Biggest 80's bands in the world coming to Kildare for Forever Young Festival

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Biggest 80's bands in the world coming to Kildare for Forever Young Festival

Kim Wilde

Preparations are underway for Forever Young, Ireland’s very first 80’s festival, which is taking place from Friday July 5 to Sunday July 7 on the grounds of the spectacular Palmerstown House Estate, Naas.

This one is for grown-ups who want to let loose for a weekend!

Day tickets start at €107 with no booking fees and the Festival offers luxury on-site camping, glamping, motorhome and caravan facilities, as well as on-site parking and regular local and Dublin shuttle services.

The party of the Summer will feature classic live sets from a host of original 80’s icons: The Human League, Holly Johnson (Frankie Goes to Hollywood), Level 42, Kim Wilde, Jimmy Somerville (The Communards/Bronski Beat), Marc Almond (Soft Cell), Bonnie Tyler, Midge Ure (Ultravox), Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, Hothouse Flowers, Heaven 17, T’Pau, Big Country, From the Jam (with founding member Bruce Foxton), Cry Before Dawn, The Fizz (Buck’s Fizz), China Crisis, Imagination, Toyah, Hazel O’Connor, Katrina (& The Waves), Dr & The Medics and The South. The Festival site will open for campers on Friday July 5th with a Festival Welcome Party including performances by The Christians, Andrew Strong (The Commitments) and Bagatelle.

For more information and tickets see www.foreveryoungfestival.ie