We would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who attended the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival 2017 in Ballyshannon, Ireland. It was an amazing 4 days of superb music, nostalgia and alot of fun. Rory Gallagher would be so proud of the event in his honour in his birth town of Ballyshannon but in particular Rory would be so proud of the fact that his loyal fans from 29 Countries worldwide attended in 2017. That is absolutely phenomenal tribute to the great man. We would like to thank all the musicians who performed throughout the Festival on stages throughout Ballyshannon from the Rock Hospital to Rory Gallagher Place to the Rory Gallagher Statue to the Gables to the many great pub venues to the Festival Big Top ... youse were great, sorry fantastic. To everybody you helped and assisted in any way, to the street cleaners, to the stewards to the office helpers and to all the local services. Finally we would like to thank our main sponsors Failte Ireland & Wild Atlantic Way, Donegal County Council & Donegal Tourism, Ballyshannon & Bundoran Business Community and Diageo Guinness Ireland - the Pint of black stuff left to the end !!! Look forward to meeting everybody again in 2018 - Dates for the Festival are Thursday 31st May to Sunday 3rd June 2018 in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way
Congratulations to the following entrants who correctly answered the question that Rory Gallagher was born at the ROCK HOSPITAL in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
The winners of 2 Weekend Tickets each for the Nightly Big Top Concerts at the Rory Gallagher
International Tribute Festival 2017 in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland are as follows;
Hans Bekkers, North Brabant, The Netherlands
Rene Stumpf, Grevesmuehlen, Germany
Frank Byrne, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Nikola Gielen, Bilzen, Belguim
Drew Littlejohn, Ayrshire, Scotland
Heike Hofmann, Beselich, Germany
Peter Sehlin, Nykoping, Sweden
Danny Rix, Surrey, England
Pablo de la Hoz, Albacete, Spain
Frank Wittwer, Malakoff, France
All winners will receive their winning tickets within the next 7 days.
Many Thanks to Failte Ireland for their support in bringing this Competition to our Newsletter Recipients. We had hundreds of correct entries from all over the world.
All Festival Details at ww.rorygallagherfestival.com
It's the 16th year of the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival to be once again staged in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland between 1st and 4th June 2017. The line-up that we have assembled this year, we believe, is the best line-up to date in Ballyshannon. We ask everybody to join us for this years 4-day event in honour of Rory Gallagher and sample the unique atmosphere of one of Ireland's Best Music Festivals with Non-Stop Free Open Air Street Gigs, a street vibe that needs to be experienced as you will not sample an atmosphere like it at any other Festival ... Free nightly Pub Gigs with all top Rory Tribute and Rock Blues Bands performing. The intimate Friday gig at the Rock Hospital is now a must for Rory Gallagher Fans and the constant gigs at the Rory Gallagher Statue are proving to be brilliant under the eye of the legend ... The Nightly Big Top Gigs at the Rory Gallagher Festival Big Top will faeture many of the headline acts such as Band of Friends (Gerry McAvoy, Ted McKenna & Marcel Scherpenzeel), Taste of Rory (John Wilson, Richie McCracken & Sam Davidson), Ten Years After (Ric Lee, Chick Churchill, Colin Hodgkison & Marcus Bonfanti), Bernie Marsden Band (Bernie Marsden the original Whitesnake Guitar Legend), Pat McManus Band (ex. Mama's Boy's - Pat is a genius), Eric Bell Band (the founding guitarist of Thin Lizzy - the mighty Eric Bell), Johnny Gallagher & the Boxtie Band (Local lads but Internationally acclaimed) and KING KING (Scottish Blues Rockers led by the fantastic Alan Nimmo) and many more acts as listed on Line-up Promo below ... Book Your Accommodation today ... Festival Camping also open for advanced booking and major Town Centre Campervan Site .... Get your 3 Night Big Top Early Bird Tickets at just €60 for all 3 Nights ... Be Part of this the greatest Festival Line-up that pays great homage to Rory annually
Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival was established in 2002 and is organised annually by voluntary committee