Trad and Folk Festival at Whelans 2018
Whelan's and Smithwick's present this summer's Trad & Folk Festival for this upcoming Bank Holiday Weekend with 20+ acts throughout the three-day weekend!
Traditional Irish music is integral to the Irish culture, identity, and way of life and Whelan's is giving you the weekend to embrace the little bit of Irish that's within everyone. From August 2nd-5th, get ready for a FREE festival of quality Irish music! The event will begin at 7pm each evening, and will go on as a traditional Irish nights do, and end as the sun is getting ready to rise.
Locals and visitors are all encouraged to come out, grab a pint or two, and listen to the sounds of established and up and coming traditional and folk artists. Whelan's is home to three stages that will all be used for this weekend's festivities providing something for all music lovers. Whelan's and Smithwick's Irish Ales have put together a weekend of over 20 musicians to provide Dublin's community with authentic traditional and folk music. A few of the highlights of this summer's festival include the Eskies who will be playing Friday and Sunday evening, The Ocelots, Alfi, and Lisa Loughrey.
Music fans, get ready for a weekend of classical Irish culture as this is a FREE event for over 18s.