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October 22nd - 26th, 2009

Sligo Live is a UNIQUE volunteer run Festival now in its fifth. SLIGO LIVE 2009 plays host to an amazing line up of International stars this October Bank Holiday Weekend! Taking place from Thursday, 22nd – Monday, 26th October, this year’s line-up includes, Frankie Gavin, Martha Wainwright, Imelda May, Wallis Bird, Josh Ritter, The Saw Doctors, Comedian PJ Gallagher, Jinx Lennon, Paula Flynn, Chris Meehan’s Rednecks, Tony De Marco, Oddsocks Revival, Oisin and many more. The festival’s unique fleadh like atmosphere of dynamic pub sessions and street entertainment combined with concerts, café performances, club nights and the world famous Fiddler of Dooney competition gives an intimate and personal feel where festival goers mix freely with artists and really enjoy the atmosphere. Many unique fringe events complement the program including a French Market, Festival Club, World Air Fiddle Championship, Door Dancing, Master Classes, Work Shops and Street Theatre.

Sligo Live has strengthened Sligo’s reputation as the Music Capital of the West. International Appeal: Sligo Live is also proving popular with overseas visitors and there has been a big increase in enquiries this year from music lovers in the UK, Europe and the US. Easy Access: Sligo is very accessible via road, rail and air with a convenient network of flights to Knock and Sligo Airports.

Beautiful Setting: The Festival provides a natural setting away from city life in one of Ireland’s most beautiful regions. Sligo offers wonderful year-round activities including Ireland’s Best Surfing Beaches, Hill and Forest walks, Seaweed baths, Boating, Fishing, Sailing, Camping, Golf, Music Archives and much more. The Festival caters for a wide selection of musical tastes and all ages.

Weekend Festival Tickets are on sale now at the amazing value of €75.00 per ticket to all festival events. For full festival line up, dates including ticket and accommodation information, log onto

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