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Busker Fleadh
Sunday 8th October
Smithfield Square, Dublin 7

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A variety of busking acts from around the country will perform in Smithfield Square on Sunday 8th October as part the Busker Fleadh! Organised by Dublin City Council, this free family event will showcase the best of independent music and performance in an electrifying atmosphere.

The line up of performers will cover a range of genres, ages and nationalities.

Aside from the musical talents, spectators will wander the cobbles of Smithfield and enjoy choirs and circus street performers.

The Busker Fleadh is held in association with the Smithfield Stoneybatter Food Festival, a gastronomy fare taking place from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October 2017.

The Busker Fleadh is brought to you by Dublin City Council and is supported by 98FM.


What’s Happening
Buskers and street performers will be performing live on Smithfield Square from 12 noon to 5pm on Sunday, 8th October.
Our entertainment schedule to be revealed soon!
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Smithfield Stoneybatter Food Festival

The Busker Fleadh is being held in association with the Smithfield Stoneybatter Food Festival.

This gastronomy fare is taking place from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October.

Come and enjoy the street spectacle of the Dublin Circus Project throughout the afternoon
Want to Busk
How to Apply

Applications are now open for the Busker Fleadh 2017!

If you wish to be considered to perform at our next event, please fill out this form before Sunday 1st October 2017.

Good luck to all our applicants, we hope you will join us at the Busker Fleadh for a fun filled day of music and performance!

Busking Competition

If your application is successful you will be part of our Dublin Busker competition and eligible for a performance fee. You will be in with a chance to win recording time in Windmill Lane Recording Studios with a sound engineer and a digital download of your recordings (worth €1,000), a paid 2 hours slot at one of the best music venues in Dublin, the Button Factory, and more!

Getting There
The Busker Fleadh takes place on Smithfield Square, Dublin 7
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By Luas
Take the Luas Red Line to Smithfield
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By Dublin Bus
Routes 25 ,25a, 25b, 66, 66a, 66b, 67, 90, 151 all stop at Ormond Quay
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By Car
Some car parking is available in Queen Street Carpark, though we prefer you to use public transport if possible

Contact Us
We’d love to hear what you think of the Busker Fleadh, or answer any questions you may have. Please complete the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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You can also email us at info@buskerfleadh.ie

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