Westport Festival of Music and Performing Arts is a grown-up festival for genuine music lovers. Staged on Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th in the grounds of the historic Westport House in Mayo, this festival celebrates the very best local and international rock, folk, Celtic, and acoustic sounds. Enjoy everything from crowd-pulling rock concerts on the main stage to intimate singer-songwriter performances in the acoustic arena.
Acts include Ray Davies, Jools Holland and his special guest Marc Almond, Seasick Steve, Imelda May, The Chieftains, Beth Orton, Lloyd Cole, Tom Baxter, and Alison Moyet. With music to suit all tastes and ages, tickets are reasonably priced at €75 for one day ticket and €130 for the two days.
The vibe will be laid-back and welcoming, with excellent festival facilities, the finest local food and refreshments and an on-site family area to rival any festival in the world. Best of all, festival-goers will spend a summer weekend in the heart of one of Ireland’s most hospitable towns.
Brimming with inviting hotels, excellent restaurants, welcoming bars, and distinctive shops, Westport is the perfect place for a break. Check out GoIreland’s selection of hotels in Westport and enjoy the festival in comfort.