DOOLIN FOLK FESTIVAL 12th- 14th June, 2015

Fearturing

MICK FLANNERY

If asked, Mick adamantly refuses to talk about himself. The best you’ll get from him on any given day is, maybe, an admission that he’s a bit “grumpy” and he enjoys a good game of poker.So, if you’re determined to get up close and personal with Mick Flannery, you’re gonna’ have to kick back and listen to his music because that’s where he actually talks about himself…

STOCKON’S WING

Once upon a time a very young Stocktons Wing had weekly sessions at McGanns Pub in Doolin. Summer nights would find the guys playing tunes, serving pints or packing the toasted ham and cheese sandwich. This year the circle completes with a return to Doolin to perform at the Doolin Folk festival…

FIDDLERS’ BID

Fiddlers Bid are internationally respected as leading exponents of their rich fiddle tradition and are global ambassadors for Shetland. Since forming in 1991, they have established an identity as a unique band with a harmonious and symphonic sound developed though many years of playing together …

DECLAN O’ROURKE

Declan O’Rourke was a latecomer to the Dublin singer-songwriter scene. But, in his mid-twenties, within months of discovering Dublin’s bustling songwriter open-mic circuit, O’Rourke found himself in the mix with the likes of Paddy Casey, Gemma Hayes, Damian Rice and many other Irish singer-songwriters …

WE BANJO 3

We Banjo 3 comprise 2 sets of brothers, Enda and Fergal Scahill, and Martin and David Howley. Yes, there are 4 people in We Banjo 3. But don't worry, they don't all play the banjo. They just like to be mysterious. Fiddle, guitar, vocals, mandolin, banjo and percussion make up the band and when they release their joie-de-vivre, feet tap and pulses race…

O’SAHARA

The inspiration for music making in North Clare is considerable, and the musicians are amazing. So Luka finds himself writing songs and singing with Jon O’Connell and Quentin Cooper now. They call themselves O’Sahara…

David Hope

David Hope, the Irish folk troubadour with the infamous Celtic growl hails from County Clare in the West of Ireland. Hope has been critically acclaimed as one of the very best Roots-related outfits operating at present, seamlessly blending folk and roots inflections with grittily intelligent lyrics and enviably catchy choruses…

SHARON SHANNON

Sharon Shannon has music at her fingertips....literally! The accordionist from Ireland has achieved legendary status throughout the world and has made the much-maligned accordion 'cool' in her home country. Renowned for her collaborations, not just in Irish traditional music, but through all musical genres, Hip-Hop, Cajun, Country, Classical and Rap …

Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Colm Mac Con Iomaire (The Frames, The Swell Season) returns with his second album And Now The Weather (Agus Anois An Aimsir) on 17th April. This is the follow-up to his debut solo album in 2008, The Hare’s Corner …

The Lost Brothers

Over seven years The Lost Brothers have proven themselves to be one of the finest and hardest working bands around. With four highly acclaimed albums under their belt they have worked alongside and been championed by the likes of Richard Hawley, Brendan Benson, Lee Mavers and Glen Hansard to name but a few …

Additional guests include:


NoCrows
MOXIE
FIGLE CASE & CHRISTY BARRY
BRENDAN O'REGAN
DERMOT BYRNE & FLORIANE BLANCKE
PADDY KEENAN & DAOIRI FARRELL
Gavin Moore
ARUM
tÓLA CUSSY & CYRIL O'DONOGHUE
FOUR WINDS

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