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Festival Mixtape: Vantastival 2019


In an age when we’re lucky to have new-fangled festivals are springing up left, right and centre, Drogheda’s Vantastival holds steady as one of the country’s most consistently impressive – and downright eclectic – Irish summer festials.

Set to return to Beaulieu House and Gardens for its 10th anniversary across May 31-June 2, this year’s outing will play host to everyone from King Kong Company, Lisa O’Neill and Just Mustard, to Wallis Bird, Afro Celt Sound System and Pillow Queens.

The Co. Louth festival has always boasted much more than a carefully-curated bill of music and this year is no exception. As well as environmental talks and workshops, comedy, craft beer, kids’ camp, fire shows and more will abound across the festival site. Go here for full info and to buy tickets.

With many more acts to be announced, have a listen to our eighteen track Festival Mixtape – and check out the current line-up in full – below.


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