Want to get a feel for who’s playing at this year’s Kilkenny Roots Festival? There’s a playlist for that.
With the reveal of the majority of big names heading to Kilkenny for the 25th-anniversary outing of the ‘Roots festival this coming May Bank Holiday weekend, it might help to have a playlist to jump into to get your ears ready for one of the best weekends of live music going.
The Kilkenny Roots Festival have put together 28 tracks from 14 acts including Jolie Holland, Austin Lucas, Kassi Valazza and the highly-anticipated gathering of James Yorkston, Nina Persson & The Second Hand Orchestra (whose only Irish show this year will be in Kilkenny).
If you’re on Spotify, dive in below. If you like what you hear, you can pick up tickets on KilkennyRoots.com and you’ll start finding artists’ music in Rollercoaster Records on the run into festival time.
Listen: Kilkenny Roots Festival 2023 highlights