Custom House Quay, Dublin: New Year's Eve, 31st December 2019.
Tickets priced €36.90 incl. booking fee
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As part of New Year’s Festival Dublin (NYF Dublin), NYF is proud to announce the Countdown Concert featuring Walking on Cars with special guests Ash, Aimee & Lisa McHugh on Custom House Quay Dublin, New Year’s Eve, 31st December 2019- Subject to licence.

Walking on Cars: Following a summer of European festival shows in support of the band’s spectacular new album, Colours. Walking on Cars are back and will headline the 2019 Countdown Concert on New Year’s Eve.  The four-piece group from Dingle, Ireland, whose debut catapulted them to fame in their homeland and abroad, have recently completed a sold-out UK tour and a clutch of huge arena and outdoor shows in their homeland, including a stand-out date in Cork’s Irish Independent Park last summer.

Ash: From Jack Names The Planets in 1994 to their most recent album, 2018’s Islands the Downpatrick trio have experienced an incredible twenty-five years; Number One albums, Top Ten singles, numerous awards and world-wide accolades of their achievements reaffirms Ash’s status as one of the most idiosyncratic and singularly exciting artists on this island

Aimee: Dublin singer & songwriter Aimée hit the ground running with her solo, debut release last March. ‘Don’t Bother’ reached No.1 on iTunes day of release, was added to Spotify’s New Music Friday both here and in the UK.

Lisa McHugh: Glasgow born singer/songwriter Lisa McHugh has undeniably authenticated herself as an artist who emulates her country and pop influences. Four of her previous albums went on to chart the top 20 of The Official Irish Charts with her 5th album #Country being the highest peaking at #3.

New Year’s Festival Dublin 2019

Now in its eighth year, New Year's Festival Dublin (NYF Dublin) will be bigger and better than ever with 4 spectacular events set to take place over 2 days on 31 December 2019 and 1 January 2020. Dublin City will come alive over 2 days of fun filled New Year's festivities with 3 spectacular countdown events at the iconic Custom House - Liffey Lights Midnight Moment - Matinee, the Countdown Concert and the Liffey Lights Midnight Moment - and on 1 January 2020 families and friends can continue the New Year’s celebrations by kick-starting 2020 in style at the New Year’s Day Concert in Temple Bar, the cultural heart of Dublin City.

Paul McAuliffe, Lord Mayor of Dublin, said: “We are very proud and excited to be bringing New Year’s Festival to the streets of Dublin. This two day festival programme promises to deliver a bigger party for both Dubliners and visitors alike while showcasing our beautiful City as a world class New Year’s destination.

Paul Kelly, CEO, Fáilte Ireland, said: “The New Year’s Festival Dublin is always a highlight in our festival calendar and this year we are delighted to work with Dublin City Council to offer an amazing programme of events to ring in the New Year on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in the capital city. Festivals and events are crucial to the tourism sector. The New Year’s Festival Dublin not only provides a boost for tourism businesses in Dublin at an off-peak time of the year, it also gives overseas visitors to Ireland a unique opportunity to experience the very best of our culture, people and places.”

NYF Dublin Information
For additional information on all other NYF Dublin events please visit Keep up to date with news about all upcoming events by using the hashtag #NYFDublin and following @NYFDublin on Twitter and Instagram. The New Year’s Festival Dublin is a Fáilte Ireland and Dublin City Council initiative, produced and promoted by MCD Productions. With thanks to OPW and Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

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