Sounds New!

sounds-new-headerBRAND NEW FOR FIDDLER’S GREEN 2017!

Entry is NOW OPEN for this new and exciting addition to the festival.
SOUNDS NEW!  is an opportunity for groups or individuals who have never performed at the festival before to appear on the open air stage and compete for the support slot for our highlight Hall of Fame Concert on Friday 28th July featuring Martin Hayes.

The winning group/individual will be presented with the new Patsy Tinnelly Award on the same night.
Entrants must fall within the folk/trad genre.

Only four acts will be chosen to perform on the outdoor stage on the evening of Tuesday 25th July (half hour slots). Performances will be judged on the night and a winner selected.

TO ENTER: send us an email with details of your act along with a video or link to an online video to