2013 in Irish music

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This is a summary of the year 2013 in Irish music.

Monthly summary[edit]

January[edit]

  • 17 January — Shannon Winter Music Weekend.[1]
  • 22 January — Temple Bar Trad Fest.[1]
  • 26 January — Country & Western Weekend.[1]

February[edit]

  • 9 February — The Gealach Gorm Singer/Songwriter Festival.[1]
  • 13 February — 12 Points Jazz Festival.[1]
  • 20 February — The Gathering Festival.[1]
  • 20 February — Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival.[1]
  • 22 February — Kiltimagh Choral Festival.[1]
  • 27 February — Corofin Traditional Festival.[1]

March[edit]

  • 11 March — ESB Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil.[1]
  • 22 March — Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle.[1]
  • 30 March — Ballydehob Traditional Music Festival.[1]

April[edit]

  • 5 April — Driochead Festival.[2]
  • 10 April — Pan Celtic International Festival.[2]
  • 12 April — Seshtival.[2]
  • 12 April — Clifden Traditional Music Festival.[2]
  • 15 April — Waterford New Music Week.[2]
  • 19 April — The Shindig Festival.[2]
  • 26 April — Feile na nDeise.[2]
  • 26 April — Guitar Festival of Ireland.[2]

May[edit]

  • 1 May — Feile na Bealtaine.[3]
  • 1 May — Cork International Choral Festival.[3]
  • 2 May — Waterford International Music Festival.[3]
  • 2 May — Cathedral Quarter Music & Arts Festival.[3]
  • 2 May — City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival.[3]
  • 2 May — Bray Jazz Festival.[3]
  • 2 May — Drogheda Arts Festival.[3]
  • 3 May — Feile Chois Cuain.[3]
  • 3 May — Cup of Tae Festival.[3]
  • 3 May — Vantastival.[3]
  • 3 May — Phoenix Arts Festival.[3]
  • 3 May — May Country Music Festival.[3]
  • 3 May — Little Big Weekend.[3]
  • 3 May — Inishbofin Arts Festival.[3]
  • 3 May — Athboy Live.[3]
  • 3 May — Coors Live at the Latin Quarter.[3]
  • 3 May — Feile Oriel.[3]
  • 3 May — Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots.[3]
  • 3 May — Ballydehob Jazz Festival.[3]
  • 3 May — Summer Fest.[3]
  • 4 May — Festival of the Fires.[3]
  • 5 May — MANGO all day party.[3]
  • 8 May — Baltimore Fiddle Fair.[3]
  • 10 May — Camden Crawl Dublin.[3]
  • 10 May — Gospel Rising Music Festival.[3]
  • 11 May — Nass Breakdown Sessions.[3]
  • 16 May — Galway Early Music Festival.[3]
  • 17 May — Fleadh Nua.[3]
  • 23 May — Mayo International Choral Festival.[3]
  • 23 May — Dublin City Soul Festival.[3]
  • 24 May — LINK Culture Fest.[3]
  • 24 May — Wicklow Arts Festival.[3]
  • 24 May — Iniscealtra Festival of Arts.[3]
  • 24 May — Life Festival.[3]
  • 24 May — Donegal Live.[3]
  • 29 May — Indie Week Ireland.[3]
  • 30 May — The Clancy Brothers Festival.[3]
  • 30 May — Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival.[3]

June[edit]

