ON THE MAIN STAGE
Matinee Concert Series 2017
Sásta (roughly translating to ‘Happy’ in Gaelic) are the most dynamic Irish band in Australia today, making a huge impact on the Irish music scene in Australia in recent times. The band is made up of multi-instrumentalists who have performed at the highest national level.
Pumping reels with phenomenal energy, and of course all of your favourite Irish songs, as well as some superbly penned original tunes & songs that will have you up and dancing in no time! Sásta have released two albums, toured interstate all over Australia as well as playing gigs in France, New Zealand & touring in New Caledonia .
They also have supported international acts such as Aslan, Mundy, Damien Dempsey, Sharon Shannon and even Shane McGowan’s band ‘The Popes’ (formerly of 'The Pogues') . Sásta perform at the top festivals around Australia including the National Folk Festival (Canberra) ,Caloundra Music Festival (Queensland), Cygnet festival (Tasmania) & Woodford Folk Festival (Queensland) , and alongside the likes of The Corrs, Claymore, Solas, Saoirse at Loreint Festival Interceltique in Brittany, France in 2016 .