Atlantic Rhythm win Ballina Salmon Festival Busking Competition

The Crossmolina based Atlantic Rhythm Production Company were crowned this years 2016 Ballina Salmon Festival Buskers of the Year.

The group stole the show with excerts from their centenary show called 'Isle of Hope' which will stage a one off premiere at Enniscoe House on Wednesday 27 July. Tickets for the show in the very intimate courtyard at Enniscoe house are very limited and must be purchased in advance by Contacting Shelia on 087 9364504

The show is set in 1916 and tells the story of a rural Irish family through Irish Music, Song and Dance preparing for an American wake. The group have a very busy bank holiday weekend as not only are they staging their own new show but they are also involved in the Attymass Gathering which is launched on Thursday 28 July in the newly opened Attymass Community Centre. They are also involved in the Mayo Manchester Tradfest Gala Concert on Saturday 30 July at the Ballina Arts Centre and the closing concert at Enniscoe House on Wednesday 3 August.

More details are available by emailing mayomanchester@gmail.com or by contacting the Ballina Tourist Office on 09672800