Turbet Live

8th June 2013

TURBET LIVE announces line-up!

TURBET LIVE is an annual family-friendly music eventin a unique outdoor location, taking place on the 8th of June. This year’s line-up features an eclectic mix of Trad, Brass/Silver band, Male-Voice Choir and Country Bluegrass. Basically, something for everybody!

Belturbet Tidy Towns are delighted to announce that RACKHOUSE PILFER will headline this year’s event. A high-octane six-piece Bluegrass and American Roots band, they perform their own unique take on songs from Bruce Springsteen, Ryan Adams, Gillian Welch, Steve Earl and John Hiatt as well as traditional Bluegrass songs and originals. Each of the six members sing and there are big harmonies. Line up and instrumentation is Leon Mooney acoustic guitar, harmonica and vocals, Willie Kelly-acoustic guitar, drums and vocals, Les Jones mandolin and vocals, Fiachra Cunningham – fiddle, slide guitar and vocals, Mark Conway – banjo, acoustic guitar and vocals and Duane Gallagher – upright bass and vocals.

Warming up the crowd are Belturbet Comhaltas, An Lockrann Linn Brass Band and Coal Island Silver Band as well as the Cavan Rugby Club Male Voice Choir.

The venue is TURBET ISLAND, a river island in the middle of Belturbet. This island boasts a 12th century Motte and Bailie, built by the Normans as an outpost to protect the strategically important Erne river crossing at Belturbet.  This is a unique site for a special family music occasion; a gently sloping grassy field, ringed by majestic ancient oaks, on an island steeped in history, lapped on all sides by the swiftly flowing waters of the river Erne, and all within the boundaries of the welcoming town of Belturbet.

Money raised by the event goes to the tidy towns and tickets re a steal at 10euro for a single ticket or 20euro for a family ticket. Tickets will be available o the day or can be purchased in advance in Belturbet.

Come and enjoy a wonderful variety of musical entertainment in a truly outstanding location.Bring a blanket and a picnic!

You haven’t lived if you haven’t been to “TURBET LIVE”

For more information go to Discoverbelturbet.ie

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