  • 1 June — Doonbeg International Jazz Festival.[4]
  • 1 June — Nitrogen Festival.[4]
  • 1 June — Forbidden Fruit.[4]
  • 1 June — Moe Fest.[4]
  • 1 June — Strawberry Fest.[4]
  • 1 June — Burren Summer Festival - Féile An tSamhraidh.[4]
  • 1 June — Barcastle Free Music Festival.[4]
  • 1 June — Lismore Music Festival.[4]
  • 1 June — Cold Pro Music and Surf Festival
  • 1 June — Shamrock Music Festival.[4]
  • 1 June — The Happy Valley Festival.[4]
  • 1 June — Pigstock Festival.[4]
  • 1 June — Castlebar Blues & Beyond.[4]
  • 1 June — Little Havana Festival.[4]
  • 2 June — Inistioge Summer Festival.[4]
  • 2 June — Pop Picnic.[4]
  • 2 June — Woodstock Revisited.[4]
  • 6 June — Flat Lake Festival
  • 7 June — Arcadia Festival.[4]
  • 7 June — Temple House Festival.[4]
  • 7 June — Eigse Carlow Arts Festival.[4]
  • 7 June — Live at Leopardstown.[4]
  • 8 June — Gentlemen of the Road.[4]
  • 8 June — Tain Summer Festival.[4]
  • 8 June — Helium.[4]
  • 11 June — KBC Great Music in Irish Houses.[4]
  • 12 June — Clare County Fleadh.[4]
  • 14 June — NPLD (No Place Like Dome).[4]
  • 14 June — The Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival.[4]
  • 15 June — Face Fest.[4]
  • 18 June — Mayo Alive.[4]
  • 19 June — Bushmills Live.[4]
  • 20 June — Love Live Music.[4]
  • 20 June — Féile Brian Ború.[4]
  • 20 June — Cork Midsummer Festival.[4]
  • 21 June — Glenties Busking Festival.[4]
  • 21 June — Body & Soul.[4]
  • 21 June — Open House Festival.[4]
  • 21 June — Drogheda Samba Festival.[4]
  • 21 June — Live On Spike.[4]
  • 22 June — BBA Taking Control.[4]
  • 22 June — Fortstock.[4]
  • 26 June — Irish Performing Arts Festival.[4]
  • 26 June — Celtronic.[4]
  • 26 June — Solstice.[4]
  • 27 June — Summer Carnival.[4]
  • 28 June — West Cork Chamber Music Festival.[4]
  • 28 June — Summer Madness.[4]
  • 28 June — Celtic Fusion.[4]
  • 28 June — Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival.[4]
  • 28 June — Westport Festival of Music and Performing Arts.[4]
  • 28 June — Louth Music Festival.[4]
  • 28 June — Rocky Mayhem.[4]
  • 28 June — Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival.[4]
  • 28 June — Bump! Muzik Festival.[4]
  • 29 June — Rhythm Fest.[4]
  • 29 June — The Island Jam.[4]
  • 29 June — Dylan Fest.[4]

July[edit]

  • 4 July — Carrick on Shannon Water Music Festival.[5]
  • 5 July — Cairde festival.[5]
  • 5 July — Burning Oak Festival.[5]
  • 5 July — Willowstone Arts & Music Festival
  • 5 July — Riverside Jump.[5]
  • 6 July — Bray Summer Fest.[5]
  • 6 July — Oxegen.[5]
  • 6 July — Clonmel Junction Festival.[5]
  • 6 July — Make A Move.[5]
  • 6 July — Kinsale Arts Week.[5]
  • 6 July — Earagail Arts Festival.[5]
  • 7 July — Aran Trad Fest.[5]
  • 12 July — Athy Bluegrass Festival.[5]
  • 12 July — Carbon Dioxide Festival
  • 12 July — Donegal Town Summer Festival.[5]
  • 12 July — Templebar Beatles Fest.[5]
  • 12 July — Link Fest.[5]
  • 12 July — Dalriada Arts Festival.[5]
  • 13 July — Tra Fest.[5]
  • 15 July — Venice of Ireland Festival.[5]
  • 15 July — Galway Fringe Festival.[5]
  • 15 July — Galway Arts Festival.[5]
  • 17 July — Liberties Festival.[5]
  • 19 July — Loughcrew Garden Opera.[5]
  • 19 July — Festival of World Cultures
  • 19 July — Hilltown New Music Festival.[5]
  • 20 July — Ceol at the O.[5]
  • 20 July — Dublin Flamenco Festival.[5]
  • 20 July — Glasgowbury.[5]
  • 21 July — Fiddler’s Green Festival.[5]
  • 21 July — Ulster Fleadh.[5]
  • 24 July — Sligo Jazz Festival.[5]
  • 26 July — Buncrana Music Festival.[5]
  • 26 July — Skibbereen Arts Festival.[5]
  • 26 July — Abhainn Rí Festival.[5]
  • 26 July — Westport Music Festival.[5]
  • 26 July — Waterford Music Fest
  • 26 July — Boyle Arts Festival.[5]
  • 26 July — Ballyshannon Folk & Trad Music Festival.[5]
  • 26 July — Killarney Summer Fest.[5]
  • 26 July — Walled City Music Festival.[5]
  • 26 July — KnockanStockan.[5]
  • 28 July — Mary From Dungloe International Festival.[5]
  • 30 July — Sunset Festival.[5]

