Brass Tracks

Friday August 2nd Five bands take to the streets, each performing at a chosen spot before converging on John Roberts Square

The Fanzinis – Spailp

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.

Opus Furore – Roaring Clubsters

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!

TeaTime Company – Stick-Stok

“Combining the natural with the unusual, this makes you crave more and go home full of joy . . . “ Nikki Rasings, Spectator at New Seeds

Síolta Circus – 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.

The NEST Stage

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

The Tamarros

Summon up that disco fever – This 11-piece street band is like no other!  

Traces Dance Ensemble

A unique contemporary dance company based in Waterford, with a well-earned reputation for challenging perceptions about dance and (dis)ability

Festijeux Games

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

New York Brass Band

A 7-piece with a repertoire ranging from jazz to pop, reggae to funk and New Orleans Jazz to ska

Brass & Co.

The hot brass and driving rhythm sections promise to keep you on your feet all night long – their energy and enthusiasm is contagious!

Galway Street Club

“…GSC are ready and more than willing to put their mind, heart, body, soul and balls into every note…”

Fallen Lights

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.

Omega Three

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

Jukebox Gypsy are known for their eclectic song writing and high-energy shows.

Rebel Brass

Full of energy, these live-wires are set to entertain and bring soul to the masses