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21st -23rd June 2024

Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

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TuneFest ​2024

The best of visiting & local musicians are here. Sessions, Concerts, Recitals, Workshops, CD launches. It’s all about the cream of traditional Irish music, dance & song. We pride ourselves on our festival catering for families.

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🎉 Get ready for an electrifying journey with ​Cherish the Ladies at Tunefest 2024! 🍀 Join us ​for a night where Ireland’s rich musical heritage ​comes alive. This Grammy-nominated group, led ​by the legendary Joanie Madden, promises an ​unforgettable experience with their fusion of ​traditional Irish tunes and breathtaking ​performances. Expect soul-stirring melodies, ​captivating step dancing, and a showcase of ​musical mastery that will leave you spellbound. ​Make this event the highlight of your year – ​secure your tickets nowng.

Friday 21st June at 8pm

Dungarvan Town Hall

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Experience the extraordinary with Talisk at ​Tunefest 2024! 🎵 Known for their groundbreaking ​fusion of folk and innovation, Scotland's own Talisk ​stands as a beacon of musical brilliance. Featuring ​the award-winning talents of Mohsen Amini, ​Graeme Armstrong, and Benedict Morris, this trio ​transforms concertina, guitar, and fiddle into an ​electrifying symphony of sounds. With accolades ​including Folk Band of the Year and a BBC Radio 2 ​Folk Award, Talisk's dynamic performances have ​captivated global audiences and secured their ​spot as folk music royalty.

Saturday 22nd June at 8pm

Club Creation, Dungarvan

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DANÚ are an Irish traditional music group based in ​an Rinn/Ring, Co. Waterford, made up of seven ​traditional musicians, hailing from counties ​Waterford, Dublin, Kerry and Donegal. Named ​Danu after the Celtic Goddess, the group have a ​strong ethos of loyalty to the tradition from which ​their music comes and yet still brings a fresh, ​inspiring approach to their performances

They are known for their high-energy live ​performances, which feature a vibrant mixture of ​new material and all-time Irish folk classics.

Sunday 23rd June at 8pm

The Park Hotel, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford


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Keith O’Loughlin: A Banjo Virtuoso with Roots in Corofin’s Famed ​Melodies

Immersed in the musical richness of Corofin, Co. Clare, Keith ​O’Loughlin’s life has been a symphony of strings and accolades. ​Embarking on his banjo journey at the tender age of eight, he has ​been a force in the Irish music scene, with a string of triumphs at ​the All-Ireland Fleadh. As a pivotal member of the Shandrum Céilí ​Band, Keith’s talents have helped secure the prestigious Senior ​Céilí Band title at the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann three years ​running.

Keith's commitment to spreading the joy of Irish music takes him ​to stages and classrooms at home and internationally, where his ​teaching and playing continue to enrich the traditional music ​community. His recent album, 'No Place Like Home,' is a familial ​collaboration that sings of his deep-rooted love for music. Catch ​the spirit of his homeland's soundtrack in each workshop Keith ​leads – a celebration of heritage and the timeless art of the Irish ​banjo.

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Tara Breen: Clare’s Musical Gem and Fiddle Virtuoso

Tara Breen, County Clare's own prodigy, has been charming the ​world with her melodies since she first picked up the flute at age ​six. With her dynamic talent, Tara became a pivotal figure in the ​iconic Stockton’s Wing and a frequent performer with the ​legendary Chieftains. Her shelf brims with a host of All-Ireland ​titles—a testament to her mastery of the fiddle, including the ​revered All-Ireland Senior Fiddle Title. She's a force of nature, ​having clinched the Fiddler of Dooney, the Michael Coleman ​Fiddle Competition, and the Senior Oireachtas fiddle title.

Tara's expertise is so renowned that her fiddle serenaded royalty​—none other than the Queen of England during her historic visit ​to Dublin Castle. But the strings of the fiddle aren't the only ones ​that dance under Tara’s command; she’s also a celebrated ​flautist and saxophonist, with All-Ireland titles to show for each. ​Witness the enchantment of Tara's music at TuneFest, where ​every note tells the story of her illustrious journey.

