Music in Ireland Traditional songs, musical pioneers and buzzing venues – discover what makes Ireland's music scene sound so good. Belfast It’s given us rock legends, epic tunes and hot new talent. No wonder Belfast is known all over the world as a music capital. Dublin From street musicians to traditional festivals and the sounds of emerging bands; in Dublin, music is a shared passion. Cork With a famous jazz festival and cosy traditional music pubs, Cork inspires great music in a laid-back setting. Ireland's music map Come with us as we map out the most iconic and celebrated rock 'n' roll landmarks around the island of Ireland. Dublin's brilliant trad music pubs Fiddles, flutes and the bass of the bodhrán – nothing beats a trad music session, and these are Dublin’s best. Listen: Ireland's traditional and folk music Kick back with the sounds of Ireland’s traditional and folk music scene. Listen: contemporary music Get your groove on to the sounds of Ireland's pop, rock and indie music scene. Trip idea: Ireland – a soundtrack Press play on this musical trip around the island and get ready for trad tunes and thumping electronic dance beats. Atlantic Sessions See some of Northern Ireland’s finest musicians performing in venues along the spectacular Causeway Coast. 5 reasons you MUST go to Tradfest Here are five reasons why TradFest might be the best traditional music festival on the planet right now. U2's Dublin St Stephen’s Green, Windmill Lane, the National Gallery… take a U2 tour through Dublin and see the city that made the band. 6 reasons why Ed Sheeran loves Ireland Ed Sheeran loves Ireland – and we love him right back! Here are six reasons why that feeling is mutual. Got a question? Ask our Community! Our Community is full of people who LOVE music, whether it's rock, trad, jazz or dance beats. So go ahead – ask them anything!