Tours & Festivals

TOURS

IRISH MUSIC FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS
JANUARY

Shannonside Winter Music Festival
County Clare
January 2023
https://www.facebook.com/ShannonsideWMW/

Celtic Connections
Glasgow, Scotland
January 19th - February 5th, 2023
www.celticconnections.com

Letterkenny Trad Week
January 2023
http://regionalculturalcentre.com/letterkenny-trad-week/

Dunedin Live: Haggis Winter MusicFest
January 2023
www.haggiscelticconcerts.com

TradFest
Temple Bar, Dublin
January 25th - 29th, 2023
http://tradfest.ie/

FEBRUARY

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh
County Kerry
February 2023
www.scoilcheoil.com

IMBOLC International Arts Festival
February 2023
www.imbolcfestival.com

MARCH

NYAH Traditional Irish Music Festival
March 3rd - 19th, 2023
https://www.facebook.com/cavanmusic

Calaveras Celtic Faire & Concert
March 2023
https://celticheritagecelebration.com/index.html

Kilkenny TradFest
March 2023
www.kilkennytradfest.com

Tulsa Irish Festival
March 2023
www.facebook.com/TulsaIrishFest

Music City Irish Fest
Nashville
March 2023
www.musiccityirishfest.com

Inishowen International Folk Song & Ballad Seminar
March 2023
www.inishowensinging.ie

APRIL

Claremorris Folk Festival
April / May 2023
https://claremorrisfolkfestival.com/

The Gathering Traditional Festival
Killarney, County Kerry
April 2023
https://www.facebook.com/TheGatheringTraditionalFestival/

Ceardlann Earraigh, Concert & Workshops in Traditional Music
April 2023
https://kildarecomhaltas.ie/

Baltimore Irish Trad Fest
USA
April 2023
www.baltimoreirisharts.com

Féile Patrick Byrne
April 2023
https://feilepatrickbyrne.ie/
www.carrickmacross.ie/feile-patrick-byrne

Clifden Traditional Music Festival
Clifden, Galway
April 2023
https://www.facebook.com/ClifdenTradFest/

Ballydehob Irish Traditional Music Festival
County Cork
April 2023
https://www.facebook.com/BallydehobTradFestival/

Shetland Folk Festival
April 27th - 30th, 2023
www.shetlandfolkfestival.com

The Cup of Tae Traditional Music Festival
Ardara, County Donegal
April/May 2023
www.cupoftaefestival.com

MAY
Skerries Traditional Music Weekend
May / June 2023
www.skerriestraditionalmusic.com

Féile Chnoc na Gaoithe
Tulla Traditional Music Festival
May 2023
www.cnocnagaoithe.ie

Fiddle Fair
Baltimore
May 2023
www.fiddlefair.com

Orkney Folk Festival
May 25th - 28th, 2023
www.orkneyfolkfestival.com

Galway Early Music Festival
May 2023
www.galwayearlymusic.com

Fleadh Nua
Ennis
May / June 2023
www.fleadhnua.com

East Durham Irish Festival
May 27th & 28th, 2023
www.eastdurhamirishfestival.com

JUNE
Minnesota Irish Music Weekend
June 2023
www.centerforirishmusic.org/events/mim

Doolin Folk Festival
June 2023
www.doolinfestivals.ie/folk-festival

Gulf Coast Cruinniú
June 9th - 11th, 2023

Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe & Trad Festival
June 2023
www.facebook.com/jimdowlingUilleannpipefestival/
http://jimdowlingfestival.ie/

Knocklane Festival
June 2023
https://www.facebook.com/CCE.IE/

Craiceann International Bodhrán Summerschool
June 26th - 30th, 2023
www.craiceann.com

Penn-Mar Irish Festival
Pennsylvania
June 2023
https://pennmaririshfestival.com

Blas International Summer School
of Irish Traditional Music and Dance
June 2023
www.blas.ie

TuneFest Dungarvan
June 2023
https://www.facebook.com/tunefestdungarvan/

Cairde na Cruite, An Chúirt Chruitireachta
International Festival for Irish Harp
June / July 2023
www.cairdenacruite.com

JULY

Ulster Fleadh
July 2023
https://ulsterfleadh.ie

Gooikoorts International Folk Festival
June 30th - July 2nd, 2023
www.gooikoorts.be

Clonmel Junction Arts Festival
Clonmel, County Tipperary
July 1st - 9th, 2023
www.junctionfestival.com

Willie Clancy Summer School
Miltown Malbay, County Clare
July 1st - 9th, 2023
www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com

Earagail Arts Festival
July 2023
www.eaf.ie

Catskills Irish Arts Week
July 2023
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

Ceol na Coille Summer School of Irish Traditional Music
July 2023
www.ceolnacoille.ie

Joe Mooney Summer School
July 2023
www.joemooneysummerschool.com

CCE MAD Week
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
July 2023
www.ccemadweek.org

Fiddler’s Green Festival
July 2023
https://fiddlersgreenfestival.com

Ardara Bluegrass Festival
July 2023

Meitheal Summer School
July 2023
www.tradweek.com

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering
Isle of Man
July 2023
www.celticgathering.im

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival
July 2023
http://clevelandirish.org
https://www.facebook.com/clevelandirish/

