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HEADLINE EVENTS

2022 FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SLIGO LIVE 2022 FESTIVAL PLANNER

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21 Oct.
22 Oct.
23 Oct.
24 Oct.
25 Oct.
26 Oct.
27 Oct.
28 Oct.
29 Oct.
30 Oct.
  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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  • 1 09:00 - 11:00

    Registration

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  • 2 11:00 - 12:00

    Introduction to Sligo Live 2022

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  • 3 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

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  • 4 13:00 - 15:00

    Eminem perfomance

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  • 5 15:00 - 19:00

    The Coronas perfomance

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  • 6 21:00 - 23:00

    Evening gala

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  • 7 00:00 - 6:00

    Sleep

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21 October
4.30pm
Mark Langan (1)

Mark Langan | FREE GIG

Walkers, O’Connell St. – Fri Oct 21, 4.30pm

Guitarist and Vocalist Mark Langan from Ballyshannon, Donegal, released his first solo album during March 2022, a 10 track all original album spanning from Celtic folk to acoustic finger picking.

Folk
Free
6pm
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Grooveline | FREE GIG

Moran’s Bar, Grange – Fri Oct 21, 6pm

Grooveline are an exciting, up and coming, five piece teenage band from Co. Leitrim. Coming from diverse musical backgrounds, the quintet apply their influences to make a dramatic and captivating sound. Rock/Funk grooves and melodies fuse with their significant energy to create a unique sound.

Funk/Pop
Free
8pm
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The Seeger Sessions Revival

Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo – Fri Oct 21, 8pm

The Seeger Sessions Revival are a thirteen-piece band who have captured the spirit, energy and musical exuberance of Bruce Springsteen’s Seeger Sessions. This diverse group of talented musicians put their own stamp on Springsteen’s iconic Seeger Sessions, with arrangements of hits including ‘Old Dan Tucker’, ‘Jesse James’ and ‘American Land’ to name just a few.

€22.50+€2 s.c.
8:30pm
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GAVIN JAMES | Plus Very Special Guest Amy Montgomery

Knocknarea Arena ATU Sligo – Fri Oct 21, 8:30pm

Gavin James, whose songcraft has been the key to unlocking 1.5 billion streams, 6 million monthly listeners at Spotify, 32 Platinum and Gold records across the globe, has just announced his Irish headline tour to coincide with release of his third studio album.

€43.00+€2 s.c.
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22 October
11am
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Steve Wickham & Jane Willow | FREE GIG

Lyon’s Café, Quay St. – Sat October 22nd, 11 am

The Waterboys and No Crows violinist Steve Wickham and singer-songwriter Jane Willow collaborate for an intimate double show for Sligo Live’s Arrivals. Jane and Steve play solo sets from their own works and they will join for the latter part of the concert to play songs and merge their folk and trad influenced sound.

Folk
Free
12pm
Kate and Tom Gavin

Kate and Tom Gavin | FREE GIG

W.B’s Café, Stephen St. – Sat October 22nd, 12pm

Kate Gavin is an All-Ireland champion harpist and multi-Connacht champion fiddler and singer. Her brother, Tom Gavin is an All-Ireland champion flute and whistle player, singer and lilter. The young duo’s music and singing is traditional, sweet and melodic played with experience beyond their years.

Traditional
Free
3pm
Amy O_Hara

Amy O’Hara | FREE GIG

Blend Café, O’Connell St. – Sat October 22nd, 3pm

London-born Amy O’Hara has been living in Sligo for the last 27 years. After decades of quietly writing songs, her debut album “A Blue I Can’t Describe” was very well received when released in 2021. Amy’s songs reflect the landscape and matters close to her heart. They are humorous and quirky, often with an underlying message

Folk
Free
4.30pm
Kakatsitsi Drummers

Kakatsitsi Master Drummers | FREE GIG

Yeats Building, Hyde Bridge – Sat October 22nd, 4.30pm

Kakatsitsi Master Drummers are a group of traditional drummers, dancers and singers from Ghana, one of the leading groups to tour outside of Africa. Their show involves infectiously funky traditional drumming coupled with an increased focus on traditional Ghanain dance, adding to the visual impact of their performances.

