in assoc. with Smithwick’s Irish Ales
WHELAN’S TRAD & FOLK FEST 2019
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Whelan’s Trad and Folk Festival is delighted to have Jiggy back for a FREE event on Sat 17th Aug.
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Whelan’s Trad and Folk Festival, in association with Smithwick’s Irish Ales, takes place from Wed 14th – Sat 24th Aug in Whelan’s of Wexford St. Many of the concerts are FREE ENTRY with a few ticketed headline events by the likes of Daoirí Farrell, Sharon Shannon, Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny and Gerry O’Connor, plus more to be announced.
Showcasing quality Irish music, you can expect some of Ireland’s most loved acts alongside some of Ireland’s brightest hopes. The weekend festival from 16th-18th will be entirely FREE and will bring together over 20 acts across 2 stages in Whelan’s.
Keep an eye on Whelanslive.com for more announcements.
Jiggy took the internet by storm with their video ‘Silent Place’ celebrating the global togetherness of dance and to date it has clocked up more than 22 million views. This has introduced the band to a brand new audience worldwide and their debut album TRANSLATE went to number 1 in the world music charts in Ireland, United States, Canada, France, Australia, Poland and the United Kingdom.
ALBUM – Translate – 2017
Album of the Year – Readers’ Vote The Last Mixed Tape
Album of the Year – SFAGW 8radio
Top 5 Albums – Folk Radio UK
Top 5 Irish Albums – Remy Music
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“New Irish band Jiggy puts
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“it’s an amazing album that
“Jiggy have created one of
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Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Silent Disco from 10:30pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best [Free Entry] plus Late Bar.