First shows announced for St. Patrick’s Festival 2020
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One of the world’s biggest cultural celebrations, St Patrick’s Festival returns to Dublin this March 13 - 17, 2020. Running over five great days and nights, the Festival will feature many of Ireland’s leading contemporary and traditional artists and performers. Principally funded by Fáilte Ireland, Dublin City Council and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the packed 2020 programme will offer hundreds of events throughout Dublin from music, performance, art, spoken word and literature to tours, trails, food events, family fun and much more.
The first shows for St. Patrick’s Festival 2020 are on sale from today and Irish and international artists confirmed include Annie Mac, Kojaque, Soulé, Denise Chaila and Guests at Guinness Storehouse on March 14, where guests will have one of the first opportunities to experience the extended panoramic views over Dublin in Gravity Bar. This is How We Fly with special guest Iarla Ó Lionáird runs at Liberty Hall Theatre on March 15, while the World Premiere of James Joyce’s Pomes Penyeach with Lisa Hannigan and Guests will be at The National Concert Hall on March 16. Colm Mac Con Iomaire with the Contempo Quartet perform his latest album The River Holds Its Breath at Vicar Street on March 16 and Canadian electro artist Jessy Lanza kicks off the brand-new Festival After Dark series with a show at Lost Lane on March 13.
A host of Festival events and collaborations will be announced over the next three months, with details of the St Patrick’s Festival Parade coming in January. Special Parade Grandstand Seating and Lunch Packages offering tiered seating along the Parade route and post Parade lunch at The Westin Hotel, Dublin are on-sale now at the St Patrick’s Festival website, with many Grandstands already sold out. A full programme announcement is due in February and will include the return of the Festival Village and the World Food Village at Merrion Square.
For tickets and information see www.stpatricksfestival.ie