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FREE POP UP TRAIL – ZOE DAVIS

Les Jumelles Westport

Zoë started writing her own music at the age of 14, inspired and supported by her singer songwriter father, Luke Davis. Her songs reflect her life experiences and her travels around the world. Her music is a blend of acoustic guitar, haunting, soulful vocals and some spoken word. A raw, penetrating lyricist, expressing her unique […]

Free

FREE POP UP TRAIL – KIRUU

Krem Bridge St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 XD43, Westport

Kiruu is a singer/guitarist/pianist whose music combines influences from his mixed cultural background of Ireland, the Mediterranean, and East Africa. He released his album "Super Feo Express" in 2019, and the Equinox music video in summer 2022, and is currently finalising plans for a new EP of piano music and some exciting new collaborations.

Free

BABUSHKA // KATE BUSH HOMAGE WITH NAN FEE

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport, Co. Mayo

BaBushKa ~ a spectacular riot of craic, colour, songs and storytelling that takes the audience on a soul-filled journey through the most amazing Kate Bush soundtrack to a higher dimension of love, joy and community.  BaBushKa features Tyrone born Nan Fee, now living on the Hebridean Isle of Eigg and her band of merry Bushers; […]

€14.00 – €16.00

GALWAY JAM CIRCLE

McGings Bar High Street Westport High Street, Westport

Galway Jam Circle is a well established Galway-based acoustic jam band/collective, playing a wide range of songs ranging from folk to rock to blues to americana and a touch of jazz. They are well known for their improvisational, easy-going style, their musical inclusivity and their emphasis on playing music for the sheer fun and enjoyment […]

Free

(SOLD OUT) I HAVE A TRIBE

Matt Molloy’s Bridge St., Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland, Mayo

I Have a Tribe, Patrick O'Laoghaire's home for his piano-driven songs, conjures up a commitment at once both personal and universal. Described as one of Ireland's "most exceptional musicians" by the Irish Times, O'Laoghaire performs at the piano with improvised set lists and often changing arrangements. There is an elemental, instinctive nature to his work. […]

€14.00 – €16.00

CAMILLE O’SULLIVAN – DREAMING

Westport Town Hall Theatre The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo

“Queen of the Fringe’ (BBC) Camille O'Sullivan premiers her new show, a rare intimate evening of dark and light songs. Including Bowie, Cohen, Pulp, Radiohead and Rufus Wainwright. Chameleon like, 5-star sell-out performances include Sydney Opera House, Royal Festival Hall, La Clique, Roundhouse, Later with Jools Holland and a Herald Angel award for RSC solo […]

€23.00 – €25.00

HOUSEPLANTS

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport, Co. Mayo

HousePlants is the exciting full-fledged creative vision of two of Ireland’s most respected artists – Bell X1 frontman Paul Noonan and innovative atmospheric producer Daithí. Debut single ‘What’s With All The Pine?’ is peppered with playful observations courtesy of Noonan’s wandering mind, forever etching little mental notes during his many virtual appointments across the past […]

€18.00 – €20.00

WESTIVAL LATE CLUB WITH KATE BRENNAN HARDING

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport, Co. Mayo

Kate Brennan Harding is a broadcaster and producer, she has been selecting tunes for people to dance to since 2006. She loves house, disco and synth, but you can always expect some cheeky surprises in her set. A champion of Irish music, you can often hear her on RTE Radio One, RTE 2FM and weekly […]

Free

CLEW BAY FOLK CLUB

Matt Molloy’s Bridge St., Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland, Mayo

Clew Bay Folk Club is a special, intimate open mic held every 2nd Saturday from 4-6pm at Matt Molloys Yard Bar, and the brainchild of Westport’s own Tony Reidy. They will be hosting a special CBFC on the Sunday of Westival this year.

Free

BRIAN LENNON

Westport Town Hall Theatre The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo

Brian Lennon was born into a family steeped in traditional music. He started playing music at the age of 4 and hasn’t stopped since!  He has featured on many traditional albums and has performed worldwide. He was a founding member of Mayo-based traditional group Céide and Galway-based chamber choir Cois Cladaigh and in 2004 he […]

€16.00 – €18.00

WESTIVAL HALLOWEEN BALL WITH ELAINE MAI, MAYKAY + LOUISE BRUTON

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport, Co. Mayo

Get yourselves glammed and ghouled for our Westival Halloween Ball on the Sunday Bank Holiday Night! With prizes for the best dressed, bloody cocktails, and a killer line up, it's the only place to be when Halloween rolls in at midnight. Our headline is the incredible electronic artist Elaine Mai. Since 2014, she has amassed […]

€20.00

MONDAY NIGHT CLOSER – THE ACHILL SOUND

Hewetson Bros Bar 19 Bridge Street, Westport

Come join us on Monday evening for our very final event of 2022 with The Achill Sound, a community collaboration project combining the history and culture of Achill Island through traditional Irish music, songs and stories. The Westival team, crew and local artists will be letting their shoulders drop, their hair down, and enjoying a […]

Free

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