Glounthaune Community Association are delighted to present the Upstart Festival Glounthaune 2022 – an afternoon & evening with live performances from 4.00pm to 9.30pm on Saturday the 10th of September, 2022.

Five of Cork and Ireland’s most exciting rock bands bring their sounds and energy to the outdoor stage, in the beautiful setting of Craig’s Field, Glounthaune village.

Music is curated by The Glounthaune Vinyl Club.

Upstart Festival is run by unpaid volunteers !!

All artists and our professional Sound & Stage crew are paid for the brilliant work they do!!!!

Glounthaune Community Association would like to thank all the friends and neighbours who have helped put UPSTART together, especially all our stewards and everyone on the Event Planning Team.

Thanks everyone and to the many others who have helped incl. Sean McDonnell, John Lynch, Ashley Keating & Eddie Keily at FIFA Records, Angela Dorgan, John Raftery, Frank Prendergast, Ian Richards & Tony at Outline Ireland, Hugh Shields, Ian Walsh and finally a huge thanks to Duncan O’Cleirigh of Blackwater Studios for your time, advice & patience! ..apologies to anyone we missed. Thank you all !!!

A special thanks for our electrician Donie Desmond !!!

Thanks to Cork County Council for their support & help!

In 2021, Upstart festival Cork got off the ground with the support of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media’s Local Live Performance Programming Scheme.