‘Day with the Stars’ at racecourse this Sunday

This Sunday, June 23rd, will see thousands of music-lovers descend on Roscommon Racecourse for the annual ‘Day with the Stars’ festival.

Presented by Shannonside Northern Sound Radio, the event will feature some of the best-known names in Irish country music – including Derek Ryan, Mike Denver, Jimmy Buckley, Cliona Hagan, Michael English, Patrick Feeney, Claudia Buckley, Robert Mizzell, Brendan Jermyn, David James, Olivia Douglas, and Roscommon native Brendan Shine. The world-renowned Shannonside Northern Sound Orchestra will also feature.

Joe Finnegan from Shannonside Northern Sound has stated the event is sure to draw visitors from near and far: “This year we will also see visitors coming into Roscommon from across the UK, the Netherlands, and Spain”, he explained. “Our aim is to give the festival international recognition and I feel we have succeeded in doing that”.

Tickets are available via Ticketmaster.ie, and at local outlets – including Fleming’s SuperValu (Roscommon), Corrib Oil (Boyle), Mace and Towey’s in Castlerea, Mulvey’s in Carrick-on-Shannon, Joe O’Brien’s in Lanesboro, and Golden Discs Athlone. On the day, a limited number of tickets will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis at the main gate. Children under 12, accompanied by their parent/guardian, can enter for free.

Free parking is available, including self-contained camper vans, however camping on site with tents is not permitted.

Full bar and catering facilities will be provided on site. Gates open at 12 noon and the show commences at 2 pm.

Roscommon is the place to be this Sunday!