World
Free
6pm
Sky Atlas

Sky Atlas | FREE GIG

Gracie’s Bar, Grattan St. – Sat October 22nd, 6pm

As the name would suggest, the four young men in Sky Atlas approach their music and songwriting in a true spirit of freedom and exploration. Blending influences from folk, shoegaze/noise rock and jazz/soul-based music has led them to a unique sonic footprint.
“Stunningly epic and atmospheric” – Hot Press Magazine

Indie/Rock
Free
8pm
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YE VAGABONDS | Plus Very Special Guest Niamh Regan

Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo – Sat October 22nd, 8pm

Ye Vagabonds are brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn. A core force in the traditional Irish music circuit, Ye Vagabonds fuse reflective folk music with traditional elements. The duo continue to develop new ideas within the trad style by forming their own sound. They have developed their compositions with influences of American old time, European music and the 1960s folk revival music. They have made numerous television and live radio appearances in Ireland, and were also part of Imagining Home, a live broadcast concert in the National Concert Hall, curated by Glen Hansard, Philip King and Gary Sheehan.

€25.50+€2 s.c.
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23 October
2pm
Eva-Coyle

Eva Coyle | FREE GIG

Sweet Beat Cafe, Bridge St. – Sun October 23rd, 2pm

Eva Coyle is a 29 year old Folk singer from Athlone, Co. Westmeath. She has been featured on the BBC. Mark Radcliffe, BBC Sounds presenter said ’I adore Eva’s sound and can’t wait to hear her next release’. ‘Down to the Shore’, Her debut folk album was released to critical acclaim in May 2022.

Folk
Free
3pm
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Hawk’s Well Theatre – Sun October 23rd, 3pm

Tommie Gorman’s memoir, “Never Better”, is published this autumn by London-based company, Allen & Unwin. It is his account of growing up in Sligo and his four decades working for the public service broadcasting organisation, RTÉ. Niall Delaney is CEO of one of the country’s most successful regional radio stations, Ocean FM, and presenter of the weekday morning programme, North West Today.

Free
4.30pm
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Ellie O’Neill | FREE GIG

Shell’s Cafe, Strandhill – Sun October 23rd, 4.30pm

‘Ellie O’Neill is a rapidly emerging artist from Co. Meath. She works as a solo artist and collaborator. Her songwriting explores intimacy, love, loss, and queerness.. She has recently performed at Cairde Sligo Arts Festival, Altogether Now and Electric Picnic. Ellie will be accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Sean Carpio.

Singer Songwriter
Free
8pm
Susan ONeil

SUSAN O’NEILL | plus very special guests CAMPBELL JENSEN

Hawks Well Theatre Sligo – Sun October 23rd, 8pm

A critically acclaimed performer, as well as a member of King Kong Company, SON – aka Susan O’Neill – is one of Ireland’s brightest talents. The basis of her first album ‘Found Myself Lost’ saw Susan find her voice amongst her peers, introducing her unique and otherworldly style. The album was one of Hot Press magazine’s ‘Albums of the Year’ and garnered her a number of opportunities, including joining Sharon Shannon on her sold out tour of Australia and New Zealand.

€24.50+€2 s.c.
8pm
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Dylan Moran

Knocknarea Arena ATU Sligo – Sun October 23rd, 8pm

The hilarious Dylan Moran is bringing his brand new show ‘We Got This’ to the Knocknarea Arena ATU Sligo on 23rd October 2022 for one side-splitting evening!

€33.00+€2 s.c.
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24 October
4.30pm
tabby

Tabby | FREE GIG

Ósta Cafe, Garavogue Weir View – Mon October 24th, 4.30pm

Tabby has been steeped in music since the age of 8 and has the special distinction of requiring only a single name for recognition locally, nationally and internationally. Renowned as the frontman of rock bands Petronella, DZ5 and for his whirlwind success on the X factor. This special gig sees Tabby play an intimate, acoustic set of his original music showcasing his talents as a songwriter.

