An Urban Fleadh – 2nd and 3rd of August – Wolfe Tone Square.
A fun festival that takes place next weekend is ‘An Urban Fleadh’ in Wolfe Tone Square in Dublin. The festival is in it’s third year now and has carved out its own niche offering the best of Irish Trad music with a world mix.
An Urban Fleadh is a free 2 day Festival of Irish Traditional music with a world mix, taking place in Wolfe Tone Square on the August Bank Holiday weekend every year. Formally part of the North Side Music festival, the Fleadh has carved out its own niche offering the best of Irish Trad Fusion and public access. This year will see 2 full days of Music and experience, featuring musicians from Germany, France, the Netherlands, England and beyond.
1. Special features this year are the well loved “Call to Dance” with a traditional Irish caller announcing the steps and inviting all to Dance. Also featured this year is the Bodhrán Buzz, where anyone can learn to play the Bodhrán in under ten minutes, Irish Sean-nos Dancing and signing, A Céilí Band, Classic, funk, folk and Jazz music mixes, as well as special overseas guests to be announced.
2. Don’t miss the An Urban Fleadh, a chance to dance at the cross roads, plus the very best in real Irish music with a global mix.
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