A picture of the five piece Birmingham Irish band The Father Teds who are playing Páirc Festival on August 27th
Páirc Festival Catchups: The Father Teds

Páirc Festival Catchups is a series dedicated to learning more about the acts that make up our incredible line-up and hearing first-hand what playing Páirc Festival means to them.   The Father Teds are a staple of the Birmingham Irish scene. The five-piece have been lighting up the local venues since their formation in 1996.

Happy Bloomsday!

Happy Bloomsday Birmingham! June 16th is Bloomsday, the annual celebration and commemoration of James Joyce’s Ulysses, the epic Dublin-set novel.  Bloomsday is celebrated around the world, as countries, cities and states use the date to honour their connection to all things Ireland. In Dublin, readings, dramatisations and pub crawls take place throughout the city, enthusiasts

Birmingham bands announced for Páirc Festival!

We are thrilled to announce the big Birmingham names joining the Páirc Festival line-up! The Father Teds, who’s exciting sets range from Irish music to popular classics, and Lampa, who incorporate Irish tradition into their energetic performances, will be joining Saturday’s line-up. On The Sesh, who combine a fresh style of old and new Irish