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TOURS

IRISH MUSIC FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS
JANUARY

Shannonside Winter Music Festival
County Clare
January 16th - 20th, 2020
www.wmw.ie

Celtic Connections
Glasgow, Scotland
January 16th - February 2nd, 2020
www.celticconnections.com

Letterkenny Trad Week
January 19th - 26th, 2020
http://regionalculturalcentre.com/letterkenny-trad-week/

TradFest
Temple Bar, Dublin
January 22nd - 26th, 2020
http://tradfest.ie/

Dunedin Live: Haggis Winter MusicFest
January 23rd - 26th, 2020
www.haggiscelticconcerts.com

IMBOLC International Arts Festival
January 26th - February 9th, 2020
www.imbolcfestival.com

FEBRUARY
Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh
County Kerry
February 19th - 23rd, 2020
www.scoilcheoil.com

The Gathering Traditional Festival
Killarney, County Kerry
February 26th - March 1st, 2020
https://inec.ie/festival/the-gathering

Nyah 2020 Traditional Irish Music Festival
Co. Cavan
February 26th - March 1st, 2020
www.cavanarts.ie

John Joe Maguire Traditional Music Weekend
Swanlinbar, Co. Cavan
February 2020

MARCH

Sonora Celtic Faire
March 6th - 8th, 2020
http://sonoracelticfaire.com/

Cwlwm Celtaidd, Wales’ Interceltic Festival
March 6th - 8th, 2020
www.cwlwmceltaidd.org

Kilkenny TradFest
March 12th - 17th, 2020
www.kilkennytradfest.com

Tulsa Irish Festival
March 13th – 14th, 2020
www.tulsairishfest.org

Music City Irish Fest
Nashville
March 14th - 17th, 2020
www.musiccityirishfest.com

Inishowen International Folk Song & Ballad Seminar
March 20th - 25th, 2020
www.inishowensinging.ie

APRIL
Féile Patrick Byrne
April 1st - 5th, 2020
https://www.carrickmacross.ie/feile-patrick-byrne

Clifden Traditional Music Festival
Clifden, Galway
April 2nd - 5th, 2020
www.clifdentradfest.com

Ballydehob Irish Traditional Music Festival
County Cork
April 3rd - 5th, 2020
www.ballydehobtradfestival.com

Ceardlann Earraigh, Concert & Workshops in Traditional Music
April 4th, 2020

Baltimore Irish Trad Fest
USA
April 17th - 19th, 2020
www.baltimoreirisharts.com

Shetland Folk Festival
April 30th - May 3rd, 2020
www.shetlandfolkfestival.com

MAY
Skerries Traditional Music Weekend
May 2020
www.skerriestraditionalmusic.com

The Cup of Tae Traditional Music Festival
Ardara, County Donegal
May 1st - 4th, 2020
www.cupoftaefestival.com

Fiddle Fair
Baltimore
May 7th-10th, 2020
www.fiddlefair.com

Orkney Folk Festival
May 21st - 24th, 2020
www.orkneyfolkfestival.com

Féile Chnoc na Gaoithe
Tulla Traditional Music Festival
May 22nd - 24th, 2020
www.cnocnagaoithe.ie

Galway Early Music Festival
May 22nd - 24th, 2020
www.galwayearlymusic.com

Fleadh Nua
Ennis
May 24th - June 1st, 2020
www.fleadhnua.com

East Durham Irish Festival
May 23rd - 24th, 2020
www.eastdurhamirishfestival.com

JUNE
Galway Sessions
June 11th - 14th, 2020
www.galwaysessions.com

Minnesota Irish Music Weekend
June 11th - 14th, 2020
www.centerforirishmusic.org/events/mim

Doolin Folk Festival
June 12th - 14th, 2020
www.doolinfestivals.ie/folk-festival

Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe & Trad Festival
June 18th - 22nd, 2020
www.facebook.com/jimdowlingUilleannpipefestival/

Knocklane Festival
June 19th - 21st, 2020
https://www.facebook.com/CCE.IE/

Penn-Mar Irish Festival
Pennsylvania
June 20th, 2020
https://pennmaririshfestival.com

Craiceann International Bodhrán Summerschool
June 22nd - 26th, 2020
www.craiceann.com

Blas International Summer School
of Irish Traditional Music and Dance
June 22nd - July 3rd, 2020
www.blas.ie

Cairde na Cruite, An Chúirt Chruitireachta
International Festival for Irish Harp
June 28th - July 3rd, 2020
www.cairdenacruite.com

JULY
Carrick Water Music Festival
Carrick–on–Shannon, County Leitrim
July 2020
carrickwatermusicfestival.com

Gooikoorts International Folk Festival
July 3rd - 5th, 2020
www.gooikoorts.be

Clonmel Junction Arts Festival
Clonmel, County Tipperary
July 4th - 12th, 2020
www.junctionfestival.com

Willie Clancy Summer School
Miltown Malbay, County Clare
July 4th - 12th, 2020
www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com

Earagail Arts Festival
July 9th - 26th, 2020
www.eaf.ie

South Sligo Summer School
July 12th - 18th, 2020
www.sssschool.org

Catskills Irish Arts Week
July 12th - 18th, 2020
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

Ceol na Coille Summer School of Irish Traditional Music
July 13th - 17th, 2020
www.ceolnacoille.ie

