Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival

Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival is on from the 8th to 10th June 2018

For over eleven years, the Festival has featured acts fromAmerica, the UK, continental Europe, and of course Ireland – north and south.

Over three days there’ll be a load of gigs, more than one massive session, Masterclasses and Workshops and some local instrument makers will be showcasing their craft to boot.

There will be dozens of gigs,  plenty of jam sessions, masterclasses, workshops and showcases featuring local instrument makers showcasing their craft. We also provide concerts and workshops specifically for kids.

Festival goers can enjoy a variety of artists as they wanderaround the town where most of the performances are free and in local pubs andrestaurants. In addition every day features an opportunity to attend a specialconcert event.

The Festival atmosphere is warm and open, where everyone –all generations, cultures and walks of life, locals and visitors – feelincluded and, most importantly, have fun. The audience consists of everyonefrom seasoned folk and bluegrass ‘buffs’ to casual music fans, plus people justout for the crack.

Stay at Clew Bay Hotel, Westport where as our guest you can enjoy free access to Westport Leisure Park located next to the hotel and featuring a 25 m swimming pool, a sauna, and a steam room. We’re located right in the centre of Westport Town within walking distance of both rail and bus stops.