Buskers from around the globe are invited to take part in the 9th annual BuskFest event which takes place on Saturday 23rd June in Banbridge Town Centre, Co Down.
The festival which attracts buskers to the town of Banbridge has grown significantly in recent years with more than 200 talented musicians, bands and street performers participating in last year’s event. It is anticipated that 2012 will be even bigger and better. Large numbers of performers are already registering on line at www.buskfest.com to be in with a chance of winning a major prize from the £3000 prize pot. Prizes will be awarded in a number of categories this year including overall winner, best individual, best band, best performance, best junior performer and the ‘Spirit of BuskFest’ prize, sponsored by The Outlet Village.
Ralph McLean chairman of the judging panel commented ‘As a music lover, I am delighted to be associated with BuskFest. If you haven’t yet visited Banbridge BuskFest you are guaranteed a fantastic family day out. Enjoy the great atmosphere of the live music, dynamic street theatre, comedy and entertainment.’
Details about the festival, the rules of the competition, how to register and how to get to Banbridge are all available on the official website www.buskfest.com and on Banbridge Buskfest facebook page.
Be part of it, enjoy the great atmosphere, the live music, dynamic street theatre, comedy and entertainment. A warm welcome awaits everyone at Banbridge Buskfest!