Music festivals are something you look forward to in the spring and summer. Everyone loves to go to festivals and soak up some warm sunshine; especially in a place like Ireland. If you are visiting Ireland during the warm months, then here are a few music festivals that are worth experiencing when you are in the country.
Vantastival, which runs from May 31 to June 2
The Vantastival is a music and arts festival that’s friendly to all ages. Everyone can attend, and the festival is aimed at those who want to chill out. You will be able to participate in workshops, take part in activities, go to events, listen to live music or partake in artisanal food. A weekend at this festival is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Sea Sessions, which runs from June 21 to 23
If you are trying to have some outdoorsy fun in the summer with some water, then this music festival will be one that you won’t want to miss. Sea Sessions is a music festival and a surf festival, where both of them are equally good. You will be able to have fun surfing or listening to exciting music. There are a lot of indie artists that will be playing their originals at the festival so that you won’t be disappointed.
Belsonic, which runs from June 12 to 28
If you’re looking for a lot of activities at a festival, then look no further than Belsonic, which is a music festival that is always filled with a ton of things to do during the day. The festival runs for a few weeks, and there is much to do at the venue. Bands and artists alike perform to entertain the audience, while there are several photo opportunities and food trucks available for the famished participant.
Knockanstockan Festival, which runs from July 19 to 21
Knockanstockan is an arts festival as well as an indie music festival. You’ll be able to listen to a plethora of down-to-earth indie music when you attend the festival. If you are looking for pure indie music from the bowels of Ireland, then this is the event you should check out.
All-Together-Now, which runs from August 2 to 4
If you want to experience a world-renowned line-up of artists, then you should go to All Together Now. It is a music festival that has tickets that sell out almost instantly. So if you’re interested, make sure you keep your eyes open for ticket sales as soon as they open up.
Open Ear, which runs from May 31 to June 3
Open Ear is an independent music festival that isn’t as big as the other old-timers, which might be a good thing to some and a bad thing to others. The festival is meant to give the attendees an intimate experience with each other. You will be able to partake in the beauty of the beach while you camp out, at the venue.
Another Love Story, which runs from August 16 to 18
Another Love Story is an indie music festival as well as an arts festival that is quite popular. If you think that it’s terrible because it’s a small festival, you should reconsider since the atmosphere you’ll be experiencing is impressive. If you are looking for unique, then this is the event for you.