4th Kilkenny Tradfest - 16th to 20th March 2016

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The 4th Kilkenny Tradfest returns from the 16th to 20th March 2016. The festival showcases the best of Irish traditional music, in a variety of unique venues across Kilkenny city. Held across St.Patrick’s Day weekend, the festival is accessible to everyone, with both free and ticketed events.

Kíla (ABOVE) are bringing their hip-shaking, smile-making, funky, groovy brand of trad to Kilkenny Tradfest on St. Patrick’s Day for an outdoor concert in the magical grounds of Kilkenny’s Castle Park.

Visit Kilkenny for five days of world-class acts, including; music from Hothouse Flowers, Damien Dempsey, Duke Special, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Steve Cooney and many more fantastic traditional Irish musicians and bands. There are events for all ages, with the TradTrail, music & dance workshops, family activities and more.

Don’t miss St.Patrick’s Day for the fantastic annual Parade, taking place within the heart of our Medieval City!

Damien Dempsey plays the Set Theatre Sun 20th

Hothouse Flowers play Billy Byrnes Sun 20th


Uí Bhriaín Ceili Band at The Kilford Arms, Saturday 19th March




Video: Kila - Seo Mo Leaba

Video: Damien Dempsey - Sing All Our Cares Away

Video: Hothouse Flowers - Si do mhaimeo i

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