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Monday 15 September 2014

Folk icon Donovan to star at festival

Published 08/10/2013 | 05:42

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FOLK icon Donovan has been added to the line-up for this year's Spiegeltent Festival in Wexford.

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'After weeks of negotiation, we are thrilled to have this legendary performer playing in Wexford,' said Barry Ennis of Lantern promotions.

Donovan will play in the spiegeltent on Friday, November 1 at 10 p.m.

The musician is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and is known for songs such as 'Mellow Yellow', 'Catch the Wind' and 'Hurdy Gurdy Man'.

Ticket sales for the festival which runs from October 23 to November 3, are surpassing the expectations of the organisers.

'They are running at 70% ahead of last year. We are delighted with the public response,' said Brian Byrne of Lantern. 'There is a great sense of anticipation about this year's festival and It's great to hear all the positive feedback.'

Tickets for Spiegeltent events are available at wexfordspiegeltent.com and are also available at Ticketmaster.ie; Whites for Music, Wexford Arts Centre and Gala, Slaney Place, Enniscorthy.

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