The Creative Ireland Kerry Programme - Festival in a Van project brings live, outdoor entertainment to audiences in Kerry on October 9th, 10th and 11th in 2020.
‘Festival in a Van is a novel response to the times we are in,’ explains Producer, Gemma Tipton. A specially equipped van houses a mini arts venue, kitted out with everything necessary for half hour, socially distanced performances by top class Kerry musicians.
The performances will take place in open spaces where people can enjoy top quality music whilst adhering to safe social distancing, keeping 2 metres apart at all times. On October 9th Soprano Mary Culloty O’Sullivan and well-known trad musician Cormac Begley will perform in Tralee.
October 10th and 11th will see the Festival in a Van taking the show to Killarney. There will be three half-hour concerts at Killarney House on Saturday October 10th at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm, in the Courtyard. Seating will be provided and is on a first come first serve basis.
Sunday October 11th brings Festival in a Van around various locations through Killarney National Park that allow for people to stand apart and safely enjoy world class music. Musicians featured at these concerts are Sliabh Luachra’s finest, Bryan O’Leary with Brian Mooney and Emma O’Leary. Dr. Gavan Ring, renowned Tenor, and accomplished harpist & vocalist Marina Cassidy will also perform.
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.