by / August 11th, 2016 /

TradFest reveals first 2017 names

Even though we’re still in the midst of this year’s festival season, we already have an announcement from one of 2017’s major events. Granted TradFest – now supported by Aer Lingus – takes place in January but this is still a pleasant taster of what to expect ahead of time. The first line-up is as follows:

Fairport Convention
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry
Maria McKee (pictured)
Iarla Ó Lionáird’s & Steve Cooney
Altan
Four Men & A Dog
Bofin to Burren
The Kilfenora Céilí Band
Hazel O’Connor & Cormac DeBarra
Nollaig Casey & Arty McGlynn
Lisa Lambe, Fiachna Ó’Braonáin & Martin Brunsden
Mundy and Paddy Casey
Afro Celt Sound System
Goats Don’t Shave
Turin Brakes