The Magic of Irish and Folk Music with James Kilbane & Friends

This summer, immerse yourself in the world of Irish and folk music at the Knock House Hotel every Wednesday night in July and August. Renowned singer James Kilbane, accompanied by his talented musicians, will bring the rich heritage of Ireland’s musical traditions to life in a series of captivating performances.

James Kilbane & Friends: Irish & Folk Night promises an unforgettable evening filled with soulful melodies and poignant lyrics. From iconic ballads like "The Fields of Athenry," "Grace," and "Spancill Hill," to the evocative "Galway Bay" and the nostalgic "England’s Motorway," the night will be a journey through Ireland’s musical landscape. The repertoire will also feature lively, sing-along favourites such as "The Ferryman" and "The Boys from Killybegs," ensuring a night brimming with joy and spirited entertainment.

James Kilbane’s performances are known for their authenticity and heartfelt connection to the music. His voice, combined with the rich, vibrant sounds of his accompanying musicians, creates a traditional folk experience that resonates deeply with audiences. Each song is delivered with passion and precision, making it an ideal night out for you, your visitors, family, and friends.

The peaceful setting of the Knock House Hotel provides the perfect backdrop for this musical celebration. Located in the heart of the scenic Irish countryside, the hotel offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere where you can relax and enjoy the show.

Tickets for James Kilbane & Friends: Irish & Folk Night are available for €15, with special group or family deals also on offer. To book your tickets and ensure your place at this must-see event, call the Knock House Hotel at 094 93 88088. Special overnight accommoation rates also availble. Book online or call the Hotel.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the magic of Irish and folk music. Join us at Knock House Hotel for a night of music, song, and cherished memories with James Kilbane & Friends.


James Kilbane, is a well know gospel, country and folk singer from Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland. 

Since 2004 and the ‘You’re a Star’ programme, James has released 13 albums, plus over 30 singles in his music career to date, reaching multi-platinum album sales.  James is well known in particular for his gospel music. James is now a television presenter and holiday leader for various holidays here at Knock House Hotel.

James is also qualified with a BA Honours Degree in Heritage and Cultural studies from the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology.  He has extensive training in the heritage, archaeology, culture, folklore, ecology, geography, and the museum tourism field.  James has over 20 years experience working in music and public life which has made him a well-know personality across Ireland and further afield. An important part of James’ work and music is his co-operate with other Christian traditions.

What Awaits You

Prepare to be transported into the heart of Irish musical tradition with James Kilbane & Friends at the Knock House Hotel.

This wonderful nights entertainment promises a range of soulful melodies and spirited sing-alongs, from beloved ballads like "The Fields of Athenry" to lively favorites such as "The Ferryman."

Each performance is a heartfelt journey through Ireland's rich heritage, delivered with passion and precision. Set against the peaceful backdrop of the Irish countryside, this evening offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, perfect for creating cherished memories with family and friends.

Join us for an unforgettable experience of music, song, and culture. Call now to book your tickets 094 93 88088.