That’s a Wrap for Atlantic Sessions 2023!
Tue, November 21, 2023
Crowds of locals and visitors flocked to Portrush and Portstewart for a great weekend of music at the award-winning Atlantic Sessions Festival.
The much-anticipated annual event organised by Council’s Tourism Team, this year assisted by Karen Smyth and her team at Basslines saw over 40 gigs in over 15 venues across four days, including established headline acts and up and coming local musicians.
From the 16-19 November, musicians performed at various venues which formed a free music trail across the two seaside resorts of Portrush and Portstewarts, with over 30 free gigs in addition to headline ticketed acts.
The gigs this year featured a wide range of genres from classical, to blues, traditional and contemporary folk, rock, jazz, choral and pop, offering something for all tastes.
Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens, Councillor Steven Callaghan said: “Thank you to everyone who made their way to the award-winning Atlantic Sessions Music Festival.
“The event was a tremendous success, and it was amazing to see brand new musical talent promoted and enjoyed by visitors and residents of Causeway Coast and Glens.
“This festival is extremely popular amongst many, and it was fantastic to attend as Mayor and meet many of you over the long weekend.
I am certain all who attended will have experienced a warm welcome from the people of Portrush and Portstewart.”
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