Pelat is silence, expectation, movement, tension, poetry and balance
Friday August 2nd Five bands take to the streets, each performing at a chosen spot before converging on John Roberts Square
A spectacular visual show and an over the top romantic comedy in the style of a traditional silent movie
A brief but glorious experience of your life’s most exquisite moments…Spailp is a show for 5 minutes for 5 people at a time for ages 5 and over.
Drop in and try on a coffin: the offer is buy one get one free! This is a one-stop shop for your final rest!
Mbilou, with the Kakatsitsi Master Drummers from Ghana bring a fusion of Bwiti influences with funky drumming grooves
From Catalonia in Spain, the Always Drinking Marching Band are set to bring Mediterranean musical fire & passion to Spraoi 2019!
The Brothers come from far away and in their suitcase they bring music, laughs and smiles
Mike and Mike climb in the time machine…Turn on, tune in and freak out! A melting pot of Comedy, Juggling and Acrobatics straight from the Speakeasies!
“Dizzy O’Dare brings both humour and malice to this deliciously wicked piece of roaming theatre. Encore, sister!” tales from Foxglove Cottage
“a kind of living sculpture, it’s a sight to behold.” What’s on Stage
“Combining the natural with the unusual, this makes you crave more and go home full of joy . . . “ Nikki Rasings, Spectator at New Seeds
’Seeds’ challenges your expectations of what is possible with the human body. A contemporary circus show with an Irish sense of humour. Serious. Skillful. Silly.
’Beautifully revealing…Unforgettably good.’ Judith Mackrell, The Guardian ★ ★ ★ ★
A mentoring initiative in partnership with ISACS (the Irish Street Art, Circus and Spectacle Network) this year featuring Full Circle by Laura Ivers and TAO by Human Collective
Summon up that disco fever – This 11-piece street band is like no other!
Three performers puts their bodies to the test of stillness in a fast-paced world of concrete
A unique contemporary dance company based in Waterford, with a well-earned reputation for challenging perceptions about dance and (dis)ability
The Sanofi Spraoi Orchestra is a music education programme involving 25 local young people
Test your skills and have some fun with giant wooden games – for children and adults of all ages!
A unique chance for people of all ages to take part in many workshops, demonstrations and activities over two days at Spraoi
Sunday Aug 4th
A 7-piece with a repertoire ranging from jazz to pop, reggae to funk and New Orleans Jazz to ska
The hot brass and driving rhythm sections promise to keep you on your feet all night long – their energy and enthusiasm is contagious!
“…GSC are ready and more than willing to put their mind, heart, body, soul and balls into every note…” Nitelife.ie
Fallen Lights are a blend of rich harmonies and catchy melodies with an underlying pop theme that would get even the most dedicated of rockers tapping their toes.
You’ll hear swing and rag-time tunes and some jazz standards along with classic acoustic songs.
Blending the freshness of dance music, with the warm influences of swing from the 20s to 50s.
Jukebox Gypsy are known for their eclectic song writing and high-energy shows.
Full of energy, these live-wires are set to entertain and bring soul to the masses