Bushmills Irish Whiskey has announced Snow Patrol as the first of a number of artists who will perform at ‘Bushmills Live’ – the handcrafted whiskey and music festival taking place at the Old Bushmills Distillery on the north coast of Ireland on 20th and 21st June 2012.
Snow Patrol, who are from Northern Ireland, are one of the world’s most popular bands, selling more than 11 million albums since their breakthrough record Final Straw debuted in 2003, according to Bushmills.
It was announced recently that the Old Bushmills Distiller will host a landmark whiskey and music festival – ‘Bushmills Live’. (Read: Bushmills Music Festival in Irish Whiskey Distillery)
The two-day handcrafted festival will be the first ever staged in an Irish Whiskey distillery. The artists will play a series of intimate gigs in age-old buildings around the distillery.
Other performers announced at this stage include musician Foy Vance and singer songwriter and producer Iain Archer.
Snow Patrol’s Jonny Quinn, commented: “Playing live on a bill of great artists and friends, in the Old Bushmills Distillery that’s been around for centuries – it doesn’t get much better than that!”