Just a few more days to the Letterkenny Busking Festival 2022()

Just a few more days to the Letterkenny Busking Festival 2022

Catch the Letterkenny Busking Festival, Saturday July 30th! 

On Saturday July 30th, Letterkenny Main Street will see the return of participants competing in the 7th annual Letterkenny Busking Festival competition! 

Since the festival was first held in 2015, all types of buskers and performers have been taking part in this annual event and this year sees the return of many favourite’s but also some exciting new acts. We have reached our quota of participants for this year’s event and it’s going to be a fantastic event and very competitive. 


A variety of trad musicians, singers, acoustic guitarists and many more performers will be battling it out to win the cash prizes up for grabs. Participants and groups taking part in this year’s competition, will be in with a chance of winning prizes from the €1000 prize fund. This year’s festival will see buskers all along the Main Street from 3pm to 5pm and there is entertainment at Market Centre from 2pm to get everyone in the festival mode.  

During the festival why not get your photo taken at the photo booth as a memory of the day. 

At 5pm there will be music at the Market Square as the judges deliberate before announcing the winners. 

“We’re delighted to be in hosting the festival in its 7th year now!”, explains Kristine Reynolds, President of Letterkenny Chamber, that is organising the Busking Festival through its ShopLK Brand.

“Supporting local is not just about shopping. It is about making the shopping areas fun and lively. This event in the middle of the summer is about celebrating great music and talent and welcoming people into the Main Street to have fun. We encourage everyone to come down and join  in the festival atmosphere.”

The annual Letterkenny Busking Festival is funded through the Retail Promotion initiative from Donegal County Council and helps to showcase what Letterkenny and in particular the Main Street has to offer.
We hope that Saturday July 30th will be a memorable and enjoyable day out for all!”

Letterkenny Chamber CEO Toni Forrester had this to say, “We have a change of time this year and we want as many people as possible to make it a day out.  From 3pm the Main Street will be closed to traffic from Rosemount to Oliver Plunkett Road, so spectators will be able to enjoy the festival atmosphere. This is an outdoors, family friendly event. Why not come along, meet friends and family, and help bring the town to life.”

The Letterkenny Busking Festival brings various acts together to celebrate local and national talent. Join us on the Main Street and support our buskers on Saturday, July 30th. 
For more information on the Letterkenny Busking Festival, check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/letterkennybuskingfestival or alternatively email admin@letterkennychamber.com