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Music Tuesday – Gig n the Bann Festival

The Gig n the Bann Festival is being held in Portglenone, near Ballymena next weekend and for our music Tuesday blog post this week we want to feature a few of the acts who will be playing at the annual Music Festival.

Music Tuesday - Gig n the Bann Festival

The Gig n the Bann Festival does a great job of picking great established acts alongside brilliant youthful local acts. For example on Friday night the Wild Duck will host two great artists – Aurora and The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh.

Aurora

Aurora are Catherine and Jane and they love performing covers of popular songs in their traditional style. This duo are available for weddings, receptions and special occasions. Click here to find out more about these talented ladies on the Facebook Page and take a look at their Kodaline cover below;

The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh

The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh are a tribute band who cover the songs of artists like The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac. The band have been established for over seventeen years and are attending the Gig n the Bann festival for the forth year. Eurovision veteran Niamh Kavanagh joins the Illegals to perform a brilliant set featuring timeless classics that you will be singing along with –  Poco (Rose of Cimarron); Linda Rondstadt (You’re No Good); Neil Young (After The Goldrush) and others, as well as all the top favourites from ‘The Eagles’ and ‘Fleetwood Mac’ such as ‘Hotel California’, ‘The Chain’, ‘Desperado’ and ‘Dreams’. Click here to find out more about The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh.

Click here to find out more about the Gig n the Bann Festival and watch out for Music Tuesday which will feature more Gig n the Bann artists next week. This combination proves to be a great gig at the Wild Duck on Friday night and shows the variety or talent which you can see at this years Gig n the Bann Festival in Portglenone.