Banbridge hits the high notes as BuskFest 2022 returns again in May – registration open now

Banbridge’s international busking festival returns for the first time since 2019 on Saturday 21 May. Registration opened on Monday 28 March.

Banging tunes, big songs and great live entertainment return to bustling streets of Banbridge this May when its international busking festival – BuskFest – returns to the County Down town for the first time since 2019.

A big festival highlight and showcase for Banbridge and Northern Ireland, the hugely popular competitive event attracts visitors from home and abroad and lifts spirits in a town famous for great local music, food, drink and a warm and friendly welcome.

Registration to take part in the electrifying line-up opens on Monday 28 March when participants of all ages and abilities are invited to pitch in, rock up and play or sing their hearts out in the hope of winning a big cash prize. Budding entertainers and buskers alike are being encouraged to first register online at

Read more about buckfest at the link below.

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.