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Celebrating 40 years of Folk & Traditional Music

on the winding streets of Ballyshannon, along the banks of the river Erne

The 40th annual Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Fesitval is the place to be this August Bank Holiday Weekend (Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th August 2017) as the sounds of traditional and folk music echo from the streets, pubs and Marquee concerts. Another top class lineup has been announced Including Altan, Kila, Stocktons Wing, Mundy, Paddy Casey, The Sands Family, Na Leanai, The Lost Brothers, Máirtín OConnor Trio, No Crow. As well as plenty of pub sessions, street entertainment and showcase competition, this will no doubt be another memorable festival weekend.

The Marquee, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal

FRIDAY 4th AUGUST ’17

The Marquee, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal

SATURDAY 5th AUGUST ’17

The Marquee, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal

SUNDAY 6th AUGUST ’17

The Marquee, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal

4th, 5th, 6th AUGUST ’17

ENTER THE 2017 FOLK & TRADITIONAL

SHOWCASE COMPETITION

Calling all Folk and Traditional Musicians and singers – don’t miss your chance to be part of the Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival, the longest running Folk & Traditional Music Festival in Ireland, celebrating its 40th birthday this year.

The festival will host its annual showcase final on Friday 7th July. Entry is now open under two categories, bands and solo artists. Competing for a total prize fund of €1,000, entries close on Friday 16th June.

Now taking applicants. Folk & Trad Solo / Groups / Bands.