The Baltimore Fiddle Fair now in its 27th year has gained the reputation of being one of the best traditional and folk music festivals around. It consistently features world class
The Baltimore Fiddle Fair now in its 27th year has gained the reputation of being one of the best traditional and folk music festivals around. It consistently features world class line-ups of national and international artists and presents them in the beautiful seaside surroundings of Baltimore. The festival consists of concerts, workshops, exhibitions and sessions at various venues around the village.
This years Fiddle Fair will commence on Thursday evening, the 9th of May, with an opening concert in Saint Matthew’s Church at 8.30pm featuring Siobhán Peoples and Murty Ryan who will be appearing with Eoin O’Sullivan.
Friday evening will see Cormac Begley and Liam O’Connor followed by the incredible French-Canadian folk super group De Temps Antan, who will be performing in the Fiddle Fair Marquee commencing at 9:00pm.
On Saturday John Wynne & John McEvoy will be performing in Saint Matthew’s Church at 1:00pm with a lunchtime concert. Later on in the afternoon at 3pm Adam Sutherlandand Marc Clement + Live Podcast will be performing in the Glebe Gardens Amphitheatre. Also at 3pm in the Fiddle Fair Marquee Eoin O’Sullivan will be on stage.
In the evening, multi award-winning Canadian supergroup The Fretless will be on stage at 9pm in the Fiddle Fair Marquee. They will be appearing with John Sheahan and Colm Mac Con Iomaire.
Sunday will see Athena Tergis and Christy Leahy perform in Saint Matthew’s Church for a lunchtime concert starting at 1:00pm. Then at 3pm the Lena Jonsson Trio and The The Céilí Allstars will be on stage in the Glebe Gardens Amphitheatre.
Finishing off the day will be the contemporary Scottish folk band The Poozies followed by Dreamers’ Circus who will be on stage in the Fiddle Fair Marquee from 9pm.
If you have any queries then please email them to [email protected] or call +353 (0)86 375 3380.
9 (Thursday) 8:30 pm - 12 (Sunday) 11:59 pm
Co. Cork, Ireland