Outlet joins in the spirit of Buskfest with Saffyre

editorial image

In the spirit of Buskfest, Banbridge Saturday, June 22, The OUTLET Banbridge will take part in the fun by hosting their own buskers.

Up coming NI girl group Saffyre are Emma, Maria and Shauneen who all hail from Co Down.

The girls will busk on Sunday, June 23, between 2–4pm with all proceeds going to the NI Children’s Cancer Charity CLIC Sargent.

It’s been a busy year for the girls and, as well as their performance at The OUTLET, they are getting ready to support Nathan Carter at this year’s P&O Ferries Dalriada Festival on Sunday, July 14.

For further details visit www.dalriadafestival.co.uk

To celebrate Saffyre’s performance at The OUTLET the Banbridge Leader has a pair of tickets to give- away.

See the girls supporting Nathan Carter at the P&O Ferries Dalriada Festival.

To be in with a chance of winning this prize simply answer this question:

Which festival will Saffyre perform at in July?

Closing date for entries is Monday, June 24. Send your entry to Ticket Competition, c/o Editorial, 12A Bow Street, Lisburn, BT28 1BN.

BuskFest is an international busking festival which comprises an outdoor daytime busking competition followed by a prizegiving ceremony in Solitude Park.

This flagship event is now entering its 10th year and attracts 6,000+ people to Banbridge town centre.

Every year the streets of Banbridge town centre are full to capacity with hundreds of musicians, singers, bands, solo artists and street performers from across the globe entertaining large family crowds in the hope of winning a prize from the £3000 cash pot.

The categories are as follows:- Overall winner; Best Individual - Adult; Best Junior; Best Band; Best Performance; Spirit of Buskfest

“If you haven’t yet visited BuskFest you are guaranteed a fantastic family day out. Enjoy the great atmosphere of the live music, dynamic street theatre, comedy and entertainment. As a music lover, I am delighted to be associated with BuskFest for the eighth year in succession,” said Ralph McLean, BBC Radio Ulster, Buskfest Judge and compere.

BuskFest showcases the wealth and diversity of musical talent and performing skills thriving from the local area and further afield.

Organisers aim to make BuskFest the leading busking festival in Ireland through a professional approach to the organisation of the event and by proactively seeking innovative ways of developing the event.