Tomorrow (Saturday) sees the revival of the Band Festival (formally the Western Regional Band Festival) in Castlebar, when bands from Castlebar, Westport, Foxford and Ballymore Eustace meet to renew old traditions and friendship.
They will meet at St. Patrick’s BNS Castlebar at 1pm and at 2.30pm there will be a Ceremonial Parade through Main Street and Castle Street to the Mall area, where there will be an open air recital by Ballymore Eustace and a massed band recital including all the bands.
At 3.30pm the bands will separate to various parts of the town and perform individual recitals.
The general public are encouraged to come out and listen and enjoy the parade and concerts.
Castlebar events coordinator Michael Baynes told Midwest News today that it will be a great occasio
Castlebar Concert Band and Ballymore Eustace will present a joint free concert at 8:00 p.m. tomorrow in Christchurch Castlebar