Irish acts at Glastonbury 2023

Whilst Guns 'n' Roses, Elton John, Lizzo and Artic Monkeys may be headlining the Pyramid Stage, there are plenty of Irish acts performing across the weekend.

Whether you are one of the 210,000 people bathing in the sunshine and mud in Worthy Farm, Somerset, or dancing along in your living room to the BBC coverage, here are all the Irish acts you need to know about and what stage they are playing on.


The Mary Wallopers

Stage: Acoustic

Time: 15:00 - 15:40

Contemporary Irish folk music group based in Dundalk, who deliver their music in a rabble-rousing style.

Ezra Williams

Stage: Bread and Roses

Time: 18:00-18:40

Cork born Indie songwriter and musician. Their shoegazey 2020 single My Own Person drew in fans after featuring in the coming-of-age Netflix hit Heartstopper, with its gentle melody and heart-wrenching lyrics.

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Gavin James

Stage: Acoustic

Time: 18:30-19:30

James won Ireland's answer to the Mercury (the Choice Music Prize for Song of the Year). The Dubliner now has a huge following with two billion streams.  


Stage: The Levels

Time: 19:30 - 21:00

Hard hitting house

The Saw Doctors

Stage: Acoustic

Time: 21:30-22:45

The Co Galway rockers, Irish who returned to touring last winter following a five-year break headline the Acoustic Stage.


Stage: The Wow

Time: 01:30-03:00

Derry-born genre-spanning DJ


Clare Sands

Stage: Acousitc

Time: 11:30 - 12:00

The Newry based singer weaves traditional roots with contemporary sounds. 

Sharon Shannon Trio

Stage: Acoustic 

Time: 15:00-15:40

The Murder Capital

Stage: Woodsies

Time: 15:15-16:00

Dark, intense introspective Dubliners.

Glen Hansard

Stage: Acoustic

Time: 20:00-21:00

Academy-Award winning Irish singer-songwriter and principal vocalist/guitarist for the bands, The Frames and The Swell Season.

Annie Mac

Stage:San Remo 

Time: 22:00-23:45​​​​

The Dublin DJ and author is the Queen of club culture. 

Max Cooper

Stage: The Lonely Hearts Club 

​​​​​​​Time: 22:30-00:00

Electronica - techno producer


The Love Buzz

Stage: Woodsies 

​​​​​​​Time: 11:15-12:00

Cranked up psychadelic pogo punk.

John Francis Flynn

Stage: The Park State

​​​​​​​Time: 11:30-12:15

Traditional folk singer and multi-instrumentalist.

Cara Dillon

Stage: Avalon

​​​​​​​Time: 13:55-14:50

​​​​​​​Multi award-winning Dungiven folk singer, whose new album Coming Home, is out next year.

Gilbert O'Sullican

Stage: Acoustic 

​​​​​​​Time: 20:00 - 21:00


Chart-topping singer-songwriter whose melodic craftsmanship and surrealist humor ensures his career that began in 1970 continues to shine. 


Stage: The Levels

Time: 23:30-00:10

Unpredictable and cheeky mixed style techno, Dub, house, electro, garage