Get ready to Groove in Groomsport!

Put  Saturday 2nd July in your diary for Groomsport’s annual Music & Fireworks display.

This free event has all the elements for a fantastic evening out with three top-class live music acts, food & drinks available on-site, a funfair for children. The evening will conclude when an amazing Motown-themed fireworks display will illuminate the night sky.

Compering the evening’s entertainment will be Radio Ulster’s Hugo Duncan who will guide the audience through the event’s performers. The evening will kick off with The Dirty Blues Band, a brilliant bluegrass modern country outfit.

Ronnie Greer Almost Big Band showcases the superb blues and jazz guitarist Ronnie Greer, the band has the added talent of Anthony Toner and will guest star Grainne Duffy, it will be pure quality with an all- star line-up.

The headline act will not disappoint, The Soul Foundation are a captivating, energetic and emphatically in your face 11 piece soul band that encapsulates the raw power of the sixties soul megabands. They will be belting out recognisable songs from that era, think Wilson Picket, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye and the Commitments and you are on the right track. Groomsport is sure to be alive with the sound of Soul!

Commenting on the event, Alison Stobie, North Down Borough Council Tourism Manager said, ‘I’m thrilled with this year’s line-up. We want everyone to have a good time but please stay safe, please be aware that there is a strict no glass bottle policy, so any drinks consumed must be from the bar area.’

‘to help make it an even more enjoyable evening, our partners Translink are putting on a special late night service with buses at 11.30pm and 12midnight back to Bangor.’

The event kicks off at 7pm and will conclude at 11pm with a magnificent fireworks display.

For further information on this event please contact Bangor Tourist Information Centre on (028) 9127 0069 or email