River Festival 2019

River Festival 2019

The River Festival is back!

Each year Liverpool plays host to an incredible set of installations, acts, ships and activities to welcome the dawn of summer (we hope!) and Liverpool Irish Festival are stoked to be involved once again. This year, vsitors will see enormous sea urchins, ship wrecks and large scale artworks as well as music and dance, the Bordeaux Wine Festival and street art.

We will present a number of different acts across different stages, involving shanty singers, the George Ferguson Dance School, Irish band The Druids and many more besides. See below for a full Liverpool Irish Festival act list and locations and here for all their biographies.

To find out more about the River Festival itself, click here.

All Liverpool Irish Festival acts will be free to watch at either the Ship’s Stage (located near the International Slavery Museum; look for the tall ship La Malouine), by the big red funnels on Salthouse Quay or outside the Martin Luther King (MLK) Jnr Building, as indicated. Do come and find us!

Sat 1 June 2019

12:45 – 13:00 – Sea shanty – ship stage
• Kimber’s Men

13:15 – 14:00 – acoustic music – outside the funnels on Salthouse Quay
• Jo Pue and John Walsh

14:30 – 15:00 – band – ship stage
• The Folk Doctors

15:30 – 16:00 – dance performance – MLK Building stage
• George Ferguson Dance School

16:30 – 17:00 – dance performance – MLK Building stage
• George Ferguson Dance School

18:00 – 18:30 – band – ship stage
• Only Child

19:00 – 20:00 – band – ship stage
• Celtic Knot Ceilidh Band

Sun 2 June 2019

Please note -if Liverpool Football Club wins the Champions League on Sat 1 June 2019, this running order will change and all our activity will have to end at 4pm to accommodate the Victory Parade. If not, the following running order will remain in place.

12:45 – 13:00 – Sea shanty type – ship stage
• Anti-shanty

13:15 – 14:00 – acoustic music – outside the funnels on Salthouse Quay
• The Druids

14:30 – 15:00 – band – ship stage
• Catherine Cook

15:30 – 16:00 – dance performance – MLK Building stage
• George Ferguson Dance School

16:30 – 17:00 – dance performance – MLK Building stage
• George Ferguson Dance School

18:00 – 18:30 – band – ship stage
• Wee Bag Band

19:00 – 20:00 – band – ship stage
• The Druids


These presentations are commissioned by Culture Liverpool from the Liverpool Irish Festival. We are delighted to be involved in this wonderful event and grateful for the City Council’s continued support.


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When

1 June 2019-2 June 2019
12:45pm-8:00pm

12:45pm-8pm for Liverpool Irish Festival acts (times may vary)

Where

Venue to be confirmed
FF9 Northern Lights, 5 Mann Street
Liverpool
L8 5AF

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