Thursday 7th June - Thursday 16th August
All summer we are bringing you a fantastic line-up of live gigs, great food, and thrilling horse racing from Leopardstown Racecourse. With a strong Irish card, Bulmers Live at Leopardstown gives you all the makings for a great night out, with a difference. Concert & Racing only €20! Free entry for children under 18 (must be accompanied by an adult).
TravelShuttle Bus (free) running between Sandyford Luas stop and Leopardstown Racecourse, and complimentary shuttle buses running from Blackrock DART Station on selected dates. For more details check out Leopardstown website
Kicking off this year's festival, Hot House Flowers return to the racecourse stage on Thursday June 7. Hot House Flowers have remained a consistent live force on the music scene and remain huge fans' favourites to this day.
A winner of two consecutive Meteor Music Awards for Best Irish Male, Paddy Casey also returns to play Bulmers Live At Leopardstown on Thursday June 14 along with his daughter and stunning vocalist Saoirse.
From busking on the streets of Dublin in their early days, to sold out shows in Ireland, the UK and Europe, Hudson Taylor have been one of this country’s great success stories in recent years and they are welcomed back to Bulmers Live at Leopardstown for a show on Thursday June 21.
Bulmers Carnival Night Live at Leopardstown featuring Booka Brass Band and more. A carnival extravaganza comes to Leopardstown Racecourse on Thursday July 12 led by the supercharged party rhythms of Booka Brass Band. One of the most popular acts on Ireland’s festival circuit, Booka Brass Band’s unique fusion of jazz, hip hop and pop, delivered with a brass-driven panache, has brought them huge success and fans both here and internationally.
Multi-platinum selling singer, Paul Young, has been confirmed to play Bulmers Live at Leopardstown on July 19. One of the UK’s finest ever soul voices, Paul Young released 14 Top 40 hits during a stellar period in the 80s, scoring number one singles and albums in both the US and in Europe.
Keywest are no strangers to Dublin’s streets and venues, having built up a huge following in recent years with a brilliant live show and the Number One album, Joyland.
Smokie are an English rock band from Bradford, Yorkshire. The band found success at home and abroad after teaming up with Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn. Among their most famous hit singles are "If You Think You Know How to Love Me", "Oh Carol", "Lay Back in the Arms of Someone" and "I'll Meet You at Midnight". Their most popular hit single, "Living Next Door to Alice", peaked at No. 5 on the UK Singles Chart and, in March 1977, reached No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The Waterboys will be closing the Bulmers Live at Leopardstown series on August 16th.