by / February 23rd, 2012 /

Alabama Shakes, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Willy Vlautin & more for Kilkenny Roots Festival

This year’s Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots Festival festival is taking place in the city from 4th to the 7th of May. The festival which has been running since 1998, has an excellent line up on the cards.

There will be over 80 ticketed and free shows in Kilkenny that week with 60 of them free. Emphasis of course as the name suggests, is on international roots and Americana.

Artists lined up include:

Alabama Shakes, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Andy Kershaw, Amanda Shires, Rod Picott, Israel Nash Gripka, Hiss Golden Messenger, Willy Vlautin and Dan Eccles, Dan Baird & Homemade Sin, Charlie Parr and many more.

Full details at