Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival is a boutique, 3 day event that stages multiple, high quality musical acts from Ireland, Eruope, the USA and beyond, all of whom are industry leaders of Bluegrass, American Old-Time and Folk Music. The festival was established in2007 and is now widely regarded as the leading bluegrass festival in Ireland.
The festival weekend comprises of 3 fully seated and ticketed evening concerts, a range of informal pub gigs and sessions, a specialised square dance, a range of workshops, a gospel hour concert, a luthier showcase, an intercultural education exhibition and a record fair.
Most events are free, others are ticketed, prices vary.
9 June - 11 June 2023