FolkFest rolls into Killarney this July

A festival for music lovers, Folkfest Killarney offers a huge selection of upcoming indie acts, with some superstars of World music added to the mix.

Grammy nominated, Nigerian superstar Femi Kuti will headline the festival. Femi’s version of ‘Afro-Beat' has been described as the most exciting sound to emerge from Nigeria in years.

Indian supergroup The Bollywood Masala Orchestra will bring you into the world of dance, music, dynamic rhythm and spirituality that characterises the modern India as we know it today.

Lisa Hannigan, Lisa O’Neil and Wallis Bird, three of Ireland’s leading female vocalists, will make the trip to the Kingdom while Hothouse Flowers will also step onto the INEC Stage. We cannot wait to see what they have to offer.

Making their second appearance at the festival will be Lankum, Aldoc and Kíla, while Na Mooney’s, brothers Ye Vagabonds, awesome foursome No Crows and Corca Dhuibhne songstress Bernie Pháid will make their Folkfest Killarney debut.

Festival programmer Conor Byrne said “Following on from two successful years at Folkfest Killarney, one of the great joys for me is observing the joy of the faces in the audience. There will be plenty of smiles during this year’s festival! It's going to be a fantastic 3-day music spectacle, that will have you floating back to where ever you came from of a Monday! Bigí linn”

Located at the INEC Killarney, a stone’s throw from the world-Famous Killarney National Park, Folkfest Killarney has the music to give it the ultimate festival feel while having all hotel comforts.

 

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