Bands will travel from overseas to take part in this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival.
13 groups comprising 600 people including a 35-piece band from Pennsylvania in the United States will perform at the event.
Bands will also travel from throughout Ireland for the festival.
Meanwhile, former Radio Kerry presenter Brian Hurley will host the Celebration of Roses in the Dome next week.
The event will see all 57 Roses interviewed on stage in the Dome.