Friday 30th June to Sunday 2nd July 2017

Time: Friday evening until Sunday evening

Prices per day range from €10 to €56.

Ballymaloe Malt & Music Weekend

The first-ever Ballymaloe Malt & Music Weekend will showcase an impressive line-up of Irish bands and artisan brewers, as well as offering the usual high standard of delicious food, all under the generous cover of the relaxed and rustic Big Shed on the Ballymaloe Farm. 


Little Green Cars ‖ Jerry Fish ‖ Hurricane Highway

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The Music

Friday 30th June

Doors open at 7pm
ENTRY: €15

Jerry Fish 8pm

Foxy P. Cox 7:30pm

Big Shed Music 10pm - 12.30am

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Saturday 1st July

Doors open at 12 noon
ENTRY €10 - €28

Little Green Cars 9pm

Hurricane Highway 7pm

Shookrah 4pm

Niall McCabe Band 2.30pm

One Horse Pony 1pm

Big Shed Music 11pm – 12.30am

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Sunday 2nd July

Doors open at 12 noon
ENTRY €10 

Hank Wedel Band 3pm

DJ Dr. Quigley – Soul Funktion 12pm

Big Shed Music 5pm– 8pm

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The Malt

The Big Shed will be packed with delicious and varied food and drink options: Wildside Catering, Volcano Woodfired Pizza, My Goodness, Lolo's Kitchen, The Golden Bean coffee and more.

We are delighted that the following craft brewers and distillers have also confirmed their attendance:

Children’s Area

Let the little ones flex their creativity and innovation with The Brickx Club, a LEGO® building and social activity club for children aged 4 to 12 years. It runs on Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon until 5pm. €2 per child per hour.

Where Do I Buy Tickets?

There are a variety of tickets for the Malt & Music Weekend. Click here to see the options and to buy online.

Tickets can be bought by phone on 021 475 7200

If available, tickets will be sold on the door.  

Where Do I Collect Tickets Bought In Advance?

The box office is in Ballymaloe Grainstore. You should have received your tickets by email. You can print and present in the Grainstore, or show on your smartphone. The latter option is better for the environment!

How Do I Get To Ballymaloe?

There is free designated parking on the grounds of Ballymaloe Farm.

Check here for the Bus Eireann timetable between Cork and Ballycotton. Ask the driver to stop at the gates of Ballymaloe House.

Check here for Irish Rail timetable between Cork and Midleton.

We have alerted local taxi companies about the Malt & Music Weekend. Here are some phone numbers.


Click here for local accommodation.


We also love our dogs and other non-human creatures, but no animals are allowed inside the event except registered assistance animals.

What About Children And Under 18s?

Children under 12 are admitted free with an adult.

Anyone under the age of 18 must leave the premises by 9pm in accordance with licensing laws.

The Lego Brickxs Club for under 12s will take place on Saturday and Sunday from noon until 5pm.  The cost is €2 per hour per child.   More information is on this website.

Food And Drink?

There will be a bounty of food, craft beer, ciders and distiller stalls offering all kinds of delicious food and drink, including no-alcohol beverages. There will also be a full bar.

No alcohol, glass bottles, plastic bottles, cans or sealed cartons may be brought into the Malt & Music Weekend.

No food may be brought into the Malt & Music Weekend.


We don’t offer camping for the first-ever Malt & Music Weekend. Maybe next year!

Wheelchair Accessibility?

The Malt & Music Weekend is wheelchair accessible including dedicated toilets.

The Small Print

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please note that that there is no re-admission once you’ve entered the event.

Call for Volunteers

To volunteer to help over the weekend please get in touch using the form below. 

Music & Malt Weekend Gallery

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