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Homebirds Music Festival
May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
The 18th, 19th and 20th May, 2018 sees a music extravaganza coming to the beautiful coastal town of Youghal, Co. Cork.
The Homebirds Music Festival, is a joint collaboration between Cork Arc Cancer Support House and Cry104fm (Community Radio Youghal), and will be the inaugural fundraising event for the two groups.
Over 40 musical acts will descend on Youghal and spread across 18 venues filling the town with music from one end to the other showcasing the amazing talent of the region. The stunning location of St Mary’s Collegiate Church, will host 3 spectacular concerts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday including acts such as Don Mescall,
Mike Hanrahan, , Roy Buckley, Jack O’Rourke, Gina,Frank Ryan ,Caroline Fraher and more.
While our HomeBirds Music Trail will see free music being played in every venue in the Town over the 3 day festival, Beginning at the Quality Hotel on Youghal‘s fantastic Blue Flag Beach and taking in Farrell’s Summerfield Bar, The Marine, Clancy’s Bar and Restaurant , The Walter Raleigh Hotel. , Hennessy’s Bar. The Quays Bar and Restaurant, JD’s, Moby Dicks, The Central Star, The Anchor ,The Old Imperial Hotel, The Nook, St Mary’s Collegiate Church. ,The Red Store Bar and Restaurant , Berties, The Point Bar, and Bru Na Si.
So far the Confirmed acts for our free Music Trail include Bog The Donkey, August Walk, Myles Gaffney, Hell For Leather, The Vinyls, Full Circle, Stepping Stones, The Savage Yanks, The Moll Goggers, The Elation, Jack Colbert, Emily Aherne, Blackest Crows , Jamie Stanton, Hank Wydell, Geoff Gould, Southern Outlaws, Brendan McCarthy, DrDec and The Side Effects, Ellie Budds, Bobby Lee, Mick Mangan, The Vespas, Youghal Pipe Band , SuperSkunkz, The Gypsy Fish Band, Imokilly Band, The Bounty , The Cider Wasps and more
Whatever your taste in music you will find something to suit over the weekend with music playing nonstop on a staggered timetable to ensure that visitors to the festival can stay in the town and enjoy the atmosphere all day long.
All money raised from the festival will go to Cork Arc Cancer Support House and Cry104fm.
The Homebirds Music Festival, over 30 acts, across 18 venues, 1 weekend, 1 town.