TRADFEST TEMPLE BAR
Temple Bar, Dublin, January 24–28
Ireland’s biggest traditional music festival is taking place in some of the most historical venues Dublin has to offer. To name a few: The Fureys, Wallis Bird and Brian Kennedy will play at City Hall; Alan Stivell will perform at Dublin Castle; and Big Country will play in St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The Tradfest will also host a music trail and a free Live At The Hub event, where new music can be introduced to booking agents and managers. The festival is bound to inject some Celtic spirit into the new year and get the feet moving.