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TOURS

IRISH MUSIC FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS
JANUARY

Shannonside Winter Music Festival
County Clare
January 2021
www.wmw.ie

Celtic Connections
Glasgow, Scotland
January 14th – 31st, 2021
www.celticconnections.com

Letterkenny Trad Week
January 2021
http://regionalculturalcentre.com/letterkenny-trad-week/

Dunedin Live: Haggis Winter MusicFest
January 20th – 24th, 2021
www.haggiscelticconcerts.com

TradFest
Temple Bar, Dublin
January 27th – 31st, 2021
http://tradfest.ie/

IMBOLC International Arts Festival
January 2021
www.imbolcfestival.com

FEBRUARY
Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh
County Kerry
February 2021
www.scoilcheoil.com

The Gathering Traditional Festival
Killarney, County Kerry
February/March 2021
https://www.facebook.com/TheGatheringTraditionalFestival/
https://inec.ie/festival/the-gathering

Nyah 2021 Traditional Irish Music Festival
Co. Cavan
February/March 2021
www.facebook.com/cavanmusic/
www.cavanarts.ie

MARCH
Sonora Celtic Faire
March 2021
http://sonoracelticfaire.com/

Cwlwm Celtaidd, Wales’ Interceltic Festival
March 2021
www.cwlwmceltaidd.org

Kilkenny TradFest
March 2021
www.kilkennytradfest.com

Tulsa Irish Festival
March 2021
www.tulsairishfest.org

Music City Irish Fest
Nashville
March 2021
www.musiccityirishfest.com

Inishowen International Folk Song & Ballad Seminar
March 2021
www.inishowensinging.ie

Ceardlann Earraigh, Concert & Workshops in Traditional Music
March 27th, 2021
https://kildarecomhaltas.ie/

APRIL
Féile Patrick Byrne
April 2021
www.carrickmacross.ie/feile-patrick-byrne

Clifden Traditional Music Festival
Clifden, Galway
April 2021
https://www.facebook.com/ClifdenTradFest/

Ballydehob Irish Traditional Music Festival
County Cork
April 2021
www.facebook.com/BallydehobTradFestival/
www.ballydehobtradfestival.com

Shetland Folk Festival
April 29th – May 2nd, 2021
www.shetlandfolkfestival.com

MAY
Skerries Traditional Music Weekend
May 2021
www.skerriestraditionalmusic.com

The Cup of Tae Traditional Music Festival
Ardara, County Donegal
May 2021
www.cupoftaefestival.com

Féile Chnoc na Gaoithe
Tulla Traditional Music Festival
May 2021
www.cnocnagaoithe.ie

Fiddle Fair
Baltimore
May 6th – 9th, 2021
www.fiddlefair.com

Orkney Folk Festival
May 27th - 30th, 2021
www.orkneyfolkfestival.com

Galway Early Music Festival
May 20th – 23rd, 2021
www.galwayearlymusic.com

Fleadh Nua
Ennis
May 2021
www.fleadhnua.com

East Durham Irish Festival
May 2021
www.eastdurhamirishfestival.com

JUNE
Minnesota Irish Music Weekend
June 2021
www.centerforirishmusic.org/events/mim

Doolin Folk Festival
June 11th - 13th, 2021
www.doolinfestivals.ie/folk-festival

Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe & Trad Festival
June 2021
www.facebook.com/jimdowlingUilleannpipefestival/
http://jimdowlingfestival.ie/

Knocklane Festival
June 18th - 20th, 2021
https://www.facebook.com/CCE.IE/

Craiceann International Bodhrán Summerschool
June 21st – 25th, 2021
www.craiceann.com

Penn-Mar Irish Festival
Pennsylvania
June 19th, 2021
https://pennmaririshfestival.com

Blas International Summer School
of Irish Traditional Music and Dance
June 21st - July 2nd, 2021
www.blas.ie

TuneFest Dungarvan
June 2021
https://www.facebook.com/tunefestdungarvan/
www.tunefest.ie

Cairde na Cruite, An Chúirt Chruitireachta
International Festival for Irish Harp
June 2021
www.cairdenacruite.com

JULY
Carrick Water Music Festival
Carrick–on–Shannon, County Leitrim
July 2021
www.carrickwatermusicfestival.com

Gooikoorts International Folk Festival
July 2nd – 4th, 2021
www.gooikoorts.be

Clonmel Junction Arts Festival
Clonmel, County Tipperary
July 2021
www.junctionfestival.com

Willie Clancy Summer School
Miltown Malbay, County Clare
July 2021
www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com

Earagail Arts Festival
July 2021
www.eaf.ie

Catskills Irish Arts Week
July 2021
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

Ceol na Coille Summer School of Irish Traditional Music
July 12th - 16th, 2021
www.ceolnacoille.ie

Claremorris Folk Festival
July 2021
https://claremorrisfolkfestival.com/

Ardara Bluegrass Festival
July 2021
www.Ardara.ie

East Durham Trad Fest
July 2021
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

Joe Mooney Summer School
July 17th – 24th, 2021
www.joemooneysummerschool.com

CCE MAD Week
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
July 2021
www.ccemadweek.org

Fiddler’s Green Festival
July 2021
www.fiddlersgreenfestival.com

Meitheal Residential Summer School
July 19th - 23rd, 2021
www.tradweek.com

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering
Isle of Man
July 2021
www.celticgathering.im

Ulster Fleadh (Fleadh Uladh)
July 2021
www.facebook.com/ulsterfleadh/

Feakle International Traditional Music Festival
July 2021
www.feaklefestival.ie

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival
July 2021
http://clevelandirish.org
https://www.facebook.com/clevelandirish/

