• In Photos: Stendhal Festival 2021

    Stendhal festival returned spectacularly to Limavady, Co. Derry featuring live performances from ASIWYFA, Jordan Adetunji, David Keenan, Sasha Samara, Duke Special, New Dad, Jealous of the Birds and more. Photos by Darren Hill.

  • Line-up Announced for Stendhal Unlocked Event 2

    The line-up for the second installment of Stendhal Unlocked has been announced. Set to take place at Ballymully Cottage Farm in Limavady across August 28 and 29, the second part of the socially distanced festival series will feature the likes of Beoga (pictured), Jordan Adetunji, Cherym, Paddy Casey, General Fiasco, Master and Dog, Dark Tropics, Bicurious and Sasha Samara. Including a slew of comedy acts, check out the full line-up below. Event director Ross Parkhill said, “We are really pleased with the line-ups for both event one and event two. For both events we have a great selection of genres and a…

  • More Names Set For Stendhal Unlocked

    Several more names have been added to the bill for the forthcoming first installment of Stendhal Unlocked. Primed to be Northern Ireland’s first socially-distanced festival, subject to guidance on mass gatherings in August, the Limavady festival looks set to return to Ballymully Cottage as a socially-distanced affair. Doubling up as the first installment of a three-part series from the north’s best annual festival, weekend one takes place across August 21-22. Joining the likes of the already announced And So I Watch You From Afar, Ryan McMullan, Kíla, Ciaran Lavery, Roe, Amy Montgomery and Joshua Burnside are Rebekah Fitch (pictured), Gemma Bradley, David Keenan and others…

  • Stendhal Festival Announce Socially Distanced Music Festival Unlocked

    Long a highlight of the Irish summer festival calendar, Stendhal Festival is one of many annual events working around government regulations around mass gatherings this summer. With an eye to allowing music lovers around the country to get back out and enjoy experiencing live music for the first time in months, Unlocked will – should it get the go-ahead – be one of the first festivals of its kind in Northern Ireland. With a strong emphasis on social distancing, the five-part series will take place at Ballymully Cottage Farm in Limavady across August and September. Due to existing government regulations on mass gatherings, organisers…

  • Applications Open for Stendhal 2020

    Northern Ireland’s premiere music & arts festival, Limavady’s multi-award-winning Stendhal holds its tenth edition over the weekend of 6th-8th August 2020. Its organisers have just announced the re-opening of musical submission – with many of last year’s most prominent names [SOAK, Roe, Ryan McMullan] initially coming to their attention in previous years through the submission process. Festival Director Ross Parkhill said “We welcome submissions from acts in every genre, every age, every background, every level of experience. If you play music we want to hear from you. 2020 is a benchmark year for us, a real milestone for Stendhal and we want to make it as memorable as possible for all…

  • Festival Mixtape: Stendhal Festival 2019

    Set to return to Limavady across 15-17th August, Northern Ireland’s only unmissable summer festival – and three-times winner of Ireland’s “best small festival” – Stendhal is shaping up to be just as memorable as its last few outings. Ahead of our festival preview next week, we’ve whittled the year’s bill down to a twenty-track mixtape, featuring SOAK, Basement Jaxx, Kitt Philippa, Sister Ghost, New Pagans, Kíla, Talos, Elma Orkestra & Ryan Vail, Malojian, Lisa O’Neill, Bouts, Arvo Party and more. Go here to buy tickets to this year’s festival.

  • Stendhal Announce Third Wave of Acts

    With six weeks left to go, Stendhal have announced the third wave of acts set to play this year’s festival. Returning to Ballymully Cottage farm in Limavady across 15th-17th August, the festival have revealed that SOAK (pictured), General Fiasco, Arvo Party, Rachael Boyd and Gender Chores are among the new acts to play. See the new additions in full below. Go here to check out the current full line-up and to buy tickets to this year’s festival.

  • Stendhal Announce Second Wave of Acts

    Stendhal Festival have announced the second wave of acts set to play this year. Returning to Ballmully Cottage Farm in Limavady across August 15-17, the festival have added the likes of Talos, Lisa O’Neill (pictured), New Pagans, Kitt Philippa, Sister Ghost and many more. They join the likes of the already-announced Malojian, Hunkpapa, Basement Jaxx (DJ Set), The Lost Brothers and more. See the new additions in full below. Tickets for this year’s festival are available to buy here.

  • Applications Open for Stendhal Festival 2018

    Hands down one of our favourite Irish summer festivals, Stendhal have made their annual call for applications for acts, artists and traders. Set to return to Ballymully Cottage Farm in Limavady across August 10-11, you can apply for this year’s outing by going here and filling an online form. Festival director Ross Parkhill said, “The Submission process always throws up some amazing finds, Ryan McMullan who has sold out the Mandela Hall and the Limelight in the past 12 months first came to our attention via our submissions, likewise with acts such as SOAK and several other notable names from the…