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Solange, Nick Cave, PiL and many more for Body & Soul festival

All of the above setting their sat-navs for Co Westmeath in June as the well regarded boutique festival returns to the midlands

Hello boys and girls: Nick Cave heads for Co Westmeath

Thu, Mar 21, 2013, 10:00


Acts who will be playing the Body & Soul festival at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath on June 21 to 23 include:

Solange (our favourite act at last week’s SXSW festvial)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (yes, we predicted Aul Nick and his likely lads would play an Irish date this summer)
Kurt Vile & The Violators
Pantha Du Prince
Charles Bradley
(soul power!)
Jon Hopkins
Willy Mason
Iron Curtis
George Fitzgerald
(“Thinking Of You” is a killer tune)
Almighty Sion
Ryan Vail
(one of the stars at the Banter Salon in Derry last month)
Fish Go Deep

Weekend camping tickets for the festival are €139 a pop (plus TM countryside tax) and go on sale later this morning. More acts to be announced in due course.