National Celtic Festival Announce First Line Up

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National Celtic Festival Announce First Line Up

Each year the National Celtic Festival brings some of the world’s best Celtic performers to the coastal town of Portarlington. Held from June 10-13, the first line up for the event is officially here.

Coming to Portarlington will be; Bernadette Morris Band, John McSherry & Donal O’Connor Trio, and Irish/Australian star Damien Leith. Also featured in the first announcement are local talents Bush Gothic, Claddagh, Claymore, Drumworx, Highlander, Irish Joe Lynch, Marcia Howard (recently announced as Port Fairy Artist of the Year), Maria Forde, Siobhan Owen, Senor Cabrales, The Freewheeler, Zeon plus lots more announcements coming soon.

Over 65 acts in total will run during the weekend covering everything from song and dance, to literature. There’ll even be the chance to have a cold pint of Guinness at the end of the day as well.

The market also runs for another year and the festive truly is a chance to experience the Celtic culture without stepping foot out of Australia.

For more details and to book tickets visit the website.