IMBOLC International Music Festival is firmly embedded in Derry’s cultural calendar and is one of Ireland’s leading folk, trad and roots music festivals. The festival offers high quality blended concert experiences, with a mixture of favourite international artists, alongside new and emerging talent.  

The IMBOLC Festival mission is to promote the enjoyment of music to children, young people and families and to engage them in creative participation within the festival, continuously devising new opportunities for involvement.  

Inclusion is central to the ethos of the festival and supporting access to music making for as wide a range of people as possible. Music workshops, informal music sessions are on offer as well as specially devised music events for young people with special needs and people with dementia.

IMBOLC International Music Festival supports and collaborates on bespoke music commissions, with a diverse range of talented composers to develop new work, enabling audiences to discover and experience new music and young musicians to explore their musical creativity.

This is just a small snapshot of IMBOLC International Music Festival 2022. For further info on tickets and full line up visit our website.