Tickets are now on sale for the IMRO sponsored ‘The 3rd Acoustic Yard Singer/Songwriters Festival Westport’ on 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 we will be opening the festival with ‘Music at the Clock’ an outside event with some of the artists involved in festival performing songs in an impromptu 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 euro and will be on sale through Future Ticketing.
Saturday May 12th
At 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
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 euro and will be on sale through Future Ticketing.
Sunday May 13th
The Wild Atlantic Women, Ciara O’Neill and Sara Ryan 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 euro and will be sale through Future Ticketing.
There will be a host of other concerts in cafes and bars etc to be announced.
For more info ring 086 8752070 or check www.theacousticyard.com