One of Irelands most intimate music and arts festival is coming up next month in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Castlepalooza is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and will take place at Charleville Castle between the 1st and 3rd of July. The Festival which first took place in 2006 has grown over the last 10 years and has been nominated for the ‘Best Small Festival’ in the European Festival Awards 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Castlepalooza not only is a music festival but it also gives tickets holders a chance enjoy the experience of Charleville Castle which is a 17th century castle located in Ireland’s oldest primordial oak woods. You will get the opportunity to explore the beautiful medieval castle and walk through its restored rooms. Those attending the festival will have exclusive daily access throughout the castle and its courtyard where there will be art and film exhibitions; workshops, a cocktail bar, comedy club and burlesque shows.
This year’s festival line-up will include Villagers, Polica, Caribou, Jurassic 5, Cat Power, Field Music, Daphni, Steve Davis, The Albatross. The Saturday and Sunday nights will see the Laughter Lab burst into action with one of Ireland’s greatest and entertaining comedians Tommy Tiernan will headline on Saturday night and TV satirists Apres Match will headline on the Sunday night. To complete the comedian line up the Laughter lab will include PJ Gallagher, Karl Spain, Al Porter, Edwin Sammon, Fred Cooke, Alison Spittle, Joanne Colm O’Regan, Andrea Farrell, Davey Reilly, McNally, Gearoid Farrelly, Chris Kent and Eleanor Tiernan to name just a few.
Tickets are limited to just 1500 which give a very friendly atmosphere to the Castlepalooza music and arts festival. To add that added extra detail to your weekend at the festival why not hire a campervan for the whole weekend. The festival has parking for campervans available in the main car park area with access to toilets, water & a waste tank. The cost of the campervan facilities is €50 per campervan. This really allows you to soak up the whole atmosphere of the festival. You can book a campervan with us for your Castlepalooza weekend with us by filling out the booking form on the top left of your screen. Our campervans are 2-4 and 4-6 berth which are ideal for you and a group of friends to relax and enjoy some music, art and comedic shows in comfort. Do book early to avoid disappointment.