Today Galway International Arts Festival and Róisín Dubh announced two more exciting additions to the Heineken® Big Top 2024 line-up. Nestled beside the banks of the River Corrib in the heart of the city, a night at the Heineken® Big Top is, for many, an annual festival highlight.
Galway International Arts Festival 2024 will take place from 15-28 July 2024 and the full programme will be announced in May 2024.
Jess Glynne is an English singer and songwriter. She is the first British female solo artist to have seven number one singles on the UK Singles Chart including I’ll Be There; Hold On; and Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself. She rose to prominence as a featured artist on singles such as Rather Be by Clean Bandit, My Love by Route 94 and, more recently, on Rudimental's These Days with Macklemore. She was also considered one of the "Most Influential People Under 30" by Forbes magazine in 2019.
Multi-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter, Passenger made the journey from street corner to stadium with Let Her Go, which reached No.1 in 19 countries and has now notched more than six billion streams globally and is the 2nd most Shazamed song of all time. He has now re-recorded his breakthrough hit as a duet with Ed Sheran as part of a tenth anniversary special edition of the hit album All the Little Lights.
Yet Let Her Go is just one song from a catalogue that extends across 13 albums in 13 years that has won Passenger a global fanbase as he continues to tour the world headlining some of its most famous stages.
Galway International Arts Festival is an annual celebration of the arts, featuring a diverse programme of events, including music, theatre, visual arts and more. It brings together local and international artists to showcase their talent, creating a vibrant cultural experience for audiences of all ages.
Galway International Arts Festival would like to acknowledge the support of its principal funding agencies the Arts Council and Fáilte Ireland; its Drinks Partner Heineken; and Education Partner University of Galway.