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Music In The Park

Castle Street, BANGOR, County Down, BT20 4TA
Band on a bandstand playing to audience in a park


Open House Festival presents a ​​​​​​series of nine free music concerts at the beautiful old Victorian bandstand in Ward Park, featuring a range of genres including folk, blues, rock, jazz and punk. 

The event is unique to Bangor and celebrates the diversity of great local musical talent, from emerging performers to established artists.

We are delighted to present a late summer of free live music from the beautiful old Victorian bandstand in Ward Park – so pack a picnic and join us in Bangor each Sunday afternoon throughout July and August. 

The Line-up: 

3 July: Rock In The Park with Sleeping Dogs (4-6pm)
10 July: Belfast Busking Band & Lemonade Shoelace
17 July: Jazz In The Park
24 July: Blues In The Park with Lee Hedley’s Blues Band
31 July: Ska In The Park with Doghouse

7 August: Folk In The Park
14 August: Revival Picnic with Victory Rollers 
21 August: Punk In The Park with Wasted Talent
28 August: Not Strictly Bluegrass Picnic 

Note, details are subject to change.

Parking and transport |  Limited parking on Park Drive | Free parking in ASDA car park which a short walk | Five-minute walk from Bangor seafront where there is also free car parking | Five-minute walk from Bangor train station – trains go once an hour on Sundays.

Event information | As this is an outdoor event, please check the weather in advance and dress accordingly | Rugs and picnic chairs are permitted as is a picnic | Ward park operates a strictly no alcohol policy.

This event is Grant Aided by Ards and North Down Borough Council's Tourism Department.

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