Ireland’s largest open-air Country Festival returns to Roscommon

The Midsummer’s Day with the Stars open-air Country Music Festival will take place at Roscommon Racecourse on Sunday, June 26th local promoter Joe Finnegan has confirmed.

  The event will be hosted by local radio station  Shannonside Northern Sound radio and Joe is looking forward to it.

  He said: ”We are just thrilled to be staging the show in Roscommon town again this year, and we are so fortunate to have one of the best venues in the country for an event of this kind.”

  This year marks the fourth staging of this country music extravaganza in Roscommon and a measure of its success to date is the line-up which features some of the world’s top country acts, including Nathan Carter, Mike Denver, Jimmy Buckley, Derek Ryan, Lisa McHugh, Robert Mizzell, Patrick Feeney, Jim Devine, Declan Nerney, Johnny Brady, Eamon Jackson, Lee Matthews, Shane Owens, Gerry Guthrie and the ‘Hit the Diff’ man himself, Marty Mone.

  Once again this year the racecourse will be transformed into a family playground with designated picnic areas and a special kiddies’ play area. The hospitality suites including bars and restaurants at the racetrack will also be open to the public. Free camping and parking facilities on the day. Admission to the event is by ticket only and tickets can be purchased locally in ETL Roscommon, Cahill’s SuperValu, Castlerea, Towey’s, Ballaghaderreen and Golden Discs Athlone. Tickets can also be purchased at the Shannonside Northern Sound studios in Longford and Monaghan and on

  For more information check out Shannonside Northern Sound’s website or Facebook page.