The proceedings kick off at 12pm with local legends, The Side Effects Featuring John Hoban, Tony Reidy & Dan Delaney. Followed by Gorilla Radio who were formed 11 years ago, Gorilla Radio have gigged all over Ireland, UK and Switzerland and is currently comprised of Noel Kenny, Joey Kennedy, Paul Newell, Seanie Walsh and newest member, Matteo.
The second show is at 3pm with traditional group Blás who are David Doocey, Stephen Doherty, Anne Brennan and Shane McGowan. Formed in 2015, the group has grown from strength to strength with sell-out concerts in Ireland, Germany and the UK. Followed followed by Ireland’s funkiest band Soul Power led by Castlebar man Mick Sheridan.
The final show is at 6pm with five piece band Train Room. Train Room is the brainchild of Balla songwriter, musician and producer Joe Monaghan. Jiggy close out the day, Jiggy’s mercurial line up mixes and melds Irish traditional music, world rhythms and cutting-edge dance grooves. Jiggy took the internet by storm with their video ‘Silent Place’ celebrating the global togetherness of dance and to date it has clocked up more than 55 million views.