Country Music Festival August 14th to 16th 2015‘Back To Castleblayney’ Country Music Festival Festival to take place for the first time in the ‘Nashville of Ireland’

The first ‘Back To Castleblayney’ Country Music Festival is set to kick off on Friday 14th of August with Johnny Brady in the Glencarn Hotel, Castleblayney, Co.Monaghan.

On Saturday 15th August the festival moves outdoors where Mike Denver will perform to the crowds on the main street of Castleblayney at 9.30pm with support act to be announced. Gates 7.00pm with music from 8-12pm

On Sunday 16th August, the festival will be closed by Nathan Carter, who will perform his show outdoor in the Car Park of the Glencarn Hotel at 6pm; this is a family friendly show with support act The Druids. Gates 3.00pm Music 4 - 8pm

Three of the biggest names in country music today are Johnny Brady, Mike Denver and Nathan Carter. Johnny has strong roots in country music and has a close family connection with mighty legend Big Tom. He is one of the most energetic and exciting Country acts on the scene.

On the road since 2003, Mike Denver has recorded 11 Albums and 4 DVDs to date. Popular hit songs have included 'Galway Girl', 'The Day of My Return', 'Seasons In The Sun' and 'The Real Deal' with George Jones. His live shows and dances are supported by a very loyal fan base & this charismatic entertainer is riding high on the wave of success.

Nathan Carter is a huge attraction on the Irish music scene, and has brought a whole new generation of fans of all ages to Country Music in Ireland. 'Wagon Wheel' has been a huge hit for Nathan, with over a million hits on YouTube and the wheels continue to roll for this special song, which can now be heard in clubs, discos, and dance halls alike and on all major National Irish radio stations.

Castleblayney has long been known as the ‘Nashville of Ireland’ and the ‘Home of Country Music’ which is makes it the perfect location for this new and exciting Country Music Festival.

Tickets for Saturday and Sunday €10 and are now on sale. Tickets can also be bought on the day.

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