Curragh Announces “Summer Sounds at the Curragh”

Seo Linn and Bláthnaid Treacy to perform at Curragh summer series

At a photocall today the Curragh announced a series of music nights entitled “Summer Sounds at the Curragh” which are set to take place at the Co Kildare track this summer. The dates, with an emphasis on Friday evening racing, include June 8thJune 29th and August 31st and combine great racing with live music. 

“Summer Sounds at the Curragh” incorporates a mix of fresh young Irish talent and on the opening night June 8th Seo Linn will kick off the three-night series followed on June 29th by 2FM DJ Bláthnaid Treacy. 

Seo Linn are an energetic group of young musicians who burst onto the Irish music scene with not only powerful original songs, but also unique takes on contemporary tracks with the injection of their passion for Gaeilge.

The Curragh has partnered with Maximum Media and Studio One for the summer series. Studio One, Kildare’s newest venue are offering complimentary admission to the venue after racing to all admission ticket holders and there will also be a shuttle service provider after racing. 

Music will take place after racing and a wide variety of hospitality packages are available to suit groups and individuals including our €29 “summer sounds package” which as well as a food offering includes admission to the racing and concert.

Getting to the Curragh couldn’t be easier, just a 40-minute drive from Dublin and regular train and Dublin coach services which include a shuttle bus from Kildare town. 

Derek McGrath CEO of the Curragh said: “We are delighted to enhance our Friday nights with the addition of some great Irish music acts to complement the great racing. We are sure that these evenings will be a great hit with the local community, corporate and social groups and individuals alike.” 

For tickets, hospitality and coach bookings visit www.curragh.ie or call 045 441205. Tickets start from just €10 per person.