Grand Central gets set to host a huge Irish music festival this July

Renshaw Street’s Grand Central Hall is set to host The Fleadh Festival with a stellar line-up of Irish music stars.


Earlier this Spring Grand Central Hall announced it would take over as host when waterfront Irish festival, Feis was cancelled on the waterfront. After week of planning they can now reveal even more big names are being added to the impressive line-up.

The Fleadh Festival takes place on Saturday 6th July 2019.  It promises to offer something for all Irish music lovers. Starting with a BBQ from 11am in the Roscoe Gardens, at the rear of the Grand Central Dome (Mount Pleasant). The festival will then carry on the craic until after midnight. The programme of events has some of the biggest names in Irish music planned for the big stage.

Grand Central Irish Festival

A former Methodist church, cinema and home to the Liverpool Philharmonic orchestra, Grand Central is once again a city centre gem. It now houses a 47 room hotel, a bustling food bazaar and its crowning glory, the 1,300 capacity Grand Central Hall, where the heart of the Irish Festival will take place.

More: Take a look around the Grand Central Food Bazaar here

Ryan Edwards, Operations Director of Grand Central Hall said “We are pleased to announce the addition of Aslan, The Dubliners, Nathan Carter, Mary Coughlan, The Fury and Hermitage Green. Adding to other acts already named at the end of May such as Conleth Mcgeary. All compared by the great Jack Lukeman.”

Grand Central Irish Fesitval

Singer Conleth Mcgeary added: “I am absolutely buzzing to be playing this event. Some of the biggest names in Irish music, all under one roof for a full day is going to be madness. I’m over the moon to be joining these guys in my newly adopted home city of Liverpool.”

Grand Central Liverpool caters for everyone’s taste in the Food Bazaar. Seven themed bars, including a rum bar, an Irish bar and a cocktail bar and a whole host of independent food vendors make up this brilliant dining concept that has proven to be hugely popular.

The Irish Festival will start from midday. All parts of the wider Grand Central Hall venue will host parts of the festival. Tickets are selling fast, Ryan added: “We have had a great response to hosting the event and also from those who have received refunds from the cancelled 15,000 waterfront event which we are now excited to be catering for.


To get your hands on tickets to see the likes of Nathan Carter, The Fureys, Aslan and more, head to www.eventbrite.co.uk or click here. For more information about Grand Central Hall, how to get there and what’s on, check out the official Facebook page here. 

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