SugarBeat Festival is upping its game this year by bringing more amazing acts to the stage at Tuam Stadium at the end of August.

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SugarBeat is set to bring some excellent headliners to Tuam, including The Stunning, Ryan Sheridan, Hometown and Original Rudeboys. Alongside these are established Irish acts such as Amazing Apples, Big Generator and Rackhouse Pilfer.

SugarBeat Festival Returns for a Second year

Festival director, Shane Donnellan, says he’s delighted to be bringing a large music event to County Galway. “The West of Ireland needs more outdoor events like this and we’re happy to be bringing some of Irelands biggest acts to Galway for SugarBeat. We found out last year that there’s a great appetite for a music festival in Galway, when Damien Dempsey performed to a sold out SugarBeat Fest. After last year’s success, we decided to give it another go and make it bigger and better.”

The festival site is located in the buzzing centre of Tuam town. There are a number of local pubs and clubs affiliated with the festival. For a full list of participants, visit As well as the musical element of the festival, foodies will appreciate the inclusion of a continental market, featuring vendors and artisan producers from around the country. Some of the best locally sourced food will be available throughout the festival.

A shuttle bus is available from Galway to the festival site in Tuam. For full details, visit Day tickets are available for the festival at the fantastic price of €35 for Saturday’s concert and €30 for Sunday.

Full Facebook album from SugarBeat 2014 here!

Posted by Darius Ivan

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