Tours & Festivals

TOURS

IRISH MUSIC FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS
JANUARY

Shannonside Winter Music Festival
County Clare
January 2022
https://www.facebook.com/ShannonsideWMW/

Celtic Connections
Glasgow, Scotland
January 20th – February 6th, 2022
www.celticconnections.com

Letterkenny Trad Week
January 2022
http://regionalculturalcentre.com/letterkenny-trad-week/

Dunedin Live: Haggis Winter MusicFest
January 2022
www.haggiscelticconcerts.com

TradFest
Temple Bar, Dublin
January 26th - 30th, 2022
http://tradfest.ie/

FEBRUARY

The Gathering Traditional Festival
Killarney, County Kerry
2022
https://www.facebook.com/TheGatheringTraditionalFestival/

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh
County Kerry
February 2022
www.scoilcheoil.com

Nyah 2022 Traditional Irish Music Festival
Co. Cavan
2022 Dates TBC
www.facebook.com/cavanmusic/
www.cavanarts.ie

IMBOLC International Arts Festival
February/March 2022
www.imbolcfestival.com

MARCH
Celtic Heritage
March 11th – 13th, 2022
https://celticheritagecelebration.com/index.html

Kilkenny TradFest
2022 Dates TBC
www.kilkennytradfest.com

Tulsa Irish Festival
March 2022
www.tulsairishfest.org

Music City Irish Fest
Nashville
March 2022
www.musiccityirishfest.com

Inishowen International Folk Song & Ballad Seminar
March 2022
www.inishowensinging.ie

APRIL

Ceardlann Earraigh, Concert & Workshops in Traditional Music
April 9th, 2022
https://kildarecomhaltas.ie/

Cwlwm Celtaidd, Wales’ Interceltic Festival
April 1st – 3rd, 2022
www.cwlwmceltaidd.org

Baltimore Irish Trad Fest
USA
April 2022
www.baltimoreirisharts.com

Féile Patrick Byrne
April 6th - 10th, 2022
https://feilepatrickbyrne.ie/
www.carrickmacross.ie/feile-patrick-byrne

Clifden Traditional Music Festival
Clifden, Galway
April 2022
https://www.facebook.com/ClifdenTradFest/

Ballydehob Irish Traditional Music Festival
County Cork
April 2022
https://www.facebook.com/BallydehobTradFestival/

Shetland Folk Festival
April 28th - May 1st, 2022 (TBC)
www.shetlandfolkfestival.com

MAY
Skerries Traditional Music Weekend
May 2022
www.skerriestraditionalmusic.com

The Cup of Tae Traditional Music Festival
Ardara, County Donegal
May 2022
www.cupoftaefestival.com

Féile Chnoc na Gaoithe
Tulla Traditional Music Festival
May 2022
www.cnocnagaoithe.ie

Fiddle Fair
Baltimore
May 2022
www.fiddlefair.com

Orkney Folk Festival
May 26th – 29th, 2022
www.orkneyfolkfestival.com

Galway Early Music Festival
May 2022
www.galwayearlymusic.com

Fleadh Nua
Ennis
May 2022
www.fleadhnua.com

East Durham Irish Festival
May 28th & 29th, 2022
www.eastdurhamirishfestival.com

JUNE
Minnesota Irish Music Weekend
June 2022
www.centerforirishmusic.org/events/mim

Doolin Folk Festival
June 2022
www.doolinfestivals.ie/folk-festival

Gulf Coast Cruinniú
June 2022

Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe & Trad Festival
June 2022
www.facebook.com/jimdowlingUilleannpipefestival/
http://jimdowlingfestival.ie/

Knocklane Festival
June 2022
https://www.facebook.com/CCE.IE/

Craiceann International Bodhrán Summerschool
June 2022
www.craiceann.com

Penn-Mar Irish Festival
Pennsylvania
June 18th 2022
https://pennmaririshfestival.com

Blas International Summer School
of Irish Traditional Music and Dance
June 20th – July 1st, 2022
www.blas.ie

TuneFest Dungarvan
June 2022
https://www.facebook.com/tunefestdungarvan/

Cairde na Cruite, An Chúirt Chruitireachta
International Festival for Irish Harp
June 2022
www.cairdenacruite.com

JULY

Ulster Fleadh (Fleadh Uladh)
August 2022
www.facebook.com/ulsterfleadh/

Gooikoorts International Folk Festival
July 2022
www.gooikoorts.be

Clonmel Junction Arts Festival
Clonmel, County Tipperary
July 2022
www.junctionfestival.com

Willie Clancy Summer School
Miltown Malbay, County Clare
July 2022
www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com

Earagail Arts Festival
July 9th – 24th, 2022
www.eaf.ie

Catskills Irish Arts Week
July 11th -15th, 2022
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

Ceol na Coille Summer School of Irish Traditional Music
July 2022
www.ceolnacoille.ie

Joe Mooney Summer School
July 2022
www.joemooneysummerschool.com

CCE MAD Week
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
July 2022
www.ccemadweek.org

Fiddler’s Green Festival
July 2022
www.fiddlersgreenfestival.com

Meitheal Summer School
July 18th - 22nd, 2022
www.tradweek.com

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering
Isle of Man
July 2022
www.celticgathering.im

