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MONDAY AUGUST 25TH TIME

EVENT

VENUE

All Day

Gourmet & Craft Market with Stalls

Festive Zone

All Day

Party Kartz

Pearse Park

Q-Zar Lazer Tag, Go Carts, Slides, Bouncy Castle

All Day

9am – 1pm 1pm – 1.45pm 5.30pm – 6pm

9am – 1pm

8.00pm

Farmers Market Fanzini Brothers & Mimo The Funny Man

8pm – 10pm Central Plaza

Street Performances

5.30pm – 7pm

‘Trad in Trá Lí’ with Festival Band Míse

Central Plaza

Rose of Tralee Selection Night

Rose Dome

Theatre Nights

Square Stage

Following on from the success of last years event… a Musical Theatre night of songs

8pm – 10pm

Matt Cunningham Ceili Band

Mall Stage

Busking Competition

Festive Zone

Open to all street entertainers with €200 for the best act

9pm – 10.45am Brush Shiels

Square Stage

Still going strong and sure to keep the square rockin’ along

10.30pm–12.30pm Different Sounds

Mall Stage

One of the most sought after party bands in Ireland

11.30pm–12.45pm Dueces Wild

Square Stage

Ran solo last year on the Monday night, will lead the charge tonight with hit after hit

TUESDAY AUGUST 26TH TIME

EVENT

All Day

Gourmet & Craft Market with Stalls

VENUE Festive Zone

All Day

Party Kartz

Pearse Park

Rose of Tralee Selection Night

Rose Dome

Busking Competition

Buskin Blitz

Festive Zone

Street entertainment from all genres & countries

Daily

Tralee Art Group - Annual Summer Exhibition The Exhibition offers a wide variety of artwork in a range of style and media

Benners Hotel

St. John’s RC

Medical Centre

Festive Zone

Open to all street entertainers with €200 for the best act

GARDEN OF SENSES

Denny Street

9pm – 10.45pm Abba Delicious

Square Stage

9.30pm-12.30am Eddie Lee & Catriona 10pm – 12am

Mall Stage

Shaun O’Dowd featuring Hanora

Denny Street Stage

Come early and be prepared to sing along to all your favourites

11pm – 12.45am Royal Flush

Festival Office

Tennis Village Aqua Dome

Welcome to our Carnival,

A spectacular show especially for those who have seen ‘Mamma Mia’..girls night out

The last number of weeks have been a rollercoaster of a journey for all involved in bringing this festival together. A special thank you must go out to all who have financially supported the event, the voluntary committee who begged, borrowed and… well gave of their time and effort to move this Street Festival forward.

Square Stage

What a band to “Shut it down” with…playing all the classics

11.30pm – 12am The International Rose of Tralee Parade

Parade Route

Join the parade with the newly crowned 2008 Rose of Tralee

12am – 12.45am Midnight Madness

Denny Street

Presentation of the 49th Rose of Tralee and the ‘Rose of Tralee’ Serenade with a spectacular Fireworks display bring the 2008 Festival to a close.

Sponsored by: (Indicated by Legend Keys) RADIO KERRY

Please enjoy yourself in a fun and safe environment and we hope that this ‘Back to Basics 2’ Street Carnival will give impetuous to bigger and better events throughout the year in Tralee. A final list of all Sponsors will be acknowledged in the local press at a later date and we ask you to show your support to these individuals and businesses. Mark Sullivan, Festival Chairman

Festival of Kerry ’08 – Support Group Fergal Kirby, Danny Leane, John McElligott, Sean Murphy, Brian Hurley, Brendan Sweeney, John O’Sullivan, Shelia Sugrue & Mark Sullivan

Event Coordinator: Bryan Carr - Shannonstar Entertainments LTD.

Q-Zar Lazer Tag, Go Carts, Slides, Bouncy Castle

All Day

Tralee Court House

Square Stage

Sing & Dance along to all your favourites

Always a favourite at the Festival

8pm – 10pm

Central Plaza

from Denny Street on RTÉ with a performance from Kerry’s own Jessie Buckley star of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Search for Nancy’ compered by Derek Mooney. Come along and watch someone become a millionaire LIVE on television.

