“So rock me momma like a wagon wheel, Rock me momma any way you feel, Hey, momma rock me.
Rock me momma like the wind and the rain, Rock me momma like a south bound train, Hey, momma rock me.” – Lyrics Darius Rucker
Its official; Nathan Carter is ready and set to headline the annual ‘Cut Loose Country Festival’ in Tipperary once again this Summer. Holycross will, for the fifth year in succession, play host to one of Ireland’s biggest country music festivals’ taking place on Sunday 24th July 2016.
We also understand that others performing at this premier event will be Michael English, Declan Nerney, Robert Mizzell and our own Tipperary ‘Queen of Country,’ leading lady Louise Morrissey; all adding to the fantastic line-up for this country festival highlight of 2016.
This festival annually attracts country music fans, not just from all over the island of Ireland, but numerous other visitors travelling from America and the UK, especially for this event.
Michael Lowry T.D. and organiser of this annual festival said; “This is our fifth year running the Cut Loose Country music festival which has attracted thousands of country music fans to Holycross every year. Our objective is to ensure we provide a spectacular day of entertainment with a stellar line-up of top artists. We have continued to add new offerings each year and 2016 will be no different. This event would not be possible without the support of the local community, our many willing volunteers and an active Garda presence. The commitment and dedication of these people is what makes the ‘Cut Loose Country Festival’ stand out from so many others.”
The Nathan Carter Management Team have stated; “The Cut Loose Country Festival is a fantastic country music event and the overall set up and organisation by the local organisation is truly exceptional. We didn’t hesitate when we were invited to return and are thrilled to be headlining the event once again in 2016.
Gates open at 12:00 noon for this outdoor event and non-stop entertainment will be provided throughout the day from 1:00pm until 7:00pm. A large dance-floor will facilitate those that wish to dance at each performance and ample seating wil also be available to those who wish to attend, listen and enjoy. Concert-goers will enjoy easy access to and from the festival venue with ample parking on-site, in addition to a host of hospitality facilities that include a full alcohol licence and fast food services.
Tickets, priced at a mere €20.00 each are now available from local county Tipperary outlets e.g. Thurles – Lar na Pairc; Cashel -Martin O’Dwyer Butchers; Clonmel – The Book Store,O’Connell Street; Roscrea – Redmond’s of Roscrea; Templemore -Templemore Jewellery’s; Nenagh – Sportsman Dream; and in Tipperary Town – Danny Ryan’s Music Shop.
So do mark this date in your diary or better still get your tickets early, but do come along to see some of Ireland’s premier Country Music acts and “yes why not cut loose” on Sunday July 24th 2016.