Some of the world’s biggest acts to hit Ireland this Summer in new festival

by Dublin Gazette
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An exciting new 80’s festival, Forever Young, will be taking concert goers to the pleasure dome this July.

Ireland’s first 80’s festival, Forever Young will take place on the grounds of the fabulous Palmerstown House Estate in Naas, Co. Kildare from July 5 to 7.

This one is for grown-ups who want to let loose for a weekend, and relive their youth, heading back to the golden age of pop music with all the bands from back in the day.

The party of the Summer will feature classic live sets from a host of original 80’s icons including The Human League, Holly Johnson (Frankie Goes to Hollywood), Level 42, Kim Wilde, Jimmy Somerville (The Communards/Bronski Beat), Marc Almond (Soft Cell), Bonnie Tyler, Midge Ure (Ultravox), Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, Hothouse Flowers, Heaven 17, T’Pau, Big Country, From the Jam (with founding member Bruce Foxton), Cry Before Dawn, The Fizz (Buck’s Fizz), China Crisis, Imagination, Toyah, Hazel O’Connor, Katrina (& The Waves), Dr & The Medics and The South.

The Festival site will open for campers on Friday July 5th with a Festival Welcome Party including performances by The Christians, Andrew Strong (The Commitments) and Bagatelle.

Only 30 minutes from Dublin, day tickets start at €107 with no booking fees and the Festival offers luxury on-site camping, glamping, motorhome and caravan facilities, as well as on-site parking and regular local and Dublin shuttle services.

For more information and tickets see Keep an eye on Dublin Gazette‘s social media over the coming weeks for your chance to win tickets to one of the best festivals of the summer!

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