Mad For Trad
The 39th annual Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Fesitval is the place to be next August Bank Holiday Weekend (Friday 29th July - Sunday 31st July 2016) as the sounds of traditional & folk music echo from the streets, pubs and theatre once again. One of Ireland's longest running festival, this promises to be a great weekend for all the family.
Another top class lineup has been announced bringing the best of folk & trad acts to the Ballyshannon stage including: KIERAN GOSS & FRANCES BLACK - RALPH MCTELL - BUTTONS & BOW - ELEANOR SHANLEY - THE YOUNG IRELANDERS - THE WARD SISTERS - BLACKWATER CÉILÍ BAND. The weekend also offers plenty of pub sessions, street entertainment, workshops and our annual showcase competition with €1000 CASH for this years winner. This will no doubt be another memorable festival weekend.