© Douzelage Festival of Europe
© Douzelage Festival of Europe - Smetnaki from Slovenia
© Douzelage Festival of Europe - Paddy's Bangers
14th - 16th October 2022, Bundoran
A unique festival of European music taking place in venues across Bundoran as part of the annual Donegal Bay & Bluestacks Festival. Tickets on sale for our two concerts now - lots of live music also at venues across town over the weekend.
From Friday 14th to Sunday 16th of October, a unique festival of European music will take place in venues across Bundoran as part of the annual Donegal Bay & Bluestacks Festival.
Musicians from Slovenia, Netherlands, Czech Republic, UK, Finland and Hungary as well as local performers will showcase their music in 2 concerts and at various venues throughout the seaside town.
Friday nights ‘Sounds of Europe’ will feature gypsy jazz from Ingo & William from the Netherlands, acoustic guitar performer Ben Reidy from the UK, ska, punk and reggae with Smetnaki from Slovenia and a mixture of Czech and Irish trad from Paddy’s Bangers from the Czech Republic.
Saturday will see unique performances as part of the “Music from the edge of Europe” including folk musician Eero Turkka from Finland best know from Sväng harmonica quartet, as well as CincáR from Hungary bringing their magical old tunes from all over Eastern-Europe. The trio of performers on Saturday night will be completed by local group Meitheal with range of local musicians to add an Irish flavour to the evening.
Both concerts will take place at Bundoran Community Centre.
Participation by local performers in the Festival of Europe is supported by the Local Live Performance Programme Support Scheme, an initiative of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media - administered by Donegal County Council.
Tickets are on sale via our website - https://discoverbundoran.com/festivalofeurope