August[edit]

  • 2 August — Ballyshannon Trad and Folk Music Festival.[6]
  • 2 August — Clonakilty Waterfront Festival.[6]
  • 2 August — Scariff Harbour Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Spraoi Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Carrigallen Summer Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Farney Music Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Indiependence Music & Arts Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Castlepalooza.[6]
  • 3 August — Sean McCarthy Memorial Weekend Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Le Cheile.[6]
  • 3 August — Forfey Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Ranalagh Arts Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Cahersiveen Festival of Music & the Arts.[6]
  • 3 August — Belfast Taste & Music Fest.[6]
  • 3 August — Booleigh Ska Festival.[6]
  • 3 August — Americana & Roots Weekend.[6]
  • 4 August — Old Fair Day Festival.[6]
  • 4 August — Féile Ghleanncholmcille.[6]
  • 4 August — Liss Ard Festival.[6]
  • 5 August — Joy Music Festival.[6]
  • 5 August — Kingscourt Festival.[6]
  • 6 August — Northside Music Festival.[6]
  • 8 August — Feakle Trad Festival.[6]
  • 10 August — Mohill Bluegrass Festival.[6]
  • 10 August — Puck Fair.[6]
  • 10 August — Kilkenny Arts Festival.[6]
  • 11 August — Dublin Latin American Festival.[6]
  • 11 August — Jam in the Park.[6]
  • 13 August — Fleadh Cheoil.[6]
  • 15 August — Terry Glass Arts Festival.[6]
  • 15 August — Masters of Tradition.[6]
  • 15 August — Belsonic.[6]
  • 17 August — Jack of Diamonds Rhythm & Roots Festival.[6]
  • 17 August — Down with Jazz.[6]
  • 17 August — Stendhal Festival.[6]
  • 17 August — Back to Basics - Rose of Tralee Carnival.[6]
  • 17 August — Sunflower Fest.[6]
  • 17 August — Killruddery Music Festival.[6]
  • 17 August — The Marquee in Drumlish.[6]
  • 18 August — Ululele Hooley.[6]
  • 18 August — Letterkenny Live.[6]
  • 18 August — New Ross Summer Festival.[6]
  • 19 August — Danny's Garden Music Festival.[6]
  • 19 August — Decades Festival.[6]
  • 21 August — Tennents Vital Festival.[6]
  • 23 August — Ballinamore Free Fringe Festival.[6]
  • 24 August — Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival.[6]
  • 24 August — Belly Bang.[6]
  • 24 August — Prosperous Music Festival.[6]
  • 24 August — City of Derry Guitar Festival.[6]
  • 25 August — Jollylands.[6]
  • 25 August — Tara Rocks.[6]
  • 30 August — Kilkenny International Gospel Music Festival.[6]
  • 31 August — Appalachian & Bluegrass Music Festival.[6]
  • 31 August — Electric Picnic.[6]

September[edit]

  • 1 September — Phizzfest.[7]
  • 6 September — Dingle Trad/Fusion Festival.[7]
  • 6 September — Gig 'n The Bann.[7]
  • 7 September — Harvest Time Blues.[7]
  • 7 September — Tulla Trad Festival.[7]
  • 8 September — Slane Castle.[7]
  • 8 September — Absolute Fringe.[7]
  • 8 September — Skerries Soundwaves.[7]
  • 9 September — The Blackstairs Blues Festival.[7]
  • 10 September — Planet Love.[7]
  • 12 September — Navan Live.[7]
  • 13 September — Dunfanaghy Jazz and Blues Festival 2011.[7]
  • 13 September — A French Revelation.[7]
  • 14 September — Tuam Trad Festival.[7]
  • 15 September — John Martyn Tribute Festival.[7]
  • 17 September — Mystik Fest.[7]
  • 20 September — Clifden Arts Week.[7]
  • 20 September — Guinness Cobh Blues Festival.[7]
  • 20 September — Shorelines Art Festival.[7]
  • 20 September — Clonakilty International Guitar Festival.[7]
  • 20 September — Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival.[7]
  • 21 September — Spirit of Folk Festival.[7]
  • 24 September — The Green Village Music & Arts Festival.[7]
  • 24 September — Dublin International Gospel Music Festival.[7]
  • 25 September — YES Festival.[7]
  • 27 September — New Ross Piano Festival.[7]
  • 27 September — Guinness Live At The Latin Quarter.[7]
  • 27 September — Engage Arts Festival.[7]
  • 28 September — Limerick Jazz Festival.[7]
  • 28 September — Sligo Festival of Baroque Music.[7]
  • 29 September — Kilkenny Celtic Festival.[7]
  • 30 September — Sligo Traditional Singing Weekend.[7]
  • 30 September — Galway Jazz Festival.[7]
  • 30 September — Kerry International Chamber Music Festival.[7]