Rock
Free
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28 October
1pm
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Rachael Lavelle | FREE GIG

Café Victor, Riverside – Fri October 28th, 1 pm

Rachael Lavelle is a Dublin born singer and composer who captivates audiences with her arresting voice and humorous observations on life. Merging classical and contemporary influences, her hypnotic live performances blend electronic soundscapes with spoken word and acrobatic vocals.

Country/Folk
Free
3pm
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TUSK | FREE GIG

Bus Eireann, Lord Edward Street. – Fri October 28th, 3pm

Túsk are a 5 piece all original Classic / Celtic Rock band from Sligo who take inspiration from a wide variety of different artists including Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, Rainbow, Tool and more. They are gearing up for the release of their debut album which will be launched in the very near future.

Rock
Free
4.30pm
Branwen

Branwen | FREE GIG

Walkers, O’Connell St. – Fri October 28th, 4.30pm

A West of Ireland musician and performance artist. Her work is inspired by Irish and world mythology and folklore. She is also sculptor, puppeteer, a visual artist, writer of surreal visual plays and a lively adventurer. These strands come together in her performances. Her live show involves unmusical objects employed as instruments, as well loop pedals, banjo and guitar.

Folk
Free
6pm
Paddy-Keyes

Paddy Keyes | FREE GIG

Harry’s Bar, Rosses Point – Fri October 28th, 6pm

Paddy Keyes is an emerging indie singer songwriter from Rosses Point. Keyes takes inspiration from artists such as Sam Fender and Holly Humberstone. He employs catchy melodies and lyrics to connect with audiences. He released his debut single ‘Tomorrow’ earlier this year and has sold out the Workman’s Club in Dublin. He’s looking forward to this gig in his home village.

Indie/Pop
Free
8pm
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Paul Brady

Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo – Fri October 28th, 8pm

Paul Brady singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is one of Ireland’s most highly regarded and successful artists. He crosses musical boundaries again and again, incorporating folk, rock, blues traditional Irish & classic pop styles into his song writing. His live performances, whether solo or with full band, include songs from his extensive catalog of 40 years.

€40.00+€2 s.c.
8:30pm
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Tommy Tiernan

Knocknarea Arena IT Sligo – Fri October 28th, 8:30pm

Tommy Tiernan is back onstage with his brand new stand up show ‘Tomfoolery’……..a high energy mix of outrageous idea’s and whimsical flights of fancy.

His legendary record-breaking ticket sales extend across the world. The Star of Channel 4’s hit show Derry Girls and Live at the Apollo (BBC) and the host of his own critically highly-praised improvised chat show on RTE 1.

€35.00+€2 s.c.
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29 October
11am
Sive

Sive | FREE GIG

Lyon’s Cafe, Quay St. – Sat October 29th , 11am

Sive is a songwriter and musician dubbed ‘one of the most inspiring and exciting artists of our time’ by Female First UK. Combining haunting vocals with delicately woven musicality and charm, she has a truly compelling style of alt-folk. Throughout the last decade Sive has earned her stripes as a live performer, appearing at a string of festivals across Ireland and beyond and winning the audience choice vote to perform on RTE’S Other Voices.

Folk
Free
12pm
Feef

Feef | FREE GIG

WB’s Cafe, Stephen St. – Sat October 29th, 12 pm

Hailing from rural Roscommon, ‘FeeF’ is the brainchild of singer/musician Siofra Jordan. Her music is genre fluid, alternative/folk/pop with blues, jazz and reggae influences. As a kid, she absorbed the songbooks of pioneers such as Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell and was heavily influenced by the early Motown releases. “ has rapidly established herself as a unique, genre-blending talent” – Hotpress

Folk/Pop
Free
1pm
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Jack Devlin | FREE GIG

Insomnia, O’Connell St. – Sat October 29th , 1pm

Jack Devlin has been an unstoppable force over the past number of years – writing tunes, gigging and busking. His latest single ‘Lies’ has gained radio play on RTE 2FM, Cool FM, BBC Radio Ulster and has been playlisted on Q radio and Dublin 104 amongst others. Jack comes from Hilltown, by the Mourne Mountains and has excelled on a competitive level as a mountain bike rider. His music and riding skills are celebrated in a short film, Busk to Ride.

