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Celebrating 42 years of Folk & Traditional Music

on the winding streets of Ballyshannon,

along the banks of the river Erne

Along Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way in

Ireland’s Oldest Town

The 42nd annual Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Fesitval is the place to be this August Bank Holiday Weekend (Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th August 2019) as the sounds of traditional and folk music echo from the streets, pubs and Marquee concerts along Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way. This years Acts include The Stunning , Sharon Shannon Band, Brian Deady, Dave Munnelly Band, Moxie, BackWest, Luka Bloom, Coda and Seamie O’Dowd & Friends  & lots more to be announced as well as plenty of pub sessions, street entertainment and showcase competition, this will no doubt be another memorable festival weekend. To celebrate our new act announcement we are extending our Early bird Tickets until Friday 19th July (Unless we sell out first)

We will continue to name this Year’s Acts Shortly and updating our website with this years line up so keep checking back regularly for updates on 2019 Festival

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FRIDAY TICKETS
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Live at The Marquee, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal

FRIDAY 2nd AUGUST ’19

Sharon Shannon Band – Luka Bloom – Seamie O’Dowd & Friends

Live at The Marquee, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal

SATURDAY 3rd AUGUST ’19

Brian Deady – Moxie – BackWest

Live at The Marquee, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal

SUNDAY 4th AUGUST ’19

The Stunning – Dave Munnelly Band – Coda

Live at The Marquee, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal

2nd, 3rd, 4th AUGUST ’19

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ENTER THE 2019 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 42nd birthday this year.

The festival will host its annual showcase final on Friday July 19th . Entry is now closed for this years festival, under our  two categories, bands and solo artists. Competing for a total prize fund of €1,000. Closing Date for entries was Sunday 30th June

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