Clonakilty International Guitar Festival
2018 Timetable

All times subject to change.
There will be unannounced mystery performances and pop-up gigs around town throughout the weekend!

Mon 17th September
7pm The Big Top Footsbarn Travelling Theatre Company present.
Bottom’s Dream – Tickets €18.50 (+ booking)
Tues 18th September
7pm The Big Top Glen Hansard w/special guests David Keenan
& Stephen James Smith – Tickets. €35.50 (+ booking)
Wed 19th September
5.30pm De Barra’s Dave Keenan – FREE
7pm The Big Top Interference featuring Glen Hansard w/
special guests Mongoose – Tickets. €35.50 (+ booking)
Thurs 20th September
1pm The Big Top Matinee – for schools only closed to public
9pm De Barra’s Mama Kin Spender w/ the Guitartown Gospel Choir – €20 (+ booking)
9.30pm Shanleys Acoustic session – FREE
Fri 21st September
Special Performances
3pm Clonakilty Brewery Tour w/ music by Vinegar Creek Constituency – booking essential. Phone 087 9246105 or
7pm The Big Top Footsbarn Travelling Theatre Company present.
Mingling with Moliére – Tickets €18.50 (+ booking)
7.15pm O’Donovan’s Hotel Acoustic Forum – Feat. George Lowden, Bill Shanley, Hanora George, Calum Graham, Daoirí Farrell, Joshua Burnside – €8/5
Session Trail
11am Farmers Market Mystery guest
5.30pm Asna Square Culture Night – Footsbarn Parade
6pm De Barra’s Culture Night – Morgan O’Kane
9pm Fahys Culture Night – Doug Paisley
9.30pm Mick Finns Anna’s Anchor solo
9.30pm Shanleys House Band with Vinegar Creek Constituency
9.30pm Scannell’s Eugene Brosnan & The Innocent Bystanders
10pm The Courtyard Eoin O’Neill Band
11pm De Barra’s Pillow Queens
Sat 22nd September
12pm – 5pm Emmet Sq Music Generation Creativity Pod – various
workshops – FREE – Book.
12pm Asna Sq Ukulele Le Cheile – FREE
1.30pm Upstairs at The Twig Calum Graham – €5 – Book.
3pm Upstairs at The Twig George Lowden – €5 – Book.
Session Trail
12.30pm Spillers Lane Citadel
1pm De Barra’s Joshua Burnside
2pm Shanleys Daoiri Farrell
2.30pm De Barra’s Doug Paisley
2.30pm The Credit Union Mystery Performance
?? MJ O’Neills Mystery Performance
4pm Shanleys Hanora George
4.30pm De Barra’s Calum Graham
5pm Caseys Vinegar Creek Constituency
5pm Molly’s Wine Bar Paula Bilá
6pm De Barra’s Woven Skull
6pm Con & Mauras Paula K. O Brien
6.30pm Scannells Morgan O’Kane
6.30pm GG’s Gin Bar Bandjax’d
7pm The Galley Anna’s Anchor
7.30pm Shanleys Mickey Murphy
8pm Fahys The Bones Below
8pm The Courtyard John Blek & Ari Sheehan
8.30pm The Emmet Hotel Eve Clague Band
9pm De Barra’s Windings
9.30pm Shanleys House Band w/ Ronnie Greer
10pm Mick Finns Rawney
10.15pm The Galley Naive Ted
9.30pm The Brewery Ceili Allstars trad session
10.30pm The Courtyard Rude Mood
11pm De Barra’s Marc O’Reilly Trio
Sun 23rd September
12pm – 5pm Emmet Sq Music Generation Express Bus
John Spillane Songwriting – €5 – Book:
1pm Shanleys Acoustic guitar setup – Free
12pm – 5pm Emmet Sq Music Generation Creativity Pod – various
workshops – FREE – Book:
Session Trail
10am Richys Restaurant Breakfast with the Inkspots
12pm O’Donovans Hotel Lemoncello
1pm Shanleys Guitar Maintenance Clinic
1.30pm DeBarra’s Junior Brother
2.30pm Shanleys Fandango Duo
3pm Molly’s Wine Bar Singalong Social
4pm DeBarra’s POWPIG
4.30pm The Emmet Hotel Sam Clague
5pm Con & Mauras Lorkin O’Reilly
5pm Scannell’s John Spillane
6pm GG’s Gin Bar The Clague Brothers
6pm DeBarra’s Bill Shanley & Band
6.30pm Mick Finn’s LOWmountain
6.30pm The Courtyard Surfside 61
7.30pm Shanleys Wayward Folk
7.30pm The Galley The Big Lovin’
8pm DeBarra’s Seamus Begley & Jim Murray
8.30pm Caseys The Church
9pm Fahys Morgan O’Kane
9.30pm Shanleys Festival All-Star Band
10.30pm DeBarra’s Fir Beag