The Kilkenny Roots Festival is Ireland’s leading Roots and Americana music festival, featuring a host of Irish, American, Canadian and Uk acts in venues throughout the city. The event is sheduled for the May Bank Holiday weekend in Ireland: 28th April to 1st May 2017.
Since 1998, the event has been bringing the very best in Roots music to Ireland and has featured many acts that have gone on to worldwide fame.
Lisheen Castle is less than an hours drive from Kilkenny City . Why not use the castle as your base and make the short drive to the stunning medieval city – take in the sights as well enjoying the music on offer in over 30 venues, hosting over 40 Irish and international acts, with over 90 ticketed and free shows from early afternoon until late into the night.