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Early birds and the gigroll

Early bird tickets for next year’s Body & Soul festival have gone on sale. Those interested in going to the fest at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath on June 23 and 24 can get weekend tickets for €89 (plus TM charges) …

Wed, Nov 30, 2011, 14:15

   

Early bird tickets for next year’s Body & Soul festival have gone on sale. Those interested in going to the fest at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath on June 23 and 24 can get weekend tickets for €89 (plus TM charges) right now. You can purchase your tickets via a two-part installment system and there are also a “limited allocation” of family Early Birds also available. And for 2012, campers can also pitch their tickets on the site on Fridays (Add-On tickets at €25 a pop). Line-up to be announced “early 2012″.

Sea Sessions are also getting in on the early bird action with tickets for next year’s event, which will be held in Bundoran from June 29 to July 1), going on sale tomorrow (December 1) from Tickets.ie and HMV stores nationwide at €79.95 for three days, including free camping.

More early birds? You can now buy tickets for next year’s Indiependence festival in Mitchelstown from August 3 to 5 at €84 from Tickets.ie

Bonnie Prince Billy plays Vicar Street on January 31 next. Tickets for this one are €28 each (plus TM gravy). If you haven’t done so yet, check out his current album “Wolfroy Goes To Town” because it’s ace.

Justice] are one of the first acts to be announced for next summer’s Live at the Marquee series in Cork. They play on June 7 and you’ll need to pay €35 (plus TM tax) to see the two French lads gallivant behind that giant cross.

Our favourite Wexford-born wordslinger Maverick Sabre plays Dublin’s Academy on February 29 with tickets at just €19.90 (plus TM jelly and ice-cream) a go.