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TradFest Temple Bar programme announced for January

TradFest Temple Bar programme announced for January

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TradFest Temple Bar has announces its programme of

TradFest Temple Bar has announces its programme of trad and folk live music for the 2023 festival to take place in late January – 25th to 29th of the first month of next year.

Venues including The National Stadium, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin Castle, St Patrick’s Cathedral, The Pepper Canister Church, GPO Museum, The Button Factory and The Grand Social.

In 2023, TradFest Temple Bar will celebrate the Mná na hÉireann featuring a number of female led and curated Trad and Folk performances.

TradFest aims to greatly increase women’s participation across the festival programme, building balanced representation in terms of pure numbers. The festival also continues to welcome new voices and works in ways to increase accessibility and diversity across the programme and in trad and folk.

Some highlighted events and performers include

Wednesday 25 January

Sorcha Costello 1pm Collins Barracks

Matt Molloy & Seán Keane 7.30pm Pepper Canister Church

Women of Note with Aoife Scott and Friends 7pm St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Thursday 26 January

Conor Connolly 1pm Collins Barracks

Dani Larkin 7.00pm Castle Hall

Lisa Lambe 7.30pm Pepper Canister Church

Dublin Pride Trad Night 8:30pm The Button Factory

JigJam 8.30pm The Grand Social

Dervish Presents the Great Irish Song Book with special guests 7.30pm The National Stadium

Eimear Quinn 7pm St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Friday 27 January

Aisling Lyons 1pm Collins Barracks

Katie Theasby 7:00pm Castle Hall

Word Up Collective Presents cbakl:seanfhocail 8:30pm The Button Factory

Féile Kíla 7.30pm The National Stadium

Kate Rusby 7pm St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Saturday 28 January

Aidan Connolly 1pm Collins Barracks

Lorcán MacMathúna, Paradise Lost – 1pm Pepper Canister Church

Frankie Gavin & Catherine McHugh – 1pm Chapel at Swords Castle

Martin & Eliza Carthy 4pm Pepper Canister Church

Navá 7:00pm Castle Hall

Iarla Ó Lionáird 7.30pm Pepper Canister Church

Moxie 8:30pm The Grand Social

Imbolg – The Women of Trad with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mairead Ni Mhaoniahg, T with the Maggies, Si Fiddlers, Brídín and more 7:30pm The National Stadium

Judy Collins/ Blánid 7pm St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Saíocht featuring Stephen Rea, Felispeaks Louise & Michelle Mulcahy and Neil Martin 4pm –Chapel at swords castle

Sunday 29 January

Niamh Regan-1pm The Great Hall, Malahide Castle

The Ocelots 2pm Pepper Canister Church

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh 6pm Pepper Canister Church

Saíocht featuring Stephen Rea, Felispeaks Louise & Michelle Mulcahy and Neil Martin 4pm –The Banquet Hall Malahide Castle

Tickets on sale now tradfesttemplebar.com