Unison Festival – a Free summer music event in Balbriggan and Blanchardstown

by Rose Barrett
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From the people who brought you TradFest, Fingal County Council announces the inaugural ‘Unison Festival’, writes Rose Barrett, bringing the latest and most vibrant summer music festival for Fingal!

A Free festival, the event will be hosted on Saturday, July 8 at Bremore Castle in Balbriggan and at Millennium Park, Blanchardstown on Sunday 9. This two-day festival promises to be an unforgettable experience for all to enjoy.

Featuring dynamic performers from a range of genres such as Soulé, Toshin, Yankari, Discovery Gospel Choir, Ships Wheel, Primary Colours and many more, with festivities to kick off each day at 12pm and run until 7pm. Talented artists also include New Brass Kings, MT Project, Dublin Blackthorn, and captivating dance acts OfficialPAK and Jithu’s Dance Studio.

In addition to the music and dance performances, Unison Festival will feature a vibrant food and craft market, offering an array of food and unique crafts for festival goers to explore and enjoy.

Unison Festival will provide an inclusive and family-friendly environment for the communities of Balbriggan and Blanchardstown, with no tickets required for entry.  Strictly a no alcohol event, people are encouraged to take public transport to the venues both of which are easily accessible by public transport.

AnnMarie Farrelly, CE of FCC said: “Fingal County Council is delighted to bring you the inaugural ‘Unison Festival’, happening at Bremore Castle and Millennium Park.  I look forward to this becoming an annual celebration of music, culture, and community in our young, diverse communities of Blanchardstown and Balbriggan.”

Presented by Traders in the Area Supporting the Cultural Quarter LTD. and funded by FCC, see www.unisonfestival.ie and follow Unison Festival on social media for updates.

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