Bated Breath ...

Posted on: Tuesday, 01st May 2018 @ 11:16am

We've no dates yet for the launch of our programme for the 2018 Masters of Tradition Festival. We are waiting with bated breath and expect its publication towards the end of May/beginning of June. While you're waiting we thought you might like to remember festivals past and get a feel of what might be coming in August this year.

The Masters of Tradition runs from Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th August. Now in its 16th year, it’s the festival which celebrates traditional music in its purest form.

Artistic Director Martin Hayes, the renowned fiddler from County Clare, will once again open and close this year’s Masters of Tradition.

Performances take place in Bantry House, one of Ireland’s finest historical mansions, and in one of Bantry’s other special venues, St Brendan’s Church.

Masters of Tradition provides a platform where subtle and sometimes obscure elements of Irish traditional music can be heard. By seeking the heart of the music we find a universal voice that has widespread appeal reaching across many cultural and musical barriers.

Further updates will be posted on our website here and on our Facebook pages. More information from 027 52788 or email us.

Masters of Tradition is generously supported by the Arts Council, Cork County Council, Failte Ireland, RTÉ lyric fm and Ireland Funds.