Daoirí Farrell Trio announced for Festival Interceltique

May 21, 2018 by admin

One of the biggest festivals in the world, spanning ten days and with 4,500 musicians performing, has announced the Daoirí Farrell Trio for its 2018 edition.  The trio will be flying to France following their show at Cambridge Folk Festival, to perform in Lorient on Monday 6th August.  See the gigs page for more details.

Shetland Folk Festival and UK tour in May

April 25, 2018 by admin

Daoirí will be at Shetland Folk Festival from 3rd-6th May and after an overnight ferry back to Aberdeen, will be heading south for a mammoth run of UK dates.  Do come out to support him.  He’d love to see you there.  The tour dates are…

Weds 9th  The Music Room, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

0151 709 3789 / liverpoolphil.com

Thurs 10th  The Witham, Barnard Castle

01833 631107 / thewitham.org.uk

Fri 11th  Folk At The Grove, Leeds

info@folkatthegrove.co.uk / folkatthegrove.co.uk

Sat 12th  The Guildhall Theatre, Derby

01332 255800 / derbylive.co.uk / Ticket Hotline 01773 853428

Sun 13th  Selby Town Hall

01757 708449 / selbytownhall.co.uk

Mon 14th  The Bell Inn, Driffield


Tues 15th  Galeri Caernarfon

01286 685222 / alericaernarfon.com

Wed 16th  Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy, Pembrokeshire

01646 621530 / 01646 651725 / burnettshill.co.uk

Thurs 17th  Llandeilo Acoustic at The Angel Inn, Llandeilo – SOLD OUT

01558 822 765 / angelbistro.co.uk

Fri 18th  Downend Folk Club, Bristol

07837 881941 / website downendfolkclub.co.uk

Sat 19th  St. Cadoc’s Church, Caerleon

Box office no 01633 420 404 / website address caerleon-arts.org

Sun 20th  Devoran Village Hall, Cornwall

01872 262 466 / hallforcornwall.co.uk

Wed 23rd  The Irish Cultural Centre, London

0208 5638232 / www.irishculturalcentre.co.uk

Thurs 24th  South Street Arts Centre, Reading

0118 960 6060 / readingarts.com/south-street

Daoirí Farrell Trio to play Cambridge Folk Festival 2018

April 18, 2018 by admin

Announced today: Daoirí will be doing two performances at Cambridge Folk Festival 2018 following his unforgettable club tent performance at the 2017 festival.  A solo Saturday evening show back in the club tent will be followed by a Sunday main stage performance by the Daoirí Farrell Trio, with Blackie O’Connell on pipes and Robbie Walsh on bodhran. 


Two Irish dates in April

March 20, 2018 by admin

He’s usually jumping on a plane to somewhere else to perform, but next month Daoirí has two dates in Ireland.  Both are venues he visited last year when news of his BBC Folk Awards wins was just starting to spread.  Now he returns to Crescent Arts Centre in Belfast on Friday 14th April and the following day is at the Spirit Store in Dundalk.  See the gigs page for more details.

Festivals announced – more announced soon

March 19, 2018 by admin

This summer is going to be even busier than last year for Daoirí when it comes to festival appearances and will include festivals in the USA, Portugal, Ireland the UK with more dates to be announced.

Festivals announced today are Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Costa del Folk in Portugal, Derby Folk Festival, Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival and UK festivals Music On The Marr and Wickham Festival.  Go to the gigs page for all the details.

Daoiri plays ‘The New Headingley Club’, Leeds. 21/07/2018

March 8, 2018 by admin

Daoiri in Kansas for Folk Alliance International

February 8, 2018 by admin

This month Daoirí is off to Folk Alliance International, the gathering of over 2,000 folk artists and industry in Kansas, USA. Supported by Culture Ireland, Daoirí will be showcasing across the event including an official showcase at 7.30pm in the Liberty room. For more details go to click here.

May UK tour announced

February 8, 2018 by admin

With Daoiri still on the road with Transatlantic Sessions (see gigs page for details) the details of his May UK tour have been announced today. Click here for details. Highlights include a first visit to the Irish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith, London and a return to The Witham in Barnard Castle where he had previously supported Cara Dillon. Get your tickets now before they’re gone!

Transatlantic Sessions Tour in February!

October 31, 2017 by admin

I’m so happy to announce that I will be performing as part of the Transatlantic Sessions tour that will take place in February! It’s such honour for me to be invited to play and sing with such an incredible line up.

The dates and venues are as follows:

Friday 2nd February- Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Sunday 4th February- Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Monday 5th February- Royal Festival Hall, London

Tuesday 6th February- Colston Hall, Bristol

Wednesday 7th February- Corn Exchange, Cambridge

Thursday 8th February- The Sage, Gateshead

Friday 9th February- Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Saturday 10th February- Symphony Hall, Birmingham


Here’s a link to the Transatlantic Sessions’ Facebook page —–> Transatlantic Sessions


Hope to see you there,


Celtic Connections Jan-Feb 2018- 25th Anniversary

October 30, 2017 by admin

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be performing at Celtic Connections in January! The festival takes place in Glasgow from the 18th Jan – 4th Feb 2018.

This year is a special year as they will be celebrating their 25th anniversary:

Celtic Connections 2018

Tickets for Celtic Connections 2018 are now on-sale via www.celticconnections.com








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Box Office Details are:


0141 353 8000

Or in person from Box Office at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall


Look forward to seeing you there!