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Nas for Life festival

Hear “Illmatic” and other anthems from the golden age in Co Westmeath at the end of May

Nas heads for Mullingar on Sunday night

Fri, Jan 30, 2015, 13:59


The one and only Nas takes a break from his investments in tech start-ups to top the bill of new additions at this year’s Life festival. Mr Illmatic joins the cast and crew appearing at the 10th outing of the festival at Belvedere House, Co Westmeath from May 29 to 31

Full line-up to date as follows:

Modeselektor & Siriusmo present Siriusmodeselektor
Gold Panda
Ten Walls
Ben Klock
Pantha du Prince
The Underachievers
DJ Nu-Mark

This year’s Red Bull Music Academy line-up includes sets by Skream, Ben UFO, Robert Hood, Ame, Sunil Sharpe, Happa, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Optimo, Luke Vibert, Derrick Carter, Oneman, Icicle [Live], High Contrast and more to be announced

More attractions per press release: “watersports on the lake, 1000 palettes installation, reggae park hosted by Sim Simma, Mamna Soar & Irish Moss (with morning Reggae Yoga sessions), mindfulness space with hot tubs & massage, a new late night area produced by one of Dublin’s Hunt & Gather collective, who’ll join forces with AV wizards Slipdraft, Brewtonic’s hand-picked selection top Irish & international craft beers and a Space hopper trail where festival goers can sign up to space hop their last short distance into the site (in aid of Aware)

Tickets are now on sale from €126.50 a pop.