The 2021 Masters of Tradition festival takes place online from 29 September – 17 November.

Concerts will be streamed each Wednesday evening by the US platform here.

Martin Hayes introduces Masters of Tradition 2021, below.

We are still here for our festival audience! And we’re already planning our Festivals for 2021.

See our latest COVID-19 updates here.



Want the benefits of Friendship?
Find out more here.


See our Full Programme of 2021 events here.

Meet the Artists

Biographies and images of artists appearing at our festival this year – and through the years.


All you need to know to book tickets for our Masters of Tradition festival

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