Temple Bar TradFest is Ireland’s largest festival of trad, folk music and beyond showcasing not only the wealth and variety of Irish musical talent but also top international acts. It started
Temple Bar TradFest is Ireland’s largest festival of trad, folk music and beyond showcasing not only the wealth and variety of Irish musical talent but also top international acts. It started out as a small niche trad festival back in 2006 and from its modest beginnings has gone from strength to strength over the past decade. It offers concert goers unique opportunities to experience live music in some of Dublin’s most historic places. From the breathtaking nave of St. Patrick’s Cathedral to the grandeur of City Hall. This years TradFest takes place from Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th of January.
TradFest will be featuring a wealth of talent including: Hothouse Flowers & Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings & Screaming Orphans; Cherish the Ladies & Shandrum Céilí Band & Lau; Stockton’s Wing Among Friends with Ralph Mc Tell, Phelim Drew, The Henry Girls, Leslie Dowdall; Barbara Dickson & Nick Holland; Daoirí Farrell Dublin Sessions, Seth Lakeman; Maria Doyle Kennedy; The Fureys; Lisa Lambe; Della Mae; Séamus Begley & Oisín Mac Diarmada plus Samantha Harvey; Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh plus Gerry O’Beirne; Damien O’Kane & Ron Block; Catherine McEvoy & Family; Pádraig Rynne & Tara Breen; Brona McVittie; Kevin Burke; Sibéal Ni Chasaide; Tim Edey; Doireann Glackin & Sarah Flynn; Seamie O’Dowd; Connla & Réalta & Boxing Banjo; John Craigie & Cat Clyde; Afro Celt Sound System & Skipinnish & Peatbog Faeries; Turin Brakes plus Sounds of the Sirens; Emma Langford & Susan O’Neill & Clare Sands & Saoirse Casey; Mary Bergin; Shane Hennessy; Maurice Lennon, Ciara Brennan & Chris Dawson; Aoife Scott; Louise Mulcahy; Michelle Mulcahy; Cua; Lemoncello & The Silken Same; Michael O’Raghallaigh plus many more…
That’s just for starters. As usual, venues will include many historical and iconic buildings including the grandeur of City Hall, Dublin Castle, Kilmainham Gaol, the intimacy of The Pepper Canister Church, Lost Lane, Taylor’s Hall, The Olympia Theatre, Rathfarnham Castle and The Button Factory.
For more information on the entire line-up for this years Temple Bar TradFest including bio’s on all the performers and to book Tickets please visit tradfest.ie or follow on Facebook or Twitter. Alternatively, if you have any queries, you can send an email to [email protected] or call +353(0)1 960 2300.
22 (Wednesday) 9:00 am - 26 (Sunday) 11:59 pm
Various locations around Dublin
Templebar, Dublin, Ireland