Scoil Acla Summer School
July 24th - 31st, 2021
www.scoilacla.ie

Belfast TradFest
July 2021
www.belfasttraditionalmusic.com

Féile Cheoil Chill Chartha
Kilcar Fleadh
Kilcar, County Donegal
July 2021
www.kilcarfestivals.com

James Morrison Traditional Music Festival
July 30th - August 2nd, 2021
https://jamesmorrisonfestival.com/

South Sligo Summer School
July 11th - 17th, 2021
www.sssschool.org

O’Carolan Harp Festival
Keadue, Co. Roscommon
July 30th - August 2nd, 2021
http://www.ocarolanharpfestival.ie/
www.facebook.com/ocarolanfestival/

AUGUST

Iowa Irish Fest
August 6th - 8th, 2021
www.iowairishfest.com

Dublin Irish Festival
Ohio, USA
August 6th - 8th, 2021
www.dublinirishfestival.org

Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival
Ballyshannon, County Donegal
August 2021
www.facebook.com/ballyshannonfolkfestival

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
Mullingar, Westmeath
August 2021
www.fleadhcheoil.ie

Montelago Celtic Festival
Italy
August 5th - 7th, 2021
www.montelagocelticfestival.it

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival, College and Kids Camp
Canada
August 2nd - 8th, 2021
https://www.celticfestival.ca/

Irish Fair of Minnesota
August 13th - 15th, 2021
www.irishfair.com

Sparta Celtic Festival
August 13th - 14th, 2021
www.spartacelticfest.org

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention
August 12th - 14th, 2021
www.fairportconvention.com

Coleman Traditional Festival
August 2021
www.colemanirishmusic.com

Philadelphia Folk Festival
August 2021
https://folkfest.org/

Milwaukee Irish Fest
Milwaukee, USA
August 19th - 22nd, 2021
www.irishfest.com

National Heritage Week
August 2021
www.heritageweek.ie

Masters of Tradition
Bantry, County Cork
August 2021
www.westcorkmusic.ie/masters-of-tradition

Tonder Festival
Denmark
August 26th - 29th, 2021
www.tf.dk

Peoria Irish Fest
August 27th - 29th, 2021
http://peoriairishfest.com

Cornwall Folk Festival in Wadebridge
August 27th - 30th, 2021
www.cornwallfolkfestival.com

SEPTEMBER
Kansas City Irish Fest
September 4th - 6th, 2020
https://kcirishfest.com/

Nyah Traditional Irish Music & Song Half Day in Cavan Festival
September 13th - 20th, 2020
https://www.facebook.com/cavanmusic/

Iúr Cinn Fleadh
Newry City Music Festival
September 2021
www.iurcinnfleadh.com

Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds
September 2021
www.larryreynoldsweekend.com

Pittsburgh Irish Festival
September 10th - 12th, 2021
http://pghirishfest.org/

Gerry Whelan Memorial Weekend
Cootehill, Co. Cavan
September 17th - 19th, 2021
http://gerrywhelanweekend.com/

Michigan Irish Music Festival
September 2021
https://michiganirish.org/

Gig’n the Bann
Portglenone, County Antrim
September 2021
www.gignthebann.com

Baltimore Irish Trad Fest
USA
September 18th - 20th, 2020
www.baltimoreirisharts.com

Great American Irish Festival
September 17th - 19th, 2021
www.greatamericanirishfest.com

Johnny Doherty Music & Dancing Festival
Ardara, Co. Donegal
September 2021
www.ardara.ie
www.johnnydohertyfestival.com

KVMR Celtic Festival & Marketplace
September 2021
www.kvmrcelticfestival.org

The Irish Festival of Oulu
Oulu, Finland
September 29th - October 3rd, 2021
www.irkku.fi

OCTOBER
Cork Folk Festival
October 1st - 4th, 2020
www.corkfolkfestival.com

Celtic Colours International Festival
Cape Breton Island, Canada
October 9th - 17th, 2020
https://celtic-colours.com

Ed Reavy Traditional Music Festival
October 16th - 18th, 2020
www.cavantowncomhaltas.ie
www.facebook.com/EdReavyTradFest

Scoil Cheoil na Botha
Scotstown, County Monaghan
October 2020
www.anbhoth.ie

O’Carolan Harp Festival
Nobber
October 2021
www.nobberharpfestival.com

Dingle Folk Fest
Dingle, County Kerry
October 2020
www.dinglefolkfest.ie

Return to London Town Festival
October 23rd - 26th, 2020
www.irishmusicinlondon.org
www.returntocamden.org

Foxford Traditional Weekend
Foxford, Co Mayo, October 15th - 18th, 2020
www.foxfordtraditionalweekend.com

Sligo Live
October 22nd - 31st, 2020
www.sligolive.ie

Patrick O’ Keeffe Traditional Music Festival
Castleisland, County Kerry 
October 23rd - 26th, 2020
www.patrickokeeffefestival.com

Galway Bay’s Celtic Music Feis
October 2021
https://celticmusicfeis.com
www.galwaybayirishpub.com

NOVEMBER
IrishFest Atlanta
November 7th, 2020
www.irishfestatlanta.org

New York Trad Fest
November 2020
www.newyorktradfest.org

Ennis Trad Fest
November 2021
www.ennistradfest.com

Maryland Irish Festival
November 12th - 14th, 2021
https://www.facebook.com/MDirishfest/
www.irishfestival.com

Copenhagen Irish Festival
November 2021
www.irishfestival.dk

The Trip to Birmingham TradFest
November 25th - 29th, 2021
www.birminghamtradfest.co.uk

William Kennedy Piping Festival
Armagh
November 2021
www.armaghpipers.com/wkpf/index.html