In Sligo, we know how to organize a great festival. And some of these festivals occur every year and seem to be getting bigger and better every year. But every year, new festivals make their entrance in Sligo's busy events calendar. So why not visit one of these great festivals and immerse yourself in the great party atmosphere and enjoy the craic.
Sligo live has grown year upon year from strength to strength. Sligo Live celebrates folk roots and indie music on the last weekend in October. Since 2005, the festival has seen international names like the Waterboys, jools Holland, Buena Vista Social Club, Sheryl Crow,... play on stage to the delight of the ever growing audience.
This year will see artists like Luka Bloom, Glen Hansard, The Coronas, King Kong Company and many others grace the stage
Dates: 22 - 30 October '21
Website: SligoLive - Sligo Live
Spilt Milk Festival
The third edition of the Spilt Milk festival returns with live events in multiple venues around Sligo.
Like 2019, this year's programme will also feature a visual strand of installations, film screenings and workshops which will be announced separately in the coming weeks.
Six live music events will take place across The Model, Zero Gravity Skate Park, Heart's Desire and The Yeat's Building over Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Music Line- up:
Friday 19th November
All-ages / Alcohol-free show
Zero Gravity Skate Park
Rising Damp, Messyng
On sale after 22nd October
Syn, Ngoni Egan, Shammen Delly, School Tour, Warmer Climes
€15 + bf online advance tickets / €20 on the door subject to availability
Saturday 20th November
Worship My Panther
The Yeats Building
Silverbacks, Cormorant Tree Oh, Patty & Selma + DJs
€15 +bf online advance tickets / €20 on the door subject to availability
Sunday 21st November
Branwen, Poor Creature
€10 +bf online advance tickets / €15 on the door subject to availability
Dates: 18 - 21 November '21
Wild Roots Festival
This is a brand new festival for County Sligo . The Wild Roots festival is Ireland's first music, performing arts and adventure festival.
The festival will have festival areas like the Circus, the baths, Wild West, Fun Fair, Woodlands, Craft village, foodcourt,... Located on the banks of Lough Gill with Benbulben in the background, the festival will bring you back to nature.
Blind Boy podcast
DJ Jenny Green
Dates: 3 to 5 June 2022