A Freewheelers Festival…Garth Brooks…Blues, Buskers and Brass—Entertainment for all the Family This Weekend in Waterford

Summer in the City celebrates with Waterford Freewheelers Festival and there's a host of DJ’s, bands and activities to celebrate the weekend in style. There’s even a Garth Brooks tribute band, so if you’re a Garth and country music fan, you won’t want to miss it! Here’s your list of entertainment from Friday to Sunday.

Summer in the City

Friday, July 7

Liam Merriman & Bill Stuart—John Robert’s Square, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Mojo Blues Band—Apple Market, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Skazoo—Apple Market, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dave Lofts—The Viking Boat at The Reg, 7 p.m.

Dark Waterford History Tours with James Doherty—The Military Barracks, 8 p.m. (tickets from Eventbrite).

Saturday, July 8

Cultural Quarter Markets—O’Connell Street, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cultural Quarter Kids Activities—O’Connell Street, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Apple Art—Apple Market, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Waterford City Of Brass—John Robert’s Square, 12 p.m.

DJ Set—O’Connell Street, 12 p.m.

O Connell Street SITC

Waterford Freewheelers Bike Show—O’Connell Street, 2 p.m.

Waterford Freewheelers Bike Run—John Robert’s Square, 2 p.m.

Campervan Of Sound—The Apple Market, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Strobes—O’Connell Street, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Buskers Corner—Jenkins Lane, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

DJ Wookie—O’Connell Street, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Brass N Co. with support from Sean Murphy—The Churchyard Sessions, Baileys New Street, 6:30 p.m.

O’Albatros—Apple Market, 7 p.m.

Two Time Charlie 8 Piece—O’Connell Street, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, July 9

Family Film—Apple Market, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (weekly)

The Vic, Tramore

Place Tramore Victoria House Exterior

The Vic has music every night all weekend with Paul Flynn DJ’ing on Friday, No Hot Ashes play on Saturday and Kalimbas are scheduled for Sunday.

The Haven Hotel, Dunmore


If you’re a Garth Brookes fan, you won’t want to miss Thunder Rolls on Sunday night in the Haven. With his live band, Stephen Butler brings his tribute to the Haven for the first time. There are free buses back to Waterford after the gig. Get your tickets here.

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