, Clonmel Junctions Festival announces lineup including The Unthanks, Hauschka, Lisa O’Neill & more
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Clonmel Junctions Festival announces lineup including The Unthanks, Hauschka, Lisa O’Neill & more

Mary Hickson who recently finished her tenure at Cork Opera House has moved on to pastures new. Last year’s Cork city festival Sounds From A Safe Harbour was her first success and now as director of the Clonmel Junction Festival, she’s giving the festival, in its 16th year, a shot in the arm.

A bunch of artists have been announced for the festival which incorporates Hickson’s previous Mitchelstown Cave concerts series (200 ft below ground) in its programme.

The festival takes place from July 4th to 10th this year and  so far, the artists announced are:

  • The Unthanks (UK)
  • Lisa Hannigan
  • Hauschka (DE)
  • The Lost Brothers
  • Rozi Plain (UK)
  • Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh
  • JFDR (Pascal Pinon & Samaris) (IS)
  • Lisa O’Neill
  • Twin Headed Wolf
  • August Wells
  • Ye Vagabonds
  • Booka Brass Band
  • Talos

The ‘Cave’ gig programme across  three nights include  pairings August Wells & Ye Vagabonds (July 8); Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh & Twin Headed Wolf (July 9); and from Iceland JFDR (Pascal Pinon & Samaris) & Talos (July 10).

Tickets and info for the various shows are on sale now.

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