The talent

The Koroit Irish Festival is home to some the best Irish music, dance, comedy and song in Australia.
After all, we are the heart of Ireland in Australia.
What a line up of talent we are assembling for the 2019 Koroit Irish Festival.
The performer announcements have begun with more huge news to come.
Stay tuned.

String Loaded Celtic Fiddle Band

STRING LOADED IRISH FIDDLE BAND

We are thrilled to announce String Loaded Celtic Fiddle Band, the 2017 Australian Celtic Artist of the Year, is coming to the Koroit Irish Festival. This incredible act from Newcastle will be making its Koroit debut, fresh off playing at the Golden Fiddle Concert at Tamworth Country Music Festival. It is the first time they have played in Victoria so don’t miss this opportunity, they are something special.

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THE BORDERERS

This legendary Celtic group have been entertaining crowds across Australia and internationally for many years. At the 2019 Koroit Irish Festival, The Borderers will produce something very special for Koroit, an Irish Singalong. This will take place on the Friday night in the Koroit Theatre.

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CHRISTINE AYRES SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING

After they starred in Koroit in 2018, we have been inundated with calls to bring back the world champion Christine Ayres School of Irish Dancing and we are thrilled to do just that. These brilliant dancers are truly world class and it is a delight to have them back.

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KATE GANE, JO BROOKS AND MAREE DAFFY

The wonderful trio of Kate Gane, Jo Brooks and Maree Daffy will perform together at this year’s Koroit Irish Festival. The girls are putting together a very special show for their Koroit debut. This Irish music of the highest quality.

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MARIA FORDE

The queen of Irish music in Australia and a beloved figure in Koroit. Maria Forde will once again bring with her to Koroit a beautiful collection of songs and a wonderful stage presence, a package that has long made her a Koroit Irish Festival favourite.

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ZEON

One of Melbourne’s best Irish bands, Zeon are a class act. Zeon have played every major Irish/Celtic festival in Australia and have been coming to Koroit since they first began a journey that has taken them to the top of their field. Can’t wait to have them back.

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OLD MELBOURNE ROAD

The boys from Ballarat do Irish rock as well as anyone and always make everywhere they play into a party. Old Melbourne Road play the Irish classics and as everyone knows, there are no better classics than the Irish classics.

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KNOT O’ THE GATE

If you like your Irish music high energy then make sure you put shows from Knot O’ The Gate on your Koroit Irish Festival agenda for 2019. These lads are pros and know how to put on a performance that gets feet tapping and Irish hearts beating strong.

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THE RUMMAGERS

We are excited to bring The Rummagers to town in 2019 for their Koroit Irish Festival debut. This four-piece band from the rugged Victorian coastline play some mean tunes and will quickly become a must-see. The Rummagers feature former Koroit man and Kilmurphys member Michael Murphy.