Set amidst a stunning 400 acre site in the heart of Westport town in Mayo, Westport Festival of Music and Performing Arts will be an annual two-day celebration of music and song, embracing the very best local and international rock, folk, celtic and acoustic sounds. A grown-up festival for music fans who treasure their record collections, Westport Festival of Music and Performing Arts will host a unique and diverse line up of artists, from full blown rock performances on the main stage, to intimate singer songwriter sessions in the acoustic arena. Big name Irish and international artists will join with the cream of the emerging music scene for two days of sunny festival sounds.
Westport Festival of Music and Performing Arts will showcase its offerings to the breathtaking backdrop of Westport House, one of Ireland’s most beautiful historic homes. The event also promises a relaxed and friendly vibe, first class festival facilities, the finest local food and refreshments and an on-site family area to rival any festival in the world. Most importantly, festival-goers will have the opportunity to spend a summer weekend in the heart of one of Ireland’s most welcoming towns. Packed to the brim with charming hotels, delicious restaurants, cosy bars and unique shops, Westport also sits proudly on the doorstep of Ireland’s most achingly beautiful landmarks from Croagh Patrick to Clew Bay, Achill Island and the Atlantic Ocean beyond.