A New Year of trad music events is just around the corner and one of next year’s events to kick off the New Year is The Shannonside Winter Music Festival. This will be the festivals 17th in its history and will take place between the 21st and 25th of January 2016 in the villages of Sixmilebridge and Bunratty in Co. Clare.
The festival is an assortment of acts from the US, UK and from all over Ireland. The festival will have an amazing selection of acoustic music to shrug off the winter blues. There will be a range of budget priced concerts and gigs held between Thursday and Monday in January including the best of Blues, Classical, Bluegrass, the concert trail in Bunratty Folk Park and lots more.
There will also be a collection of free “fleadh” style sessions including poetry, singers’ sessions, and pub gigs all weekend in Sixmilebridge.
Over the course of the event there will be almost 80 concerts, sessions, pub gigs and shows that will keep those attending buzzing with excitement as the towns of Sixmilebridge and Bunratty bounce with a host of talented acts from all over the world.
If you are attending the Shannonside Winter Music Festival in 2016 you will be in for a treat of acoustic music, tasty food, world class musical talent and great hospitality.
The Shannonside Winter Music Festival will be a big tourist attraction for Co. Clare in 2016. It gives you the opportunity to enjoy great classical and bluegrass music and also to enjoy some of the excellent local scenery. Some of the local attractions for you to enjoy during your stay in Co. Clare include Aillwee Cave, Bunratty Castle, the world famous Cliffs of Moher, Doolin Cave, Shannon Estuary, Dromoland Castle and Craggaunowen to name just a few.
The ideal way to enjoy both the music festival and also the local scenery would be to hire a campervan from Celtic Campervans. Travelling to Clare with a campervan for the festival will allow you to enjoy the music event and also travel around Co. Clare when suits you to take in all of what beautiful Clare has to offer, especially the glorious Cliffs of Moher and the Wild Atlantic Way.
This is the ideal time to book your campervan as we currently have an Early Bird Discount of 20% which means of you book and pay for your campervan holiday for 2016 on our website now you will receive a 20% savings on your hire costs.
Booking is easy and can be done through our online booking system. So book your campervan now and travel down to Co. Clare in January to experience The Shannonside Winter Music Festival and also Clare’s great beauty. We would advise to book early to avoid disappointment.