GET ready for a fantastic family-fun weekend as the Summer Jamm in Strabane returns on Friday to Sunday next week (June 14-16).
Strabane will be ‘buzzing’ with live music, dance, street entertainment, arts and crafts, and the ‘Strajamba’ Music Festival headlined by country music sensation Nathan Carter!
Summer Jamm in Strabane kicks off on Friday night with DJ Jamie B and support in Ruby’s Nightclub.
Saturday is full of family fun from 1pm–5pm as Encore PAA open proceedings in the town centre with a showcase extravaganza – followed by live music from Folk N Trad, Mad Notions, Strabane Brass Band and Trad for Youth. To celebrate Youth 19, local singers will be performing in the busking tent including Juno Hassan, Jamie Donnelly, Darci Wilders to name but a few.
Families will enjoy an array of street theatre, flash mobs, games, funfair, face painting, Jungle Pets, and a host of activities for everyone to enjoy. Plus a range of products and food will be available from a selection of stalls from Strabane Market.
The North West Regional College’s award-winning careers team will also showcase a wide range of new and exciting courses at the Butcher Street Car Park from 1pm–5pm on Saturday – encouraging people to indulge in beauty treatments, health checks, have a go at gardening and learn more about computer coding.
Closing Saturday afternoon’s activities in the town centre will be ‘Class Act Choir’ with a special performance you don’t want to miss.
The entertainment continues from 5pm as ‘Strajamba’ live music festival is back in Canal Basin for another year of great music. Headlining the big stage will be Nathan Carter, supported by some amazing local acts. Make a night of it with food, licenced bar and VIP Tent. On until 11pm, the atmosphere is sure to be electric with fantastic local artists and the best of country music!
The country music theme continues on Sunday with a free family concert from 3-7pm. This year’s ‘Country Fest’ in Canal Basin welcomes back the superb Johnny Brady, David James and a host of local musicians! Join in the fun with plenty of activities including circus workshops, arts and crafts and face painting!
Love dancing? Then join with the jiving and line dancing happening throughout the afternoon. Grab a bite to eat at a choice of food stalls and relax and enjoy the sun in the licenced bar area!
This year’s Strabane Summer Jamm promises to be bigger and better than before with a brilliant mix of rising and established stars!
So don’t miss what will be a fantastic ‘family-fun’ weekend and the largest celebration of live music & entertainment in Strabane’s cultural calendar!
For further information and a full list of programme details visit www.summerjammstrabane.com