Tours & Festivals

TOURS

IRISH MUSIC FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS
JANUARY

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

Celtic Connections
Glasgow, Scotland
January 15th - February 2nd, 2021
www.celticconnections.com

Letterkenny Trad Week
January 18th - 30th, 2021
http://regionalculturalcentre.com/letterkenny-trad-week/

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

TradFest
Temple Bar, Dublin
December 2020 - Summer 2021
http://tradfest.ie/

FEBRUARY

The Gathering Traditional Festival
Killarney, County Kerry
2021 Dates TBC
https://www.facebook.com/TheGatheringTraditionalFestival/

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh
County Kerry
February 18th - 20th, 2021
www.scoilcheoil.com

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

IMBOLC International Arts Festival
February 5th - March 19th, 2021
www.imbolcfestival.com

MARCH
Sonora Celtic Faire
2021 Dates TBC
http://sonoracelticfaire.com/

Cwlwm Celtaidd, Wales’ Interceltic Festival
2022 Dates TBC
www.cwlwmceltaidd.org

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 19th - 21st
www.inishowensinging.ie

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

APRIL

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

Féile Patrick Byrne
2021 Dates TBC
www.carrickmacross.ie/feile-patrick-byrne

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

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

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

MAY
Skerries Traditional Music Weekend
2021 Dates TBC
www.skerriestraditionalmusic.com

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

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

Fiddle Fair
Baltimore
2021 Dates TBC
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
2021 Dates TBC
www.fleadhnua.com

East Durham Irish Festival
May 29th & 30th, 2021
www.eastdurhamirishfestival.com

JUNE
Minnesota Irish Music Weekend
June 10th - 13th, 2021
www.centerforirishmusic.org/events/mim

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

Gulf Coast Cruinniú
June 18th - 20th, 2021

Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe & Trad Festival
2021 Dates TBC
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 1st, 2021
www.blas.ie

TuneFest Dungarvan
2021 Dates TBC
https://www.facebook.com/tunefestdungarvan/

Cairde na Cruite, An Chúirt Chruitireachta
International Festival for Irish Harp
June 27th - July 2nd, 2021
www.cairdenacruite.com

JULY

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

Clonmel Junction Arts Festival
Clonmel, County Tipperary
July 3rd - 11th, 2021
www.junctionfestival.com

Willie Clancy Summer School
Miltown Malbay, County Clare
July 4th - 10th, 2021
www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com

Earagail Arts Festival
July 4th - 25th, 2021
www.eaf.ie

Catskills Irish Arts Week
July 12th - 16th, 2021
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

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

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

Gulf Coast Cruinniú
June 18th - 20th, 2021

CCE MAD Week
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
July 18th - 24th, 2021
www.ccemadweek.org

Fiddler’s Green Festival
2021 Dates TBC
www.fiddlersgreenfestival.com

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

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering
Isle of Man
July 19th - 25th, 2021
www.celticgathering.im

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

Feakle International Traditional Music Festival
2021 Dates TBC
www.feaklefestival.ie

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

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

Belfast TradFest
2021 Dates TBC
www.belfasttraditionalmusic.com

Féile Cheoil Chill Chartha
Kilcar Fleadh
Kilcar, County Donegal
2021 Dates TBC
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

FleadhFest
Sligo
August 1st - 9th, 2021
www.fleadhcheoil.ie

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
2021 Dates TBC
www.facebook.com/ballyshannonfolkfestival

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
2022 Dates TBC
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
2021 Dates TBC
www.colemanirishmusic.com

Philadelphia Folk Festival
August 19th - 22nd, 2021
https://folkfest.org/

Milwaukee Irish Fest
Milwaukee, USA
August 20th - 22nd, 2021
www.irishfest.com

National Heritage Week
2021 Dates TBC
www.heritageweek.ie

Masters of Tradition
Bantry, County Cork
August 18th - 22nd, 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

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

Kansas City Irish Fest
2021 Dates TBC
https://kcirishfest.com/

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

Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds
2021 Dates TBC
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
2021 Dates TBC
https://michiganirish.org/

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

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

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

KVMR Celtic Festival & Marketplace
2021 Dates TBC
www.kvmrcelticfestival.org

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

OCTOBER
Cork Folk Festival
October 1st - 3rd, 2021
www.corkfolkfestival.com

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

Ed Reavy Traditional Music Festival
2021 Dates TBC
www.cavantowncomhaltas.ie
www.facebook.com/EdReavyTradFest

Scoil Cheoil na Botha
Scotstown, County Monaghan
2021 Dates TBC
www.anbhoth.ie

O’Carolan Harp Festival
Nobber
2021 Dates TBC
www.nobberharpfestival.com

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

Foxford Traditional Weekend
2021 Dates TBC
www.foxfordtraditionalweekend.com

Sligo Live
2021 Dates TBC
www.sligolive.ie

Patrick O’ Keeffe Traditional Music Festival
Castleisland, County Kerry 
2021 Dates TBC
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 4th - 6th, 2021
www.irishfestatlanta.org

Ennis Trad Fest
2021 Dates TBC
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 25th - 29th, 2021
www.birminghamtradfest.co.uk

William Kennedy Piping Festival
Armagh
2021 Dates TBC
https://armaghpipers.com/