The Riptide Movement and Delorentos headline Bandon Music Festival 20th year celebrations

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Posted on: 10th May, 2016

Category: Arts & Entertainment

Contributor: West Cork People

The Bandon Music Festival returns for its 20th year this June bank holiday weekend, June 3-5, with new and familiar faces added to the line-up of musical talent. The festival’s headline acts are two of Ireland’s top rock bands – The Riptide Movement and Delorentos, with support from local acts Ruby Jude and Jupe. They will be joined by a host of local talent performing all over the town as well as fun activities for all the family.

Saturday’s headline, The Riptide Movement, blew-up the Irish music scene in 2014 with their number one album ‘Getting Through’ and string of Top 10 singles. Their spectacular success in Ireland came off the back of a trail of gigs from Dublin to Delhi with a stop-off in Pilton to slay the Glastonbury masses, taking to the UK airwaves with all 50 of the BBC Concert Orchestra and supporting The Rolling Stones at their Hyde Park homecoming. Having just recorded their fourth album The Riptide Movement are firmly established on both the Irish and International scene.

In a bid to support West Cork talent, local woman Angela Ryan and her band Ruby Jude will open The Riptide Movement.

Sunday’s main stage will be home to Choice Music Award winners, Delorentos, a Dublin-based Irish alternative rock band. The band have released five critically acclaimed albums since 2007, with their latest single ‘Home Again’ taken from their fifth album ‘Night Becomes Light’.

Supporting Delorentos will be Jupe. Last year, Jupe released their single ‘Rocket’ to much acclaim. Recorded with producer Billy Farrell (Ryan Sheridan, The Corrs, Brian Kennedy), radio coverage for the song across Ireland and the UK was extensive. ‘NumberOne’, the band’s follow-up single – and the first to be released in 2016 – looks set to replicate ‘Rocket’s’ success.

Bandon Music Festival Committee member Carol Crean said: “We are very excited to bring these top quality acts to Bandon in 2016. The Bandon Music Festival is a community run not-for-profit festival that has grown organically into one of Ireland’s leading independent music events. The fact that Bandon has been doing this for 20 years is a tribute to the commitment of the organisers, the festival’s supporters and partners and of course the loyal festival goers. We look forward to another fun-filled weekend of music and craic in West Cork this June Bank Holiday!”

In addition to the headline concerts, the Bandon Music Festival also features a free music trail with bands playing at participating pubs all across the weekend each night until 2am.

This year the festival will also have music, street entertainment and amusements on Saturday at Riverview Shopping Centre and on Bandon’s Main Street. On Sunday Colin Deady and The Shruggs perform free on Oliver Plunkett Street, alongside children’s activities and amusements.

Tickets are on sale now from O’Farrell’s Newsagents Bandon priced just €15 per adult day pass, €20 per adult weekend pass, €15 per teenager weekend pass and €10 per teenager day pass; accompanied under 13s are free. Tickets will also be available from the Bandon Music Festival box office at the venue. Gates open each night at 6.30pm.

For full festival information visit www.bandonmusicfestival.com. www.facebook.com/ BandonMusicFestival

Twitter: @BandonMusicFest

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