Aughrim Music and Arts Festival
June 26th - June 28th 2015
Dublin four piece band on the music front since 2007. Changing Gears boast excellent tracks, fine lyrics and good music structures along with intelligent composition that makes great music.On the style of Tom Petty with a dash of Bob Dylan. "Chiming guitars, pleading vocals, appealing harmonies. Changing Gears can play, dance and sing" Hot Press
Niall De Burca - Family Storytelling
One the top traditional storytellers with a unique style that turns an ancient art form on its head and drives into the 21st century. Combining powerful stage presence and delivery, he has a mighty range of stories and an ability to reach all ages. He has performed in a fascinating array of venues on 6 continents, among them the European Parliament. He has been the featured International storyteller at the US National Storytelling Festival.
“His ability to evoke a wide range of emotions from his rapt audiences enables him to bewitch people with his stories and make listening to him as well as watching him an unforgettable experience” Vienna Review of Books.
The Eskies have brought their unique brand of folk noir/gypsy jazz/sea shanty and swaggering stage spectacle to ballrooms and booze houses the length and breadth of the country. Sullying soirees and lowering inhibitions of get togethers and social occasions wherever they have ventured. "A raucous fanfare of folk, swamp blues and unquenchable merriment, paired with brain-burrowing melodies and witty lyrics, delivered at breakneck speed." Goldenplec
Feel The Pinch
Immensely popular Wicklow band Feel The Pinch have been playing their acoustic and 'live and loud' sets for many years. Comprising of hugely respected and highly experienced musicians, they are sure to be one of the most popular acts at the festival.
'Playing music to retain our sanity '