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K-Fest announces return to Kerry town with Cherym, Cruel Sister, Grave Goods, The Love Buzz, Cruel Sister & more

K-Fest announces return to Kerry town with Cherym, Cruel Sister, Grave Goods, The Love Buzz, Cruel Sister & more


K-Fest has announced its lineup for the June bank holiday weekend (June 2nd-5th) in the town of Killorglin of Co. Kerry, for its 10th year.

The Kerry festival has hosted the likes of Le Boom, Skinner, Daithí, Rusangano Family, Bitch Falcon and more in previous years.

This year, the following acts are lined up:

  • Cherym
  • Grave Goods
  • The Love Buzz
  • Cruel Sister
  • Alicia Olaniran
  • Abe Soare
  • Vulpynes
  • His Father’s Voice
  • E-Train
  • Meryl Streek
  • Xnthony
  • Jade O
  • Rita Lynn
  • Louis Cormack
  • Kate Dineen
  • Anie Valentine
  • Grooveline
  • Georgia G
  • Faux Mystic
  • Queenless Kings
  • PNJ
  • Simple Things
  • Colin Andrew
  • Jason Deery
  • Sarah Power
  • Adore

Along with the music acts above playing the festival where most events are free, there will also be workshops, events, and craft markets taking place in disused buildings, empty shop-fronts and non-traditional arts spaces.

A collaboration with the music university BIMM sees Anie Valentine, Georgia G and Grooveline perform.

The festival will also host local talent including E-Train, Jade O, Kate Dineen, Faux Mystic, Queenless Kings, PNJ, Colin Andrew and Simple Things

On the Friday night of the festival (June 2nd) the award-winning theatre and cabaret performer Xnthony will be hosting a 4-hour long “big gay ball” and for younger musicians the town’s Emilie’s Cafe will be hosting open-mic sessions.

The music is rounded off by the Let’s Glow Crazy and Up The Mná DJ sessions featuring George Feely and Kaycee along with local DJs.

K-FEST will take place from June 2nd-5th at various locations in the town of Killorglin Co. Kerry. Most events are free. For further information visit

K-FEST is powered by a dedicated team of volunteers, made possible by the generous support of Rockshore, Fexco and other local businesses, and kindly funded by The Arts Council of Ireland in tandem with Kerry County Council. 

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