Over 2,000 fill the Dome for the RTÉ LIVE Broadcast

7pm – 8pm

The Cream of Tralee’s Shows ’08

8.30pm-9.00pm The National Lottery Millionaire Draw LIVE Square Stage

Street Performances

8.00pm

Fanzini Brothers & Mimo The Funny Man

Fabric

Last chance to catch their bug

6.30pm – 7.10pm Fanzini Brothers & Mimo The Funny Man

Stokers Lodge

Over 2,000 fill the Dome for the RTÉ LIVE Broadcast

The Square

Traditional Irish Farmers food market

1pm – 1.45pm

Central Plaza

After a hugely successful 2007 event all the Tralee Performance Schools give you a taster of their shows performed during the year featuring Oliver Hurley, Joanne Barry, Tim Landers, Shiva and Tralee Musical Society…..over 150 performers

Siamsa Tire

The Exhibition offers a wide variety of artwork in a range of style and media

Fanzini Brothers & Mimo The Funny Man

presents

Street Performances

Festive Zone

Tralee Art Group - Annual Summer Exhibition

THE FESTIVE ZONE

FESTIVAL OF KERRY 2008 - SUPPORT GROUP

St. John’s C of I

Street entertainment from all genres & countries

Daily

The Square

Street Performances

6pm – 8.30pm

Buskin Blitz

Farmers Market Traditional Irish Farmers food market

Sweeney’s,Tralee Dillane’s, Abbeydorney

Siamsa Tire

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FRIDAY AUGUST 22ND TIME

EVENT

VENUE

All Day

Gourmet & Craft Market with Stalls

Festive Zone

All Day

Party Kartz

Pearse Park

Q- Zar Lazer Tag, Go Carts, Slides, Bouncy Castle

All Day

Buskin Blitz

All Day

Siamsa Tire

Rose Signing

Get your autograph from the Roses (11am Imperial Hotel, 3pm Grand Hotel, 4pm Brogue Inn)

12.00pm

Partnership Trá Lí Family Day

Radio Kerry Outside Broadcast Unit International Rose Ball

Town Park

1.40pm – 2.20pm Cork Circus Seamus McJuggler & The Fanzini Brothers

Square Stage

9pm – 1am

Festive Zone

Open to all street entertainers with €200 for the best act

Shaun O’Dowd featuring Hanora

3pm – 5pm

9pm – 10.45pm Adams Locker

3.40pm – 5pm

11pm – 12.45am Whitewater

Square Stage

7.30pm – 9pm

Central Plaza

All Day

Party Kartz

Pearse Park

Daily

Cork Circus Seamus McJuggler & The Fanzini Brothers

SATURDAY AUGUST 23RD EVENT

VENUE

All Day

Gourmet & Craft Market with Stalls

Festive Zone

All Day

Party Kartz

Pearse Park

8pm – 9pm 8pm – 10pm

Tralee Art Group - Annual Summer Exhibition

Siamsa Tire

Festive Zone

Tralee Art Group - Annual Summer Exhibition

5pm – 8pm

The Square

‘Trad in Trá Lí’ …with Festival Band Míse

Square Stage

12.30pm – 1pm

Parade Route

Busking Competition

Festival Civic Service

1pm – 2.30pm 1pm – 2.30pm

8.30pm – 10pm The International Rose of Tralee Parade

Parade Route

9pm – 10.45pm Menace

Square Stage

One of the biggest bands currently on the Irish scene rock the Square

Festive Zone

Sharon Shannon

Square Stage

Denny Street Stage

A tribute performance to legendary Tralee singer-songwriter with local performers and the Eight Piece Festival Band with special guest artists

Mall Stage

The Square

Central Plaza Parade Route

Join the parade of dreams with the Roses

Square Stage

Step out with Tralee’s own Irish Dance School joined by special guest performers

Rose Dome

Big Band with Shane McGowan, Dessie O’Halloran, Declan O’Rourke & Jon Kenny

3pm – 4pm

Marching Band Manoeuvres

Festive Zone

Watch 12 Marching Bands from Australia, Dublin, Donegal, Down, Carlow, Monaghan, Wexford, Cork & Kerry

3.30pm – 4.30pm The Garda Band

Rock Street Stage

The Out Last Knights

Upper Denny St. Stage

Dublin based Rock band with Tralee influences…

Upper Denny St. Stage

9pm – 10.45pm Lightening Strikes

Square Stage

Still one of the best bands doing the circuit

with Noel Lambert Puppet Theatre

2.30pm- 3.30pm Rinceoirí na Ríochta

Festive Zone

Established Tralee band playing support to Shinkicker

‘Classical Delights’

The International Rose of Tralee Parade

Busking Competition

Open to all street entertainers with €200 for the best act

10pm – 10.30pm Renovator

Street Performances

2pm – 3pm

Rose Dome

Kerry’s favourite Ballad group will be joined by a host of performers from ‘The Rock’

The Square

Mad Hatters Samba

1.30pm – 2.10pm ‘Dinin and the Naughty Dog’

