The Acoustic Yard Music Festival 11th – 13th May 2018
May 11 @ 5:00 pm - May 13 @ 11:00 pm€10 - €20
The 3rd Acoustic Yard Music Festival Westport’ May 11th – May 13th, 2018
Headlining this year will be Mundy and the 4 of Us with 30 singer/songwriters from Ireland and beyond performing around the town in bars, cafes and open air locations.
Friday May 11th
At the Clock Tavern 5pm on Friday May 11th the festival opens with ‘Music at the Clock’ an outside event with some of the artists involved in festival performing songs in an impromptu open mic setting.
In the evening Irish songwriting legends ‘The 4 of Us’ will perform in the Clock Tavern Restaurant at 8pm with support from ‘Vickers Vimy’. Tickets are €15 and will be on sale at the end of March.
Saturday May 12th
Between 12pm to 2pm there will be a busking competition around the town with a 250 euro prize for the winner. All entrants must play original songs.
At 2pm outside the Clock Tavern a stage will be set for 2 hours of some of the best new emerging acts including The Finns, Billow Wood and the talented Sina Theil
with many more….
In the evening at 8pm Saturday May 12th in The Clock Tavern one of Ireland’s biggest stars ‘Mundy’ will perform with support from ‘Peco’. Tickets are €20 and will be on sale at the end of March.
Sunday May 13th
‘The Wild Atlantic Women’ a collection of some of the finest female singers (to be announced) will perform around Brewers Place (off Bridge St) in cooperation with The Gallery Wine and Tapas Bar at 4pm.
‘Coda’ the 7 piece Acapella group who are based in Mayo will be performing songs from their new album Train of Spirits at Matt Molloy’s Yard Bar with special guest Ultan Conlon.
Tickets are €10 and will be sale at the end of March.
There will be a host of other concerts in cafes and bars etc to be announced in the coming weeks.
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