Kilkenny Arts Festival are delighted to welcome back one of the most innovative musicians in Ireland, to the 2021 Festival.
Whether performing solo or as a founder member of celebrated ensembles such as The Gloaming and the Martin Hayes Quartet, the acclaimed fiddle player is a restless innovator, always looking to take traditional music in exciting new directions. This year he returns to the Festival for a mouthwatering trio of concerts in the company of two musicians celebrated for their genre bending versatility: guitarist Steve Cooney and pianist and composer Cormac McCarthy.
Covid-19 Safety Measures
We’ll be following guidelines from the HSE regarding safety measures. Our safety information page will be updated before and during the Festival with the latest information on the measures we’re taking to keep you safe.