Music

Kilkenny Tradfest

Date
Mar 12 2020 - Mar 17 2020
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Various Locations, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny,

Kilkenny Tradfest has grown into one of Ireland’s premier traditional music festivals. This year’s festival is crammed with some really wonderful music played by the best International, National and local artists in Irish music.

Kilkenny Tradfest has been going from strength to strength over the last 8 years and 2020’s festival promises to be an exciting and innovative festival, full to the brim with concerts, céilís , sessions, irish dance, pub gigs and much more!

Kilkenny comes alive with traditional music from 12th - 17th March, featuring some of the country’s top traditional music performers and offering concert goers unique opportunities to experience live music in some of Kilkenny’s most historic places. Check out Kilkenny Tradfest for this year’s lineup and tickets!

Join in what promises to be a memorable and unforgettable music experience in the Marble City.

Lineup includes:
12 March - Christy Moore at Lyrath Estate Hotel

13 March - Leonard Barry, Declan Folan and Michael McCague at Cleere's Bar and Theatre

13 March - Zo.Do.Mo - Zoë Conway, Dónal Lunny & Máirtín O'Connor - Set Theatre

13 March - Perfect Friction - Paris Texas

14 March - Steph Geremia - Cleree's Bar & Theatre

14 March - Paul Brady and Andy Irvine feat Donal Lunny and Kevin Burne

14 March - Kilfenora Céilí Band - Watergate Theatre

15 March - Reel to Reel - Paris Texas

16 March - Horslips - Langton's Kilkenny

17 March - Kíla - Paris Texas

Masterclasses and Workshops on 14 March - various locations:
Máirtín O’Connor - Accordion
Donal Lunny - Bouzouki
Zoe Conway - Fiddle
Tommy Lanigan - Bodhrán
Tommy Stenson - Séan Nós Dancing
Leonard Barry Music - Uileann Pipe
Declan Folan Music - Fiddle
Michael Mc Cague Music - Guitar
Alice Jones Music - Appalachian Folk Dancing
Jeremy Hickey aka RSAG - Adult Drumming Workshop