by / July 1st, 2008 /

Artbeat 2008 – Waterford City

The Laundry Shop

This year Artbyte becomes Artbeat, the music festival that combines unestablished artist with er, slightly more established artists.

Every weekend until August 31, a variety of live music acts will entertain the public in Waterford City absolutely free. For this year’s event, the People’s Park, Waterford City will be transformed in to a live music venue that will play host to bands including Dae Kim, Ugly Megan, Katie Kim, Give Me Rosa, Dinosaur Petshop, Zing and the Laundry Shop.

Saturdays will see Waterford’s marching and concert bands in John Roberts Square from 3pm. Then head to the bandstand at 7pm to catch one of the live bands featured on the line up.

Wind down on Sundays by returning to the bandstand from midday with a host of Waterford’s pipe and brass band including the Barrack Street Concert Band, The Waterford City Pipe, The City of Waterford Brass and Thomas Frances Maher Fife and Drum.

All events are free and all are welcome.

See full line up at