February 6, 2023

The award-winning Atlantic Classes music pageant is again to Portstewart and Portrush this week. The much-loved occasion takes place from Friday, 18th November, to Sunday, twentieth November 2022, with free stay gigs going down in each seaside cities. Audiences can sit up for two days of unmissable performances in all kinds of venues with new additions to the music path, together with the newly refurbished Portrush Playhouse, The Station and Elephant Rock.

Programmed by Snow Water on behalf of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, this yr’s headline occasions characteristic premieres and new collaborations, together with new work from PORTS – they return with a deeper mature sound, lyrically strengthened and re-establishing themselves as one of many extra fascinating, thrilling acts within the nation.

CEITHRE CINN – A premiere efficiency celebrating great artists collectively & individually. CIARAN LAVERY is an NI Music Prize winner for Finest Album. SUZANNE SAVAGE is a virtuosic vocalist, songwriter and first name for Paul Brady, the RTE Live performance Orchestra and plenty of extra. FINNIAN is certainly one of Eire’s quickest rising musical stars. MATT McGINN is an award-winning and prolific songwriter from the Mourne Mountains. Collectively they’re CEITHRE CINN. The primary launch turned one of the performed songs on BBC Radio Ulster & RTE Radio 1 that yr, having been playlisted on each.


Along with sell-out favourites, a bunch of artists new to the pageant, will make their debut performances on the free music path, together with great native expertise. Additionally look out for 5 of the 2022 Music Prize nominated artists plus new single, EP and album launches. 2022 Atlantic Classes Artists embody:

Andrew McGibbon. The Bonnevilles, Cahir McLaughlin, Ciara O’Neill, Ciaran Lavery, Dander, David Browne Murray, Drew Hamill Band, Edelle McMahon, Eilidh Patterson, Eilís Philips, Emily McCormick, Eoghan Quigg, Finnian Kelleher, Gary Anderson, Gavin Corey, Joel Harkin, Junior Johnson, Kate Nicholson, Many a Son, Matt McCrum, Matt McGinn, Michael Cunningham, No Oil Work, Paddy Nash, Peter O’Kane, Philip Watts D’Alton, PORTS, ROE, Rory Nellis & Band, String Ninjas, Suzanne Savage, Sorcha O’Kane and Tour Alaska.

Tickets at the moment are on sale for our three headline occasions plus a restricted variety of pageant passes can be found at www.atlanticsessions.com. All different gigs on the Music Path are admission free and no reserving is required. Particular lodging gives for the pageant are at www.atlanticsessions.com/lodging.

Atlantic Classes is a Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council occasion, programmed on the Council’s behalf by Snow Water.

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