Indie/Pop
Free
2pm
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SELK | FREE GIG

Kate’s Kitchen, Castle St. – Sat October 29th , 2pm

Avant-folk taking its’ roots from jazz, Selk create dreamy sound scapes. Drawing from a broad Sonic palate SELK’s raw, unshackled songs possess an inherent power which prove mesmerising in a live environment.

Folk/World
Free
3pm
Old-Hannah

Old Hannah | FREE GIG

Andersons, Kempton Parade – Sat October 29th , 3pm

Sligo’s own, Old Hannah started writing and performing together in 2013. Since then they’ve released two EPs, toured extensively in Ireland, France, the UK and the US, have been guests of Lisa Hannigan and Sheryl Crow, amongst others. Influences traverse pop, roots and progressive rock. Pink Floyd, Fleetwood Mac, and Leonard Cohen, as four deeply affecting vocalists explore themes of love and loss, light and darkness, progress and stagnation, anxiety and calm.

Folk/Indie
Free
6pm
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Rory Butler | FREE GIG

McLynn’s Bar, Old Market St. – Sat October 29th , 6 pm

Scottish contemporary folk artist, Rory Butler will give an intimate performance on the eve of opening for Robert Plant & Saving Grace at Sligo Live. You need to be in a room with Rory to completely get it. It’s like watching a young Jackson Browne pouring out his heart and humour in a thick Scottish lilt while John Martyn and Nick Drake scatter woody, earthy chords. World-wide streaming figures exceeding 1 million tell a story.

Folk
Free
8pm
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PAUL BRADY

Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo – Sat October 29th , 8 pm

Paul Brady singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is one of Ireland’s most highly regarded and successful artists. He crosses musical boundaries again and again, incorporating folk, rock, blues traditional Irish & classic pop styles into his song writing. His live performances, whether solo or with full band, include songs from his extensive catalog of 40 years.

€40.00+€2 s.c.
8:30pm
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TOMMY TIERNAN

Knocknarea Arena IT Sligo – Sat October 29th , 8:30pm

Tommy Tiernan is back onstage with his brand new stand up show ‘Tomfoolery’……..a high energy mix of outrageous idea’s and whimsical flights of fancy.

€35.00+€2 s.c.
10:30pm
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ALABAMA 3 ACOUSTIC

Anderson’s, Sligo – Sat October 29th , 10:30pm

Returning to Sligo Live Festival for the first time since 2007, Alabama 3 Acoustic is brave enough to go out on the road armed only with a battered acoustic guitar and harmonica, preaching Woodie Guthrie’s words that ‘this machine kills fascists.’

€22.20+€2 s.c.
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30 October
12pm
Laura-Conway

Laura Conway | FREE GIG

Riverside Hotel Cafe, Riverside – Sun October 30th, 12pm

Laura Conway is a soundtrack vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Sligo. Laura recently graduated with distinction from UCLA’s Film Scoring program and her music has appeared on various TV shows, and ads including Black-ish and The Night Before.. As a musician, Laura has featured as a violinist on major TV shows and as solo vocalist on soundtracks for the world’s largest video games League of Legends and Honor of Kings.

Singer Songwriter
Free
2pm
Seba-Safe

Seba Safe | FREE GIG

Osta Cafe @ The Model, The Mall – Sun October 30th, 2pm

Seba Safe is the Brainchild of Dublin songwriter Micheal D’Alton and an emerging force on the Irish music scene. Spending the most part of 2018 locked away in a cabin in the Wicklow mountains he has been crafting a catalogue of songs. Writing candidly and honestly on personal relationships, love, loss and change, he gave a memorable performance in Sligo’s Focus Ireland concert earlier this year..

