Programme for 2020 Festival

Cork Folk Festival - Cork, Ireland  30 september -4th October 2020

Programme for 2020 Festival




41st Cork Folk Festival 30th September- 4th October 2020


Wednesday 30th September:   

KINO 9pm Cork Singers Club

Thursday 1st October:     

KINO 8.30pm Leah Sohotra & Martin Leahy €12 (see

Friday 2nd October:

Cork Opera House 7pm: John Spillane with Pauline Scanlon, The Lee Valley String Band, Karen Casey with Niamh Dunne and Sean Óg Graham.

(No audience streamed Live on TG4 social media platforms)

KINO: 7.30/9.50pm Anna Mieke   (see

Triskel Arts Centre: 6.30 & 8.30pm Greenshine with Martin Leahy €20/€18 (+booking Fee)

Saturday 3rd October

Zoom Workshops: Matt Cranitch, Song Maire Ni Chéilleachair, Flute Karl Nesbitt

email to book your place.

KINO 3pm Maija Sofia  €15

KINO 6-8pm: The Four Star Trio (Con O Drisceoil, Johnny McCarthy & Pat Ahern) €15 (+ booking Fee)

Cork Opera House 7pm: The Bonny Men, Strung with Maria Ryan, Lucia Mac Partlin, Maria O’Connor & Aonghus McCarthy, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh with Nia Byrne & Manus Lunny,

(No audience streamed Live on TG4 social media platforms )

KINO 9-11pm: A Celebration of Sliabh Luachra, Eoin ‘Stan’ O’Sullivan, Lisa O Sullivan, Bryan O Leary, Emma O’ Leary, Maura O ’Connor €15 (+ booking Fee)

Sunday 4th October

Song Tour Cork Singers  (Streamed Live on Cork Folk Festival Facebook page).

KINO 12-2pm: Fiddle Concert Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Nia Byrne, Garry Cronin, Seamus Sands €15 +booking Fee

KINO 3-5pm: Box & Concertina Concert Cliona Halley, Richard Lucy, Paul Clesham, Hughie Kennedy €15 (+booking fee)

KINO 6-8pm: Aoife Scott €15 (+ booking Fee)

KINO 9-11pm: A night for Ron- Katie Theasby, Dave Saunders & Alan Wallace €15 (+ booking Fee)

Launch of CD- The Burning of Cork- The City in Flames – John Murphy.

Launch of Book, Becoming an Irish Traditional Musician- Jessica Cawley.

Booking for 021 4272022

Booking for KINO events are at Tickets per person based on booking a table of 2-5 people.



  1. Kurt Skjødt Pedersen - September 16, 2020 7:45 pm

    Hey guys
    What dates do you plan to have the Cork Folk Festival 2021?
    Thanks Kurt

    • William.H - September 17, 2020 2:35 pm

      Kurt next years festival dates are 1-3rd October 2021


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