Clonakilty International Guitar Festival starts tomorrow

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival kicks off tomorrow with music from Wallis Bird, Talos, Otherikin, John Spillane, Lankum, and many more. The festival runs until this Sunday across venues in Clonakilty with majority of the shows free of charge.

This year for the first time the largest folk music conference in the world, Folk Alliance International is hosting its inaugural European event in partnership with Clonakilty International Guitar Festival.

At this special event FAI will also be honouring Dónal Lunny with a Lifetime Achievement award. Past recipients have included Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and Mavis Staples. Artist performing at the event include Mick Flannery, Wallis Bird and Lisa O’Neil and John Smith.

Check out the schedule below:

FAI & CIGF Presents:

Laura Cortese (US) Ye Vagabonds (IRL) & Moxie (IRL)

DeBarra's Folk Club, Clonakilty :

Tuesday 19th September 9pm


FAI & CIGF Presents:

“In The Round“ with: Wallis Bird, Mick Flannery, Lisa O'Neill, John Smith.

DeBarra's Folk Club, Clonakilty

Weds 20th September 9pm





Thursday 21st Sept

Doors 9pm

Tickets: €15 (+booking)




Sunday 24th September

Doors 9:45pm | Show 10pm

Tickets: : €14.00 incl. booking fee


The Acoustic Forum:

Friday 22nd Sept

O’Donovan’s Hotel

Friday 22nd Sept

Doors 7pm

Tickets: €8 (+booking)


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