Indie/Pop
Free
3pm
remedy-club

The Remedy Club | FREE GIG

Anderson’s, Kempten Promenade – Sun October 30th, 3pm

Couple duo, Kj McEvoy and Aileen Mythen, have been described as ‘Ireland’s best kept musical secret’ by Hotpress. Their first two albums Lovers, Legends and Lost Causes and True Hand True Heart were independently released to great critical acclaim in Ireland, the UK, Europe and the US. Their sophomore album True Hand True Heart was recorded in Nashville and produced by 5-time Grammy award winner Ray Kennedy (Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Sheryl Crow).

Americana
Free
4:30pm
Farah-Elle

Farah Elle | FREE GIG

Yeats Building, Hyde Bridge – Sun October 30th, 4:30pm

Across Farah Elle’s childhood, music was a sanctuary. It gave her a vocabulary to process experiences from the impact of her incredible family history in Libya to universal experiences intrinsic with becoming a fearless young woman in modern society. Everything that shaped who Farah is as a person today is masterfully reflected in her artistry and documented on FATIMA, her long-awaited debut record due in October 2022.

Indie
Free
6pm
Sarah-Jessie

Sarah & Jessie | FREE GIG

Furey’s Bar, Bridge St. – Sun October 30th, 6pm

Sarah Crummy and Jessie Whitehead are a songwriting duo from Sligo who have been playing together for almost a decade. The songwriters incorporate original work from both artists and their influences include John Martyn and Joni Mitchell. Expect soulful tunes and sweet harmonies.

Folk
Free
8:30pm
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ROBERT PLANT Presents SAVING GRACE Featuring SUZI DIAN

Knocknarea Arena, ATU Sligo. – Sun October 30th, 8:30pm

Saving Grace, the co-operative featuring former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant and Suzi Dian (vocals), Oli Jefferson (percussion), Tony Kelsey (mandolin, baritone, acoustic guitar), and Matt Worley (banjo, acoustic, baritone guitars, cuatro).

€53.50+€2 s.c.
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31 October
4.30pm
Hugh-Feely

Hugh Feely | FREE GIG

Ósta Cafe, Garavogue Weir View – Mon October 31st , 4.30pm

Hugh Feely is a singer songwriter from Manorhamilton. He is a former member of Rackhouse Pilfer, now paving his way in a solo career. His roots are edging towards the traditional side of the spectrum. He revives songs from old Irish folklore as well performing original material accompanied by the bouzouki, guitar and harmonica. He has performed in festivals all over Ireland and Europe including Glastonbury and Caceres Irish fleadh in Spain

Singer Songwriter
Free
5pm
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Thomas Gabriel

Markree Castle, Colooney – Monday October 31st, 5pm

To mark the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of Johnny Cash’s famous stay in Markree Castle enjoy an evening 3 course dinner in Markree Castle’s dining room, followed by an intimate acoustic performance in the castle’s chapel from Johnny Cash’s eldest grandson, Thomas Gabriel.

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Folk/World
€57
6pm
Labhras

Labhras | FREE GIG

Thomas Connolly Bar, Markievicz Road – Mon October 31st , 6pm

Donal Linehan (Accordion), Padraic Collins (Harp & Guitar) and Catherine Fagan (Flute & Vocal) have been performing at sessions together for a number of years, recently forming the band Labhras. Together they are a part of Sligo’s growing trad music scene playing a blend of modern folk songs and traditional tunes.

Traditional
Free
9pm
Bog-Bodies

Bog Bodies | FREE GIG

BREE’S Strandhill, Sligo – Mon October 31st, 9pm

Bog Bodies are a heavy folk outfit, from Tipperary, formed by Irish songwriter Dan Meagher. Their genre-bending, high-energy folk sound is somewhere between Christy Moore, Kíla and Rage Against The Machine with a dash of psychedelia for good measure. BOG BODIES alt folk sound has been gripping audiences across Ireland from Uisneach Fire Fest, Doolin Folk Festival, Stendhall Festival, to TempleBar TradFest.

Folk/World
Free
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