Join us for a celebration of the love stories and friendships between Irish people and Aboriginal people in Australia. Live music by WA’s most wonderful Aboriginal & Irish musicians, poetry, Irish soda-bread vs. Damper “Cook-off”, songwriting collaborations, traditional dance, Friendly Footy – GAA + AFL, book launches, Warlayirti Artists Exhibition (Balgo, WA), 10-Metre high Mega Projections, Virtual Performances by Daoiri Farrell & more big names in Irish music.

  • Friday 12th March: Doors Open at 4PM | Ticketed from 6 – 11PM
  • Saturday 13th March: Ticketed from 6:30 – 11PM
  • Sunday 14th March: Doors Open at 11AM | Ticketed from 5:30 – 10:30 PM
  • Wednesday 17th March: Ticketed from 6 – 11PM

Tickets:

  • 12, 13 & 14 March : General Admission $60 | Friends of Kidogo $50 | Professional Musicians $25
  • 17 March : General Admission $15

Performances

The Yabu Band • Welcome to Country & Smoking Ceremony by Walter McGuire • The Rogues • Traditional Noongar Dance by Tjukan Keeninyirra (Dancing Sisters) • Ciaran O’Sullivan • Fieldsy & The Corrberries • Dave Milroy & The Wilarra Band • Kenneth Dawson • Bryan Rice Dalton • Olive Knight Kankawa Nagarra • Lucky Oceans • Kavisha Mazzella • John Barrett • Fiona Doyle • John Reed • Lauralee Faith • Giri Mazzella • Tommy O’Brien • Brian Finnemore • Rose Parker • Sharyn Egan • Fiona Rea • Nigel Healy • Dan Ablett • Donough O’Donovan • Comhaltas Traditional Irish Music – Sean Doherty • Fenian Festival Readings • The Perth Irish Choir • Poetry by Máirtín O’Dubhlaigh • Peter Murphy’s “Fenian 63” book launch • Friendly Footy GAA + AFL • Irish Soda-bread vs. Damper Cook-off • Warlayirti Artists Exhibition (Balgo, WA) • 10-Metre Mega Projection Wall • Virtual Performances by Daoiri Farrell, SON (Susan O’Neill), Luka Bloom & more big names in Irish music.

Daoirí Farrell
Olive Knight – Kankawa Nagarra 
Fiona Rea & Nigel Healy
SON Susan O’Neill
Ciaran O’Sullivan
Luka Bloom

Festival Program

Friday 12th March

4-6 PM – Free Entry

Warlayirti Artists Exhibition Opening

6-11 PM Ticketed

Main Stage:

Welcome to country & smoking ceremony by Walter McGuire • Traditional Noongar Dance by Tjukan Keeninyirra (Dancing Sisters) • The Yabu Band • Music of The Cranberries & The Corrs by Fieldsy & The Corrberries 

Mega Projection Wall: Virtual Performances

SON – Susan O’Neill • Daoiri Farrell • Luka Bloom & Kenneth Dawson

+ BBQ Catering • Singalong and & traditional Irish session • Warlayirti Artists Exhibition

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Saturday 13th March

4PM – 6PM – Free Entry

Warlayirti Artists Exhibition Opening

6PM – 11PM – Ticketed

Main Stage: A collaboration between Irish & Aboriginal musicians and songwriters

Ciaran O’Sullivan • Olive Knight – Kankawa Nagarra • Kenneth Dawson • Bryan Rice Dalton • Lucky Oceans • Kavisha Mazzella • John Barrett • Fiona Doyle • Máirtín O’Dubhlaigh • Giri Mazzella • Tommy O’Brien • Brian Finnemore • Rose Parker • Sharyn Egan • Fiona Rea • Nigel Healy • Dan Ablett • Donough O’Donovan • Poetry & Stories with Mairtin O’Dhublaigh

Mega Projection Wall: Virtual Performances 

SON – Susan O’Neill • Daoiri Farrell • Luka Bloom & Kenneth Dawson

+ BBQ Catering • Singalong and & traditional Irish session • Warlayirti Artists Exhibition

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Sunday 14th March

11AM – 6PM – Free Entry

Comhaltas Traditional Irish Music – Sean Doherty • Fenian Festival Readings • The Perth Irish Choir • Poetry by Máirtín O’Dubhlaigh • Peter Murphy’s “Fenian 63” book launch • Friendly Footy GAA + AFL • Irish Soda-bread vs. Damper Cook-off 

6PM – 10:30PMTicketed

Main Stage:

Dave Milroy & The Wilarra Band • The Rogues

Mega Projection Wall: Virtual Performances 

SON – Susan O’Neill • Daoiri Farrell • Luka Bloom & Kenneth Dawson

+ BBQ Catering • Singalong and & traditional Irish session • Warlayirti Artists Exhibition

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Wednesday 17th March

6PM – 10:30PMTicketed

North Wall Projections: Virtual Performances 

SON – Susan O’Neill • Daoiri Farrell • Luka Bloom & Kenneth Dawson

+ Live Music • Singalong and & traditional Irish session • Warlayirti Artists Exhibition • BBQ Catering 

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