Follow Lovin IE

You Need To Check Out This Alternative Two-Day Festival This Summer

By James Fenton

March 29, 2017 at 10:54am


Fans of Irish, indie and world music are going to love this two-day festival in Killarney this summer. 

'Folkfest Killarney' will feature the likes of Grammy-nominated Nigerian superstar Femi Kuti, Indian supergroup The Bollywood Masala Orchestra as well as some home-grown talents such as Lisa Hannigan, Lisa O’Neil and Wallis Bird. 

Hothouse Flowers will also take to the stage at a festival of which programme organiser Conor Byrne says:

"Following on from two successful years at Folkfest Killarney, one of the great joys for me is observing the joy of the faces in the audience. There will be plenty of smiles during this year’s festival!  It's going to be a fantastic 3-day music spectacle, that will have you floating back to where ever you came from of a Monday! Bigí linn.”

This year's Folkfest takes place from July 7-9. For further information on how to get tickets head to

READ NEXT: Europe's Biggest Food Truck Festival Is Coming To Ireland


Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get the best of your city straight to your inbox.

I'd like to receive news and exclusive offers from Lovin IE including competitions, products, commercial partners and activities. By submitting this form you agree to our T&Cs and our privacy policy