The festival always provides a full entertainment programme throughout the weekend, where music, art and family fun come centre stage alongside the food - proper craic agus ceo!l
Join us quayside on Saturday where there will be a full music programme and street performers, follow the pub music trail or soak up the performances in the square on Sunday.
Quayside Saturday entertainment
Hooks and Crookes are Waterfords Premier Sea Shanty group havingbeen formed in 2004 for the Tall Ships race of 2005. They have continued to represent Waterford and Ireland across Europe at festivals singing their unique blend of Shanties, Traditional and ballads of the Sea with some Irish language songs included to show a huge diversity of talent.
Llandeilo Town Band- Welsh wind band playing a great mix of light music from shows and films e.g. Glenn Miller, Count Basie and many more. Not to be missed!
Dungarvan Brass Band- Nestled in the heart of County Waterford, they have provided musical teaching, performance and support for other voluntary and charitable groups in the local community for over 130 years.
Sunday - Main stage - Grattan Square
Phoebe Dipple is a vocalist and performer from Dungarvan who is currently studying voice in Cork School of Music. She is lucky enough to have performed in venues such as Cork Opera House, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, 3Arena and Symphony Space (NYC). She is absolutely delighted to be back performing in her hometown for this amazing festival and can not wait!
Retrophonics are a 2 piece 80s/90s band, using their own style to recreate lively and well known hits from a classic era. Their sets are filled with energy, rhythm and feeling.
Dúnaill - Formed in 2006 in Dunhill, Co. Waterford, they perform popular modern and contemporary Irish and international folk ballads. They arrange the songs in 3 and 4 part harmony and are multi-instrumentalists.
The Deise Brass Band- Talented veterans of the brass era will bring a taste of classic New Orleans music with a selection of jazz, blues and gospel.
Soul Stew- Comprising of 6 Local veteran musicians and lovers of soul and funk bring you smooth groves for your listening pleasure while you chow down at the food festival with funky hits from the golden age of Stax and Motown with hits from Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, The Meters and many more.
Dungarvan School of Trad- Founded in 2014 have a wide range of talented musicians who have performed across the country at various events and are once again welcomed back to this years festival.
Dungarvan Encore Stage Academy- Consisting of very talented and creative local students, they will be performing a few musical numbers that will keep everyone's feet tapping.
If you are a local artist interested in performing at the festival please contact us.