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Music | Body&Soul announce new Second Nature arena

Body and Soul at Ballinlough Castle, Photo: Allen Kiely


Body&Soul have announced a new arena setup for this year’s stellar line-up inBallinlough. Titled, Second Nature, a woodland enclosed area which will encompass stages and designs to reflect a chillout space according to the festival.

Features of the area include The Woodlands Stage, hand-built and repurposed using timber taken from Body&Soul’s old Main Stage. Custom-designed by Christy Collard, the stage is hoping to be sun-drenched during the Summer Solstice weekender. Other features for the area will include: The Sanctuary, Solas Bath House, Light House Cinema, the Pagoda Stage, art installations, theatre and performance, interactive experiences and festival favourite, Arbutus Yarns. 

Other acts such as Saint Sister, Talos, Forrests, ElmTooFools,t Holly Macve, Somadrone, and Loah’s unique blend of folk and soul will captivate audiences under a the sunset. 

Newly acts announced are Æ Mak, Ocho, Elephant, Mario Batkovic, and Niamh Regan will also join the bill.

Body&Soul’s Pagoda Stage has a new home in Second Nature, showing the best local talent and up-and-comers.

For more info on tickets and travel arrangements, visit Body&Soul website.