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

News 2017

So talented - the amazing singers and musicians who are travelling to the festival from near and far for the session trail....

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A fantastic line up of musicians and singers who are travelling to the festival from near and far! ...

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Welcome Folks, I would like to extend a warm welcome to you all to the 18th year of the Gig’n the Bann Festival.  I would like to thank you all for your support and I assure you it is an honour for us to welcome you to our village.  The festival only happens because a small group of dedicated people put a year of voluntary work into organising this event.  It is ...

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Sincere thanks to the Bannside Pharmacy for their very generous sponsorship of £500. Pictured receiving the cheque from Eoghan O'Brien on behalf of the committee is Geraldine Donnelly, festival treasurer....

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Sincere thanks to the Bannvale Credit Union for their very generous sponsorship of £450. Pictured receiving the cheque from John on behalf of the committee is Siobhan McCormack, festival secretary....

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The attached form(s) can be completed in advance and brought along with you on Thursday 14th September. Look forward to seeing everyone! ...

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Pictured are the committee getting into the spirit of the festival as they make final preparations for the 18th Gig'n the Bann, 14th - 17th September. ...

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Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the festival committee the 'Celtic Thistle - Solo Piping Competition' has been cancelled. We apologise for any disappointment or inconvenience this may cause. However you will still have the chance to hear top class piping from the McNeillstown, Broughshane & District, Kilrea and Ballydonaghy Pipe Bands at the Pipe'n the Bann event in...

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Tickets on Sale!

9 Sep 2017

We have three fantastic concerts over the festival weekend - make sure to obtain your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment. Tickets can be purchased from the following shops in Portglenone: All Occasions All Occasions Closet Moments Moments Portglenone Tickets can also be reserved by emailing: info@gignthebann.com   ...

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A Bodhrán workshop for teachers and students will take place on Saturday 16th September from 3pm to 5pm in the Men's Shed. Please register in advance using the attached form. ...

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Main Sponsors
  • Oranmore Guesthouse and Tea Rooms
  • Bannvale Credit Union
  • Bannside Pharmacy
  • Community Relations Council
  • Enkalon Foundation

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