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Music Events in Donegal

Festivals & Events

Whatever your interest, there´s a festival for you! Donegal boasts a year-round programme of unique and exciting festivals and events with something to suit every taste. Check out our comprehensive calendar of Festivals and Events in Donegal.

Donegal Music Trails

1st May - 1st October 2024 Embark on an unforgettable journey through Donegal's diverse wonders with our Wildlife and Music Trails! Discover the hidden treasures of the marine world as you explore pristine coastlines and observe diverse sea life. Then, immerse yourself in the rich musical tapestry of Donegal, connecting with local artists and traditions. Let the sights and sounds of Ireland…

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Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival 2024

21st - 23rd June 2024, Bundoran Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival combines a weekend of great music from Irish and International acts, Surfing, Beach Sports, Yoga, Skateboarding and BMX displays right on the coast of Bundoran, Co. Donegal. Ireland’s number one Surf and Music Festival takes place from June 20th - 23rd 2024. Acts already announced include, blk., Cian Ducrot, Johnny Marr, Jazz…

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PHILOMENA BEGLEY IN CONCERT

23rd June 2024 @ 8pm Philomena Begley widely known as the Queen of Irish Country is a name that needs very little introduction and is synonymous throughout Ireland and beyond,she has been at the forefront of Irish Country Music now for 60 years and during this time she has had a glittering career that has seen her achieve countless accolades and scoring dozens of No.1 hit songs that include “Th…

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Donegal Town Summer Festival 2024

28th - 30th June 2024 Live At The Pier!! Donegal Summer Festival: A Spectacular Weekend of Live Music This summer, the picturesque town of Donegal will come alive with the vibrant rhythms and melodies of the Donegal Summer Festival at Pier. Set against the stunning backdrop of the pier, the festival promises a weekend of unforgettable live music experiences from June 28th to June 30th. …

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Springsteen a Tribute

𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟖𝐭𝐡 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐞, DONEGAL TOWN SUMMER FESTIVAL 🌈🤸🏼‍♀️ 𝐆𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐎𝐩𝐞𝐧: 𝟓:𝟎𝟎 𝐏𝐌 🎶The Logues :6:30 PM 🎶Lavengro :8:00 PM 🎶Springsteen - A Tribute : 9:45 PM #donegaltownsummerfestival #donegaltown550 #brucespringsteen #festival #livemusic

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Lennon Festival Ramelton

4th - 15th July 2024, Ramelton The Lennon Festival, an iconic yearly celebration since 1969, is set to enchant attendees from July 4th to July 15th. Bursting with an array of family-friendly activities, this cherished event promises something for everyone. The festivities kick off with a traditional opening ceremony on July 4th, followed by music extravaganzas on July 5th-6th and July 12th-…

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Letterkenny Blues and Roots Festival

4th - 7th July 2024 Letterkenny Blues and Roots Festival We are super excited to be bringing back this year's festival to Letterkenny and we hope to see you all here. 🤘 This year's festival will feature an impressive lineup of 60+ gigs over the weekend, with performances scheduled across 14 different venues. The festival is set to host a diverse range of 32 bands and artists from aro…

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Ceol na Coille Summer School & Trad Fest

8th - 12th July 2024 Ceol na Coille Summer School & Trad Fest is a week long immersive and inclusive celebration of Traditional Irish Music, Song & Dance. With workshops for all ages and abilities from advanced to beginner levels. Trad Camp for kids 5+ with introduction to traditional music, improver & club spraoi. Family sessions, talks, recitals, concerts and late sessions. A family frie…

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Sult Féile 2024

12th & 13th July 2024 Sult Féile is back! A two day outdoor musical festival in the heart of the Gaeltacht in Gaoth Dobhair, Donegal. More information to follow

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Earagail Arts Festival

16 days of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard with Donegal’s premier summer event, Earagail Arts Festival. Earagail Arts Festival is a bilingual (Irish and English language), multidisciplinary summer festival which takes place each July throughout County Donegal along the Wild Atlantic Way on the north-west coast of Ireland. …

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Burtonport Summer Festival

19th - 27th July 2024 A week-long family festival now in its 48th year. A week of nightly outdoor music as well as children's events throughout the day. There will also be heritage walks, sporting events and novelty events.

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Burtonport Summer Festival

19th - 27th July 2024 A week long festival in its 48th year Live outdoor music nightly, children's events daily as well as historical walks and sporting events , la gaelach which showcases our culture and heritage

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Mary From Dungloe International Arts Festival

27th July - 8th August 2024 Experience the magic of Donegal's most enchanting festival as the Mary from Dungloe International Arts Festival brings together music, culture, arts and community in a vibrant celebration of tradition and talent. The Mary From Dungloe International Arts Festival is a community based festival which has been held annually since 1967 in Dungloe, County Donegal. It is fa…

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47th Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Festival

1st - 4th August 2024 47th Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Festival Get ready to tap your feet to the sounds of talented musicians from Ireland and beyond. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of folk and traditional music in a beautiful setting. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience the magic of live music in the heart of Ballyshannon. See you …

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Muff Féile

2nd - 5th August 2024 A weekend of family activity and fun for everyone, bringing people together to celebrate village life and showing the importance of community. Beginning with the Opening Parade on Friday night and then leading into the weekend with a hive of activities for everyone. From sports, children's fun activities, drama workshops, amusements, fun walk/run, cycling, gaming arcade…

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Muff Feile 2024

2nd - 8th August 2024 A weekend of family fun with parades, amusements, arts, crafts, sports and more. A family friendly festival soaking up village life with all things community and fun. From the opening parade, talent showcase, art and crafts, bake-off, painting ponies, family sports day, car treasure hunt and many more activities throughout the weekend. The village of Muff will be aw…

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Red Hot Funky Peppers

3rd August 2024 Over 2 hours of non-stop RHCP hits performed authentically by Europe's Premier RHCP Tribute Band-Red Hot Funky Peppers! Over 42 years of hits and deeper cuts crammed into one epic night at Seaview Tavern, Malin Head! With hits including Scar Tissue, Zephyr song, Universally Speaking, Can't Stop, By the way, Aeroplane, Under the bridge, Give it away, Dani California, Californi…

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Fusion Music Festival 2024

4th August 2024 After the SOLD OUT success of 2022 & 2023, FUSION Music Festival BASH returns with a bang on Sunday 4th Aug 2024. Another fantastic line-up complete with Rory & The Island, The Minertones, Darren Boot Burke and The Flashbacks making a return, joined by the brilliant youth of Colm Hargan, Stingin' Rogers and new kids on the block The Debonairs. Join us in beautiful South West…

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Grampian Concert Orchestra

4th August 2024 @ 7:30pm “Grampian Concert Orchestra under its long-time conductor Tim Tricker, is a community-based, amateur chamber orchestra based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Formed 25 years ago, its purpose has always been to bring the joy and thrill of live music into the local community and occasionally further afield, and to inspire adults and children everywhere to enjoy and play music. …

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Greencastle Regatta Festival 2024

8th - 11th August 2024 Greencastle Regatta Festival is one of the longest running Maritime Festivals in Ireland Fri 9th: Melodica & My Generation Band Sat 10th: The Lads, The Two Bucks, The Cavanagh Brothers Sun 11th: Keltic Knights, All Folk'd Up

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