Atlantic Sessions 2018

A big thank you to all our performers & visitors

Atlantic Sessions 2018

Over 50 of our finest musicians

will perform live in Portstewart and Portrush

Atlantic Sessions 2018

Beautifully Situated

on the stunning Causeway Coast


Welcome to Atlantic Sessions 2018

Atlantic Sessions showcases over 50 artists in over 20 venues throughout four days. Follow our music trails across the restaurants, hotels, bars and coffee shops of Portstewart and Portrush, with free performances from Northern Ireland's finest musicians taking place every hour.

Headline events, in association with Bushmills Irish Whiskey, will feature new collaborations, exclusively curated premieres, plus album and single launches from established artists. The festival coincides with Causeway Coast and Glens Restaurant Week, so there has never been a better time to visit!

All ticketed events are now on sale! Click here for more details

2018 Programme

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Free to enter


8pm Paddy Nash and Paul Casey / Portrush, Portrush Yacht Club
8pm Eamon McNamee / Portrush, The Deerstalker
9.30pm Causeway Trad / Portrush, Springhill Bar
10pm Bowana / Portrush, Quay's Bar
10pm Michael Cunningham / Portrush, Kiwis Brew Bar
10pm The Grooverobbers / Portstewart, Portstewart Arms
10.30pm Errol Walsh / Portstewart, Anchor Complex
Click here for all events on Thursday 15th November 2017
3pm Rory Nellis / Portrush, Koko
6pm Drew Hamill Band / Portstewart, Portstewart Arms
6pm Toni Whitten / Portrush, Babushka
7.30pm Runabay / Portstewart, Anchor Complex
8pm Ursula Burns / Portrush, Portrush Yacht Club
8.30pm Dimpker Brothers / Portstewart, Harry's Shack
9pm Nathan O’Regan / Portstewart, Me and Mrs Jones
9pm Wood Burning Savages / Portrush, Springhill Bar
9.30pm Michael Kerr / Portrush, The Atlantic Hotel
10pm Lucy Bell / Portrush, Kiwis Brew Bar
Click here for all events on Friday 16th November 2017
1pm Brigid O'Neill / Portstewart, Mine and Hers
2pm Phil D'alton / Portrush, Koko
3pm Sara Dylan / Portballintrae, Bayview Hotel
4pm Rory Nellis / Portstewart, Roughans Coffee Shop
5pm Michael Madden / Portrush, Maud's Cafe
6pm Conor Mason / Portrush, Babushka
6.30pm Gary Anderson / Portstewart, Cromore Halt
7pm Sam Wickens with band / Portrush, Portrush Yacht Club
8.30pm Dimpker Brothers / Portstewart, Portstewart Arms
8.30pm Rebekah Fitch / Portstewart, Me and Mrs Jones
9pm Lucy Bell / Portstewart, Harry's Shack
9pm Pale Lanterns / Portrush, Quay's Bar
9.30pm Ciara Butcher and John Doone / Portrush, Springhill Bar
10pm Waldorf & Cannon / Portstewart, Anchor Complex
10pm-12pm Lonesome George / Portrush, Kiwis Brew Bar
Click here for all events on Saturday 17th November 2017
1pm Edelle McMahon / Portrush, Ocho
2pm Gemma Bradley / Portstewart, Warke's Deli
2.30pm Adam Grant / Portrush, Portrush Yacht Club
3pm Lauren Bird / Portrush, The Atlantic Hotel
3.30pm Emer Maguire / Portstewart, Roughans Coffee Shop
4pm Hex Hue / Portrush, The Arcadia
7pm Ard Ri / Portstewart, Portstewart Arms
8pm to close 10th Anniversary Closing Party with Hunkpapa / Portstewart, Anchor Complex
Click here for all events on Sunday 18th November 2017


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