2017 Festival Timetable

Friday 17th November


All events on Friday 17th November take place in the Knocknarea Arena, IT Sligo.

11.30am Secondary School Choir Workshop

2.00pm Competition O

The Tony McConnell Perpetual Trophy

4.00pm Competition P

The Maura Butler Perpetual Trophy

8.00pm Official opening and Gala Concert


Harmony Federation

Ireland’s National Barbershop Men’s Chorus under the direction of Linda Corcoran

Manus McGuire & Emily Flack




Ursuline College Choir

Mercy College Choir

Summerhill College Choir

Venue:  Knocknarea Arena


Saturday 18th November

Competitions take place in the Knocknarea Arena, IT Sligo & Canis Major, Clayton Hotel           

10.00am Competition C

The Canon Desmond McLoughlin Memorial Cup

Venue: Knocknarea Arena

11.15am Competition D

The Cat and the Moon Trophy

Venue:  Canis Major

11.00am Acapella in the City

All day choral singing in venues in Sligo Town

1.30pm Competition B

The Mayor of Sligo Perpetual Trophy

Venue: Knocknarea Arena.

1.30pm Competition H

The Doreen Mitchell Shield for Gospel Choirs

Venue:  Canis Major

2.30pm Competition F

The Rev. Michael O’Connor Memorial Trophy

Venue:  Canis Major

4.00pm Competition L

Workplace Choir Competition

Venue:  Knocknarea Arena

4.00pm Competition I

The Sligo Tourist Development Trophy Barbershop Choruses

Venue:  Canis Major

4.45pm Competition J

The Alfies Barbershop Trophy Barbershop Quartets

Venue:  Canis Major

5.00pm Competition E

The Joe Harte Memorial Trophy

Venue: Canis Major

5.00pm Fringe Event:  Sing for the Hell of It!

Hawks Well Theatre Sligo

8.00pm Competition A

The Sligo Park Hotel Grand Prix Trophy

Winners of competitions B, C, D, E, F.

Venue:  Knocknarea Arena

10.00pm Festival Club

Sligo Park Hotel

Sunday 19th November


Sing Alleuia

Sunday morning worship in Sligo Churches.




17th – 19th November 2017

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