Ballina Salmon Festival Busking Competition 2024

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Ballina Salmon Festival Busking Competition 2024

July 8 @ 11:00 am - July 12 @ 4:00 pm

Ballina Salmon Festival Busking Competition returns to the streets of Ballina this July 2024.

The Festival is delighted to invite musicians and buskers from around the town and county and beyond to Ballina to play between the 8th to the 12th July as part of the now annual Busking Competition !

Ballina is a magnet for musicians, the streets of the town have hosted two fleadh ceoils during the nineties, two Other Voices programmes in the previous four years, with musicians and songwriters flocking to Ballina in the intern, welcoming the Connacht Fleadh Ballina in 2023 and Mayo Fleadh in 2025!

With prizemoney of €750 up for grabs, Buskers can register via this application form and be in with a chance to win cash prizes and perform on stage on Friday night, 12th July at CEOL in concert in the IQ Square just off Ballina Market Square.

Running Monday 8th, Tuesday 9th Thursday 11th and Friday 12th July, festival judges will be walking the streets to pick 3 finalists which will battle it out on Friday the 12th before CEOL in Concert in IQ Ballina.

Further details contact Busking Organiser Cian Gilmartin, via the Tourist Office 096 72800



July 8 @ 11:00 am
July 12 @ 4:00 pm
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