Ed Reavy 2019 Festival

The Ed Reavy Traditional Music festival runs for 3 days at venues in Cavan Town including The MEADOWVIEW INN, Cavan Crystal Hotel & The Backyard Arts & Cultural Centre, Moynehall The festival features Concerts, Exhibitions, Workshops, Music & Singing Sessions, 3 Set Dancing Ceili’s (as part of The Dancing in The Drumlins event), Historical Talks as well as The Ed Reavy International Fiddle Competition




Ed Reavy International Fiddle Competition 

The competition will commence on Saturday 19th at 1.30 pm in Cavan Crystal Hotel

For more information on the Competition click on the Tab: Ed Reavy International Fiddler of the Year 2019


 Saturday Night Concert – Cavan Crystal 8.30 pm

Features a host of artists including:

  • Gary “Box” Curley & Stephen “Banjo McKee”


The 2019 Ed Reavy International Fiddle Player Competition Winners

The MacGabhann Family



The festival will also feature a number of workshops with renowned tutors like:

  • Bernadette NicGabhann – Fiddle
  • Dave Sheridan – Flute
  • Gary Curley – Button Accordion
  • Stephen McKee – Banjo
  • Antoin MacGabhann – Fiddle
  • Marcus O’Murchú – Whistle

We will also be running a “Pop Up Gaeltacht” on Saturday morning in Cavan Crystal with Grainne McPhillips

workshop-tutors-2019Click HERE for Workshop Registration information 

Other events and more details to follow shortly – follow our Facebook page for updates – Ed Reavy Trad Music Fest   Oct 18 – 20 2019

Over in The BACKYARD there will be 3 Set Dancing Ceilis run by Marion Crowe as part of

The Dancing in The Drumlins event


Cavan Town CCÉ have been Supported by Music Network’s Music Capital Scheme, funded by The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Music Network is funded by The Arts Council͟.


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