Knockanstockan is a music and arts festival held annually beside the Blessington lakes in Lacken Co. Wicklow. The festival delivers a diverse musical programme showcasing over 150 Irish acts over the three days with a state of the art production level that has a high industry standard.
The overall programme of events is devised and delivered by a collaboration of musicians, artists, community members and over 250 volunteers. This festival is a non-profit and the crew all work voluntarily and all net profit is re-invested directly to where it will be best served.
The genres include rock; folk; traditional Irish; world music; spoken word; rap; soul; jazz; contemporary; classical; dance and much more. Added to this Knockanstockan created the ‘Art Trail’, which is comprised of site specific Art Installations and Performances.