Pigstock is back

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NORTHERN Ireland’s stand out music festival, Pigstock is set to return to Killinchy in 2012 with a bigger and better line up than ever before.

The event which runs from June 1 to 3 will see a host of Irelands most exciting bands perform, including Silhouette, Fighting With Wire, LaFaro, Mojo Fury, More Than Conquerors, RunawayGO, Not Squares, Colly Strings and many many more.

Pigstock started as a birthday party in a marquee in 2008. It was attended by 200 people. The following year saw huge demand for the event and crowds continued to grow, with the 2011 festival being attended by over 1,500 people, enjoying some of the finest music Northern Ireland had to offer. For their efforts Pigstock earned a nomination for best festival at the Northern Irish Music Awards.

2012 will once again see Pigstock kick start the summer festival season with Northern Ireland’s hottest bands sharing the bill with a strong contingent of southern Irish talent.

There will be 32 bands playing across three stages over two days, a food village, with the infamous Hog Roast! and the Pigstock bar.

Tickets are priced £35 for a weekend camping pass, £30 for Saturday camping pass and £20 for Saturday day tickets.