Location:  Westport

Date: 07 - 09 Jun

This summer Westport will once again welcome music lovers from all over the world to what is widely regarded as one of the leading folk & bluegrass events in the country.

Bluegrass pub session in Westport during the 2022 festival. Image by @reneecornue_studio via Instagram

13 acts from the US, UK, and of course, Ireland, will take to the stages in 10 different venues over the 3-day musical celebration.

The programme will consist of concerts, pub gigs, sessions, workshops, a square dance, gospel hour and much more.

Among the acts will be some of the best emerging American bluegrass acts - Big Chimney Barn Dance, Late For The Train & Martha Spencer & The Wonderland Country Band.

Folk-singer, Pauline Scanlon, will lead the Irish representation of the line-up, alongside festival favourites - Tim Rogers the Rocky Top String Band.

More acts are to be announced soon and tickets for the main events are now on sale via the festival website http://westportfolkbluegrass.com/