October[edit]

  • 1 October — Oxjam.[8]
  • 1 October — Westport Arts Festival.[8]
  • 3 October — Beamish Cork Folk Festival.[8]
  • 4 October — East Cork Early Music Festival.[8]
  • 4 October — Hard Working Class Heroes.[8]
  • 5 October — O' Carolan Harp, Culture & Heritage Festival.[8]
  • 6 October — One Night Music Festival.[8]
  • 12 October — Feile Frank McGann.[8]
  • 14 October — Belfast Fringe.[8]
  • 15 October — Baboró - International Arts Festival for Children.[8]
  • 18 October — Becks Rhythm Weekender.[8]
  • 18 October — The Roe Valley Arts Festival.[8]
  • 19 October — Imagine Arts Festival.[8]
  • 19 October — Belfast Festival at Queen’s.[8]
  • 19 October — MUSIC and craic in the Glen.[8]
  • 20 October — Imagine Trad Festival.[8]
  • 20 October — Cooley-Collins Traditional Music Festival.[8]
  • 24 October — Festival Folk.[8]
  • 24 October — Wexford Opera Festival.[8]
  • 24 October — Sligo Live.[8]
  • 25 October — Virginia Pumpkin Festival.[8]
  • 25 October — Beat Yard.[8]
  • 26 October — Willie Keane memorial weekend.[8]
  • 26 October — Patrick O'Keeffe Traditional Music Festival.[8]
  • 26 October — Cork Jazz Festival.[8]
  • 26 October — Hunters Moon Music and Art Festival.[8]
  • 26 October — South Roscommon Singers Festival.[8]
  • 26 October — Patrick O'Keefe Traditional Music Festival.[8]
  • 26 October — Kinsale Jazz Festival.[8]
  • 27 October — Cloughtoberfest Gypsy Jazz Festival.[8]
  • 28 October — The Mansion Festival.[8]
  • 28 October — Afro Ireland Festival.[8]

November[edit]

  • 7 November — Dubln Beatles Festival.[9]
  • 7–11 November — Ennis Trad Festival.[9]
  • 9 November — The All Ireland Elvis Festival.[9]
  • 9 November — Spirit of Voice Festival.[9]
  • 9 November — Cashel Arts Fest.[9]
  • 10 November — Sligo International Choral Festival.[9]
  • 12 November — Bottlenote.[9]
  • 16 November — Ardee Baroque Festival.[9]
  • 17 November — Irish Burning Man Decompressed.[9]
  • 17 November — Seesound - as part of Cork Film Festival.[9]
  • 17 November — Dublin Burlesque Festival.[9]
  • 21 November — Jazz Is….[9]
  • 23 November — What If, Why Not?.[9]
  • 30 November — Feile na Soilse.[9]
  • 30 November — Drogheda Traditional Music Weekend.[9]
  • 30 November — Home Grown Music Festival.[9]

December[edit]

  • 15 December — Other Voices.[9]
  • 21 December — Winter Solstice Festival.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l January - March Music Festivals Ireland. Retrieved: 2012-11-25.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h April Music Festivals Ireland. Retrieved: 2012-11-25.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al May Music Festivals Ireland. Retrieved: 2012-11-25.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd June Music Festivals Ireland. Retrieved: 2012-11-25.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an July Music Festivals Ireland. Retrieved: 2012-11-25.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd August Music Festivals Ireland. Retrieved: 2012-11-25.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah September Music Festivals Ireland. Retrieved: 2012-11-25.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af October Music Festivals Ireland. Retrieved: 2012-11-25.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r November & December Music Festivals Ireland. Retrieved: 2012-11-25.

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