announced so far:
Mercury Rev, Fionn Regan, Wave Machines, Taylor McFerrin, CODES, Cashier No. 9, Lonelady, Adebisi Shank, Tu-ki, James Vincent McMorrow, O Emperor, Robotnik, Alessi’s Ark, Colm Lynch, Funeral Suits, The Cast of Cheers, The Lowly Knights, Readers Wives, Samantha Marais, Attention Bebe, Funzo, The Blue Choir, Sarsparilla, DJ Steve Reddy, DJ Scope, Yes Cadets, Daithi O’Dronaí, Big Dish Go, Sounds of System Breakdown, Nakatomi Towers, Heroes In Hiding, Neptune City, Mercy the Sexton.

Other attractions at this year’s event include a day spa, a series of workshops covering everything from drumming technique to whiskey tasting, and a Sunday afternoon ceilí.

Places are limited to 3,000 and tickets are available now from and usual outlets. Two-day camping tickets are priced at €99 including service charge. ‘Couples Treat Yourselves’ tickets cost €299 per couple, which includes weekend passes and access to a private camping area with pitched tent, sleeping bags and pillows, chocolates and champagne.