Since its inception Life Festival has enjoyed fantastic growth, doubling its capacity every year from 500 in 2006 to 5,000 in 2010. In 2006 Neutronyx launched the first edition of Life Festival at Charleville Caslte in Tullamore, an intimate event for 500 people with just 2 stages and a chilll out area. Following the success they moved to a larger venue at Lough Cutra Castle, Galway where it remained for 2 years ( 2007-2008). The 2009 edition was hold at Ballinlough Castle just outside Athboy. After big success in 2009 Life festival moved to a new place close by; Belvedre House in Mullingar.
With Belvedere House, Life have found what seems to be the perfect equilibrium between the beauty of nature with the lake and century old trees, and the castle creating a mystic atmosphere. Running strong in it’s 6th year, Life has a packed line up for music lovers. This year’s festival takes place from May 27-29.
Line up so far: Jeff Mills ( First Ever Irish Festival Show), John Digweed, Dr. Lektroluv Johnny Clarke (Jamaica) With Full Live Band, Slam, Hardfloor Live, Dreadzone Sound System, A-Skillz, Youngsta, Juno Reactor Dj, Xdream Vs The Delta (Retro 90′s Set), Cafe Del Mar D.a.b. Dj, Ramadanman, Sandwell District, The Orb Soundsystem, Michael Prophet With Full Live Band, Ed Rush,, Zoo Project Ibiza Party By The Lake, Man With No Name, Pinch + Sgt Pokes, Mumu Party With Clive Henry (Mumu – Dc10) & Dan Ghenacia (Freak’s &chics – Circoloco), Reso, Neelix, Tristan, Channel One Soundsytem, Mungos Hifi, Spy, Scanone, Equinox, Sip A Cup Records Feat Gussie P & Prince Livijah, Avalon, Shane Gobi.
Life also offers alternative camping with tipis, yurts and festihuts. The also have campervan camping, hot showers and festival lock ups to store all your important bits. One of the best parts of Life is they know we’re suckers for festivals and so they have kindly provided a shuttle bus taking Life goers to Slane Castle for Kings of Leon and then back to Life again. Life-Slane-Life.