Each year trad music in Swinford is celebrated in in events and festivals such as Siamsa Sráide Swinford, and Féile na Samhna. But trad music in Swinford is also celebrated around the town every week, as local musicians congregate to play and sing together in the local hostelries.
Every Thursday night, there is a Comhaltas session, and the good people at Swinford.ie have compiled a list of upcoming trad music nights in Swinford over the coming few weeks.
Each week, the seisiún moves to a different venue, so why not pop in and check it out?
23rd February: Quinns Bar, Lower Main Street
2nd March: Horkans Bar, Main Street
9th March: Bolands, Bridge Street
16th March: Melletts Emporium, Market Street
23rd March: Sheepwalk Bar, Lower Main Street
30th March: Gateway Hotel, Main Street
6th April: Quinns Bar, Lower Main Street
13th April: Horkans Bar, Main Street
20th April: Bolands, Bridge Street
27th April: Melletts Emporium, Market Street.
The below video from Michael Maye will give a flavour of what the Swinford trad scene has to offer!