Glasgowbury Music Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomNorthern Ireland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Draperstown, County Derry, Northern Ireland, UK
Festival Contact Information

Glasgowbury Music Group
Unit B1
Workspace Business Centre
Tobermore Road
Draperstown BT45 7AG
Northern Ireland, UK

Festival Description

Glasgowbury have announced plans for its return in July 2011 with tickets for the event going on sale from Monday, April 18, 2011. The ‘Small But Massive’ festival will celebrate its 11th year at the heart of new music when it returns this summer. With over 50 acts set to be spread across their five iconic stages, the Draperstown based event blew out the candles on its tenth birthday in 2010 with another sold-out capacity event. With the local music scene buzzing from recent successes, Glasgowbury will hit the ground running over the weekend of Saturday 23rd July this year to honour the best new music from throughout the island of Ireland. In order to provide the best and most accessible festival experience for all, the local event have announced that they will keep tickets at last year’s prices of £30 (festival only) and £40 (festival and camping).

Festival Dates July 19 - 20, 2013
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Festival Story:

The Glasgowbury Music Festival’s original goal is to support up-and-coming artists. The organizers hold a vision to eventually establish a rural training facility for emerging arts, media and music. Back in 2000 the organizer Paddy Glasgow, organized the first festival as a charity fundraiser. Since that time he has brought together songwriters and local bands to perform in a festival setting.


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Practical Info:

Tickets 2011:
  • Tickets go on sale beginning Monday, April 18, 2011.
  • Ticket prices will be the same as last year’s prices
    • £30 (festival only)
    • £40 (festival and camping).
  • On sale
    The limited capacity event go on sale from 9:00am on Monday 18th April at and at HMV stores around the country and from a number of local retailers.
Irish Festival Awards:
  • Glasgowbury received four coveted titles from the 2009 Irish Festival Awards in Dublin. The festival was in the running for five awards against some of the premier Irish festivals
    • Best Small Festival
    • Best Line-Up
    • Best Family Festival
    • Best Service awards
  • For additional information visit the web site at
  • Eagles’ Rock
    Draperstown, County Derry
    Nothern Ireland
  • Gates open 11:00am on Saturday
  • Music begins at 12:00 noon until 12:00 midnight


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