- 24 May 23
Lauded Worthy Farm festival Glastonbury will take place from Wednesday, June 21st until Sunday, June 25.
Irish musicians The Saw Doctors, Glen Hansard, The Mary Wallopers, Gavin James, Clare Sands, The Sharon Shannon Trio and more have been announced for Glastonbury Festival's acoustic stage.
Bringing folk, blues, contemporary, rock, country and more to the event, English singer Paul Carrack, Rickie Lee Jones, Newton Faulkner, The Magic Numbers, Glenn Tillbrook, Steve Earle and Gilbert O'Sullivan are also high up on the bill.
Irish talents CMAT and The Murder Capital are also heading to Worthy Farm for Glastonbury 2023, joining the Woodsies stage - while John Francis Flynn is playing The Park stage.
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Meanwhile, The Saw Doctors have added a second 3Olympia Theatre show due to high demand for their first Dublin appearance in six years. After a five year break from touring, the group played a run of "comeback" gigs in the UK last winter, including sell-out shows at the Manchester Apollo and London's Brixton Academy.
Back in Ireland, The Saw Doctors will play Electric Picnic on September 3 as well as headlining their own ‘West’s Awake’ Festival in Tuam, Co. Galway on Saturday August 19 and Sunday August 20.
The Mary Wallopers and Gavin James delivered new albums over the last 12 months, while Glen Hansard's The Frames will perform shows in Cork's Live at the Marquee, Botanic Gardens in Belfast and more this summer.
Glastonbury Festival 2023 stars Elton John, Arctic Monkeys and Guns N' Roses as's headliners - plus Lana Del Rey, Lizzo, Carly Rae Jepsen, Caroline Polachek, Lil Nas X, Loyle Carner, Central Cee and Thundercat.