Having celebrated their 25th anniversary, Altan begin a new chapter with their latest album released worldwide on Compass Records March 2012. With over 25 years of playing together, Altan have established themselves as one of the most important live acts to play traditional Irish music in Ireland and on the World stage. The Boston Globe has described them as 'The hottest group in the Celtic realm!' Altan have toured all over the USA and Europe. We are delighted to have them at this years festival and it promises to be a wonderful evening. Special guests will include - Liam O Maonlai and Triona Marshall from the chieftains.