Ardara Bluegrass Festival
July 17th - 19th, 2020
www.Ardara.ie

East Durham Trad Fest
July 18th, 2020
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

Joe Mooney Summer School
July 18th - 25th, 2020
www.joemooneysummerschool.com

CCE MAD Week
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
July 19th - 24th, 2020
www.ccemadweek.org

Fiddler’s Green Festival
July 19th, 2020
www.fiddlersgreenfestival.eu

Meitheal Residential Summer School
July 20th to 24th, 2020
www.tradweek.com

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering
Isle of Man
July 20th - 26th, 2020
www.celticgathering.im

Ulster Fleadh
July 22nd - 26th, 2020

Feakle International
Traditional Music Festival

July 22nd - 27th, 2020
www.feaklefestival.ie

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival
July 24th - 26th, 2020
http://clevelandirish.org

Scoil Acla Summer School
July 25th - August 1st, 2020
www.scoilacla.ie

Belfast TradFest
July 25th - 31st, 2020
www.belfasttraditionalmusic.com

Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival
Ballyshannon, County Donegal
July 30th - August 3rd, 2020
www.ballyshannonfolkfestival.com
www.facebook.com/ballyshannonfolkfestival

Iowa Irish Fest
July 31st - August 2nd, 2020
www.iowairishfest.com

Dublin Irish Festival
Ohio, USA
July 31st - August 2nd, 2020
www.dublinirishfestival.org

James Morrison Traditional Music Festival
July 31st - August 3rd, 2020
https://jamesmorrisonfestival.com/

AUGUST
O’Carolan Harp Festival
Keadue, Co. Roscommon
Aug 2020
http://www.ocarolanharpfestival.ie/
www.facebook.com/ocarolanfestival/

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
Mullingar, Westmeath
August 2nd - 9th, 2020
www.fleadhcheoil.ie

Montelago Celtic Festival
Italy
August 6th - 8th, 2020
www.montelagocelticfestival.it

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival
Canada
August 7th - 9th, 2020
https://www.celticfestival.ca/

Philadelphia Folk Festival
August 13th - 16th, 2020
https://pfs.org/philadelphia-folk-festival/

Féile Cheoil Chill Chartha
Kilcar Fleadh
Kilcar, County Donegal
August 2020
www.kilcar.ie

Irish Fair of Minnesota
August 7th - 9th, 2020
www.irishfair.com

Sparta Celtic Festival
August 7th - 8th, 2020
www.spartacelticfest.org

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention
August 13th - 15th, 2020
www.fairportconvention.com

Bath Folk Festival
August 2020
www.bathfolkfestival.org

Milwaukee Irish Fest
Milwaukee, USA
August 13th - 16th, 2020
www.irishfest.com

National Heritage Week
August 15th - 23rd, 2020
www.heritageweek.ie

Masters of Tradition
Bantry, County Cork
August 19th - 23rd, 2020
www.westcorkmusic.ie/masters-of-tradition

Tonder Festival
Denmark
August 27th - 30th, 2020
www.tf.dk

Cornwall Folk Festival in Wadebridge
August 28th - 31st, 2020
www.cornwallfolkfestival.com

Irish Traditional Music Camp in Takashima
Japan
August 2020
https://www.facebook.com/Irish-Traditional-Music-Camp-in-Takashima-JAPAN-1850221215220538/

SEPTEMBER

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

Iúr Cinn Fleadh
Newry City Music Festival
September 10th - 13th, 2020
www.iurcinnfleadh.com

Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds
September 10th - 13th, 2020
www.larryreynoldsweekend.com

Pittsburgh Irish Festival
September 11th - 13th, 2020
http://pghirishfest.org/

Gerry Whelan Memorial Weekend
Cootehill, Co. Cavan
September 11th - 13th, 2020
http://gerrywhelanweekend.com/

Michigan Irish Music Festival
September 17th - 20th, 2020
https://michiganirish.org/

Gig’n the Bann
Portglenone, County Antrim
September 2020
www.gignthebann.com

Great American Irish Festival
September 18th - 20th, 2020
www.greatamericanirishfest.com

Johnny Doherty Music & Dancing Festival
Ardara, Co. Donegal
September 18th - 20th, 2020
www.ardara.ie
www.johnnydohertyfestival.com

KVMR Celtic Festival & Marketplace
September 25th - 27th, 2020
www.kvmrcelticfestival.org

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 2020
www.cavantowncomhaltas.ie
www.facebook.com/EdReavyTradFest

Tyneside Irish Festival
United Kingdom, October 2020
www.tynesideirish.com

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

O’ Carolan Harp Festival
Nobber
October 2020
www.nobberharpfestival.com

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

The Irish Festival of Oulu
Oulu, Finland
October 2020
www.irkku.fi

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 2020
https://celticmusicfeis.com
www.galwaybayirishpub.com

NOVEMBER
IrishFest Atlanta
November 2020
www.irishfestatlanta.org

New York Trad Fest
November 2020
www.newyorktradfest.org

Ennis Trad Fest
November 12th - 16th, 2020
www.ennistradfest.com

Maryland Irish Festival
November 13th - 15th, 2020
www.irishfestival.com

Copenhagen Irish Festival
November 2020
www.irishfestival.dk

The Trip to Birmingham TradFest
November 2020
www.birminghamtradfest.co.uk

William Kennedy Piping Festival
Armagh
November 2020
www.armaghpipers.com/wkpf/index.html