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Body & Soul Festival does things differently. The festival on the grounds of Ballinlough Castle doesn’t just erect some tents and hire stages, it builds bespoke areas to house music and people, it embellishes them with installations, art and a thoughtfulness that makes for a special experience, taking in a walled garden, custom-built bars, an… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2015

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Having recently revealed some of the smaller goings on at the festival on the grounds of Ballinlough Castle including Wonderlust, Myles O’Reilly’s Arbutus Yarns Theatre, Body Holidays 1970’s style holiday camp, Pagoda Stage, Port Royal Jamaican village and more, today Body & Soul revealed Tree Haus, a new stage curated by Homebeat for the festival… Read more »

Posted on May 28th, 2015

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The Wonderlust stage is where you may spend a lot of the time during the day at Body & Soul on the summer solstice weekend as it’s a nice place to chill out and it has a lot of varied things on during the day and night. At night-time, it’s all about the music and… Read more »

Posted on May 6th, 2015

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AH. Super Furry Animals couldn’t have picked a better place to come and play their first Irish show in years other than Body & Soul. They’ve just been added to the lineup for the summer solstice weekend from June 19th to 21st in Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath along with: Super Furry Animals, Tiga, Kiasmos (as… Read more »

Posted on May 1st, 2015

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Body&Soul Second Instalment

Body & Soul have added some names to the festival on Summer Solstice weekend today. New additions are: Leftfield – who have a new album on the way but are no longer a duo. Blooms – young R&B electronic music from London-based Irish lady. Big Jelly – Nine-piece Galway outfit playing Ska and rocksteady Ensemble… Read more »

Posted on April 15th, 2015

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Body & Soul is back for its sixth year in Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath for the Summer Solstice weekend of Friday June 19th to Sunday June 21st. First here are the all-important first names: Flight Facilities, Savages, Ásgeir, Austra, Goat, Nightmares on Wax, Rhye, Lamb, Matthew E White, Dan Deacon, Talaboman (John Talabot and Axel… Read more »

Posted on March 11th, 2015

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Update: Lamb, Jape and Jennifer Evans now added. Body&Soul are once again trying their hand at a off-site party at IMMA after last year’s Halloween ball. ÉRIU is billed as a contemporary celebration of an age-old tradition (ÉRIU is the goddess of Ireland) and will take place on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, 16th March…. Read more »

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

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Body & Soul are putting on The Shapeshifter’s Ball, a special “evening of Immortal Proportions, Dark Veils & Twisted Tales in association with the Bram Stoker Festival” in IMMA on Saturday October 25th. The “intimate, slightly twisted, Gothic-themed soiree” will feature live, theatrical and chilling performances including: the DCC/Opera in the Open: ‘Der Vampyr’ by… Read more »

Posted on September 30th, 2014

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It’s only a week to go to Electric Picnic and we now have the stage times for Body and Soul. Friday will feature Tune-yards, Young Fathers, Adultrock, Girl Band and Sleep Thieves. Saturday goes til 4am with Donal Dineen, Tr One, Kate Boy, Champion Sound Recordings artists and some special guests slots in there. Sunday’s… Read more »

Posted on August 22nd, 2014

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