Ireland’s 2023 Eurovision entrants are Cork-bound for a one-night bash by the sea
The big contest happens in May.
But Cork Eurovision fans will have a chance to spend an entire evening with Ireland’s 2023 hopefuls when Wild Youth perform at an exclusive event at Ballycotton’s Sea Church next month.
‘An Evening with Wild Youth’ is the first Eurovision-themed gig at the venue and audiences will get to see the band perform ‘We are One,’ the song selected for the competition, as well as many of their original songs on the night, Friday, March 3rd.
The foursome will then host a Q&A session, and round off the fun with a DJ set.
Following a closely fought Eurosong contest, which went down to a public vote, Wild Youth are now set to represent Ireland at the 67th Eurovision in Liverpool from May 9th to 13th, and the Irish delegation will be hoping to claim victory for the first time since 1996.
“The lads always put on a great show and the whole evening will be really special, and should whet the appetite ahead of the Eurovision Song contest in May,” said General Manager of Sea Church John Kidney.
It’s shaping up to be a busy few months for Sea Church; a host of top Irish female performers will be on stage over February and March, including Mary Coughlan, Sharon Shannon, Róisín Ó, and the Raines, while the venue will be one of the main hosts of the inaugural Ballycotton F.A.T Fest, a five-day extravaganza of Folk and Alternative Trad music, over the May Bank Holiday weekend.
For tickets (€25) see seachurch.ie.