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Fethard RNLI announce Irish boy band HomeTown to upcoming Waves Music Festival

Lifeboats News Release

Fethard RNLI is delighted to announce that Irish boy band HomeTown will perform as the special guest act at their inaugural RNLI Waves Music Festival which will be headlined by Nathan Carter next month.

Proceeds from the event which will take place in the walled gardens of Loftus Hall on Sunday 28 August will go towards funding a new inshore lifeboat  due to be placed on service in Fethard at the end of 2017.
 
HomeTown is a six piece Irish boy band, formed and managed by Louis Walsh. They are signed to RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment UK. The six piece vocal group are made up of singers from the four corners of Ireland. Walsh auditioned almost 2,000 young hopefuls for his latest pop endeavour and spent over two weeks mulling over his decision before settling on six final members.
 
HomeTown consists of; Cian Morrin, Dayl Cronin, Dean Gibbons, Josh Gray, Ryan McLoughlin and Brendan Murray. The band opened for Olly Murs in Ireland in April 2015 and are currently supporting The Vamps throughout the UK and Ireland. Having just signed a huge Deal in JAPAN these Boys are truly the one to watch.
 
Performing alongside Nathan Carter and HomeTown will be Trevor Smith Friends in Low Places – The Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience, home-grown group Corner Boy and new to the Irish music scene, Wexford’s own Elmore. 
 
Rebecca Doyle, Fethard RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer said: ‘We are so grateful to have HomeTown play at Waves Music Festival, and we hope news of their performance will cause a great deal of excitement among the younger audience, ensuring that the day appeals to all the family.’
 
RNLI Waves Music Festival is a one day family themed music event with gates opening at 11am. The festival will finish at 8pm. Tickets priced €25 (single) and €85 (family) can be purchased by visiting www.tickets.ie.

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For more information please contact Rebecca Doyle, Fethard RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 087 9285594 or Niamh Stephenson RNLI Public Relations Manager Ireland on 0871254124 or 018900460 or email Niamh_Stephenson@rnli.org.uk or Nuala McAloon RNLI Press Officer Ireland on 0876483547 or email Nuala_McAloon@rnli.org.uk

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