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JACKS in Ireland: Body & Soul Festival

On the back of announcing their second wave of acts on Thursday, JACKS takes a look at Body & Soul Festival.

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Body & Soul takes place in Ballinlough Castle from June 22nd to June 24th

Body & Soul takes place on the breathtaking grounds of Ballinlough Castle in Clonmellon, Co. Westmeath. A festival that incoporates great electronica music, with health and wellbeing and the arts.

This year, Body & Soul have chosen Alchemey as the theme for the festival, letting those attending to decide what that means to them. While festival-goers work out their own definition of that, performing this year are Son Lux, Daithi, Baxter Dury, James Holden & The Animal Spirits and more.

Headlining across the weekend are Fever Ray and Chronixx, who’s album Chronology was named as one of the best of 2017 by Rolling Stones. With his captivating style of electronica, Jon Hopkins will close Body & Soul at Ballinlough Castle.

For those looking for more than just music, Body & Soul brings Ireland’s best masseuse and therapists to their Sanctuary Tent. Festival-goers have the chance to relax and revitalise with seaweed baths and hot tubs available. There’s also yoga sessions and more on hand.

Across the festival grounds, promising up-and-comers and international renowned artists are invited to create ambitious and inspiring art works, adding a visual experience to Body & Soul.

On Thursday, the organisers revealed their second wave of acts heading to Clonmellon this June. Joining an already impressive line-up are AV AV AV who have been grabbing attention in clubs across Scandinavia. Along with them are Riley Pearce, O Emperor, Iron & Wine, WhoMadeWho, German artist and producer Pantha Du Prince and more.

Check out the line-up so far below.

Body & Soul 2nd wave line-up

Tickets for this year’s festival are on sale now, with weekend tickets starting from €199. Body & Soul takes place from June 22nd to 24th.

Missed the other instalments of the JACKS in Ireland series? Fear not, we’ve got you covered!

Indiependence Festival

Forbidden Fruit Festival

Sea Sessions Festival

All Together Now Festival

Castlepalooza Festival

Electric Picnic Festival

Longitude Festival

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