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.
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