Get ready for some very good tunes
And many more to be announced!!!
The Ard Eiscir Céilí Band hails from the faithful county of Offaly. Traditional Irish music in Offaly is very strong and our band members are not only multi-instrumentalists, singers and dancers but they all are All Ireland champions in various solo categories too. The vibrant band whose traditional Irish music is played with great feeling, energy, enthusiasm and with natural dance rhythm are excited to be heading west to perform and showcase our love of music.
Slí Na Croí - Malinké music of upper Guinea are a 4 piece percussion ensemble playing traditional village style dundun and djembe music from the Malinké people of upper Guinea, West Africa.
Wills career in music has spanned over 4 decades. His dj career has spanned many decades in which he has developed a great following for his happy go lucky eclectic sensational sounds from the past 70 years of recorded music . His passion for music has flowered into headline slot at the St Patrick’s Day Treasure Beach festival in Jamaica! During his time on the decks he has supported many great artists Inc. Femi Kuti, Alabama 3, Finley Quaye, Lee Scratch Perry, Emmanuel Jal, Max Romeo, Cian Fi
Jiggy continue the tradition of their musical ancestors while bringing a whole new exotic flavour to the table, more of a collective than an orthodox band, Jiggy’s mercurial line up mixes and melds Irish traditional music, world rhythms and cutting-edge dance grooves. Jiggy took the internet by storm with their video ‘Silent Place’ celebrating the global togetherness of dance and to date it has clocked up more than 35 million views. This has introduced the band to a brand new audience worldwide
Acclaimed and award winning concertina player Cormac Begley will headline our forest this year!. Cormac’s career has gone from strength to strength over the past year; selling out Vicar Street, winning Best Folk Instrumentalist 2022 at the RTÉ Folk Awards and Irish Times Album of the Year 2022, with his second solo album ‘B’. The album ‘B’ celebrates the bass concertina, a very rare instrument and on this album Cormac uses two Dipper-made Bass
The one and only one!