Traditional Irish Music
Frankie Gavin and De Danann will be the big concert at this years Skerries Traditional Irish music festival which takes place this weekend. Their concert takes place on Saturday 18th May. This wonderful event has established itself as the signature Trad Music Festival of Ireland’s East Coast. The picturesque seaside town of Skerries plays host to a weekend full of music, song and dance reflecting the unique culture of the Fingal region. Leading artists travel to Skerries where they join with locals and visitors in a celebration of our Irish heritage.
This year the Weekend features a selection of top class individual performers as well as some notable ensembles. In addition to the more formal concerts, workshops, céili and evening pub sessions, this year will see more Music on the Street providing outdoor entertainment on Saturday afternoon and a selection of additional sessions throughout both Saturday and Sunday for both the experienced player and the less experienced one. Some of these sessions will be informal start ups.
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