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Brian O’Loughlin: The Maestro of Flute from the Heart of Clare

Nestled in Corofin, a cradle of set dancing in North County Clare, ​emerges the distinguished flute player Brian O’Loughlin. A ​virtuoso who first charmed the tin whistle in his early years, Brian ​found his true calling with the flute at the age of eight. With a flair ​that’s both innate and honed, he's been a familiar face on the ​winners' podium at numerous national Fleadh Cheoil ​competitions, shining both solo and in ensemble performances.

A pride of the region, Brian has left his mark with the youthful Inis ​Óg Céilí Band and the celebrated Shandrum Céilí Band, where his ​musicianship has garnered acclaim. His talent knows no borders, ​having captivated audiences across Europe with performances ​and masterclasses that echo his passion for Irish traditional ​music.

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Conor O’Loughlin: Concertina Maestro from Corofin

In Corofin, County Clare, a place pulsing with melody, Conor ​O’Loughlin has mastered the concertina since age eight. His ​expertise with this cherished instrument has garnered him ​numerous prizes at All-Ireland Fleadhs, shining both in solo ​performances and as part of esteemed bands.

Growing up in a family steeped in music, Conor’s desire extends ​beyond performance; he is deeply committed to teaching. ​Through Music Generation, he shares the rhythms of the ​concertina, ensuring Ireland’s musical pulse beats strong in the ​hands of the young. His dedication to accessible music ​education helps weave the country's cultural fabric, one note at a ​time.

Experience Conor’s dedication and skill at TuneFest, where the ​heart of Irish music beats within the folds of his concertina.

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Conor Moriarty is celebrated as one of Ireland's leading accordion ​players, with a rich history of accolades and achievements. His ​musical journey started at a young age and by seven, he was ​already honing his skills. His dedication to his craft led him to win ​the All-Ireland Champion title on Melodeon at the Fleadh Cheoil ​na hÉireann in 2009, and he continued his winning streak by ​clinching the senior All-Ireland accordion Champion title the ​following year. Conor is also well-regarded for his academic ​pursuits; he completed his MA in Irish traditional music ​performance at the University of Limerick in 2010.

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Colm Phelan, a native of Portlaoise, is acclaimed for his prowess ​on the Bodhrán, starting from his childhood. His skill brought him ​early competitive success, including being crowned as the first ​World Bodhrán Champion in 2006 and securing back-to-back ​wins at the All Ireland Bodhrán competition. A graduate in both ​Irish Music and Dance and an MA in Irish Music Performance from ​the University of Limerick, Colm released the highly praised solo ​CD "Full Circle". He's a sought-after Bodhrán tutor, co-founding ​the international school "Búla Buzz" and regularly leading ​workshops globally

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We're thrilled to announce another Fiddle Workshop with the ​talented Dylan Carlos at TuneFest! Hailing from a musically gifted ​family in Co Roscommon, Dylan isn't just a fiddle maestro but also ​a celebrated All-Ireland champion. He's well-known for his ​dynamic collaborations, sharing the stage with the likes of ​Cormac Looby and playing with renowned groups such as ​Gatehouse and Garadice. A key member of Carlos Sweeney ​McCartin, Dylan's artistry is showcased in their latest album, "The ​One After It." With his extensive experience both performing and ​teaching at festivals globally, this workshop is your chance to ​learn from one of the best.

Edel Fox is a celebrated Irish musician, recognized as TG4's Young ​Musician of the Year in 2004. She has performed and taught ​globally, gracing stages from the US to Asia and recording ​acclaimed albums like her 2010 solo effort "Chords and Beryls." ​Her 2013 album with Neill Byrne, "The Sunny Banks," won ​Tradconnect's Album of the Year. Beyond music, Edel is an ​accomplished documentary filmmaker, with works featured on ​RTE, TG4, and BBC, including the popular series Slí na ​mBeaglaíoch and Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy.

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Busking Competition

🎶 Busking Bonanza! 🎶

Step into a world of melody and competition at our busking showdown! Sign-up starts at 2:15 ​PM by The Local. From 2:30 to 3:30 PM, the streets come alive with music. Team up (2-6 ​members) for a €5 per person entry and bring the tunes!

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