Scoil Acla Summer School
July 2023
www.scoilacla.ie

Belfast TradFest
July 2023
www.belfasttraditionalmusic.com

Féile Cheoil Chill Chartha
Kilcar Fleadh
Kilcar, County Donegal
July 2023
www.kilcarfestivals.com

James Morrison Traditional Music Festival
July 2023
https://jamesmorrisonfestival.com/

South Sligo Summer School
July 2023
www.southsligosummerschool.com

O’Carolan Harp Festival
Keadue, Co. Roscommon
July 2023
http://www.ocarolanharpfestival.ie/
www.facebook.com/ocarolanfestival/

Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival
Ballyshannon, County Donegal
July 2023
www.facebook.com/ballyshannonfolkfestival

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
July 31st - August 7th
www.fleadhcheoil.ie

AUGUST

IrishFest La Crosse
August 11th - 13th, 2023

Feakle International Traditional Music Festival
August 9th - 14th, 2023
www.feaklefestival.ie

FleadhFest Sligo
August 2023
https://www.fleadhfest.ie/

Iowa Irish Fest
August 2023
www.iowairishfest.com

Dublin Irish Festival
Ohio, USA
August 4th - 6th, 2023
www.dublinirishfestival.org

Montelago Celtic Festival
Italy
August 4th - 6th, 2022
www.montelagocelticfestival.it

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival
Canada
August 7th - 13th, 2023
https://www.celticfestival.ca/

Irish Fair of Minnesota
August 2023
www.irishfair.com

Sparta Celtic Festival
August 2023
www.spartacelticfest.org

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention
August 10th - 12th, 2023
www.fairportconvention.com

Masters of Tradition
Bantry, County Cork
August 2023
www.westcorkmusic.ie/masters-of-tradition

Coleman Traditional Festival
August 2023
www.colemanirishmusic.com

Philadelphia Folk Festival
August 2023
https://folkfest.org/

Milwaukee Irish Fest
Milwaukee, USA
August 17th - 20th, 2023
www.irishfest.com

National Heritage Week
August 2023
www.heritageweek.ie

Tonder Festival
Denmark
August 2023
www.tf.dk

Iúr Cinn Fleadh
Newry City Music Festival
August 2023
www.iurcinnfleadh.com

Peoria Irish Fest
August 2023
http://peoriairishfest.com

Cornwall Folk Festival in Wadebridge
August 25th - 28th, 2023
www.cornwallfolkfestival.com

SEPTEMBER

Kansas City Irish Fest
September 2nd - 4th, 2022
https://kcirishfest.com/

Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds
September 9th - 11th, 2022
www.larryreynoldsweekend.com

Pittsburgh Irish Festival
September 9th - 11th, 2022
http://pghirishfest.org/

Gerry Whelan Memorial Weekend
Cootehill, Co. Cavan
September 9th - 11th, 2022
http://gerrywhelanweekend.com/

Michigan Irish Music Festival
September 15th - 18th, 2022
https://michiganirish.org/

Johnny Doherty Music & Dancing Festival
Ardara, Co. Donegal
September 23rd - 25th, 2022
www.ardara.ie
www.johnnydohertyfestival.com

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

Great American Irish Festival
September 2022
www.greatamericanirishfest.com

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

Cork Folk Festival
September 29th - October 2nd, 2022
www.corkfolkfestival.com

OCTOBER

The Irish Festival of Oulu
Oulu, Finland
October 12th - 16th, 2022
https://www.facebook.com/theirishfestivalofoulu/

Celtic Colours International Festival
Cape Breton Island, Canada
October 7th - 15th, 2022
https://celtic-colours.com

Sligo Live
October 21st - 31st, 2022
www.sligolive.ie

ReJigged Festival
October 20th - 23rd, 2022

Ed Reavy Traditional Music Festival
October 21st - 23rd, 2022
www.cavantowncomhaltas.ie
www.facebook.com/EdReavyTradFest

Scoil Cheoil na Botha
Scotstown, County Monaghan
October 2022
www.anbhoth.ie

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

Return to London Town Festival
October 28th - 31st, 2022
www.irishmusicinlondon.org
www.returntocamden.org

Foxford Traditional Weekend
October 12th - 16th, 2022
www.foxfordtraditionalweekend.com

Cwlwm Celtaidd, Wales’ Interceltic Festival
October 7th - 9th, 2022
www.cwlwmceltaidd.org

Patrick O’ Keeffe Traditional Music Festival
Castleisland, County Kerry 
October 27th - 31st, 2022
www.patrickokeeffefestival.com

Galway Bay’s Celtic Music Feis
October 18th - 23rd, 2022
https://celticmusicfeis.com
www.galwaybayirishpub.com

O’Flaherty Irish Music Retreat
October 20th - 23rd, 2022
www.oflahertyretreat.org

NOVEMBER
IrishFest Atlanta
November 4th - 5th, 2022
www.irishfestatlanta.org

Ennis Trad Fest
November 2022
www.ennistradfest.com

Maryland Irish Festival
November 11th - 13th, 2022
https://www.facebook.com/MDirishfest/
www.irishfestival.com

Copenhagen Irish Festival
November 2022
www.irishfestival.dk

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

William Kennedy Piping Festival
Armagh
November 17th - 20th, 2022
https://armaghpipers.com/wkpf/