Stendhal Festival of Art has announced that folk singer Donovan will be the Friday Night headline act at this year’s event which takes place at Ballymully Cottage Farm, Limavady, on August 7 and 8.
The folk singer’s career has spanned 50 years and 27 albums, including the songs ‘Sunshine Superman’, ‘Catch the wind’ and ‘Mellow Yellow’.
Festival Director Ross Parkhill said: “Donovan is one of the most celebrated names in folk music with a catalogue of songs that play a part in the soundtracks to many people’s lives. It is a fantastic coup for Stendhal to have him headline our Friday night this year and we can’t wait to see him in Limavady.”
Stendhal has also revealed 25 more artists who will be taking to the stage this year including; Kilkenny grunge rockers Kerbdog, hip-hop DJ extraordinaire DJ Format, Contemporary Irish Trad trailblazers Kila, electro-dance, nu-disco duo Televisor and 2014 Northern Irish album of the year winner Robyn G Shiels.
Ross added: “Again this year we will be showcasing the very best talent in as many genres as we can to give the music line-up as rich a variety as possible.
“We are really happy with the line-up so far and are looking forward to announcing the second raft of acts and our Saturday headliner very soon.”
Tickets for the event are available at www.stendalfestival.com.