What to expect?
The weekend festival will feature a stellar array of international, national and local trad, folk and roots acts live in the specially constructed Traditorium at the rear of Gleeson’s Bar on Main Street, Ferbane. The following headline acts have been confirmed to date:
Offaly’s greatest music export MUNDY has performed at arenas, festivals and theatres all over the world. This is your chance to see Mundy and band in full flight back on home turf in a “Traditorium” as heplays his vast catalogue of hits: July, Galway Girl, Mexico, To You I Bestow and more. Not to be missed.
Shane McGowan’s favourite band POGUEOLOGY bring their Pogues tribute show to town for what promises to be an exhilarating performance. Having brought down the curtain on the last several Electric Picnic weekends to huge acclaim, this gig promises to be spectacular.
BENEDICT MORRIS AND CORMAC CRUMMY AND BAND are the Glasgow based trad combo who have been making huge waves on the trad scene over the past few years. Voted BBC’s Folk Act of the Year, these extraordinary musicians have to be seen.
SPLENDID ISOLATION have been setting themselves apart as a band with a big future in recent months. Upbeat trad with a twist.
THE BRIAR HOTEL BIG BAND are seasoned veterans on the scene for some years now. Headed up by the legend that is Paddy Buckley, this nine piece band will make your eyes water!
BEST FOOT FORWARD make a welcome return to the festival scene by popular insistence. These boys are infectious!
COMEDY ROADSHOW Anything can happen here and probably will (not for the faint hearted!).These are some of the acts which will appear on the weekend more will follow.