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Music is an important aspect of our daily Masses at Knock Shrine.

Music during the Pilgrimage Season

In addition to Music performed at daily Masses, Knock Shrine also welcomes travelling choirs throughout the year. Following an extensive refurbishment, Knock Basilica is now a world-class venue for sacred music and concerts. For more on upcoming concerts and events, see the Event Calendar.

Visiting Choirs are always welcome to participate in the liturgy throughout the pilgrimage season.

Monday – Friday

11 am Cantor and Organ in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

12 Noon Cantor and Organ in the Parish Church

3 pm Cantor and Organ in the Basilica


11 am Cantor and Organ in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

12 Noon Cantor and Organ in Parish Church

3 pm Visiting Pilgrimage Choir in Basilica


10.30 am Knock Choir in Basilica

12 Noon Cantor and Organ in Basilica

3 pm Visiting Pilgrimage Choir in Basilica

Knock Parish Choir

Knock Parish Choir also participate in many special Parish ceremonies throughout the year as well as providing music for visiting pilgrimage groups and have sung in concert with Tommy Fleming and with Susan Boyle during her visit to Knock Shrine.

Knock choir rehearses on Thursdays @ 8pm, anyone interested in becoming a member please contact the choir director, Úna Nolan on 094 9388100 or or speak to a choir member.

Visiting Choirs

Knock has a long-standing tradition of welcoming visiting choirs from both Ireland and abroad to sing at ceremonies at the Shrine.

Any choirs interested in singing at Knock Shrine please contact our Director of Music at 094 9388100 or

Others who have sung here in the past include: John McNicholl, James Kilbane, Dana, Michael English, Susan Boyle, Liam Lawton, Chloe Coyle and many of the country’s finest choirs.

For details of upcoming events, please see our Events Calendar.