Cross Cultural Music, Song & Dance on the banks of the Bann.

News 2012

At the recently held annual conference of The Association of Irish festival Events (AOIFE) incorporating the 'Carlton Best of Festival Marketing Awards' Gig`n The Bann Festival was awarded the ‘Best Poster 2012'. In addition to the poster winning in its category the flyer was also shortlisted to the final three in the 'Best Flyer' category. Colm Croffy, Executive Director of AOIFE noted th...

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A very big thank you to everyone who attended this year's festival!   It was one of the most memorable ever and everyone's support was greatly appreciated.   Don't forget to visit our sponsors's page as without them the festival would not be possible.   Photos from the festival will be added to the website and facebook page over the next few weeks....

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A very warm welcome to all musicians and visitors in Portglenone for the festival!   We look forward to your company over the weekend and wish you an enjoyable stay....

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Due to an extremely high demand the Sharon Shannon concert has now sold out.  ...

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Please note that tickets for the main concert on Saturday 8th September headlined by Sharon Shannon can be reserved by sending an email to: info@gignthebann.com   Alternatively you can currently purchase tickets by calling into either of these two shops in Portglenone: Cards & Candy Tel: (028) 25821042 All Occasions Tel: (028) 25820400   ...

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Please note that tickets for the main concert on Saturday 8th September headlined by Sharon Shannon can now be reserved by sending an email to: info@gignthebann.com...

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Competitors must be aged between 16 and 26 inclusive on 1st September 2012 Six finalists will be selected by the competition committee and invited to perform in a live final at the Gig'n the Bann Festival, held in Portglenone on 9th September 2012. Things taken into consideration will be: - Musicality - Quality of performance - Presentation – the performer should t...

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