Spirit of Folk Festival Semi-Finals Announced!

Spirit-of-Folk-FestivalThe Spirit of Folk Festival has confirmed that it’s Semi-Finals will take place in Whelans, Wexford Street on August 31st.

Doors will open at 3.30pm to accommodate a day boasting nine of Ireland’s upcoming folk singers, a host of storytellers, a craft market and if that wasn’t irish enough for you, it’s ending in a mighty céilí!

The musical line-up includes Moxie, Miriam Donohue, My Fellow Sponges, Garr Cleary, Mossy Nolan & Colm McGowan, Laura Ann Brady (one of DublinConcerts.ie’s former “Ones to Watch), The Cujo Family, Vickers Amy and A Band Called Wanda. Judge’s Carl Cocoran (Lyric FM), Leagues O’Toole (Aiken Promotions), Conor Byrne (The Liffey Banks Sessions) and Julie Cooper (Dolittle Presents) will watch these 9 acts folk-battle it out to make it to the Feastival Final at Dunderry Park on September, 21st of this year.

The winner will receive a €1000 bursary, coveted recording time at Darklands Studio, a weeks residence at Dunderry Park so they can let their creative folk juices flow and of course, all the fame and glory! Sounds like a hooley!

Tickets are a steal at €10 for the entire day and will give you access to Whelans upstairs venue and the boutique parlour bar!
Tickets are available from entertainment.ie and some will be available at the door on the day!


Laur Ryan

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