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16th Sep 2023

Age Range

Craig's Field

Glounthaune Village

UpStart Festival

Upstart Festival is thrilled to announce the line-up for the 3rd edition of the 'end of summer' outdoor festival. Again this year, 5 of the most exciting indie bands come together in a showcase of emerging and established talent with a strong Cork flavour.

Upstart is an outdoor event which takes place in the beautiful harbourside setting of Glounthaune Village, the park will rock to the eclectic mix of genres brought together on the day from psych-rock to indie, from funk to metal, with the line-up featuring Junk Drawer, God Alone, Pinhole, Any Joy or Kanes Basement .

Upstart is a car free, sustainable event and festival goers are encouraged to make their way to Glounthaune via train, bike, bus or on foot. Glounthaune train station is an easy  5-minute walk to the stage. With frequent trains to Glounthaune from Cork City, Midleton and Cobh, there’s no excuse for missing this stellar line-up

Upstart festival is supported by funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Creative Communities Fund, Creative Ireland and Cork County Council.

A Strictly over 16’s event, with early bird tickets available at a bargain €20(+booking fee) from now until August 31st, get in there early and get yourself to Glounthaune on September 16th. 

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