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Live Music Stages

Live Music at the Crawley Irish FestivalLive music forms an important role at the Crawley Irish Festival.

It is the goal of the Celtic and Irish Cultural Society to encourage greater penetration of different musical forms and to present modern and traditional Irish music to as wide an audience as possible.

15 Great Acts – Headlined by John McNicholl

The live Music Stages have something for everyone including modern rock, country and traditional folk music.

John McNicholl over from Derry heads a list of International entertainers and top billing acts. 15 bands in total play traditional to contemporary to easy listing in three different areas.

FDL Main Stage

MC – Gerry Molumby

  • 12.00 – Alan ‘Acker’ Atkinson’s Irish Folk Band
  • 13.00 – Celtic Crunch
  • 14.00 – Ace Academy of Irish Dance
  • 14.30 – Official Opening
  • 14.45 – Mary Byrne
  • 16.00 – John McNicholl
  • 17.30 – Reel Strings
  • 19.00 – MAIN STAGE CLOSES

Coinford Trad Stage

MC – Patrick O’Connell

  • 12.00 The Toons
  • 13.00 Marian Waldron
  • 13.30 Chanter
  • 14.30 Simon Doyle & Familt
  • 15.30 Strawdogs
  • 16.30 Chris O’Malley & Friends
  • 18.00 Swaggering Dan
  • 18.30 – TRADITIONAL STAGE CLOSES

CEILI Dance (in the Studio)

  • 12.15 – Irish Dance Feis
  • 15.00 Music and Sessions with Tony Kearney & Josephine Staunton

Music Session (in the bar area)

  • A great mix of emerging talent
  • plus all the bands providing around 20 minutes each
 

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