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Enjoy free live music in Ward Park every Sunday July and August

The perfect way to spend an afternoon! Bring along family and friends, enjoy a picnic and take in the sounds of weekly live music throughout July and August.


Sunday 2    Jazz - The Jazzmeisters  **Music 4pm-6pm today**
 An experienced jazz trio from Belfast, playing everything from cool jazz to hot swing

Sunday 9    Brass - Salvation Army Brass Band 
Our very own Bangor based brass band brings a mix of popular songs and well known hymns

Sunday 16    Flamenco - Los Dramaticos  
A unique fusion of Andalusian and Latin American songs from a Belfast based duo

Sunday 23    Rock 'n Roll – The Sabrejets  
Northern Ireland's wildest rockin' band who draw on influences from primal 50's rock 'n' roll

Sunday 30    Trad  – Ulster Fleadh Final Fling  
Celebrate the last day of the Fleadh with Musicians from Ards and North Down Comhaltás 


Sunday 6    The 19th Street Band  

Often compared to June Carter and Johnny Cash, this Holywood, Co. Down / USA act deliver red hot Americana, country and rock ‘n roll on fiddle, bass player, drummer, guitar and vocals. The band will be in Northern Ireland t promote their new album 'The Things that Matter'.
Sunday 13    Tony Villiers and The Villains

A unique blend of folk-blues originals, influenced by Jonny Cash, Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie

Sunday 20    Punk - Wasted Talent
Bangor’s favourite punk rock sons play music from the Pistols. Clash, SLF, PIL, Dead Kennedys and more

Sunday 27    Bluegrass Picnic – Featuring The Hen House Prowlers (USA) plus Open House Festival Choir   
*2.30pm start today

Presented by Open House Festival. Enjoy the perfect end to the summer, picnicking with family and friends and chilling out to Chicago’s Henhouse Prowlers who comprise the traditional Bluegrass line-up of fiddle, banjo, guitar, stand-up bass and mandolin, but in their own unique style. 


Please feel free to bring along a picnic, but note that the park operates a strict no alcohol policy
If the weather is inclement the event may be cancelled.

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23 July 2017 - 27 August 2017

Opening Times

  • 3pm - 5pm *
  • * 27 Aug 2.30pm-5pm


  • Free

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