Clifden Traditional Music Festival

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5th - 8th April 2018


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Welcome to the website of Clifden Traditional Music Festival.  The Festival takes places in 2018 from the 5th - 8th of April and will play host to a host of top quality musicians, signers and dancers.  Highlights include pub music sessions, opening concert,outdoor gig rig on the Saturdy night, music and singing workshops, CD Launches, Street Entertainment, Youth sessions and lots lots more...All Welcome!

Our headline act on the GIg Rig this year on the Saturday the 7th of April will be 'BackWest'. A lively group of performers from Galway, they have become known as the new supergroup on the trad music scene. Expect Lively Irish Music, Song and Dance! They played for the Galway Hurling Homecoming in August and were also one of the headline acts at the Gathering Festival.

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Check out this Video of "BackWest"

Appearing Live on the Gig Rig at Trad Fest 2018!

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