To start off, there will be afternoon coverage from the heart of the festival in Ulster University (York Street Campus, Belfast) on Monday and Tuesday with Dónall Mac Murchaidh and Edel Ní Churraoin. We’ll hear about events and concerts taking place during the festival. Listen live via the livestream on our website ( or on 107.1fm.

Live music sessions every day between 1pm and 3pm from Wednesday to Friday in ‘An Lonnán’, Raidió Fáilte’s events space on Divis Street.

On top of that, we’ll be broadcasting live from ‘An Lonnán’ to mark the official launches of 5 brand-new albums by musicians from far and wide. We’ll have live music from all the musicians during 5 programmes over a three-day period. Come and hear it for yourself with a wee drink and a bite to eat! Or, of course, listen to the whole thing live via the livestream on our website or on 107.1fm.

We’ll see you there!


Monday 25th July and Tuesday 26th July

13:00-15:00 Live from Ulster University

Wednesday 27th July

13:00-15:00 Seisiún Ceoil: Lorraine Ní Bhriain, Fiona Ní Mhearáin agus Alison Crossey

15:00-16:00 CD Launch: Glengormley School of Traditional Music

16:00-17:00 CD Launch: Grainne Milner-McLoone: The Songs of Sam Henry

Thursday 28th July

13:00-15:00 Seisiún Ceoil: Neil Martin, Méabh Martin agus Molly Martin

15:00-16:00 CD Launch: Mairead Walls: Songs & Tunes from County Antrim

16:00-17:00 CD Launch: Dylan Pearse: Songs from the North Country

Friday 29th July

13:00-15:00 Seisiún Ceoil: Una Monaghan, Breige Quinn agus Aaron O’Hagan

15:00-16:00 CD Launch: Brian Hughes & Dave Sheridan


Visit to download the complete programme for the festival (PDF) and to book tickets for events.