Calling all Festival Day Trippers! IT TAKES A VILLAGE festival, taking place at Trabolgan Holiday Village, East Cork, 8th – 10th May, are offering Sunday Day tickets with a huge amount of treats in store.
Journey down to Trabolgan, Sunday 10th May, to experience an eclectic selection of bands, top DJs, fab food, fun outdoor activities, a disco in an amusement arcade, synchronised swimming, podcasts, nature walks, intimate folk sessions, the inaugural Mystery Bus Trip, and many more surprises.
On the packed music programme, see Altin Gun – a Amsterdam based Turkish funk folk outfit, Cork legend and troubadour John Spillane, Dublin four piece indie-rockers Pillow Queens, Kerry’s finest young fella Junior Brother, and Post Punk Podge, blasting out from the Limerick underground. New additions to the music line-up include Cian Finn who brings a little Jamaica by way of Galway, Choice Award nominee Maija Sofia, ethereal songstress Rachael Lavelle, dancefloor hard hitters Gemma Dunleavey + Baliboc and Cork’s own Pretty Happy.
Eddie Kay returns with Gay Future – a cosmic space disco in the amusement arcade, featuring Raf Daddy of 2 Bears fame and Kate Brennan Harding. Lords of Strut return with more synchronized swimming in the site’s indoor heated pool. The inaugural My Goodness Games will feature a mesmerizing Obstacle Course that’ll highlight Trabolgan’s best activities.
House 25 will play host to a number of podcasts and chats: The Creep Dive trio their wacky stories and tales from the depths of the web; The Critter Shed bring the curious on a trail of discovery through the forests and fields of the 121 acre site at Trabolgan; and Ringo Music Bingo returns with Ronan, as does Ainle Ó Cairealláin’s Rebel Matters podcast.
Amongst the self-catering houses on site, discover a brand new space for the festival: House 26, which will feature some excellent trad and folk sessions throughout Sunday with special guests and whoever feels like signing a tune in this intimate gaff party session! Watch out for Dundalk’s darlings The Mary Wallopers hosting a session in the living room here.
And if you fancy a bit of shopping in the village, browse the all-day craft market, which features some superb local producers showing their wares.
Sunday is Fun Day! The Sunday of IT TAKES A VILLAGE is full of quality ceol, craic and ruaille buille, fab food and some fun outdoor activities over the grounds of Trabolgan.
A limited number of Sunday Day tickets, priced at €49, will be on sale from 10am Friday 6th March from uticket.ie
Buses will be running from Cork city at 11am and 2pm on Sunday and return at 11pm and 3am. Bus tickets €10 + booking fee each way will also be available from Friday.
It Takes A Village festival returns for its third edition at Trabolgan Holiday Village, Cork, from 8th – 10th May 2020. A festival like no other in Ireland, all guests stay in self-catering houses on-site to enjoy a fun-filled weekend of live music, live podcasts, house parties, pool parties, and games like bowling, go-karting, and crazy golf, all nestled on the stunning south coast of Ireland. If you’re looking for a party with a bit more comfort and convenience, then It Takes a Village is the festival for you.
ITAV 2020 – FULL WEEKEND LINE-UP
JOE CLAUSELL & FISHGODEEP (6hr set) – MAD PROFESSOR – ROMARE (live) – SCARY ÉIRE – ALTIN GÜN – JUNIOR BROTHER – PILLOW QUEENS – GAY FUTURE with EDDIE KAY & RAF DADDY (The 2 Bears) – BANTUM, GOD KNOWS & DENISE CHAILA – TPM – HAPPYNESS – LYNKS AFRIKKA – VICKY LANGAN – CHERYM – PERCOLATOR – ALEX GOUGH – THE MARY WALLOPERS – EFA O’NEILL – CLUB COMFORT with ROO HONEYCHILD, SELKY, BALIBOC – CAOILIAN SHERLOCK – RISING DAMP –
KATE BRENNAN HARDING – JOHN SPILLANE – POST PUNK PODGE AND THE TECHNO HIPPIES – GOD ALONE – ANNA MULLARKEY – CATHAL AND ELAINE (THE ALTERED HOURS DJ SET) – CMAT – MAIJA SOFIA – RACHELLE LAVELLE – PRETTY HAPPY – LORDS OF STRUT – MY GOODNESS SPORTS DAY – BOAT PARTY – MYSTERY BUS TRIP – DRONE YOGA – THE CRITTER SHED PODCAST LIVE – THE CREEPDIVE PODCAST LIVE