Villagers set to headline Harvest festival

Villagers, photographed in Paris by Mark nixon

As exclusively revealed on BBC Radio Ulster programme Across The Line, Dublin band Villagers have been announced as headliners of the inaugural Harvest Music Festival in Ards on Saturday, August 31.

The festival – taking place at Grey Abbey House – will also feature performances from Hayseed Dixie, Duke Special, Gareth Dunlop, Farriers and Emerald Armada amongst others.

Tickets for the festival’s debut showcase – the centrepiece of the ‘Ards 1613’ festival – are available to purchase here, priced at £20.00 (children under 12 go free).

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