the rapparees bring traditional music to portaferry
Fri 28 Feb

MusicThe Rapparees

Fancy a concert that will have everyone singing and stomping along? The Rapparees are back in Portaferry to deliver their thrilling brand of Irish folk.  Expect an evening charged up with hits from their previous four albums and new material crafted especially for this series of concerts. 

Alive and kicking!

Folk songs unrooted from the archives juxtaposed with self penned material give the Rapparees a unique flavour and a sense that the tradition is not just being preserved but that it is indeed alive and kicking.

Irresistibly rough-arsed


Free sample...


The Rapparees are based in Belfast & have been putting their own spin on folk & traditional Celtic music for 15 years. Theirs is a distinctive sound, the kind forged growing up together.

Vocals, Guitar, Viola / Joe McKeague
Vocals, Guitar, Banjo, Bouzouki / Gerry McNeill
Fiddle, Whistles, vocals / Kevin Mawdsley
Bass, Button Accordion / Stephen Flanagan
Guitar, Tenor Guitar, Banjo / Conor McCaffrey


Event Details

Fri 28 Feb
19:30 to 22:00

£12 inc. ticketing fee


  • The Portaferry Hotel
  • The Cuan
  • The Cuan
  • Deli-licious
  • The Lobster Pot
  • Fiddler's Green

How to get here

Portico is easy to find in Portaferry. You can also get detailed driving directions or check out the ferry timetable for crossing from Strangford.