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






#ccfest18 #celticconnections


Box Office Details are:

0141 353 8000

Or in person from Box Office at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall


Look forward to seeing you there!



October/November England tour announced

September 15, 2017 by admin

Dates for October/November over in England can now be found on the gigs page.  See you there!

Nov '17 poster

Daoirí at The Unthanks Home Gathering Festival this weekend

September 15, 2017 by admin

It was Rachel and Becky Unthanks who presented Daoirí with his Horizon Award fir best newcomer at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in April this year.  And this weekend he will perform at The Unthanks own festival – Home Gathering – in Newcastle.  For more info on the festival click here.

Lots of festival activity

July 25, 2017 by admin

Daoirí arrived back from Vancouver Island and Harrison Festivals over in Canada’s British Columbia just last week.  Still jetlagged he headed to England for Westival in Aldershot – an indoor festival with real grass on the floors.  On Thursday he’s off to Cambridge Folk Festival and then Dranouter Festival in Belgium with more to follow

Daoiri Farrell