Battle for the Lake 2018

Posted in Connect on September 17, 2018.


Achill Island, Co. Mayo

28th – 30th September 2018. 

Watersports and Music Festival in association with Mayo.ie, Rockshore and Pure Magic.

Battle for the Lake is back for its 8th year, and this year’s festival promises to be BIGGER and BETTER than ever! Set on the stunning Achill Island, Keel Lake will provide the most idyllic backdrop for a weekend of surfing, music, and craic.

Nestled on the Wild Atlantic Way, why not combine your weekend with some of the most breath taking scenery which Ireland has to offer. Head to Mayo’s wildest festival where family and friends gather to see some of the most spectacular aerial displays as the riders fly through the air and of course catch some of the best Irish bands in the last festival of the summer.

WILL BARBER – DAITHI – AINDRIAS DE STAIC & THE LATCHIKOS

ATTENTION BEBE

SINA THEIL- BIANCO SPORCO – D DAY – DAVIE FUREY – RELISH! MAYO

WOB – BEEF SUPREME – DEAF ARGUMENT – NIAMH DOOLEY –

KEITH PLUNKETT – ELLE NASEEB – THE SWIFTIE SHOW – WATER ON MARS

GRAHAM SWEENEY – BACKROAD SMOKERS CLUB – TBL8

RETRO VINYL JUNKBOX – ACHILL PIPE BAND – DJ ONI – ELKAE – NIALL THOMAS – WILL SOFTLY – KAYLA WILLIAMS – RUBEN LEN10 and more to come…..

PureMagic is well known for bringing in top class international surfers to Ireland for Battle for the Bay every May and now Battle for the Lake will welcome world Redbull KING OF THE AIR and Dutch Free Style Champion, Kevin Langeree. This high-flying Dutchman is well known in the surfing community as a wild daredevil while on the board, and the crowd in Achill Island are sure to be in for a spectacular treat. Langeree will be the Battle’s special guest, with demos on the lake and a DJ session

Great music and hysterical comedy will be on display all weekend from some of Ireland’s best loved acts. As a special treat, the day time schedule (until 5pm) is completely free with an area dedicated to families with a line-up of activities and performances including bouncy castle, fun fair rides, games, music, kite workshop and a fantastic kiddie disco. On both Saturday and Sunday, our surprise guest DJ will have everyone up grooving on the banks of the lake.

As night falls, be ready for some spectacular performances. We call the night show “THE BURNING LAKE”: Fire Performers, Fire Works above the water and some Amazing tunes… Windy or Rainy, the BATTLE for the Lake is sheltered and you will be comfy under our tents!

If all the dancing, laughing and gasping gets too much for you, relax and unwind in our food Village, with a fantastic view of the Lake

You can be guaranteed plenty of other thrilling and exciting events over the weekend! Don’t miss out and be sure to get your tickets for the FINAL festival of the summer!

All ticket information below:

Weekend Night passes from:  €45           At the door from:  €30             UNDER 12s Go Free.

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