Scarva Concert Bands Series Returns This April

Scarva Bandstand
Scarva Bandstand

Music lovers make a date in your diary as the line-up has been announced for the concert bands playing in beautiful Scarva village each Sunday from 16 April to 24 September.

The magnificent Victorian bandstand on Scarva Green will play host to the finest local bands from 3pm to 4pm each Sunday afternoon as part of the popular concert band series.

What better way to spend a tranquil afternoon than relishing the relaxing music set amongst the award winning floral display and watching the world go by under a sunny Scarva sky.

The concert programme for the initial weeks is detailed as below but keep up to date as the season progresses on Visit Armagh social channels.


  • 16 April: Castlewellan Accordian Band
  • 23 April: Ballykeel Accordian Band
  • 30 April: Rathfriland Silver Band


  • 7 May: Aughnaskeagh Silver Band
  • 14 May: Kilkeel Silver Band
  • 21 May: Warrenpoint Silver Band
  • 28 May: Tyrone’s Ditches Pipe Band

Please note all performances are subject to change

As well as enjoying the marvellous music, why not take in the stunning natural beauty of the surrounding area with a stroll or cycle along the Newry Canal Towpath and enjoy the abundance of plant and wildlife. Nearby Scarva Park with its children’s play area is always a big hit with families.

Further details of the season’s programme can be viewed online at or by following Visit Armagh on social channels.