As part of his extensive Irish tour, Josh Ritter will perform with his Royal City Band at this year's Galway Arts Festival as part of a triple header with Cathy Davey and Damien Dempsey. Davey is also in the midst of a full Irish tour with her brand new album 'The Nameless', which has just bagged the number one spot in the Irish album charts.

The gig will take place in the Festival Big Top on July 23rd. Also on the line up is a double header with 80s bands Human League and Heaven 17, who play the same venue the following evening, July 24th.

Tickets are on sale now from ticketmaster and The full line up will be announced shortly.

Galway Arts Festival will run from July 12th to 25th 2010.