Following the success of the inaugural festival, Westport Festival of Music and Food returns on Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30, 2013.
The organisers have announced the first acts for the 2013 festival – the legendary Elvis Costello with his band the Imposters, iconic ’80s band ABC and Irish band The Riptide Movement.
UPDATE DEC 14: Gavin James, The Blind Boys of Alabama and the inimitable Julie Feeney have just been added to the bill.
Early bird tickets
Special Early Bird tickets are on sale now for a limited period, or until sold out, and are available on the festival website:
Adult Weekend Ticket: €105.00 (normal rate is €130.00); Adult Day Ticket: €60.00 (normal rate is €75.00); Teen Weekend Ticket: €50.00 (13-17 year olds); Teen Day Ticket: €30.00 (13-17 years old)
Children under 12 go free!
Rates are for festival tickets only and do NOT include camping. Festival tickets with camping are on sale now on the Westport House website.
About the festival
Set amidst a stunning 400 acre site in the heart of Westport town in Mayo, Westport Festival of Music and Food is an annual two-day celebration of music and food, embracing the very best local and international rock, folk, celtic and acoustic sounds across multiple stages.
Westport Festival of Music and Food will showcase its offerings to the breathtaking backdrop of Westport House, one of Ireland’s most beautiful historic homes. This year, Westport was voted the best place to live by The Irish Times.
Highlights from 2012
The event promises a relaxed and friendly vibe, first class festival facilities and the finest local food and refreshments. The on-site family area will rival any festival in the world, with the incredible Westport House Pirate Adventure Park on the festival grounds. Families will be able to enjoy the Cannonball Run Slide, the Pirates Swinging Ship and Plunge Ride, plus the gorgeous Swan Pedaloe Boats, bouncy castles, the Westport House Express miniature train ride and many more fun festival activities!