UPSTART FESTIVAL ’24

UPSTART FESTIVAL returns on Saturday the 14th of September 2024, for the 4th edition.

Want to see the best Cork Bands of 2024, all together for one day at an outdoor festival?

PRETTY HAPPY / UPSTART 2021

Then UPSTART FESTIVAL is for you. We focus on Cork’s emerging talent but always with a big nod to our musical past, the bands that inspire the current crop and set the Cork music scene apart.

The LOVE BUZZ / UPSTART 2022

Yes, we always have a trick up our sleeve! So stay tuned for our band announcements for 2024. We cannot wait to reveal all. Follow us across Instagram, X and facebook.

GOD ALONE / UPSTART 2023