Earagail Arts Festival hosts The Mountain Stage

Our good friends at Earagail Arts Festival return this year again to host The Mountain Stage, sponsored by Kinnegar Brewing.

This year’s Mountain Stage programme in The Barn – Ireland’s only nomadic, agricultural outbuilding created by Belfast-based artist, inventor and explorer Paddy Bloomer – has been extended to three days, opening on Friday night.

Day 1 – Stendhal Festival Presents (Friday)
We’re delighted to welcome a selection of artists curated by Earagail Arts Festival’s partners at Stendhal Festival, Northern Ireland’s largest independent festival. Artists appearing inlude Rosborough, Waldorf & Cannon, No Oil Painting and Hunkpapa. Check out the line-up for Stendhal including a special EAF curated line-up of Donegal’s finest at over the weekend of 10th & 11th August.

Day 2 – Distorted Perspectives (Saturday)
Featuring three days of electronica, contemporary, traditional and folk artists in music and spoken word, The Mountain Stage will host local emerging artists, national and international guests from Ireland, Scotland and the USA in The Barn. Lineup: Donal Dineen, Slow Place Like Home, The Bonk, Alien She, Strength NIA, Shammen Delly, People That Listen To The Sky, F12, Distorted Perspectives DJS.

Day 3 – The California Feetwarmers (Sunday)
Sunday presents a programme celebrating Gaelic culture, and transatlantic folk & roots. Commencing with an afternoon of Irish and Scottish Gaelic song and spoken word with contributors Anne Martin, Eithne Ní Chatháin Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde agus Niall Hackett, a performance by the Gaelic electronic duo Whyte plus a few surprise guests throughout the day, The Mountain Stage will draw to a close with the fun-lovin’ masters of ragtime, Dixieland blues and early swing, The California Feetwarmers!

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