Hudson Taylor, Keywest and Smokie announced for Bulmers Live at Leopardstown

Following on from the announcements of The Waterboys (August 16) and Paul Young (July 19) for this summer’s Bulmers Live at Leopardstown, the famous Dublin racecourse this week reveals the next three artists set to play the 8-week racing and music festival.

Hudson Taylor (June 21), Keywest (July 26) and Smokie (August 9) join a fantastic line-up for one of Dublin’s fastest growing and most exciting nights out.

From busking on the streets of Dublin in their early days, to sold out shows in Ireland, the UK and Europe, Hudson Taylor have been one of this country’s great success stories in recent years and they are welcomed back to Bulmers Live at Leopardstown for a show on Thursday June 21. Brothers Alfie and Harry began 2018 with a brand new track ‘Run With Me’ following lenghty touring of their debut album, Singing for Strangers. They release a 5-track EP Feel It Again at the end of March on Rubyworks.

Elsewhere, Keywest are also no strangers to Dublin’s streets and venues, having built up a huge following in recent years with a brilliant live show and the Number One album, Joyland.

Smokie, meanwhile, have racked up platinum albums across Europe in a career that has spanned over four decades. Probably best known in this country for their gigantic hit single ‘Living Next Door to Alice’, Smokie have played in stadiums around the world, to a staggering 500,000 people in Kiev’s main square to places as far flung as Ulan Bator, Mongolia, where they sold out two nights in the capital’s 40,000 capacity stadium.

The Thursday evening performances will be preceded by a top class card of horse racing and a wide selection of hospitality options are available. The ‘Summer Bundle’ at only €33 includes admission to the racing & concert, a welcome drink, €10 Food Voucher and a €5 tote bet. À la carte style dining is available in the 1888 restaurant at €75pp. For group bookings the SummerParty’ is ideal where you have a table reserved for the evening overlooking the racetrack and a three course meal for only €70pp.

Leopardstown Racecourse is only 20 minutes from Dublin City Centre on the Luas Green line, with dedicated free shuttle buses running from the Sandyford stop to the venue. Leopardstown is located off exit 14 or exit 15 on the M50 southbound or exit 15, M50 Northbound. Complimentary parking is available on a first come first served basis.

For Tickets and hospitality options - go to or call the Leopardstown ticketline on 01 289 0500. Advance Ticket price of €17 available until 31st May 2018. There are also discounts for advance group bookings available online.


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