The Irish National Heritage Park is set to step right into the future as the very first ‘Music and Arts Day’ has been announced the take place at the site this Saturday, June 30.
The heavy hitters of the Irish music scene are set to descend upon the heritage site for a day of music, arts and song. Featured in the festival line up are Mick Flannery, Declan O’Rourke, Cathy Davey, John Spillane, Jerry Fish, & Duke Special, alongside local Wexford acts The Man Whom, Alan Byrne and others.
We caught up with Maura Bell of the Irish National Heritage Park and she says the event is a collaboration of music and the arts, “We are delighted to be announcing this event, it is a first for the Heritage Park to host a day long concert for music and the arts. Most of performers will use acoustic instruments and the event has already been dubbed ‘the Acoustic Picnic’, festival goers are in for a real treat.”
The literary aspect of day includes readings by key literary figures John Banville, Billy Roche and Peter Murphy. The Heritage Park is a short distance from Wexford Town, and free shuttle bus service will be laid on to transport fans to the site.
The event commences at 2pm on Saturday, June 30 and closes at 8pm. The full programme is available on visitwexford.ie and a limited number of tickets are available from White’s for Music wexfordartscentre.ie and Ticketmaster.
For further details see visitwexford.ie