NI Open Village Showstage

Saturday 18th August 2018
A introduction to the amazing artists performing…

Holly Nadine McCoubrey

17.00 – 18.00

Holly McCoubrey is a 19 year old student nurse studying at Queens University and is passionate about singing, playing piano and writing her own music. From the age of 12, Holly has been using her voice to create her own CDs to fundraise for various charities.


Emma Horan

18.00 – 19.00

Emma Horan began her music at 15 singing unique ‘mash-up’ style cover versions of her favourite songs and quickly captured the attention of over 500,000 active viewers around the world. Now, at the age of 19, Emma is a full time recording artist with a particular passion for pop/dance music.




The Ennis Brothers

19.00 – 20.00

Twin brothers Matthew and Owen Ennis are an Irish country duo that have every room dancing with their blend of catchy hooks. This duo have a diverse list of influences including Nathan Carter, Lady Antebellum and The Beatles. As runner’s up in Nathan Carter’s ‘Search For A Star’ competition, they won a support slot on his summer tour.




Niamh McGlinchy & Pandy Walshe

20.00 – 21.30


Niamh McGlincy’s music is an eclectic mix of folk, country and Americana styles all sprinkled with her unique ‘velvet voice’. Niamh has sang the national anthem at Croke Park and toured with Irish sensation Nathan Carter.





Pandy Walshe wanted to play music and entertain from the age of 11 and achieved this playing with some of Nashville’s finest such as Hal Ketchum and Billy Jo Spears. Pandy has shared the stage with top Irish artists such as Nathan Carter, Derek Ryan, Mike Denver and Robert Mizzel.




21.30 – 23.00

At the age of 9, Triona’s dad taught her how to play her first three chords on his guitar and she quickly fashioned her own style. Triona has toured along with top Irish artists Brian McFadden and Nathan Carter and played alongside top artists such as Kodaline, Gabrielle Aplin and the Coronas in Dublin’s Ruby Sessions.