The picturesque Co. Waterford fishing village will play host to the 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival which returns to its shores from August 22nd to August 25th. Fans of bluegrass, honky-tonk, blues, country, Americana and rhythm ‘n’ roots are in for a real musical treat as the festival will feature a host of artists playing almost forty free gigs throughout the village. Along with the “Princess of Cajun” the festival line-up includes Irish, UK and American big-name bluegrass and country acts. New acts appearing at this year’s festival include Liz Morionda, Raglan Rodeo and Alfi, along with returning acts, Land’s End, Mons Wheeler Band, Pilgrim St, Kiss My Grass, Whistle and Charlie Reader. The 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival, Co. Waterford kicks off on Thursday, August 22nd at the Strand Inn and heralds the start of four days of free gigs throughout the village. For more information visit or keep up to date on the Discover Dunmore East Facebook page.