Feakle International Traditional Music Festival
July/August 2022
www.feaklefestival.ie

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival
July 2022
http://clevelandirish.org
https://www.facebook.com/clevelandirish/

Scoil Acla Summer School
July 2022
www.scoilacla.ie

Belfast TradFest
July 24th - 31st, 2022
www.belfasttraditionalmusic.com

Féile Cheoil Chill Chartha
Kilcar Fleadh
Kilcar, County Donegal
July 2022
www.kilcarfestivals.com

James Morrison Traditional Music Festival
July 2022
https://jamesmorrisonfestival.com/

South Sligo Summer School
July 2022
www.sssschool.org

O’Carolan Harp Festival
Keadue, Co. Roscommon
July 2022
http://www.ocarolanharpfestival.ie/
www.facebook.com/ocarolanfestival/

Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival
Ballyshannon, County Donegal
July 2022
www.facebook.com/ballyshannonfolkfestival

AUGUST

FleadhFest Sligo
August 2022
https://www.fleadhfest.ie/

Iowa Irish Fest
August 2022
www.iowairishfest.com

Dublin Irish Festival (Dublin Irish Days)
Ohio, USA
August 5th – 7th, 2022
www.dublinirishfestival.org

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
2022 Dates TBC
www.fleadhcheoil.ie

Montelago Celtic Festival
Italy
August 2022
www.montelagocelticfestival.it

Goderich Celtic Roots “Virtual” Festival
Canada
August 5th – 7th, 2022
https://www.celticfestival.ca/

Irish Fair of Minnesota
August 12th – 14th, 2022
www.irishfair.com

Sparta Celtic Festival
August 12th – 13th, 2022
www.spartacelticfest.org

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention
August 11th – 13th, 2022
www.fairportconvention.com

Coleman Traditional Festival
August 2022
www.colemanirishmusic.com

Philadelphia Folk Festival
August 2022
https://folkfest.org/

Milwaukee Irish Fest
Milwaukee, USA
August 2022
www.irishfest.com

National Heritage Week
August 2022
www.heritageweek.ie

Tonder Festival
Denmark
August 25th – 28th, 2022
www.tf.dk

Peoria Irish Fest
August 2022
http://peoriairishfest.com

Cornwall Folk Festival in Wadebridge
August 2022
www.cornwallfolkfestival.com

SEPTEMBER

Masters of Tradition
Bantry, County Cork
September 29th – November 17th, 2021
www.westcorkmusic.ie/masters-of-tradition

Claremorris Folk Festival
September 4th - 5th, 2021
https://claremorrisfolkfestival.com/

Kansas City Irish Fest
September 3rd – 5th, 2021
https://kcirishfest.com/

Iúr Cinn Fleadh
Newry City Music Festival
September 2022
www.iurcinnfleadh.com

Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds
September 9th – 12th, 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 2022
https://michiganirish.org/

Gig’n the Bann
Portglenone, County Antrim
September 2022
www.gignthebann.com

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

Johnny Doherty Music & Dancing Festival
Ardara, Co. Donegal
September 2022
www.ardara.ie
www.johnnydohertyfestival.com

KVMR Celtic Festival & Marketplace
September 2022
www.kvmrcelticfestival.org

Killarney Trad Fest
September 23rd - 26th, 2021

The Irish Festival of Oulu
Oulu, Finland
September 29th - October 3rd, 2021
https://www.facebook.com/theirishfestivalofoulu/

OCTOBER

Cork Folk Festival
September 29th – October 3rd, 2021
www.corkfolkfestival.com

Celtic Colours International Festival
Cape Breton Island, Canada
October 8th - 16th, 2021
https://celtic-colours.com

ReJigged Festival
October 21st - 24th, 2021

Ed Reavy Traditional Music Festival
October 2022
www.cavantowncomhaltas.ie
www.facebook.com/EdReavyTradFest

Scoil Cheoil na Botha
Scotstown, County Monaghan
October 11th - 13th, 2021
www.anbhoth.ie

O’Carolan Harp Festival
Nobber
October 2022
www.nobberharpfestival.com

Return to London Town Festival
October 22nd - 25th, 2021
www.irishmusicinlondon.org
www.returntocamden.org

Foxford Traditional Weekend
October 13th – 17th, 2021
www.foxfordtraditionalweekend.com

Sligo Live
2021 Dates TBC
www.sligolive.ie

Patrick O’ Keeffe Traditional Music Festival
Castleisland, County Kerry 
October 22nd – 25th, 2021
www.patrickokeeffefestival.com

Galway Bay’s Celtic Music Feis
October 18th - 24th, 2021
https://celticmusicfeis.com
www.galwaybayirishpub.com

O’Flaherty Irish Music Retreat
October 21st - 24th, 2021
www.oflahertyretreat.org

NOVEMBER
IrishFest Atlanta
November 6th, 2021
www.irishfestatlanta.org

Ennis Trad Fest
November 2022
www.ennistradfest.com

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

Copenhagen Irish Festival
2021 Dates TBC
www.irishfestival.dk

The Trip to Birmingham TradFest
November 2022
www.birminghamtradfest.co.uk

William Kennedy Piping Festival
Armagh
November 18th - 21st, 2021
https://armaghpipers.com/wkpf/