Welcome to Buskfest
WELCOME to BuskFest 2015!
BuskFest is an international busking festival which takes place in Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland. The event, which is now in its 12th year, attracts 6000+ people from across the globe to Banbridge Town Centre. This year's BuskFest will take place on Saturday 27 June 2015.
The Competition, which has a prize pot of £3000, 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
2014 BuskFest winners were:
Overall Winner - Matthew Malcolm
Best Band - The Left Backs
Best Individual - Jane Willow
Best Performance - Yegor Isain
Best Junior - Hugo Boitel-Gill
Spirit of BuskFest (Sponsored by The Outlet) - Que Pasa?