FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ballydehob, West Cork, Ireland
Friday 31st May – Monday 3rd June, 2019
Dancing will feature heavily again this year with two of Ireland’s biggest country stars crooning the dance floor.
Michael English rose to be be one of the Ireland’s top Country Music stars since forming his own band, and has been going down a storm ever since. He and his talented Band are renowned for their energetic performances and he is dedicated to giving his followers an unforgettable show each time they see him. Best Country Dance Band at The Irish Country Music Awards and Performer of the Year at The Sunday World Country Music Awards 2018, Michael will be performing in Ballydehob Community Hall on Friday 31st May at 11:00 p.m. Tickets are €15.00 each. Michael will be supported by Two Mikes & Family Ties taking to the stage at 9:00 p.m.
Gerry Guthrie is one of Ireland’s foremost headlining country acts and 2018 was his busiest year since the formation of his band. His ongoing success enables him to perform at premier venues and big festivals and events the length and breadth of the country and indeed in the UK, Scotland and at guest spots abroad. Highly acclaimed and well-known across Ireland, he will play Ballydehob Community Hall on Sunday 2nd June at 11:00 p.m. Tickets are €15.00 each. Gerry will be supported by Two Mikes & Family Ties taking to the stage at 9:00 p.m.
There is a free weekend bar trail with Ben Currie, Eddie Carey, Sabrina Fallon, Bernie Heaney, Der Hurley, Michelle Magee, Colm Kenny, Noel McKay & Brennen Leigh and more, providing great entertainment in venues around the village, and there will be live music by the old bank at 3pm on Sunday afternoon.
This year we are proud to announce the addition of two major sponsors, Failte Ireland and Pure Cork, as well as Cork County Council, and we would like to thank all our great sponsors for their amazing support. Funding also comes from small events throughout the year, and we’d like to remind people that this year’s raffle will be a major source of finance. The great efforts by the committee has again ensured some lovely prizes.
For programming or other inquiries please contact:
Eddie Hodnett 087 180 1640.
Ballydehob Country Music Festival