Connected – Maya Bauer

Westival Hub Old Dunnes Stores Building, Castlebar Street, Westport, Co. Mayo

In her exhibit Connected, 23-year-old photographer Maya Bauer of Cleveland, Ohio explores turf cutting in Ireland. Her work celebrates country life, promotes conservation, and invites her audience to reflect on the […]


The Willow Jacks @ McGings

McGings Bar High Street, Westport, Mayo

The Willow Jacks are a local, Westport group that play a broad range of folksy and alternative music. An eclectic and well-polished set performed by an experienced 4-piece band, featuring a […]

Free Event

The Mississippi Sheiks @ McGings

McGings Bar High Street, Westport, Mayo

'The Mississippi Sheiks' from the west of Ireland, Rory's own stomping ground for those early stage's of his life, are a dedicated, hard working no frills, energetic power trio. Sharing […]


Clew Bay Folk Club Westival Special

Matt Molloy's Yard Bar Bridge Street, Westport, Co. Mayo

Matt Molloy's Yard Bar Clew Bay Folk Club has been meeting on a monthly basis for over Eight years now. It is a community of singers and musicians and writers […]

Free Event

An evening with Dani Larkin & CODA

Holy Trinity Church Westport,

Dani Larkin Hailing from the Armagh-Monaghan border, Dani Larkin is being heralded as ‘one of the finest songwriters of our time’. Larkin has been creating music for several years, and […]

Bog Bodies @ Mc Gings

Bog Bodies are a heavy folk outfit (often dubbed “Bog Rock” or “Druid Rock”) formed by Irish singer-songwriter and archaeologist Dan Maher. Joined live by renowned Irish Traditional musicians Ciara […]


Westival Wind Down – The Cobblers Sessions

Cobblers Bar The Wyatt Hotel, The OctagonWestport,

The Cobbler's group started in 2008 as an ‘Improvers’ trad / folk session. The first venue was in the Clew Bay Hotel, then The Islander Bar, then Hobans, and it […]


Communities in Collaboration with Graham Sweeney

Clare Island Co Mayo,

Time to be confirmed Clare Island boasts a rich cultural heritage and a raft of craftspeople, artists musicians and dancers- and Westival is once again reaching across the water to […]


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