ANNOUNCEMENT: Glamping, Semple Stadium Big Top, Buses, Feile TV


 The craic is 90's!

It’s less than 100 days to go to the most eagerly anticipated outdoor concert of the year, Féile Classical. You’ve gotten the gang back together, to see the bands who are back together, all destined for Thurles - the original music town of the nineties - for a weekend of song, dance and craic to those stomping 90s anthems.

Féile Classical organisers have been busy putting together an entire weekend of festival entertainment throughout the town of Thurles, along with three types of Glamping options in the Thurles Racecourse Eco-Glamping Village and official bus routes.

First up, Big Top at Semple Stadium, giving you more bang for your Féile Classical ticket! Flanking Semple Stadium, the Big Top will be the place to be for daytime entertainment, on Friday 90s legends The Pale will be headlining, and Saturday sees Johnny Fean (Horslips) take to the stage. Whether you’re arriving in Thurles early or have planned to make a stomping weekend of it, Big Top at Semple Stadium along with other official Thurles venues, will have so much to offer you may never want to leave!  

You’ve been to, Big Top at Semple Stadium, you’re sang your heart out at Féile Classical, now “where to” after the concert? Step forward Tribal Revival After-Parties - keeping the party going and the Craic 90s into the night!

The After-Parties aren’t just for concert ticketholders, you can catch up with the rest of the gang at one of many venues including the 2 venues flanking Semple Stadium, The Dome and Big Top along with Premier Hall, Hayes Hotel and many other locations:

Hold onto to your XWorks, cause there’s no limits to the dance moves to be thrown at the Tribal Revival After-Parties:

LEEROY (The Prodigy DJ Set),

MICKY MAC’s Dance Nation 90’s Dance Party featuring Special Guests UTAH SAINTS

Today FM DJ sets,

Jerry Fish live,

ATLANTIC 252 Reunion,

The Stunning Live,

Will Leahy’s 90’s Party

and a Massive Silent Disco, where the titans of 90s radio Micky Mac V Atlantic 252 DJs battle it out!

The Tribal Revival After-Party Tickets

Go on sale this Friday June 22nd 9am :

After working closely with Tipperary County Council and An Garda Siochana to provide an accommodation solution that will work for both the powers-that-be and the concert-goers, the Thurles Racecourse Eco-Glamping Village is now ready to take bookings.

The site has a leave-no-trace eco-policy and all three glampsites will feature pre-pitched tents manned by professional glamping companies, whose main objective is the safety of the glampers and the environment that homes the glampsite.

All amenities will be provided, clean toilet and shower facilities and the fantastic Tipperary Festival Foods Pop-Up, supplying amazing food options for glampers – the fun will begin as soon as you want it to!

The three tiers of Glamping accommodation goes a little something like this:

Site One: Gold Level Glamping in association with Hearthworks.

Choose from 3 sizes of pre-pitched Tipis and 3 sizes of Yurts, catering from 2 to 9 people.

The Gold Glampsite offers the highest level of luxury at the Glamping Village. This site is located closest to the Stadium and Car Park, with ease of access to the hot showers and the Tipperary Festival Foods Pop-Up serving mouth-watering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Each booking will receive Prosecco and Strawberries awaiting on arrival, and acoustic performances by surprise Féile Classical artists during the day!

For prices and bookings visit:éile

Please note, the Hearthworks site quote their prices in sterling.

Site Two: Silver Glampsite in association with Yippee Tents

Choose from pre-pitched standard and/or luxury Bell Tents, catering from 2 to 6 people

For those who like to put the glamorous in camping, the Silver Glampsite is luxurious, but a level down from the crème de la crème of the Gold experience. Silver Glampers have close access to the Stadium and Car Park, toilets and hot showers, along with the Tipperary Festival Foods Pop-Up, where they can enjoy some amazing fare before hitting the action of Thurles town.

For prices and bookings visit:éile18

Site Three: Bronze Glampsite in association with Pamper the Camper

Choose from a 2-person pre-pitched KarTent made from 100% strong, recyclable cardboard

Each KarTent caters for 2 people, sleeping bags and all belongings. The pre-pitched cardboard tent stays dark allowing you to have a well-earned lie in the morning after. 100% waterproof, 100% sustainable and 100% guaranteed to offer a fun, hassle-free weekend at Féile Classical. The Bronze site also has access to all amenities and car-park, including the Tipperary Festival Foods Pop-Up.

For prices and bookings visit:

For those who are heading to Féile Classical, but don’t fancy driving or a sojourn in Thurles, organisers are delighted to confirm that Féile Classical Official Bus Routes are now ready for bookings.

Same-day return routes departing from Carlow, Kilkenny, Cork, Fermoy, Dublin, Portlaoise, Galway, Ennis, Limerick, Nenagh, Waterford, Clonmel, Athlone, Birr, Roscrea and Tralee, arriving at Thurles Racecourse Eco-Glamping Village. Return journeys will depart 45 mins after the end of the concert from the drop-off point.

Tickets from €20 – €35 and are available now from:éile-classical-return-bus-service-friday-21st-september-tickets-46754076702éile-classical-return-bus-service-saturday-22nd-september-tickets-47174951550

And finally, the institution that mortified a generation and brought about one-minute of fame long before social media was invented: Féile TV is back!  Messages recorded from the Féile TV portaloo will be broadcast from the side-of-stage big screens. Jump in the booth, say your bit and enjoy the notoriety afterwards, no Snapchat filters, no social media follow up, no YouTube clips, just you on the Féile Classical giving your shout-out to the masses in Semple Stadium.

Details of the Féile Classical Tribal Revial Pop-Up Music Trail and the Tribal Tent Sport & Music Discussions line-ups will be announced in the coming weeks.

Main Stage Line-Up: Something Happens, The Stunning, An Emotional Fish, The 4 of Us, Hothouse Flowers, The Frank and Walters + special guests.

A limited number of Friday Féile Classical tickets are still available but are selling fast. Tickets on sale now:éile+Classical


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