Hidden Highways - Duo
Lyla Foy - Full Band
Sturgill Simpson - Solo
Aoife O’Donovan - Solo
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages
Morgan O Kane - Full Band
John Blek & The Rats
Jimmy MacCarthy - Solo
John Doe - Solo
My Darling Clementine - Full Band
Mark Mulcahy - Duo
Hamell on Trial - Solo
The Webb Sisters - Duo
Barry McCormack - Full Band

Artists Of The Week

Mark Mulcahy

Mark Mulcahy

Sat 3 May 9pm Kytelers Gig €12 Sun 4 May 5pm Billy Byrnes €12 Mark is the former singer of Miracle Legion. That band…

Hamell on Trial

Hamell on Trial

Sat 3 May 6pm Billy Byrnes €12 Sun 4 May 7pm Ryans Bar €12 His 10th album, The Happiest Man In The World,…

Jimmy MacCarthy

Jimmy MacCarthy

Sat 3 May 8pm Watergate Theatre €25 One of Ireland's foremost songwriters Jimmy MacCarthy returns to performing with his ‘Prophecy / Conspiracy ?’…

About The Festival...

About the festival... About the festival...

Since 1998, The Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots Festival has attracted some of the finest names in the Americana canon; acts like Calexico, Giant Sand, Ryan Adams,Alejandro Escovedo, Mark Eitzel, Guy Clark, Chuck Prophet, Ray LaMontagne,Richmond Fontaine, Rodney Crowell… The list is very long, and these are but a small few names who have been drawn to the magnet of the Marble City Mardi Gras in the past. Country, folk, blues, bluegrass, rockabilly, cajun etc… All forms of what we like to call Americana are well represented over the four days. From midday to midnight audiences wind their way through the medieval streets sampling the huge range of music in the…

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