Kilfenora Traditional Music Festival
Event Type: Festival
Event Definition: Music
Start Date: 26-04-2019
End Date: 29-04-2019
Phone Number: +353 87 6896600
Website: Event Website
Facebook: Facebook Page
Kilfenora’s11th annual traditional music festival, a series that commenced in 2009 with the 100th anniversary of the Kilfenora Céilí Band. The concerts include Frankie Gavin’s Roaring ’20s Orchestra, a Comhaltas concert with a huge array of local talent, the first Riches of Clare concert of 2019, and a special event led by Siobhan Peoples and other guest fiddlers to commemorate the late Tommy Peoples.
They have céilís with the Star of Munster and Four Courts bands, plus the famous Kilfenora Céilí Band and Kilfenora youth band playing open-air on Sunday. They feature CD launches by Peter Casey, Stevie Dunne and Josephine Marsh – and Josephine will also lead the ‘Trad for Teens’ workshop.
A Singers Night on Friday brings together a wide range of singers and storytellers. And then of course the legendary pub sessions led by great musicians from Clare and further afield. Plus an opportunity to visit the Kilfenora Céilí Band parlour in teh Burren Centre – a unique museum dedicated to the historic music of North Clare.