BuskFest

One day busking competition takes over the streets of Banbridge for a 12th year

Festival Details

Dates

Saturday, 27 June 2015

Prices

Free
Every year the streets of Banbridge town centre are full to capacity with hundreds of musicians, singers, bands, solo artists and street performers from across the globe entertaining large family crowds in the hope of winning a prize from the £3,000 cash pot.
 
The competition runs from 1pm - 4.30pm and will culminate in an awards ceremony hosted by BBC Radio Ulster's Ralph McLean in Solitude Park from 4.30pm - 6pm.  Music fans will also be in for a treat, with BBC's The Voice contestant and previous BuskFest winner Daniel Duke and band kicking off proceedings followed by performances by the winners of each of the six competition categories.
 
The competition offers a number of categories, including overall winner, best individual, best band, best junior, best performance which is sponsored by Banbridge Chamber of Commerce and the 'Spirit of BuskFest' prize, sponsored by The Outlet, Banbridge.  As well as a superb cash prize, the overall winner will also land a prime spot on the line-up at Sunflowerfest which takes place at Tubby's Farm, Hillsborough, Co. Down from 31 July - 2 August 2015, www.sunflowerfest.co.uk