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Galway Folk Festival announces Beth Orton, Declan O’Rourke, Niamh Bury & more

Galway Folk Festival announces Beth Orton, Declan O’Rourke, Niamh Bury & more

Beth Orton

Galway Folk Festival has announced artists for its 50 events taking place across Galway city in the first week of June.

Artists announced for the festival, taking place 5th – 9th June include Declan O’Rourke, Beth Orton, Amble, Eleanor Shanley & Mike Hanrahan, Niamh Bury, David Murphy, Ímar and more, playing ticketed and free shows.

The festival’s third edition platforms folk, roots, and traditional music. The full list of artists are:

  • Declan O’Rourke 
  • Beth Orton 
  • Amble 
  • Ímar 
  • Talisk 
  • Breen Rynne Murray 
  • Seán Keane 
  • Cillian Vallely & David Doucey 
  • Eleanor Shanley & Mike Hanrahan 
  • The Circus Ponies 
  • Mec Lir 
  • Briars 
  • Colohan 
  • Conchúr White 
  • David Murphy 
  • DUG
  • Eve Belle 
  • Ger O’Donnell & Trevor Sexton 
  • Jane Willow 
  • Kettle Boilers
  • Lady Nade 
  • Matt McGinn
  • Niall McCabe 
  • Niall Teague & Padraic Joyce 
  • Niamh Bury 
  • Robert John Ardiff 
  • Sally in the Woods 
  • Saoirse Casey 
  • Some One’s Sons 
  • The Trouble Notes 
  • Tricia Collins 
  • Will Softly 
  • Yonder Boys

Gigs take place in Leisureland and Monroe’s, and there are some free daytime events across three stages. Cuppa Tea TV returns with a stage featuring Youth in Music on Saturday and Sunday, while Culture Vultures with Tony Clayton-Lea offers conversations with special guests across the weekend.

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