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Are you ready for 2020 promises to be our biggest yet :) :) :)

Every August Bank Holiday Weekend

The Cahersiveen Festival of Music & the Arts is held each year in Cahersiveen town on the August Bank Holiday Weekend. The Bank holiday is always the first Monday of August and the festival takes place on the Friday, Saturday & Sunday before this day.

The Cahersiveen Festival will be in its 25th year in 2020 and each year we strive to bring you bigger acts and greater street entertainment. The Festival is a Family friendly festival with entertainment for adults and children alike.
Come back to this site regularly for more updates

Photos from 2019 festival

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2 weeks ago

Cahersiveen Festival of Music & the Arts

SOMETHING HAPPENSAug 1, 9:30pmCahersiveenLegends of the late eighties Irish music scene, Something Happens were one of the Irish bands of the period who trail-blazed a commercial path across the country and beyond. While not recording anymore (singer Tom Dunne is a well-known radio presenter) they still play live to their adoring fan base. With a catalogue of hit singles at their disposal, the Something Happens! live show is an unmissable trip down memory lane. Something Happens were an Irish pop-rock band whose heyday was the late 1980s – early 1990s. An earlier incarnation of the band was called 'The Dazzmen' and was fronted by singer Martin Lynch who left the band and became the frontman for another early 1980s Dublin band 'The Cracker Factory'. After Lynch's departure the band recruited vocalist Tom Dunne and became 'Something Happens'. The band’s line-up comprised Tom Dunne (vocals), Ray Harman (guitar), Alan Byrne (Bass) and Eamonn Ryan (Drums). They shot to prominence with the single "Burn Clear" which was featured on the soundtrack of the 1988 Irish movie The Courier. ... See MoreSee Less

SOMETHING HAPPENS

3 weeks ago

Cahersiveen Festival of Music & the Arts

All Folk'd Up Sun 2nd August 2020Aug 2, 9:00pmCahersiveenFamed for their rip-roaring live shows and catchy banjo hooks and solos, All Folk’d Up offer fans an eclectic mix of classic sounds from Folk and Rock music traditions, while still sprinkling their own unique, modern twist. The Co. Tyrone band are the brain-child of banjo virtuoso Pauric Mohan, the band formed while the singer was studying for his music degree in Dublin. He soon deployed the young-gun of the group Stephen McElvogue on guitars while drummer Szymon Dwulat was brought in to keep the band punching in perfect rhythm. Pauric called upon the services of younger brother Barry Mohan, who adds pumping drive to the band with his punchy bass lines and fantastic vocal harmonies. He soon brought in the established Paddy McGrandles on flute and whistle duties. Fans have become accustomed to hearing bouncing melodies, enticing lyrical stories, vintage Folk-Rock sounds with jaw-dropping banjo progressions Keep up-to-date with the latest news from All Folk’d Up by visiting their website and social channels; Spotify: https://smarturl.it/AFUspotify Apple Music: https://smarturl.it/AFUapplemusic Youtube: https://smarturl.it/AFUyoutube Website: https://allfolkdup.com ... See MoreSee Less

All Folkd Up Sun 2nd August 2020
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