All Events

Ukulele Workshop with Pete Williams

Ukulele Workshop with Pete Williams

Fancy learning the ukulele from the Dexys Midnight Runner himself?
Open Mic and Poetry Competition

Open Mic and Poetry Competition

A stalwart of the festival, this Open Mic event draws poets and musicians from all over to perform their work at The Creel at Westport Quay. 
Clew Bay Folk Club - Westival Special

Clew Bay Folk Club - Westival Special

‘Not a gig. Not a session. A space to play and to listen.' Essentially, it’s an open mic with the people of Westport. And sure, you never know who might show up!
The Ritz Brothers

The Ritz Brothers

A magical show in which an eclectic, eccentric acoustic set of modern classic covers sways beside all sorts of stories, tall and funny.
Le Galaxie Live

Le Galaxie Live

The Westival Club @ Mill Times. Saturday 27th Oct, 11 pm €15,00 One of Ireland’s top live dance acts, Le Galaxie’s famously euphoric shows are th...
The Gráinne Alien Halloween Ball feat. The Clandestinos

The Gráinne Alien Halloween Ball feat. The Clandestinos

Our Halloween Ball has an out-of-this-world theme: Gráinne-Alien. Come dance the light years away with pirate zombies and Galactica Gráinne!
Tom Hickox

Tom Hickox

A powerful and original lyrical songwriter, this Londoner ’s sombre, elegant and often tender vocal melodies are imbued with the theatricality of Neil Hannon, Nick Cave or Jack L. 
Lisa Hannigan

Lisa Hannigan

Haunting and otherworldly, her tones are a perfect match for the beautiful, acoustic venue of Holy Trinity.
Daithí + Elaine Mai After Dark

Daithí + Elaine Mai After Dark

Join Galwegian musicians and producers Daithí and Elaine Mai’s once-off audio-visual show in the Westival Club. 
Pop-Up Gaeltacht with Aindrias De Staic.

Pop-Up Gaeltacht with Aindrias De Staic.

Join us for Cathair na Mart’s first ever Pop-Up Gaeltacht as we delve into the memories of summers past and go back to the glorious Gaeltacht days.
Gilbert O’Sullivan

Gilbert O’Sullivan

A unique opportunity to experience one of this legendary singer-songwriter’s rare solo gigs, and in an intimate and unforgettable setting.
Pete Williams (Dexys Midnight Runners)

Pete Williams (Dexys Midnight Runners)

‘He tells terrific stories set to beautiful melodies sung with passion, charisma and heartfelt honesty’ – Imelda May