Glounthaune Community Association are delighted to again delivered Upstart Festival Glounthaune – an afternoon & evening with live performances from 4.00pm to 10.00pm on Saturday the 14th of September, 2024.

Five of Cork and Ireland’s most exciting rock bands brought 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 with the 2023 event incl. Sean McDonnell, John Lynch, Johnny O’Shea, Nika @bitsandhues for amazing Graphic design, Steve Isherwood, Ben Richards, Ian Richards & Tony at Outline Ireland, Pat O’Flynn, Ian Walsh, Duncan O’Cleirigh of Blackwater Studios, Two Hats Pizza, Scott Duggan, Glanmire GardaĆ­, St. John’s Ambulance, Jamie and the crew at AOS Security, AA Munster Portaloos, TS Events, Brian Cluer, Glounthaune Men’s Shed, all our Village Neighbours and, finally, PĆ”draig Lynch, Michelle Green, Mary McSweeney, John Lynch and all at Cork County Council ! ..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 2024, Upstart festival Cork is delighted to be supported through funding from the The Local Festival Fund.