Putting Ballymoney on the Festival map this Saturday

Groove Robbers
Groove Robbers

It’s going to be THE biggest gig in Ballymoney this year - The Party on the Pitch!

Taking place at Ballymoney Rugby Club on Saturday June 18th, this fantastic festival is a day-long event which will feature five bands, music, beer and craic!

Flash Harry

Flash Harry

The event is being staged jointly by the Rugby Club, Ballymoney Football Youth Academy and Ballymoney Hockey Club and is the first time all three clubs have come together in such a big fundraising effort.

The line-up features Status Quo tribute band The Matchstickmen, local bands Picture the Sound and the Groove Robbers, Snow Patrol tribute band So Patrol and the headliners are the popular Queen tribute band Flash Harry, whose impressive sets have been entertaining crowds for years.

Stephen Clements from the Q Radio breakfast show will also be on hand throughout the day to act as compere and entertain the masses between the bands.

The bands start at 3.30pm and run to 11pm, but with gates opening at 1.30 pm and Q Radio coming along to warm things up with an outside broadcast from 2pm be sure to get down early to enjoy the whole day.

Picture The Sound

Picture The Sound

Tickets are priced at £20 and are on sale NOW from the festival website www.partyonthepitch.ie, and will be on sale from the main box office outlet Biesty’s Centra.

There are also a limited number of VIP tickets as part of the sponsorship packages – so if you are a local business interested in being a part of this massive event please make contact with a member of the clubs running the event or contact us directly via the website.

Also, make sure to like the official Ballymoney Party on the Pitch facebook site and as an added incentive if you click going on the event site they will be running a draw to give away a pair of free tickets!

You can also tweet us at #POTP16. The event will have a real festival atmosphere with a massive stage, beer tent, hot and cold catering as well as stalls from charities plus some of the sponsors to add to the activities for the day.

So Patrol

So Patrol

And like any great festival no matter what the weather brings, the Party on the Pitch will take continue on 18th June.

The five fantastic bands are coming together to put Ballymoney on the Festival map - so bring your wellies and your sunscreen and be prepared for biggest day out this Summer!