Vantastival Invades 2UIBestow [part 4]

Vantastival is a three-day family-friendly festival held at Dunany Estate in mid-Louth over the May bank holiday weekend, April 30 - May 2, 2010.

A full schedule of live music and entertainment on three stages with further attractions for campervan and scooter owners - trade stalls, competitions, and workshops will provide the perfect occasion for admirers to exchange ideas and share their passion for the lifestyle and vehicles.

This week on the blog I'm going to bring to your attention some of the many excellent new bands playing the weekend. Today it's the turn of Miracle Bell and The Hot Sprockets.

Miracle Bell - Friday 21.10 Paddy Mirage Stage

Kildare's Miracle Bell have released a really good debut album of alternative rock songs. I caught them live in The Backroon in Navan supporting The Chapters and they were an impressive unit!

The Hot Sprockets - Sunday 16.45 Second Stage

I love the country rock sound of The Hot Sprockets. Their 70s influenced rock along with their image, vocals and sound make for great fun-time rock music. I caught their support slot for Nell Bryden over a year ago in Whelans and they proved to me that the band will have a long career!