This unique 4-day tribute Festival takes place in the Town where Ireland's greatest Rock 'n Blues Guitarist - Rory Gallagher was born 61 years ago - Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal in the North West of Ireland. It's the 7th consecutive year for the event to take place in Ballyshannon following on from the success of recent years with thousands of Rory Gallagher's fans from all over the world making this now the Annual Pilgrimage to honour Rory.  The festival begins on Thursday 28th May and continues through until Sunday 31st May 2009. The main headline acts on the Saturday Night at Rory Gallagher Theatre, will be "Shinkicker" (England) featuring the electrifying Guitarist  Chris Stuckey, "Dave Mchugh Band" (Ireland) and "Hotlips and Chilli Fingers" featuring Chris Newman complete the only all-ticket show, that is sure to sell-out in advance. Some 25 performing acts will appear at the Rory Gallagher Festival and it's sure to be a must-see for any Rory fan.