Some of our featured performers for the 2016 Festival
John Kelly - Fiddle
Follow the Chief O'Neill session trail around Bantry on Saturday 10 September to hear John Kelly on fiddle
West Limerick Singing Club
West Limerick traditional singing club was founded in 2002 in the Ramble Inn bar Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick and is made up of members from both Kerry and West Limerick.
John Dwyer - Fiddle
John Dwyer is a member of the great Dwyer family from Cork. In 2010 John was named joint TG4 Traditional Composer of the Year with his brother Finbarr. This award has given John a new lease of life since his retirement from An Garda Síochána and he now regularly travels the country performing in concerts and sessions with younger musicians who revere his music, including Lia Byrne, Siobhán Peoples and Edel Fox.
Graham Guerin - Button Accordion
Graham is an accordion player from Ballyduff in North Kerry. Growing up he would have played mainly with the older generation of musicians in the locality, which gave him a great love and appreciation of the older style and values of music.
James Duggan - Fiddle
James, who comes from Listowel, County Kerry, has been a prize winner on fiddle at many Fleadhanna events at County, Provincial and All-Ireland level.
Oisín Morrison - Harp and Flute
Oisín Morrison is a regular performer in Ireland and abroad on both harp and flute. He has won numerous awards on both instruments, including the Senior All Ireland Harp Championship and Senior Oireachtas Harp Champion, and has recently won the Bonn Óir Sheáin Uí Riada for Harp.