22 June 2011

Vincent Cross back in Ireland, July-Aug. 2011

Thanks to Vincent Cross for the good news that a month from now he'll be returning to Ireland for the first time in nearly four years, staying from 27 July to 18 August.

Having been based in New York for several years (he is shown here with the late Charlie Louvin), Vincent is hoping to catch up with old friends here and check up on the rumours he's heard about how things have changed. He also intends to pick! And, while he has dates lined up, he'd be keen on doing a few solo support slots or short sets (up to 1 hr) if there are any of those about. If you can suggest any openings, contact Vincent by e-mail.

Directly after his return to the USA, Vincent and his band Good Company will be playing the Long Island Bluegrass Festival. From the poster (right), you can see that he'll be sharing the stage with the Special Consensus, Buddy Merriam & Back Roads, and fiddler Nate Leath, all of whom should be fondly remembered by Irish audiences.

On 23 August he's booked to play the Rockwood, one of New York's many small, intimate venues. This may prove to be the occasion for launching his next CD, which is now in preparation. For a recent example of Vincent's work as both an expert songwriter and an intense, soulful singer, we can strongly recommend his 'Old Christmas wrapping'. More music, reviews, and a jam session video can be found on his MySpace site.

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