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2024 Recap


Our January concert series is the pinnacle of the TradFest year, featuring an array of artists at the peak of their powers in stunning, historic locations throughout the city. But there’s so much more to the festival. The Smithwicks Sessions offers an intimate alternative, with free ticketed gigs in some of Temple Bar’s most beloved pubs.  Our Showcase Nights do just that – giving the best new talent an opportunity to shine for industry insiders while TradFringe gives folks a chance to explore the interesting stuff that happens on the periphery. There’s something to surprise and delight around every cobbled corner and for the littlest visitors our friends at The Ark have arts and craft workshops to spark their imaginations.
TradFest is delighted to be included as part of the Winter in Dublin campaign by Fáilte Ireland this year. Supported by Dublin City Council, the programme highlights some of the best things to do and places to visit in Dublin, aiming to raise the seasonal spirit during some of the darkest months of the year. This year’s edition of TradFest has been included in this campaign alongside other top attractions in Dublin.


Because this is a festival like no other and because we want to create indelible experiences, our headline concerts take place in the best live music venues and historical landmarks in Dublin, many of them bound up in the very fabric of Irish cultural identity.



Tickets will become available on this website when our 2025 programme will be announced in Autumn 2024.

Dublin has a huge variety of options which you can explore here.

Lost and found items will be kept in the individual venues, except for valuable items such as mobile phones, wallets and cameral, which will be kept in the festival offices. Please contact us here for any queries.

Unfortunately no, our ticket prices are set as low as possible. For some concerts there might be availability for a group discount when booked in advance. You can contact us here for more information.

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