Welcome to Buskfest
WELCOME to BuskFest 2014!
Congratulations to the winners of BuskFest 2013:
- Overall – Worn Down Shoes
- Best Individual – Juram Gavero
- Best Junior – Sarah Toner
- Best Band – Cup of Joe
- Best Performance – Declan Sharpe & Band
- Spirit of Buskfest – The Molly Maguires (sponsored by THE OUTLET)
BuskFest is an international busking festival which takes place in Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland. The event, which is now in its 11th year, attracts 6000+ people from across the globe to Banbridge Town Centre.
This year's BuskFest will take place on Saturday 21 June 2014! The event comprises the outdoor daytime busking competition followed by the prizegiving ceremony in Solitude Park.
You will also be able to register on Saturday 21 June at Banbridge Old Town Hall from 9.30am - 11.30am
Don't forget to go to Banbridge Old Hall on Saturday 21 June from 9.30am - 11.30am to be allocated your pitch!!
Busking Competition: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
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 £3000 cash pot.
Prize Giving will take place in Solitude Park, Banbridge 5pm-6pm
The categories are as follows:-
|-~- Prize Pot -- £3000 -~-|
|£1000||Overall Winner||open to all ages|
|£500||Best Band||open to all ages|
|£500||Best Individual||age 17+ only|
|£500||Best Junior||age 10 - 16 only|
|£250||Best Performance||open to all ages|
|£250||Spirit of BuskFest||open to all ages|
BuskFest is excited to announce the Overall Winner of this year's festival will not only receive £1,000 in prize money, but also the opportunity to perform live at Sunflowerfest in August.
Now in its fifth year, the annual music and arts festival takes place at Tuddy's Farm in Hillsborough, Co.Down, from 22 to 25 August and hosts a plethora of the best local music artists, bands and international guests.
A multitude of arenas, mixed with fairytale and make believe, ensure an eclectic mix of music and arts to suit all ages and tastes.
The winner of BuskFest will perform live on stage at Sunflowerfest on Saturday 23 August. For more details see www.sunflowerfest.co.uk
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