The BAND Festival 2020

Bluegrass And Nashville Dunfanaghy

The BAND Festival 2020

Thusday 4th - Monday 8th June 2020 - Dunfanaghy, County Donegal

Welcome to the 4th annual Bluegrass And Nashville Dunfanaghy music festival, set in the charming village of Dunfanaghy, surrounded by the awe-inspiring scenery of Donegal.

To follow last year's great festival, we are currently assembling a top line-up of Bluegrass musicians, as well as multi-talented Nashville inspired bands.

To keep up to date with all the exciting, upcoming news about The BAND Festival 2020, you can sign up to our mailing list below!

You can read about all the amazing acts we had last year below!

Festival Line-Up 2020

We are still hard at work putting together the full line-up for BAND 2020, but here's a sneak peak at some of the amazing talent coming to Dunfanaghy

Lovesick Duo

Lovesick Duo

Coming all the way from Italy to play in Dunfanaghy the Lovesick Duo are an incredibly vibrant & energetic two-piece that never fail to entertain a crowd!

Rocking any guitar at hand & with the fastest double bass playing you’ll see this side of Pisa the duo explore Bluegrass, Country & Rock’n’Roll! Touring throughout Europe & the U.S. the Lovesick Duo are returning to Donegal for BAND 2020!

Tanya McCole

Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby

Craig & Willoughby are a world-class duo with wonderful singing, beautiful songs & incredible guitar skills.

Virginia-born Cathryn Craig has built a strong reputation as performer and songwriter singing with musicians such as Chet Atkins & The Righteous Brothers. Brian Willoughby is best known for his virtuoso performances with folk/rock band Strawbs and with folk-singer Mary Hopkin.

Festival Line-Up 2020 Continued

This Year's Amazing Line-up

We have many amazing acts coming to Dunfanaghy for BAND 2020, sign-up to our mailing list at the top of this page to stay up to date with the latest announcements!


Dunfanaghy, County Donegal

Some of Ireland's most beautiful beaches, cliffs, headlands, forest parks and scenry can all be found in the area around Dunfanaghy. The location of Dunfanaghy makes it the perfect base for visiting the beautiful north west.

The village overlooks the magnificant Horn Head, is adjacent to the blue flag Kilahoey beach with its golden sands and crystal clear water, and is a short drive to the picturesque harbour at Portnablagh, the blue flag beach at Marble Hill, Ards Forest Park, Ards Friary, Doe Castle, the Rosguill Peninsula, the Fanad Peninsula, Glenveigh National Park.

Dunfanagy is also located right on the Wild Atlantic Way! Perfect!

Contact Us

The year 2020 will be the fourth year of The BAND Festival.

We are currently constructing a line-up of quality Bluegrass & Nashville inspired musicians. If you are part of a band, or know of a good band, please contact us.

We are also seeking sponsors for the second year of the festival. If you would be in a position to offer sponsorship to help to bring The BAND Festival to life, again, please contact us.

Festival Sponsorship

Independent festivals like ours can't exist without help from our generous sponsors. If you or your company would like to help the festival, we'd love to return the favour by advertising your business on our website and promotional literature

We have a variety of sponsorship packages available and would to here from you. You can contact us from the form here