Join the parade of dreams with the Roses

8pm – 10pm

9pm – 9.30pm

Featuring a host of Classical musicians and singers from the Kerry region

Mall Stage

Rose of Tralee Fashion Show

8.30pm – 12.30am Spailpin

Radio Kerry OB Unit

12.45pm – 1.30pm Cork Circus Seamus McJuggler & The Fanzini Brothers

Regular performers at the Rose of Tralee and sure to enitertain

7.30pm

St. John’s Ashe Street

‘Trad in Trá Lí’ …with Festival Band Míse

Mall Stage

Featuring Shelia and Mike returning to the streets again

Back for their 2nd year…sure to add colour & madness

Festive Zone

Open to all street entertainers with €200 for the best act

6.30pm – 8.30pm Heart to Heart

Siamsa Tire

The best Irish Traditional Band from UK & Ireland

Pre-Parade Performers

10pm – 10.30pm ‘Salute to the Roses’ with a ‘Salute to Christie Hennessy’

Buskin Blitz

The All Irish Music Show with John Greene LIVE with Radio Kerry

Square Stage

8.30pm–10.30pm Reality and the Agape Puppets

10.00pm

Cork Circus Seamus McJuggler & The Fanzini Brothers

Annual Event for the discerning fashionista

Eucemenical Celebration with the Roses

11am - 2pm

The PPP’s entertain the waiting crowds

Q-Zar Lazer Tag, Go Carts, Slides, Bouncy Castle The exhibition offers a wide variety of artwork in a range of style and media

10.30am Abbey Car Park

Denny Street Stage

VENUE

The exhibition offers a wide variety of artwork in a range of style and media

Central Plaza

Richie Kavanagh Míse

Festive Zone

Street Performances

Street entertainment from all genres & countries

Square Stage

It’s a Knockout’

Mad Hatters Samba Back for their 2nd year…sure to add colour & madness

Q-Zar Lazer Tag, Go Carts, Slides, Bouncy Castle

All Day

‘Puppet Circus’

Get into the parade atmosphere with the Festival Band

Closed the Festival in ’07 with a bang, a massive crowd pleaser

Daily

Festive Zone

in concert a great success and sing-a-long at last years event

Square Stage

First year on the street, huge following so come early

TIME

Gourmet & Craft Market with Stalls

Lets get active with free use of the Inflatable obstacle course

Boherbee Stage

with other entertainment for the family

SUNDAY AUGUST 24TH

Central Plaza

with Noel Lambert Puppet Theatre

4.15pm – 5pm

All Day

Street Performances

Busking Competition

3.30pm – 4.10pm ‘Dinin and the Naughty Dog’ 4pm – 4.30pm

A great performance last year and expect the same rock’n sound

Mall Stage

Well known local Band…sure to get the feet tapping

Square Stage

EVENT

with Noel Lambert Puppet Theatre

with ‘Life of Lights’ featuring Festival Band ‘Míse’

8pm – 10pm

11pm – 12.45pm Tender Hooks

TIME

Street Performances

3pm – 3.40pm

Denny Street

Look-up for the traditional Fireworks display designed to music

Square Stage

with Noel Lambert Puppet Theatre

2.20pm – 3pm

3.30pm – 5.30pm Heart & Soul

Irish Traditional Band with attitude !

‘Puppet Circus’

1pm – 1.40pm

Rose Dome

Street Festival Launch

Rose Dome

Town Park

The RSVP Ball marks the Official opening of the 2008 Festival

8pm – 8.30pm

Texas Hold’Em / Casino Day

Mall Stage

10.30pm–10.45pm SkyFire

Join 2FM & over 100 participants for the ’Let’s get Active’ inflatable challenge LIVE on 2FM come along to support Kerry

in association with Partnership Trá Lí

7.00pm

Abbey Car Park

Irish Wheelchair Association Charity Event with over a €10,000 Prize guarentee

Celebrating families - puppet show, face panting, bouncy Castle etc…

11am – 2pm

Festive Zone

12midday – 3pm ‘Its a Knockout’ Kerry General Hospital with Kellogg’s & 2FM Roadcaster

The exhibition offers a wide variety of artwork in a range of style and media

10am – 2pm

10.30pm–12.30am ‘Know Techno’

Featuring Top Techno DJ’s Sean O’Brien & Kevin O’Shea

& 4pm

Festive Zone

Tralee Art Group - Annual Summer Exhibition

Festive Zone

11am, 3pm

Street entertainment from all genres & countries

Daily

Buskin Blitz Street entertainment from all genres & countries

Square Stage

Making their annual pilgrimage to Tralee…don’t miss this

11pm–12.30am

Shinkicker

Upper Denny St. Stage

“ Chris Stuckey is without doubt one of the best guitarists that we have ever had to the Rory Gallagher Festival”…enough said. The best Rory Gallagher Tribute Band

11pm – 12.45am Blue Mousse First year on the streets, well known in Kerry & sure to rock the square

Square Stage

Rose of Tralee International Festival 2008  

Street Carnival Program 2008

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