The Stunning – 2019
The brothers Wall, through relentless touring have built one
of the most loyal fanbases in Ireland. A firm favourite at Leopardstown, The
Stunning always put on a show stopping performance and did so again in 2019.
They have the distinct honour of having payed the first Bulmers Live at
Leopardstown in 2009 and the ten-year anniversary in 2019.
Hudson Taylor – 2018
The brothers Alfie and Harry serenaded the South Dublin
crowd with their hooks and harmonies in 2018 in what was a perfect fit for the
summer series of concerts at Bulmers Live at Leopardstown. With songs like
“Feel it again” and “Cinematic Lifestyle”, sunglasses and trilby hats were the
uniform of choice.
The Riptide Movement – 2017
The Lucan outfit have played Bulmers Live at Leopardstown
twice; once back in 2013 before their breakout album “Getting Through”, they
made a triumphant return in 2017 after reaching the peak of their success with
a full set of hits including “It All Works Out” and “You and I”. The band
returned to Leopardstown in 2018 to play at Longines Irish Champions Weekend.
The Academic – 2016
The Academic were just on the cusp of stardom when they took
to the Bulmers Live stage in 2016 as the summer series continue it’s form of
supporting new and established Irish acts. The quartet from Westmeath who
formed in secondary school, went on to stardom home and abroad in 2018 and
picked up the Irish Choice Music Prize and the Album of the Year in the same
Damien Dempsey – 2015
The Dublin Troubadour is a firm favourite amongst Dublin
audiences but has only played Bulmers Live at Leopardstown once in 2015. The
one show was enough to enamour “Damo” with the Leopardstown crowds. He
subsequently returned to a hero’s welcome to play at the Inagural Dublin Racing
Festival in 2018.
Heathers – 2014
The twin sisters from Dublin performed at Bulmers Live at
Leopardstown in 2014 on the back of winning the Irish Choice Music Prize the
same year for their album “Kingdom”. With hits like “forget me knots and
Remember When, they were a perfect fit for the summer series of concerts.
Bressie – 2013
Bressie, most known as the frontman of the pop rock outfit
The Blizzards, performed at Leopardstown in 2013 as part of his solo tour,
bringing with him the extensive back catalogue and his loyal following. He
subsequently returned in 2019 fronting The Blizzards.
The Original Rudeboys – 2012
The Original Rudeboys rode the crest of a wave with their
breakout hit “Stars in their Eyes” leading to radio airplay, a hit debut album
and shows cross the country including at Bulmers Live at Leopardstown.
Republic of Loose – 2011
One of the most talented bands to come from the emerald isle
with a front man in Johnny Pyro to rival some of the biggest stars on the
planet. The Loose, with their hook filled funk had Leopardstown dancing back in
2011. They burned bright for a short period before disbanding but leaving
behind a legacy that changed Irish music in the 00’s and 10’s.
Aslan – 2010
Probably one of the most recognisable Dublin voices of a
generation, Christy Dignam and Aslan brought their iconic live show and with
it, their incredibly loyal following to Leopardstown Racecourse in 2010. The
band returned to play Dublin Racing Festival in 2020.
The Coronas – 2009
Long before they reached the heights they now enjoy, The
Corona’s played the first year of Bulmers Live in Leopardstown in 2009. On the
coat tails of the rapturous reception of their debut album Heroes and Ghosts,
the three piece band enjoyed a rapturous reception from a hometown crowd.