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The Homebirds Music Festival

Music for everybody….every age…..all weekend long….

By Youghal Tourism Monday AT 9:47PM

The 18th 19th and 20th May 2018 will see a musical 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 , spread across 18 venues and 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.

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 & Restaurant, The Walter Raleigh Hotel. , Hennessy’s Bar, The Quays Bar & Restaurant ,  JD’s ,Moby Dicks, The Central Star ,The Anchor, The Old Imperial Hotel, The Nook,  St Mary’s Collegiate Church, 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 Wedel, Geoff Gould, Southern Outlaws, Brendan McCarthy, Dr Dec and The Side Effects, Ellie Budds, Bobby Lee, Mick Mangan, The Vestas,  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 you over the weekend.     Music will be playing nonstop, on a staggered timetable, to ensure that festival goers 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.

For more information visit the website www.homebirdsmusic.com

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